Summer Solstice SwimRun


 Location: Sky Lodge, *Moose River, ME ~ Hosted by Unity College, America's Environmental Lodge 

Weather: Typical late June in Moose River. Water temp 52-54 degrees F, average air temp 60 degrees F.

*Jackman is listed as the city - Sky Lodge is located in Moose River (and directions are available on the event site).

Event Dates:

Friday, June 21, 2019

  • 5:00 p.m. Mandatory check-in, gear check, and race briefing at Moose River Valley Center
  • 8:00 p.m. Bonfire at Sky Lodge

Saturday, June 22, 2019

  • 8:00 a.m. Long Course start
  • 10:00 a.m. Short Course start
  • 1:00 p.m. Awards ceremony

Event Cost:

    • Short Course Registration (12/1/18-1/31/19): $195.00
    • Short Course Registration (2/1/19-3/31/19): $210.00
    • Short Course Registration (4/1/19-5/31/19): $225.00
    • Long Course Registration (12/1/18-1/31/19): $355.00
    • Long Course Registration (2/1/19-3/31/19): $375.00
    • Long Course Registration (4/1/19-5/31/19): $395.00

Race registration includes t-shirt, finisher award, swim cap, post-race meal ticket (good for one meal at food booth of your choice) and post-race beverage ticket (good for one drink or beer at food booth of your choice).

Families and community members are invited to enjoy a fit and fun festival from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at various locations around Moose River and Jackman. Food and beverages from local vendors will be available for purchase. Check back for details.

The long course race is a qualifier for the 2019 SwimRun National Championship in Richmond, VA, on October 19. 

Also stay tuned for the SwimRun Training Day, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Sky Lodge. Featuring previews of the race courses and general tips and group training opportunities for trail running, open water swimming, aquathlon, and swimrun, this event is open to everyone, whether or not you register for the Summer Solstice SwimRun.

Travel and Accommodations

Stay at the historic Sky Lodge or one of the cabins on site, or make reservations at one of the many hotels, motels, cabins, or lodges in the area. For those traveling by plane, Bangor, ME and Quebec City, Quebec, are the closest large airports; Jackman’s Newton Field municipal airport accepts chartered and private flights. 


Book your room or cabin at Sky Lodge and be steps away from all the action! 

Please visit the event website for complete details: SwimRun 

Saturday, June 22, 2019 -
8:00am to 2:00pm
Running / Trails & Hiking
Annual Event: