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An Update From The Swimathon President

Megan Cheong News

Swimming has returned – how wonderful. I do hope you’ve had a chance to get back in the pool now that outdoor and indoor facilities alike can reopen across the country

Back in the Water

Megan Cheong News

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.

Government Roadmap Announcement – Our Response

Megan Cheong News

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

Grant Buckley's Story

Megan Cheong News

In Sept 2019 my Mum, June Cooper, and my Step-Father Brian were in Tenerife, they’d been loads of times, about 35 times

Our February Update

Megan Cheong News

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.

Duncan's Morning Stretches

Megan Cheong News

Check out Duncan Goodhew's series of morning stretches to keep you swim ready during lockdown

Ambassador Laura's New Challenge

Megan Cheong News

"Are you taking on any challenges at the moment?" - Hear exactly what Laura has been getting up to during lockdown

Swimathon 2020 Raises £1 Million for Charities

Megan Cheong News

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.

Louise’s dramatic celebrity claim

Harriet North News

Swimathon participant Louise shares her incredible swimming journey, with a picture of her as a child with Duncan Goodhew and its dramatic backstory!

Local Worthing swimmer overcomes lockdown to take on Swimathon challenge

Megan Cheong News

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.

It's National Fitness Day!

Harriet North News

In celebration of National Fitness Day 2020, we look at the ways in which swimming helps our physical and mental health.