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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.



@WhiteSenga @swimathon We have a dedicated group on Facebook called Swimathon Triple 5k for support, training ideas… https://t.co/NPWegmQxRV


@Beckenhambird @ckqc1999 @swimathon Man up Chris!


@ckqc1999 @LawlorGeorge @swimathon Impressive!


@LawlorGeorge @Beckenhambird @swimathon Ha! It’s Charlton. Heated, hence the steam! Don’t fancy breaking the ice at brockwell


@MaryjaneFurniss @swimathon @EveryoneActive On my 6th but haven’t done one in last 4 years. First session today. Bit of an effort!


@Beckenhambird @ckqc1999 @swimathon Brockwell lido?


@ckqc1999 @swimathon Where is that pool Chris?


The Beard is back, @Duncan_Goodhew , Bigger and bushier and I now also have hair plus a few too many pounds to loss… https://t.co/vL7LnawE8N


@Sport_Aston @swimathon Your link is broken! :(


Swim 5K for a good cause and improve your fitness at the same time 🏊 #Swimathon2019 #Justkeepswimming #TeamAston… https://t.co/qUZHlixot3



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


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