It is Long-Distance time!
By Greta van Meeteren

May 15 is the first day you can participate in the USMS 5K and/or 10K Postal Championships. As you may remember, Andrea Packard wrote an excellent series of 3 articles about participating in one or more of these long distance events.

Well ... now is your chance. Visit the USMS website at:

for the rules. And don't forget: the person who volunteers to count for you during one or two of these swims deserves a huge "thank you" - it is a looooong time to be sitting on deck.