Chattanooga, Tennessee, is proud to host the 2017 U.S. Masters Swimming Middle and Ultramarathon Distance Open Water National Championships. And we’re throwing in a 1 mile swim, too! All races are in the Tennessee River. 

      Friday, June 2  ▪  1 mile swim
Saturday, June 3  ▪  2.4 mile swim, 2017 USMS Middle OW Nationals
Sunday, June 4  ▪  9.2 mile swim, 2017 USMS Ultramarathon OW Nationals

To compete in the National Championships, you must be an annual USMS member. Non-championship heats will be held for those purchasing a One-Event USMS registration and swimmers wearing wet suits (if legal). Wet suits are not eligible for awards. 

Compete in one, two or all three races. A multi-race discount will be given. For entry fees, click here. For course maps, click hereTo register, click here.

For 1 and 2.4 mile races, contact Stan Corcoran, 423-493-5536,
For 9.2 mile race, contact Karah Nazor, 423-488-3143,

Photos courtesy of Chattanooga Open Water Swimmers (COWS) and Chattanooga Visitor's Bureau.