Courtesy of U.S. Masters Swimming, Sarasota, Florida.

The 2018 United States Masters Swimming open water swimming championship series begins on the east coast in Virginia and ends on the West Coast in Oregon:

U.S. Masters Swimming Middle-Distance Open Water National Championship
2 miles on May 27th organized by the Reston Masters Swim Team in Lake Audubon in Reston, Virginia
For more information on the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims, visit here.

U.S. Masters Swimming Sprint-Distance Open Water National Championship
1 mile on June 9th organized by the Saluki Masters Swim Club in Little Grassy Lake, Makanda, Illinois [limited to 153 swimmers]
For more information, visit here.

U.S. Masters Swimming Long-Distance Open Water National Championship
5 km on July 7th in Fire Island, New York at the Fire Island Ocean Swims

U.S. Masters Swimming Ultramarathon-Distance Open Water National Championship
10.7 miles on July 8th in Willamette River, Portland, Oregon
For more information on the Portland Bridge Swim, visit here.

U.S. Masters Swimming 2-Mile Cable Open Water National Championship
2 miles on July 12th organized by the Central Oregon Masters Association on a quarter-mile straightaway course in Foster Lake in Willamette Valley, Oregon
For more information on the Foster Lake Cable Swims, visit here.

U.S. Masters Swimming Marathon-Distance Open Water National Championship
10 km on July 14th organized by Rogue Valley Masters in Applegate Lake, Oregon
For more information, visit here.

Photo shows Emily Melina, winner of the 2011 Portland Bridge Swim in a photo by Randy Rasmussen.

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