A triathlon coach from Teignmouth has received vital funding from the Swimathon Foundation.
The 32nd annual Swimathon, the world’s biggest fundraising swim, raised £1.8m for charity following Swimathon’s event weekend, with money still coming in
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.
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 2018 challenge!
A swimming club in Belfast is the latest recipient to receive funding from the Swimathon Foundation.
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 of Swimathon for the next four years.
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.
Charlotte’s sister-in-law Maria died in November 2012 having been cared for by Marie Curie. A keen swimmer, Charlotte was inspired to try open-water swimming, including an Ice Swimming Challenge to raise money in Maria’s memory. This is Charlotte’s story.
Swimathon 2019 runs from 29th to 31st March and involves a range of different challenges that makes it suitable for all. Beginners can sign up to swim 400m, 1.5km or even 2.5km, which is 100 laps of a 25m pool and a great target to aim towards.
It is with great disappointment that The Swimathon Foundation announces the postponement of their Community Grants Scheme for 2020.