Sign ups start now for MITP & Saturday, Nov.21st kickoff!!

You can now start signing up for Miles in the Pool: Team Challenge! Just bring $10 to the pool and give it to the coach on deck.

We are going to have a MITP kickoff celebration on Saturday, November 21st!! You will be assigned your teams, have pictures taken, etc! You don’t want to miss this!!!! This is the first day of our challenge. Your team is counting on you to be there!

Here are the details!

RSVP for MAAC Halloween Party

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Don’t forget to RSVP for MAAC’s annual Halloween party on the evite! Hope to see you there! It’s going to be spooktacular!

When:   Friday 10/30/09 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
This is an appetizer potluck and BYOB event.  We will have a Beer Pong Tournament and a costume contest.  Prizes for scariest costume and most original costume will be awarded.  Everyone is encouraged to participate.

MAAC swimmers set new records

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Congratulations to Teresa Focha, who set three team records at the Alan Liu meet! Congratulations also to Larry Daniels. He set two MAAC records at the Davis Sprint Pentathlon and five more at the Pacific SCM Championships! Way to go Gunter! He set a MAAC record at the championships as well.

SCM results here. The records page has been updated with the new records.

Miles in the Pool: Team Challenge

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Starting November 23rd… Miles in the Pool with a twist! After you sign-up and pay $10 (between now and Nov. 21), you will be randomly placed on a team headed by one of the four coaches. Not only will you meet your goals, but your team’s goals as well! You don’t have to do it alone… you’ll have the support of your coaches and fellow teammates! This is going to be a blast! There will be team names, team colors, etc. This is a challenge you don’t want to miss! Here are all the details:

Kickoff: Saturday, November 21st. Team pictures, etc…. you don’t want to miss it!

Who: Any registered MAAC Swimmer may participate-

What: (Team or individually) A month long yardage contest- Top 3 finishers will have their yardage recorded and kept in the MAAC records.

When: November 21st-Dec 23rd

Why: To set a great aerobic base BEFORE the New Years resolution and to keep you motivated during the holidays. Set a goal and achieve it!!!

How: YOU set a goal of yards to complete for the month. Your personal MITP yardage card will be kept at the pool and at the end of each workout you note the yardage you swam and have a coach initial your progress card.

Where: All yards must be completed during workout time and at an official MAAC workout. There is a base yardage set and recorded for each workout, no extra yardage will be permitted.

Registration Steps/Dates:

  • Now- Nov 21st Register at the pool with a coach.
  • Entry fee of $10 must be paid at time of registration.
  • All registrations paid by Nov 21st will receive a color coded record card on Nov 23rd and be assigned a coach and team.
  • Sign ups after Nov 23rd will be unattached swimmers.
  • Your coach will motivate you and help you through this training segment of your year.
  • Winning team and Top 3 individual finishers will be honored.
  • Every participant who achieves their goal will receive an official MIP mug.
  • An extra 15 minutes will be added to the workouts to allow swimmers to finish all the workout: AM-15 minutes before. Noon 15 minutes after workout. PM 15 minutes after workout.

Cancelled: Halloween helpers meeting

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We have received a lot of great ideas for the party! Thanks for everyone’s input! We will no longer be meeting at BJ’s.

On Tuesday, October 20th at 7:15 pm at BJ’s in Modesto by the mall, there will be a meeting to discuss all of the Halloween party ideas. Everyone is welcome to come even if you haven’t signed up to help. Hope to see you there!