2022 Great North Swim - 1 mile

Windermere - Lake Windermere
Your fundraising target: £250

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Join our team for the 1 mile Great North Swim, the UKs biggest open water swimming event.

Join us in Lake Windermere for the UK's biggest weekend of open water swimming. On Friday 10th - Sunday 12th June thousands of new and experienced swimmers will grab their goggles and wiggle into their wetsuits for an iconic swim experience.

With the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District and the amazing party atmosphere you will not want to miss this, so join us for a dip at the Great North Swim.

This is the perfect challenge for swimmers of all abilities, from novices to Olympic champions, safe in the knowledge that there will be expert kayakers with you every stroke of the way.

This event is perfect for that New Year's resolution challenge, so kick start your resolution and sign up today.

Join us and bring forward the day that all cancers are cured.

Any questions? Click here to read our most frequently asked questions, which should provide you with all the information you need. Or, you can contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461.

Did you know...

Cancer Research UK funded important clinical trials showing that radiotherapy can prevent tumours coming back after surgery for early breast cancer.

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