Daily Archives: March 20, 2018




Long Distance Swimming
The OMS Postal Challenge Award—started in 2009—is given to all OMS-registered swimmers who complete and enter three or more of the five USMS Postal Championship swims in a calendar year. The qualifying championship swims include the One Hour Swim, the 5 & 10-kilometer swims, and the 3000 & 6000-yard swims. […]

March 2018 OMS Quiz



Tim Waud
Greetings Fellow Oregon Masters Swimmers, Congratulations to everyone who swam at the Oregon City Spring Ahead meet last weekend.  It’s always great to catch up with swimming friends we haven’t seen in a while.  This was Oregon City’s largest event drawing 95 U.S. Masters swimmers from Oregon, Washington, California, and […]

Chair’s Corner – March 2018






The highest distinction for a Masters long distance swimmer, is to be named to the USMS Long Distance All-Star Team.  To be considered for this honor, swimmers must participate in at least three of the National Long Distance Championship events, including at least one open water and one postal event.  […]

Long Distance Swimming March 2018