This meet is hosted by Gulf Coast Swim Team and Lee County Parks & Recreation and sanctioned by Florida LMSC for USMS, Inc. It is open to swimmers age 18-years & over, as of April 27, 2013. All swimmers must be registered for 2013 with U.S. Masters Swimming or a FINA Masters Swimming organization. Entry fee range from $45 to $65 for Individual 5K and from $15 to $24 for Cumulative Relay. Online registration for individual 5K entries closes at 11:59 PM Hawaii Time, on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Individual and Relay paper registration entries must be received by Friday, April 19, 2013. No late paper registrations. No race day registrations (except relays). Special event awards for overall individual Men and Women winners. USMS Long Distance National Championship medals to top six individual Men and Women place finishers in each gender age group. USMS Long Distance National Championship patch to 1st Place finisher of each Men’s and Women’s age group. USMS Long Distance Relay National Championship medals to each Cumulative Relay member of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place relay teams in each relay age group; USMS championship patches to each member of 1st place relay teams. Relay awards will be mailed within two weeks of the finish of the event.