Swimathon 2023

Male swimmer smiling by side of pool at swimathon

Take on Swimathon 2023

Date: 12-14 May 2023
Location: UK wide
Distance: Any

Swimathon is the world's largest annual fundraising swimming event, taking place all across the UK. With a range of distances and free entry options, this really is a swim for all! Join us and play your part in raising vital funds for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. 

How to join Team Cancer Research UK

Decide on your event or pick MySwimathon

Sign up for your event through the Swimathon website

Get fundraising for life-saving research

Complete your challenge and smash your fundraising target!

Where is Swimathon held?

Swimmers racing in the pool

Swimathon is held in over 450 pools across the UK. Visit the venues page to check out where these pools are and to find your closest one. 


The difference your money makes

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10,000 swimmers all fundraising for Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie and The Swimathon Foundation 

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Hitting their fundraising targets to raise an overall total of around £250,000 for Cancer Research UK

Scientist holding a test tube

Could fund the PETReA trial for more than 1 year helping doctors decide how to treat lymphoma

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