Charity Partners

A challenge for everyone. A swim for all – Enter 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. Swimathon 2019 will take place from Friday, March 29 - Sunday, March 31 and with distances from 400m to 5k, there is a Swimathon challenge for you. Choose to take part in an organised Swimathon session or take part at a time and place which works for you with MySwimathon.


Find out more about how your fundraising helps and how Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie use your donations.



My daughter Araminta is swimming 1.5km again for Swimathon for @swimathon. Please #sponsorme on @JustGiving & RT. T… https://t.co/YReAgJtJe9


@PepperMister @swimathon @ZoggsUK @CR_UK @mariecurieuk Excellent! 😊🏊‍♂️


Well managed another 5k as part of the training for the Swimathon Triple 5k next month 👍🏻👍🏻 #swimathon #triple5k… https://t.co/1thHyPpA7l


@tiggi7 @swimathon @ZoggsUK Well done Tiggi 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻


So, what do you do after 4 days at @DisneyParis_EN? Obviously swim 5k in preparation for your @swimathon in March!… https://t.co/lc7r4k7rRJ


@britishswimming @BBCSport @adam_peaty @TeamGB No Sunday rest day for me! Training for my 10th @swimathon!… https://t.co/QSXz0mvCpc


4k swim today so maxed out at just over 15k this week 😊🏊‍♂️ probably the furthest I have swum in a week since the g… https://t.co/pH7YraJ1cF


First proper long swim of @swimathon training for the #triple5k feels good. Love swimming in the pool @RamsideSpa n… https://t.co/v0wiD1mfh5


About to get ready for another 5k swim s part of my training for the Triple 5k next month #swimathon #triple5k… https://t.co/eIrcwfXHV3


Calling all #CRUKchallengers! Join us at @Swimathon - The world’s biggest annual fundraising swim and help raise vi… https://t.co/h7TI3vj2qP



New year but same mission for School Swimathon: inspire more pupils to ‘Swim their Best’!

New year, same mission for School Swimathon: inspire 16,000 pupils to ‘Swim their Best’! Created by The Swimathon Foundation, the charity behind Swimathon, the world’s largest annual fundraising swim, and Swim England, the national governing body f..... read more


Introducing Open Water Swimathon

The Swimathon Foundation, the charity behind the hugely successful Swimathon campaign, is delighted to announce the introduction of a new challenge as part of the Swimathon family - Open Water Swimathon...... read more


Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie named charity partners of Swimathon

Following Swimathon’s recent 30th anniversary which has so far raised over £1.5 million, The Swimathon Foundation, the charity behind both events, is delighted to announce that Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie will be the official charity partners ..... read more


Swim England's new strategy to get a nation swimming

A new strategy aimed at helping the country become healthy and active through swimming has been launched today by Swim England. Formally known as the Amateur Swimming Association, Swim England is the national governing body for swimming...... read more