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Reno 10 Miler & Relay and the Reno Donner Double

Are you aware of the 3rd Annual Reno 10 Miler & Relay on Sunday August 16 in Reno starting at 7 a.m.? It is a 10 mile run on a course showcasing many Reno landmarks, scenic and historic neighborhoods and the University of Nevada campus. The Reno 10 Miler & Relay is an event put on by Race178, the race production company that produces the Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure. Read more...

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Donner Lake Swim 2015 is sold out! There is no waiting list and we will not be accepting anymore entries. All registrations for the swim are non-transferable, non-refundable.

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2015 DLS

Registration will open June 1st at We will send you a direct link when we get closer to registration time. Registration fees will increase by $5 this year the new fee is $50.
Our event sold out in 8 days last year. There is no waiting list. All entries are non-transferable non-refundable. So, register early!

We have some exciting news that we would like to share with you. We have been chosen for the 1-3 Mile Open Water National Championship event in 2016. The date will be August 13th, 2016.

34th Annual Donner Lake Open Water Swim, Saturday August 16, 2014

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There is no waiting list or race day registration. We want to provide a safe and great experience for our swimmers and for that reason we have chosen to allow a maximum number of swimmers. Our registration will open June 1st next year. The date for the 2015 swim has not been determined by Pacific Masters Swimming, we should know by January.

If you have further questions please email

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A Brief History of Sierra Nevada Masters Swim Team 1983-2013


Northwest Pool in Reno, Nevada

Results 2012

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34th Annual Donner Lake Open Water Swim, Saturday August 16th, 2014, 8:30am
Water temp. : 65-68° Truckee, CA. Altitude: 5933 ft.  Sanctioned by: Pacific Masters Swimming for USMS

2013 Results


Who is Sierra Nevada Masters?
Sierra Nevada Masters is a NON PROFIT corporation Founded for the purpose of providing adult aquatic activities for health, read more

Requirements to Join
You need to be able to swim 25 yards (1 length) of any stroke. read more

Who Swims with Sierra Nevada Masters?
Swimmers range in age from 19 to 89+, with a wide variety of swimming skills and goals. Some are almost beginners and others have had considerable competitive experience. read more

How are Practices Organized?
Workouts are divided into several skill levels so that you swim in a lane with people of your own ability. Our Practices last for 1 1/2 hours and offer a variety of training techniques and emphasis on stroke mechanics. read more

Swimmers pay a monthly fee to swim with Sierra Nevada Masters. read more

Donner Lake Swim

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Presented by Sierra Nevada Masters Swim Team in association with Lakeridge Swim Team

Donner Lake Swim Results:

-2014 Open Age Group
-2014 Kayak Age Group
-2014 Wetsuit Age Group

-2013 Open Age Group
-2013 Wetsuit Age Group
-2013 Kayak Age Group

-2012 Open Age Group
-2012 Wetsuit Age Group
-2012 Kayak Age Group

- 2011Overall results .xls
- 2011 Wetsuit results .xls

- 2010 Overall results .xls »
- 2010 Age group results .xls »
- 2010 Wetsuit results »

- 2009 Overall Results .xls »
- 2009 Age Group Results .xls »
- 2009 Wetsuit Results »

- 2008 Results .xls »
- 2008 Wetsuit results »

- 2007 Results .xls »

- 2007 Results (wetsuit) .xls »

- 2006 Results (male) .xls »
- 2006 Results (female) .xls »
- 2006 Results (wetsuit) .xls »

Previous years (scanned documents . pdf)

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