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.
Open Water Swimathon
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FUNDRAISE FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK AND MARIE CURIE
Check out @bramleybaths! Great to see you open and the water is looking amazing within the background of Edwardian… https://t.co/NjeEUsTpKx
RT @slsclido: About 60 of us an hour, and we're always open for new members...come on in? ♥️
A huge thank you to @Swim_England @britishswimming @Better_UK @EveryoneActive @ParkwoodLeisure @FreedomLeisure… https://t.co/rnTGHL7ZLG
On a lovely morning jog in Tooting Bec Common this morning, it was amazing to see the mad members of @slsclido turn… https://t.co/rUUeIOSOrT
Who has already had a swim this morning? Not sure many of you would have beat @Worcesterswim with a 00:10 swimming… https://t.co/rHm0WU7Tzd
We'd like to wish all the very best to many swimming venues across England who are gearing up to reopen tomorrow!
RT @WestReservoir: Good morning from West Res. ☀️ The team are back getting things ready for reopening.
RT @LDNFieldsLido: “Isn’t she lovely, isn’t she wonderful...” Final touches today to welcome you all back tomorrow! Oh we have missed you…
Swimathon participant Louise shares her incredible swimming journey, with a picture of her as a child with Duncan Goodhew and its dramatic backstory!
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.
In celebration of National Fitness Day 2020, we look at the ways in which swimming helps our physical and mental health.
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.