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.
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.
After his battle with cancer, David wants to give back this year so is taking on his own Swimathon challenge to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie.
The Swimathon Foundation has supported over 100 swimming and aquatic organisations through its Covid-19 Relief Fund.
The Swimathon Foundation is today (Monday 4 May) launching a COVID-19 Relief Fund to help the swimming and aquatics community deal with the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year will be the fifth time that I have taken part in Swimathon and my third year of being a Swimathon Ambassador. The experience of being an Ambassador doesn’t get any less exciting and is still just as special, each time.
Anthony Kendal OBE, Chair of the Swimathon Foundation, sums up his thoughts and hopes for Swimathon, fundraising and swimming in 2021.
Sinead has signed up for an incredible challenge, her first ever 5km swim through the MySwimathon entry option! Find out why she signed up and what the event means to her.