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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    Online entry is open for the 2017 USMS Spring Nationals. The entry deadline is March 27, and late entries are not accepted. Please be sure to enter the meet when you are contemplating your travel arrangements. Don't be one of the unfortunate swimmers who books flights and hotels but forgets to enter the meet!

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    If you're a male distance swimmer: bring on the pain. 1650 and 1000 on Thursday. 500 first thing Friday morning.

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    Quote Originally Posted by smiley92407 View Post
    More hotels have sold out on the hotel list. Don't worry, there are hotels in nearby San Bernardino 10.9 miles north of the Riverside Aquatics Complex in the Hospitality Lane area. There are lots of restaurants in walking distance that area as well!
    Thanks for the list! Can you comment generally on the Corona or Moreno Valley areas? Those seem to be the other two areas with quite a few hotels.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurt Dickson
    If you're a male distance swimmer: bring on the pain. 1650 and 1000 on Thursday. 500 first thing Friday morning.
    Totally. Swim early and often!

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurt Dickson View Post
    If you're a male distance swimmer: bring on the pain. 1650 and 1000 on Thursday. 500 first thing Friday morning.

    those are for you tough youngsters
    you can be in the last heat of the 1000 and then fresh for the next morning

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    [QUOTE=knelson;319112]Thanks for the list! Can you comment generally on the Corona or Moreno Valley areas? Those seem to be the other two areas with quite a few hotels.



    Kirk, I wouldn't be too concerned that the listed hotels are already booked. This just means that the discounted rooms are sold out. I booked at one of these hotels (Hyatt Place) several days ago for a very small amount over the discounted rate.

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    Quote Originally Posted by knelson View Post
    Thanks for the list! Can you comment generally on the Corona or Moreno Valley areas? Those seem to be the other two areas with quite a few hotels.
    I don't know too much about the Corona or Moreno Valley areas, but I do know that they are not that far. I only know that the Hospitality Lane area is freeway close and should take about 11 to 13 minutes to drive to the swim venue. Traffic will be an issue during the week anywhere in the area but is light on the weekends. The venue for me is a 11-15 minute drive from my home.

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    Thanks for the replies. Turns out the Courtyard Marriott that's on the "official" hotel list had a room for me, so I'm all set.

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    See you there." swim well my friend" a misquote and then have a beer.

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    Why are the men's medley AND freestyle relays back to back?

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    To give breast stroker a rest ???

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    Quote Originally Posted by Water Rat View Post
    Why are the men's medley AND freestyle relays back to back?
    The order is the Men's 200 Medley Relay, then Women's 200 Medley Relay, then Men's 200 Free Relay, then Women's 200 Free Relay.

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    Re: 2017 short course nationals in Riverside, California

    Quote Originally Posted by jroddin View Post
    The order is the Men's 200 Medley Relay, then Women's 200 Medley Relay, then Men's 200 Free Relay, then Women's 200 Free Relay.
    normally there's a day between men's / women's relays though I realize sometimes there's a mixed relay right after a men's or women's relay. Just doesn't seem like much rest to me.

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