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Mark Walters

The pool will open no earlier than 9:00 am, so our 6:30 workout will not happen.

Mark Walters

We will cover the 2022 United States Masters Swimming registration fee ($60) for 7 more brand new swimmers who register for GERM's workouts at either Germantown Indoor Swim Center or Quince Orchard Swim and Tennis Club. As long as you have never before been a USMS member, you are eligible for this. For more details text Mark at 301 785 0093.

Mark Walters

Eight national records were set at our December 5 short course meters meet. Shirley Loftus-Charlie of Virginia Masters set a new mark in the W70-74 400 IM with at time of 6:53.13. Rick Colella of Puget Sound Masters set 5 new national records in the M70-74 200 (2:10.97), 50 and 100 breast (33.54 and 1:13.04), and 100 and 200 IM (1:06.98 and 2:27.07). Jerome Frentsos of DC Aquatics Club set a new national record in the M55-59 100 IM (1:01.28) Club Tribe's Women's 200-239 200m medley relay set a new...

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SCORES: Everyone who swam contributed points to our final totals. Here are the top 5 teams in women's, men's, and combined competition: Women: 1. Germantown Masters 254 2. Virginia Masters 118 3. Club Tribe 92 4. DC Water Wizards 76 5. Terrapin Masters 60 Men: 1. Germantown Masters 269 2. DC Aquatics Club 151 3. Club Tribe 136 4. Ancient Mariners 109 5. Central MD Y 107 Combined: 1. Germantown Masters 599 2. Club Tribe 228 3. DC Aquatics Club 193 4. DC Water Wizards 191 5. Reston Masters 183...

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Here's the team photo from Saturday's meet. Photo credit: John McCaffrey. Official results will be posted soon.

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Photo credits: Maurice, Cardell, and Patricia Butler, DC Water Wizards

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Swimmers turned to marathon walkers on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Walked (and talked) a total of 60,000 steps (27miles) over 10 hours.

Mark Walters

Germantown Masters will pay the $60 annual registration fee for 2022 for the first 10 swimmers to register with our team who have never been United States Masters Swimming (USMS) members before. 8 LEFT AS OF 11/1/21. To be eligible you must (a) be 18 or older, (b) register for our workouts at either Quince Orchard, Germantown Indoor Swim Center, or both, and (c) be someone who has never been a USMS member before. USMS membership is required to participate in our coached workouts. Click here for MORE INFORMATION ABOUT...

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Competing in her second Boston Marathon (the first was 40 years ago), Amy finished 7th of 153 in her age group, in less than 4 hours!

Mark Walters

At Long Course Nationals in Cleveland, all but one swim by Anthony Higgins and Bryan Rivera set new team records. More importantly, they are placing high and scoring a lot of points for GERM. Bryan won the M35-39 400m free and 200m free, and finished 3rd in the 100m free and 200m IM. Anthony had two 2nds (M50-54 100 and 200m back), two 4ths (M50-54 50m back and 100m free), and one 3rd (200m free). He also broke the team record in the 50m free. Most of the team records...