Tired of the same ole' Turkey Trots? Try the Fall Fitness Challenge, a 1-mile swim that takes place between November 15-30, which is the third event in the SmartyPants Vitamins USMS Fitness Series.

Whether you're just getting into swimming, starting back into it after a COVID forced break from the pool, pushing to see how fast you can go, or just wanting to donate to the USMS COVID-19 Relief Program for Clubs, the Fall Fitness Challenge is the perfect event for you to finish the year strong. The Fall Fitness Challenge can be done in any manner desired: straight through, as a member of a relay, or even with fins. 

If you need help preparing for this swim, we have six-week training plans for all types of swimmers.


Nov. 15-30


Check Club Finder for a club in your area, find some friends to swim with, or swim on your own. This challenge can be completed in any pool across the world!


Anyone who wants to complete this fun challenge. See the current USMS member roster and non-member roster (coming soon). 


Registered swimmers receive exclusive discounts from our partners, sample packs from SmartyPants Vitamins, and a cool event swim cap.

Note: cap is latex. Please email events@usmastersswimming.org if you do not wish to receive the cap. 

Entry Fees

USMS members get a $5 discount on their entry fees. Make sure you are a member to take advantage of this discount! Join USMS here.

Member price:

September 1-October 31: $10
November 1-November 30: $12

Non-member price:

September 1-October 31: $15
November 1-November 30: $17


Net proceeds from the SmartyPants Vitamins USMS Fitness Series benefit the USMS COVID-19 Relief Program in support of restarting local club operations nationwide when safe and appropriate.


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