Open Water Swimathon is back! Take on the challenge of open water swimming and at the same time raise money for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie.

It's the perfect challenge for both experienced open water swimmers, and those transferring from the pool to the open water for the first time!

Open Water Swimathon 2018 will be taking place from Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th September. 

ENTER NOW

LIVE FEED GO TO TWITTER

@jamtart18

RT @swimathon: From tranquility in the Lake District and Brecon Beacons to lovely lochs in the Cairngorms, six enthusiasts reveal their top…

@ZoggsUK

The Open Water @swimathon is back this September. Find out everything you need to know here https://t.co/kfD69cLING… https://t.co/9NS34ayAze

@swimGBmasters

RT @swimathon: From tranquility in the Lake District and Brecon Beacons to lovely lochs in the Cairngorms, six enthusiasts reveal their top…

@GetHpoolActive

RT @swimathon: From tranquility in the Lake District and Brecon Beacons to lovely lochs in the Cairngorms, six enthusiasts reveal their top…

@_ArchiCat_

@swimathon @mariecurieuk @CR_UK I can't find any open water venues near Bristol. Where is the nearest venue please?

@swimGBmasters

RT @swimathon: Check out these great top tips for preparing in the pool for the open water #OWS18 #MondayMotivation https://t.co/oMRQZRqWIy…

@PellsPool

RT @swimathon: Check out these great top tips for preparing in the pool for the open water #OWS18 #MondayMotivation https://t.co/oMRQZRqWIy…

@LimelightCraig

RT @swimathon: **New Venue Alert** We're excited to announce that we have a new venue in Sheffield, Berkshire! Say a big hello to @Horsesho…

@ZoggsUK

The Open Water @swimathon is back this September. Find out everything you need to know here https://t.co/kfD69cLING… https://t.co/2KIL9bmF4e

@Carpenterdf

Looking for recommendations for a decent reasonably priced (<£50) waterproof MP3 player to use when #swimming. I wa… https://t.co/o2uMhDiu7H

FUNDRAISE FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK AND MARIE CURIE

LATEST NEWS

blog-thumb

Duncan Goodhew supports School Swimathon 2018

Swimathon president and Olympic god medallist, Duncan Goodhew went to visit two schools that have been strong advocates for School Swimathon this year; Henry Cavendish Primary School in Balham and Engayne Primary School in Upminster. At both schools,..... read more

blog-thumb

Ask the Lifeguard: Addressing the barriers to swimming

Laura Winter went down to the London Aquatics Centre to ask the lifeguard everything you might need to know when you go to your local swimming pool. Our aim is to break down those barriers and encourage more people to swim and take on the Swimathon 2..... read more

blog-thumb

Guest Blogger Lorraine Lewis: Overcoming my fear of swimming

It’s not easy being an adult non–swimmer. People automatically assume as an adult you should know how to swim. You want to learn to swim but you feel stupid and too embarrassed to actually go and learn. That is me, the person who has always wanted t..... read more

blog-thumb

Guest Blogger Tamsin Smith: 8 tips to improve your body confidence

Body image and self-esteem can be distorted by many factors, including our moods and emotions, early experiences, our parents' attitudes and impressions that we get from the media. So, what can you do about this? How can you improve your body confide..... read more

blog-thumb

Guest Blogger Cadi Lambert: International Women's Day

Being a part of Swimathon has given me the same feeling that I had in Cuba last year. Swimming is one of the few sports with a higher percentage of female participants than male. When I head to the pool it is fantastic to see women of all shapes, siz..... read more