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A challenge for everyone. A swim for all – Enter Swimathon 2019 and join Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie to raise as much money as possible for two causes close to the nation’s hearts. Swimathon 2019 will take place from Friday, March 29 - Sunday, March 31 and with distances from 400m to 5k, there is a Swimathon challenge for you. Choose to take part in an organised Swimathon session or take part at a time and place which works for you with MySwimathon.


Find out more about how your fundraising helps and how Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie use your donations.



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@swimathon I’m up for it! Where do I sign 👊🏻


@MCBerksFT @swimathon Ah thank you!!


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RT @swimathon: Swimathon is BACK- who's ready to dive in? 🏊‍♂️ Over 20,000 people will be swimming to raise money for @CR_UK & @MarieCurieU…


@sirexercisealot @swimathon Thank you Paul, that's amazing !



Swimathon 2019 is Open for Entries - with a brand new, epic challenge! Find out more, today…

Swimathon, the world’s biggest annual fundraising swim is back for 2019 and swimmers across the UK are being encouraged to jump in to one of over 600 participating pools and raise vital funds to help support the amazing work done by Cancer Research U..... read more


Registration is open for School Swimathon 2019!

Get set to swim your best again in 2019! The Swimathon Foundation is once again joining forces with Swim England for the school swimming programme that helps all children to swim their best...... read more


Wild Swimming Brothers - How do you make sure an open water location is safe?

We encourage people do get out and about as much as possible so we get asked about safety a lot. The Wild Swimming Brothers are keen advocates for open water swimming, and have swum in rivers, tarns and lakes across the world. ..... read more


Wild Swimming Brothers - Navigating the mass start

The mass start is something the Wild Swimming Brothers have struggled with various times at the start of a race. The start can be very difficult, and off putting, as it’s not something you can really prepare for when training. ..... read more


Wild Swimming Brothers - Tip you need to consider when buying a wetsuit

The Wild Swimming Brothers, ambassadors for this year’s Open Water Swimathon know a lot when it comes to wetsuits! They're keen advocates for open water swimming, and have swum in rivers, tarns and lakes across the world. ..... read more