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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.



@stevecavalier @swimathon @CR_UK @mariecurieuk If not I’ll Need a very long straw


RT @auramoldswim: Mold Leisure Centre will host this year's @swimathon event on Saturday 30th March 12:30pm - 3:30pm and Sunday 10:30am - 1…


@SidMott @swimathon YASSSS


@thefitlondoner @swimathon I'm in for the triple 5k 😲


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@emmamcnicholas @swimathon @CR_UK @mariecurieuk Will you be able to lift a drink tomorrow night?


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@tiggi7 @swimathon @ZoggsUK LOVE IT !!!! Can’t wait to hear when you’ve smashed it 💪🏻💪🏻


@PepperMister @swimathon @ZoggsUK Thank you 😊 inching closer to that PB ! 🏊‍♂️



Swim England: "Olympians urge swimmers to sign up to Swimathon and make a splash for charity"

Team GB swimming heroes Mark Foster and Duncan Goodhew are urging people to sign up to Swimathon 2019. Foster, the former World, European and Commonwealth champion, who set eight world records during a glittering career, is supporting the campaign, a..... read more


Swim England - Tips to improve your front crawl technique

Swim England’s experts have got you covered to help you develop your front crawl technique with some brilliant videos and pointers to work on when you next visit the swimming pool...... read more


Coach - "Sign Up For Swimathon 2019 And Swim Up To 5km For A Good Cause"

Swimathon 2019 runs from 29th to 31st March and involves a range of different challenges that makes it suitable for all. Beginners can sign up to swim 400m, 1.5km or even 2.5km, which is 100 laps of a 25m pool and a great target to aim towards. ..... read more


Tell Your Swimathon Story: Dawn Barratt

Dawn Barratt is taking on the brand new Triple 5k challenge this year to help raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. On top of that, she's attempting to swim the three 5ks all in 1 day! Both of these charities are very close to her..... read more


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