The Madison Open Water Swim (MOWS) is organized by the Madison Swim Club, Inc and has been taking place in Madison since 2003.
Utilizing the same swim course as Ironman Wisconsin, the Madison Open Water Swim competition will take place out of Law Park during the morning of Saturday, August 18th 2018. Swimmers can choose to do the 1.2 or 2.4 mile course with options for both wetsuit and non-wetsuit athletes.
Keep in mind, this race is capped at the first 500 to register and will sell out quickly. Below is a schedule of events. Please visit the race website for more information and we hope to see you out at Law Park this Saturday, August 18th!
Schedule at a Glance:
7:00 – 8:10 AM Registration Check–In
7:30 – 8:00 AM Warm–up
8:15 AM Pre–Race Instructions
8:30 AM 1st Wave: 2.4 mile (non–wetsuit) and 1.2 mile (both wet–suit and non–wet–suit)
8:40 AM 2nd Wave: 2.4 mile (wetsuit)
11:00 AM Race ends, swimmers that are still in the water will be assisted off the course.
11:15 AM Award Ceremony
- Times: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM