Bob Bruce


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COMA’s ‘Metric’ Birthday Party According to international swimming rules (for all pool meets measured metrically) and for USMS long distance rules, a swimmer’s age group for the year is determined by his or her age on December 31, the last day of the year.  So, logically, January 1, the first […]

Long Distance Swimming – February 2020





Long Distance Swimming
Review: We had another splendid Oregon open water swimming season this summer! Let’s recognize our season achievements and highlights: We hosted 20 USMS-sanctioned swims at 7 venues this year—with an incredible variety in courses, distances, and events. We hosted one USMS National Championship event: the Portland Bridge Swim was the […]

Long Distance Swimming – November 2019



Bob Bruce
Upcoming Swims –Saturday, September 7: Southern Oregon Swims at Lake of the Woods, between Medford & Klamath Falls. Our season wrap-up. 3000 & 1500-meter swims on a gorgeous lake. Info & entry at https://www.clubassistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=2441&smid=11819. Entry deadline: Thursday, September 5.  $10 extra for day-of-race entry. –Until September 15: USMS 5 & […]

Long Distance Swimming – September 2019



Place numbers are national places OR = Oregon Record; NR = National Record * = made the Oregon All-Time Top Twelve Women 18-24 5  Miller, Danielle                   23            CGM       4450 Women 25-29 18 Richter, Elizabeth               29            SOMA    3510 Women 30-34 9  Tosh, Megan                       34            ORM       4525* 26 Blair, […]

Oregon LMSC 2019 ePostal One-Hour Swim Results