Big Swell Madison To Benefit the Clean Lakes Alliance Saturday, July 27, 2019.
Previously operated as the Shoreline Swim, this is the first year for the swim under the 'Big Swell' umbrella and we are excited to grow this race in partnership with the Clean Lakes Alliance! Test yourself in the waters of beautiful lake Monona, starting and finishing on the iconic Ironman Wisconsin swim course.
Distances: Choose from a 1.2 or 2.4-mile races, each with wetsuit and non-wetsuit categories.
Race Location: Law Park on Lake Monona (located between the Monona Terrace and Machinery Row Bicycles, just off the bike path).
Early Packet Pickup: Friday, July 26 at the Clean Lakes Alliance HQ Verex Plaza. We will be in the front of the building from 4-6 p.m. 150 E. Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703. Race Day Schedule. Saturday, July 27, 2019 6:45-7:45 AM registration and packet pick-up at Law Park 7:30-7:50 AM warm-up in designated area 7:55 AM Pre-Race Briefing - all swimmers exit 8 AM Group 1: 2.4 mile, wetsuit and non-wetsuit 8:05 AM Group 2: 1.2 mile, wetsuit and non-wetsuit 8:30 AM Approximate first finisher 8:30- 10:30 AM Post race food, and drinks ~10:30 Awards Parking: There is a large parking ramp at the Monona terrace that is open to the public. Limited public spots available in the lot adjacent to the boat launch Additional public spots across John Nolan Drive in lots and street