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Week of February 29, 2016  
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In this issue you will find information on upcoming pool events, open water swims, clinics, as well as other information of interest to the local adult swimming community.


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Jon Steiner Memorial Mile TAM Postal 1650
February 29

Today is the last day to swim a mile for lung cancer research. There is no set fee, pay what you want. 50% of all proceeds are donated to the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation in honor of the event's founder, Jon Steiner. Sponsored by Tamalpais Aquatic Masters. Mail-in entries only; entries must be postmarked by March 11, 2016. Results from The City Mile or the One Hour Postal Swim can be used to enter this event.
The entry form has been updated.
  Registration info and entry form
The 29th Annual Walnut Creek Masters Annual Intensive Training Camp
March 4-6

The 29th Annual Intensive Training Camp, the longest running camp in USMS, is being hosted by Walnut Creek Masters. The camp consists of two-and-a-half days spent with an award-winning staff of coaches who will enhance your competitive swimming performance through strenuous conditioning,stroke and distance specificity, and stroke technique instruction, all in an atmosphere conducive to serious swim training. Register soon as the camp is capped at 50 swimmers. Questions regarding the camp may be directed to Head Coach Kerry O'Brien at
Cal Aquatic Masters Spring Meet
March 6

CalM's annual meet features 50s and 100s of all four strokes, the 200 and 500 free, 100 and 200 IM, and 200 free and medley relays. There will be a free t-shirt given to everyone who registers before midnight on Friday, February 26. The meet can also be deck-entered or entered online by 11:59 pm, March 4.
Rinconada Spring Short Course Meet
March 12

This enjoyable meet has a variety of events that include two events for swimmers with no prior competitive Masters experience: 50 freestyle and 50 backstroke. The ever-popular 1650 butterfly is another highlight of this meet.

Pacific Masters Swimming 2016 Short Course  Championships
April 8-10  
The Pacific Masters SCY Championships will be held at Soda Aquatic Center, Campolindo High School in Moraga, CA. The meet entry deadline is 11:59 pm on Wednesday, March 30 for online entries. Mailed entries must be postmarked by 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2016 and received by 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2016. Warm-ups start at 8:00 am and the meet starts at 9:00 a.m. Meet Information and Registration.  
From the Editor:  Assistant Webmaster/Developer Needed for the New Pacific Masters Website!

Are you a Web or Drupal developer?  Would you like to give back to Pacific Masters Swimming?  Are you comfortable with Unix and know HTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL?  Do you or would you like to know Drupal?  We are looking for an assistant webmaster/developer to provide operational support as backup to the webmaster and occasional ongoing development for the Pacific Masters website.  Please contact Bob Anderson if you are interested or want more information about the position. Click here to contact Bob. 
Disclaimer: Receipt of this correspondence is not an indication that your membership in USMS or Pacific Masters Swimming is current. To check if your membership is current, please follow [this link ].