WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Open Water Swimathon event weekend

Start your open water journey with Open Water Swimathon 2019 and join Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie to raise as much money as possible for two causes close to the nation’s hearts. 

Open Water Swimathon will take place from Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th September 2019. We have a range of distances available (from 500m up to 5k), which makes it the perfect challenge for both experienced open water swimmers, and those transferring from the pool to the open water for the first time!

INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGE

This is your swim – from 500m to 5k, there is a challenge for you!

Individual Challenges
1 Person 1 PERSON
Price
STANDARD
£8.50
CONCESSION**
£8.50

TEAM CHALLENGE

Gather up your swimming buddies and take on 1.5k or 5k as a team!

Team Challenges
3 People 2-5 PEOPLE
Price
STANDARD
£17.00
CONCESSION**
£17.00

MYSWIMATHON

Be part of the Swimathon experience when and where you want with MySwimathon. By completing your challenge through MySwimathon, you have the option to complete your swim at any time from Friday 30th August - Sunday 15th September at a venue of your choosing.

Please note, this is NOT part of an organised Open Water Swimathon session.

SUPPORT

You're not getting in the open water alone - we'll support you every stroke of the way! From the moment you sign up, you will receive: 

  • Communications from the Open Water Swimathon team, helping and guiding you in the lead-up to the event weekend
  • Expert training plans will also be shared to ensure you are fully prepared for your challenge 
  • You can also join the community on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

** Denotes concessionary price for unemployed, under 16s, disabled, full-time students and senior citizens aged 60 years and above. For team concessions, the majority (over half) must fall into one of these categories to qualify for the concessionary price. Teams are not separated into age specific categories. Please note: concession discount does not apply to already discounted entry prices.