Registration is now open

Registration for the 2019 HFM Lean on the Lakeshore is now open. Please click the button below to begin registration at TicketLeap.

Cost: $50 Entry Fee

Register Here

Weigh Ins

Weigh in scales will be on site at the HFM Wellness Center, 1650 S 41st Street, Manitowoc, Mon–Thur 5 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri 5 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 6 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sun 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; also at HFM Lakefront Campus, 800 Lakefront Way, Two Rivers, Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Once registered, you will then log in to Motion Connect to do your weigh in. If you would like assistance during weigh ins, please come during the assisted days and times listed below and our fabulous volunteers will get you weighed in and registered online.

New in 2019

Teams/individuals will ALL have opportunity to ‘win a workout with a trainer’ available at most of our seminars and lectures! Prize items are up for grabs as well.

The YMCA, and HFM Wellness Center have all agreed to take teams for really cool workouts! We hope this spreads out our trainer’s expertise a bit more.

Festival Foods cooking Challenge:

Look for a new cooking challenge each week from Festival Foods in your inbox on Sunday, as well as on our Facebook page. These are challenges to help you get in your kitchen, and make it easy! You could win a spectacular combination grill just by entering! Submit one photo and answer a few questions about your challenge for the week to enter into a random drawing held at the finale. One entry per person weekly. Entries to be sent to:

Ironman Challenge:

You have 1 month to complete 2.4 miles in the pool walking or running = 160 lengths. Each Aquatic class in the lap pool counts for 20 lengths. 112 miles on the bike (indoor cycling classes count for 15 miles unless your bike has mileage shown – then use that) and a 26-mile run or walk.

You have FREE access to the YMCA and Holy Family Memorial Wellness Center to complete your triathlon.

Excellent prizes will be awarded to all completing the full Ironman, many have BONUS prizes in them as well! You will receive those at the finale.

Please complete as much as you can. If you have reasons that you cannot complete all elements of the triathlon – contact Joni to inquire about possibly still completing the challenge.

Turn in your completed Ironman Tracking Sheets to the YMCA or Wellness Center front desk by Wednesday March 27th!

Download the Ironman 2018 tracking sheet HERE.

Event Sponsors

Event Schedule

See our new schedule page.

General FAQ's

Continued weight loss/maintenance prizes for last years participants

Facebook page and Biweekly Emails

Sunday Emails include

Saturday Recap includes

CANCELLATIONS due to weather

Guidance Tips

What is Lean on the Lakeshore Challenge?

Lean on the Lakeshore is a 100-day weight loss challenge open to anyone who is interested in living a healthier lifestyle or losing weight.

Each week, you are invited to attend various events and activities at different locations in Manitowoc County. Activities will include exercise classes or sessions at various fitness facilities, as well as outdoor fitness activities. Events will include nutrition education presentations, cooking demonstrations, and fitness challenges.

The cost of registration is $50.00 and includes t-shirt, activities on the 100 day schedule at many local facilities, guidance via Facebook and emails, a finale party where you can win free gym memberships!

Contact Us

For Challenge or Event Questions contact Joni at:

Connect to our online community. Visit our Facebook page at: