Open Water Swimathon is an open water swimming event like no other that raises vital funds 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 took place on Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th September 2018. 

RESULTS

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@Delticmatt

@swimathon @KeriannePayne @ZoggsUK 1 min 20

@PepperMister

Come guys let’s do this !!! Anybody else up for the challenge !! Can we get a shout out from @SWIMTAG @swimathon… https://t.co/2AeNgt10RE

@StarsTwinkle2

Confidence building swim, 5 weeks out due to asthma, apart from occasional 200m, 10 days ago, in a cold outdoor poo… https://t.co/kPtQV4qy5k

@R140402

Completed a 10K this morning at the @InverclydeL Waterfront Complex. It was pretty taxing but we got there! 😁 cc:… https://t.co/st8ULMuoxH

@Lauren93231344

@swimathon Would like to take part next year, can I ask why we're not allowed to pick our own charities to fundraise for?

@suzykeown

RT @swimathon: It's #WorldMentalHealthDay! @Swim_England's latest study found that swimming significantly reduces the symptoms of anxiety a…

FUNDRAISE FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK AND MARIE CURIE

LATEST NEWS

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Wild Swimming Brothers - How do you make sure an open water location is safe?

We encourage people do get out and about as much as possible so we get asked about safety a lot. The Wild Swimming Brothers are keen advocates for open water swimming, and have swum in rivers, tarns and lakes across the world. ..... read more

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Wild Swimming Brothers - Navigating the mass start

The mass start is something the Wild Swimming Brothers have struggled with various times at the start of a race. The start can be very difficult, and off putting, as it’s not something you can really prepare for when training. ..... read more

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Wild Swimming Brothers - Tip you need to consider when buying a wetsuit

The Wild Swimming Brothers, ambassadors for this year’s Open Water Swimathon know a lot when it comes to wetsuits! They're keen advocates for open water swimming, and have swum in rivers, tarns and lakes across the world. ..... read more

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Wild Swimming Brothers - How do you take your training from the pool to open water?

The biggest thing when you’re just getting used to open water is to not rush and not go too far out of your depth quickly. Wherever you’re swimming, in a lake, in a river or in the sea you can always swim close to the shore rather than going out in a..... read more

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Wild Swimming Brothers - What to eat before an event

Middle Brother Calum and Younger Brother Jack, ambassadors for this year’s Open Water Swimathon have recorded some videos full of tips and advice ahead of the big day. The Wild Swimming Brothers are keen advocates for open water swimming, and have sw..... read more