Event Information:

​Saturday, July 25, 2020 is the third annual Swim 'n Run Muskegon, presented by Mercy Health, taking place at Muskegon's crown jewel, Heritage Landing. This fun, scenic and family friendly event is one you DON'T want to miss. 8:00AM is when the first wave of swimmers will begin their race. Your swim cap will be provided and you'll also be able to use your wetsuit. The transition area, run start, run finish and post race picnic all take place at the Heritage Landing park. There will be late registration and packet pickup, Friday, July 26 nearby at Fricano's Event Center from 4:00PM to 7:00PM AND Saturday at Heritage Landing Park at our tent.

Event weekend information will be emailed to registered athletes 10 days, 7 days, 3 days and 1 day before the event.


Friday, July 24:

  • ​4:00PM to 7:00PM: Late registration and packet pickup at Fricano's Event Center, 1050 W. Western Ave. Muskegon (See map to Fricano's on "Directions" page). After you've picked up your race items, stay at the restaurant and enjoy their famous pizza and a beverage.

Saturday, July 25 (At Heritage Landing):

  • ​6:30AM to 8:00AM: Packet pickup, late registration and body marking (AT LARGE TENT)
  • ​6:30AM to 8:00AM: Transition area opens and PROMPTLY closes at 8:00AM
  • ​8:05AM: Final athlete instructions (Near the swim start)
  • 8:15AM: National Anthem
  • ​8:20AM: Stage swimmers to begin entering the water
  • ​8:30AM: Start of first wave of Swim 'n Run Muskegon 
    • ​​8:30AM: Male Sprint and ALL Sprint relays
    • 8:35AM: Female Sprint
    • 8:50AM: Male Olympic and ALL Olympic relays
    • ​8:55AM: Female Olympic
  • ​9:30AM: Post race picnic begins
  • ​10:00AM (approximately): "First" awards presentation
  • ​11:15AM (approximately): "Second" awards presentation

Aid Stations:

​There will be aid stations on the run course:

  • The 5K run will have 1 aid station at the 1/2 way turnaround
  • ​The 10K run will have 3 aid stations: the 5K 1/2 way turnaround, the 10K 1/2 way turnaround and again, at the 5K 1/2 way turnaround. 
  • ​Aid stations will be stocked with water and Gatorade


​Events of this nature can always use volunteers. If you, your family, friends or group would like to assist our athletes, we'd love to have you. In addition to the gratitude of us and our athletes, you'll receive a "Dri - Fit" "Event Staff" shirt and be invited to the post race picnic. If you'd like to help, please contact us via the "Contact" tab. Thank you.