We look forward to building a great swim race tradition in Milwaukee.
We had a great first-year race, with all athletes finishing safely.
We had 65 finishers in the 5k and 47 in the 2.5k, with the 5k non-wetsuit being the largest category!
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Schedule of events:
Schedule (Subject to Change):
7-8:15 AM registration and packet pick-up
McKinley Beach, Milwaukee
8-8:20 AM warm-up in designated area
8:25 AM Pre-Race Briefing
8:30 AM Group 1: 5k wetsuit and non-wetsuit
8:40 AM Group 3: 2.5k, wetsuit AND non-wetsuit
9:35 AM Approximate first 5k finisher
9:00- 10:30 AM Post race food, and drinks
This is a 2.5 kilometer loop, well marked with large buoys, patrolled by lifeguards and volunteers in a variety of watercraft including boats and jet-skis. Water conditions and temperature can vary greatly in Lake Michigan. Be prepared to handle choppy water or cold temperatures.
Lake Information links:
Directions and Parking
Parking is available along Lincoln Memorial Dr. or as you enter the Marina (turn toward the lake onto E Lafayette Hill Rd) there is a parking lot on the left.
Race Start location:
1750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Race capped at 500. Sign up early!
1/1/2018 - 4/30/2018 $55.00
5/1/2018 - 7/31/2018 $60.00
8/1/2018 - 8/17/2018 $65.00