Shoreline Swim

Stayed tuned for details on the 2019 Shoreline Swim!

When it comes to Madison’s lakes, it’s not only the fish that count on clean water for swimming. Hundreds of swimmers plunge into our lakes each year, especially as part of our vibrant triathlon scene. Whether you are a competitive swimmer looking for a great training opportunity, or a recreational swimmer who cares about clean water, Shoreline Swim is the perfect opportunity to make a difference to help protect our lakes.


Choose from a 1.2 or 2.4-mile race in the same waters as Ironman Wisconsin.

How do I sign up?

Registration is now closed for Shoreline Swim. Stay tuned for details about the 2019 Shoreline Swim.

What should I expect?

All swimmers will receive a race cap and t-shirt. Gender-specific changing tents will be available. You may leave personal items unattended at your own risk. Help us reduce waste by bringing your own filled water bottle. There will be a public water fountain available to refill bottles.

What are the race rules?

Swim events will be chip timed. Wetsuits are optional.

Packet pickup runs from 6 to 6:45 a.m. and the race begins promptly at 7 o’clock. The course will be open for two and a half hours through 9:30 a.m.

By registering for the event, participants agree to the terms of the Acknowledgement, Waiver and Release from Liability (AWRL). Please read the document carefully. Minors must submit form signed by parent or guardian to participate.