Enter Swimathon

As the world’s biggest fundraising swim, Swimathon offers a challenge for all abilities and every ambition. Our challenges are designed to suit all levels of fitness, all abilities and all ages.

Individual distances:

1.5k. A great challenge for novice swimmers or those who prefer to push their speed on shorter distances. If you fancy working your way up to 60 lengths of a 25m pool, whilst raising some serious fundraising cash, then this is for you.

2.5k. If you’re looking to go to great lengths to get sponsored, then 100 of a 25m pool is for you. The perfect challenge for the intermediate swimmer who trains regularly. A way to push your boundaries and give yourself a goal to commit to training for. So, jump in the pool and make some waves for a good cause. So jump in the pool and make some proper fundraising waves.

5k. This is the ultimate Swimathon challenge, to complete the 5k distance takes dedication, commitment and a good training programme. Your efforts will be rewarded though; be sure that you’ll receive high numbers of sponsorship because 200 lengths of a 25m pool will leave everyone, including you, breathless.

Individual SimplySwim. Whether it’s one of our set distances or a number of lengths somewhere between, SimplySwim lets you choose the distance, the time and the venue that suits you best to get involved with Swimathon and raise money. You’ll be able to complete your challenge outside of the Swimathon weekend dates, in 2016, you can sign up before midnight 20th March and complete your challenge until 30th April! 

Team distances:

1.5k. Take on 60 lengths of a 25m pool in a relay with your friends, your family or your colleagues. Split it as you like, shorter distances for the novice or longer for the more experienced among you. However you prefer, make up your perfect team of 2 to 5 swimmers, join forces in the pool and emerge as a team raising the fundraising bar to a whole new level. 

5k. Round up your water-loving friends and take on 200 lengths of a 25m pool together. Make up a team of 2 to 5 swimmers to tackle the ultimate Swimathon distance. Split it evenly between you or break down the distances according to your abilities and get everyone involved! As a team, you’ll then lap up the sponsorship money and the glory.
Team SimplySwim. Form your own SimplySwim squad, choose your most suitable time, distance and venue to take on your challenge outside the Swimathon weekend dates and raise that sponsorship cash. As with the rest of the team challenges, you’ll be able to round up a team of 2-5 swimmers. Go on, start recruiting! In 2016, you can sign up before midnight 20th March and complete your challenge until 30th April!