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6 Reasons to Start Your Swimming Challenge with Swimathon

We hear from our ambassadors about why they are taking part in Swimathon 18 and what it really means to them to take part in this remarkable challenge. ..... read more

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Olympic medallists join Swimathon Ambassadors to launch Swimathon 2018

Olympic gold medallist Duncan Goodhew and Olympic silver medallist Keri-anne Payne joined Swimathon Ambassadors at the London Aquatics centre for the launch of Swimathon 2018. ..... read more

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Enter Swimathon 2018 and raise money for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie

Swimathon, the world’s biggest annual fundraising swim is back for 2018 and swimmers across the UK are being encouraged to jump in to one of over 600 participating pools and raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie, two charities clos..... read more

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New year but same mission for School Swimathon: inspire more pupils to ‘Swim their Best’!

New year, same mission for School Swimathon: inspire 16,000 pupils to ‘Swim their Best’! Created by The Swimathon Foundation, the charity behind Swimathon, the world’s largest annual fundraising swim, and Swim England, the national governing body f..... read more

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Introducing Open Water Swimathon

The Swimathon Foundation, the charity behind the hugely successful Swimathon campaign, is delighted to announce the introduction of a new challenge as part of the Swimathon family - Open Water Swimathon...... read more

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Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie named charity partners of Swimathon

Following Swimathon’s recent 30th anniversary which has so far raised over £1.5 million, The Swimathon Foundation, the charity behind both events, is delighted to announce that Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie will be the official charity partners ..... read more

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Swim England's new strategy to get a nation swimming

A new strategy aimed at helping the country become healthy and active through swimming has been launched today by Swim England. Formally known as the Amateur Swimming Association, Swim England is the national governing body for swimming...... read more

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Their lane. Their challenge. Their Swimathon for Marie Curie

On 7-9 April, 18,500 swimmers across the UK took on their distance swimming challenge for Marie Curie at the 30th anniversary Swimathon event. Over the course of the event, thousands of swimmers took to over 600 swimming pools to challenge themselves..... read more

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Charity boost for community swimming

Up to £40,000 has been made available to make swimming more accessible for more people, thanks to the charity behind the UK’s largest fundraising swimming event. The 2016 Swimathon Foundation Community Grants opened on Monday 11 January and is inv..... read more