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Swimathon 2020 Raises £1 Million for Charities

The Swimathon Foundation has today announced that this year’s Swimathon has raised over £1 million. These funds will support the essential work of Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie as well as promoting swimming and underpinning its vital role in health and wellbeing across the UK.

Louise’s dramatic celebrity claim

Swimathon participant Louise shares her incredible swimming journey, with a picture of her as a child with Duncan Goodhew and its dramatic backstory!

Local Worthing swimmer overcomes lockdown to take on Swimathon challenge

Laura Jane from Worthing is taking on a mammoth Swimathon Challenge this month to raise money for Marie Curie and Cancer Research UK. The original 2020 Swimathon was postponed from March and has become a virtual event with swimmers all across the country taking part at a time and venue of their choice up until the end of October.

It's National Fitness Day!

In celebration of National Fitness Day 2020, we look at the ways in which swimming helps our physical and mental health.

Olivia's story

Olivia is taking on her first Swimathon this year and feels like she's regaining a sense of purpose through swimming - find out how her challenge is going.