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Swimathon

Limelight Sports

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600+ pools across the UK, London, United Kingdom

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Open for Registration

Distance Date
Team 1.5k ?

1.50KM

Swim

Oct. 16, 2020
Individual 5k ?

5.00KM

Swim

Oct. 16, 2020
Team 5k ?

5.00KM

Swim

Oct. 16, 2020
Triple 5k ?

5.00KM

Swim

Oct. 16, 2020
Individual 400m (Junior) ?

400.00M

Swim

Oct. 16, 2020
Individual 1.5k (Junior) ?

1.50KM

Swim

Oct. 16, 2020
Individual 2.5k (Junior) ?

2.50KM

Swim

Oct. 16, 2020
Individual 400m ?

400.00M

Swim

Oct. 17, 2020
Individual 1.5 ?

1.50KM

Swim

Oct. 17, 2020
Team 1.5k ?

1.50KM

Swim

Oct. 17, 2020
Individual 2.5 ?

2.50KM

Swim

Oct. 17, 2020
Individual 5k ?

5.00KM

Swim

Oct. 17, 2020
Team 5k ?

5.00KM

Swim

Oct. 17, 2020
Triple 5k ?

15.00KM

Swim

Oct. 17, 2020
Individual 400m ?

400.00M

Swim

Oct. 18, 2020
Individual 1.5k ?

1.50KM

Swim

Oct. 18, 2020
Triple 5k ?

15.00KM

Swim

Oct. 18, 2020
Team 1.5k (Junior) ?

1.50KM

Swim

Oct. 18, 2020
Individual 2.5k (Junior) ?

2.50KM

Swim

Oct. 18, 2020
Individual 5k (Junior) ?

5.00KM

Swim

Oct. 18, 2020
Team 5k (Junior) ?

5.00KM

Swim

Oct. 18, 2020

Overview

Join us for Swimathon for the World's largest annual fundraising swim. Take on a challenge, from 400m to 5k, and help raise money for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie; two causes close to the nation's heart. Swim at 600+ pools across the UK, or choose the MySwimathon challenge and swim at a time and a place that works for you.



What athletes are saying

The characteristics which best describe Swimathon, as voted on by past participants.


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The Event

Family friendly 3
Useful pre-race info 3
Spectator friendly 2
Great medal 2
Ideal for beginners 2
Supports good cause 2
Good public transport links 1


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Course Profile

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Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Swimathon, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.75
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Registration Process
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4.75
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Value For Money
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4.75
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Safety
All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.38
2018 Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.26
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Latest Reviews

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Gemma Landers
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Reviewed 3 months ago

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I loved this event. I hadn't been swimming for very long, so this event was perfect for me to be able to improve my swimming experience and fitness all whilst raising money for a great charity. It led me to take part in more swimming events, including open water swimming. Loo...Read full review

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Simon Tubb
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Reviewed 2 years ago

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I love Swimathon, 600 pools all over the country, over all the weekend, you can pick your distance, from 400m up to 5km along side raising money for Marie Curie Cancer.  This was my second year competing in the event. The registration process is always simple, you get to pic...Read full review

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Reviews (4)

All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.4
2018 Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.3
Race Organisation Rating
Logistics
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Registration Process
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Race Briefing
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Value For Money
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Environmentally Friendly
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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star
Ease of Navigation
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star
Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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Accommodation Near The Start Line

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