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Meet our Open Water Swimathon Ambassadors

Meet our first ever Open Water Swimathon Ambassadors and find out why they wanted to get involved in this year’s event! We’ll be following their swimming and fundraising journey right up until event day and beyond.

Duncan Goodhew Supports School Swimathon 2019

​Swimathon president and Olympic god medallist, Duncan Goodhew went to visit Jessie Younghusband school in Chichester a few weeks ago to thank them for being such incredible supporters of School Swimathon 2019. Here, Duncan led a fun swimming session followed by an inspirational assembly and a Q&A session.

Open Water Swimathon Summer Competition announced

Here at Open Water Swimathon, we are super excited to announce the launch of our Open Water Swimathon Summer Competition! This incredible opportunity will give all our swimmers the chance to win some amazing prizes courtesy of our partners.

Start Your Open Water Journey with Open Water Swimathon 2019

Open Water Swimathon is back for a third year in 2019 and will be taking place on Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 September at a number of venues across the UK. Start your open water journey today with Open Water Swimathon 2019!

21,000 Swimmers Make a Splash for Charity Over Swimathon Weekend

The 32nd annual Swimathon, the world’s biggest fundraising swim, raised £1.8m for charity following Swimathon’s event weekend, with money still coming in

Swimathon Weekend Has Arrived!

This weekend, over 20,000 people will be swimming at more than 600 pools across the UK to help raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie.

Sam Perrott - Swimathon Ambassador

Meet one of our Swimathon Ambassadors - Sam Perrott, and read about how her training is going for this year's Swimathon!

Mara Hafezi - Ambassador Day Blog

Meet one of our Swimathon Ambassadors - Mara Hafezi, and read about her experience at this year's Ambassador Day hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist and Swimathon President Duncan Goodhew!

Esther Chambers - Ambassador Day Blog

Meet one of our Swimathon Ambassadors - Esther Chambers, and read about her experience at this year's Ambassador Day hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist and Swimathon President Duncan Goodhew!

Paige Gallagher - Ambassador Day Blog

Meet our youngest Swimathon Ambassador - Paige Gallagher, and read about her experience at this year's Ambassador Day hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist and Swimathon President Duncan Goodhew

Tamsyn Smith - Ambassador Day Blog

Meet one of our returning Swimathon Ambassadors - Tamsyn Smith, and read about her experience at this year's Ambassador Day hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist and Swimathon President Duncan Goodhew

Sue Wilson - Ambassador Day Blog

Meet one of our brand new Swimathon 2019 Ambassadors - Sue Wilson, and read about her experience at this year's Ambassador Day hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist and Swimathon President Duncan Goodhew

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, alongside Olympic gold medallist Duncan Goodhew, the president of Swimathon.

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.

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.