Under the bright blue skies of a wonderful Monday morning, the Swimathon Foundation Chair Anthony Kendall OBE was delighted to dip his toe back in the water, as restrictions lifted on outdoor sports and interactions.
The Swimathon Foundation has today awarded a total of £30,000 in grants to 148 swimming and aquatic clubs, swim schools and independent swimming and aquatic organisations from its 2021 Covid-19 Relief Fund
The Swimathon Foundation is delighted to see the proposed reopening of swimming pools included in the Government’s roadmap out of Covid-19, with a staggered return taking place in the coming months
In Sept 2019 my Mum, June Cooper, and my Step-Father Brian were in Tenerife, they’d been loads of times, about 35 times
I’m really pleased that the Swimathon Foundation were able to help so many members of the swimming community through last year’s Covid-19 Relief Fund, where we distributed £50,000 of grants to those most in need. But unfortunately, the hard times have not gone away.
Anthony Kendal OBE, Chair of the Swimathon Foundation, sums up his thoughts and hopes for Swimathon, fundraising and swimming in 2021.
The Swimathon Foundation has today launched a second Covid-19 Relief Fund to help the swimming and aquatics community cope with the ongoing impact and effects of the pandemic.
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A teacher from Felsted has raised £5,000 for Mare Curie and Cancer Research UK having completed this year’s Swimathon challenge.
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.
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.