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When it comes to support, there's no competition. Find out everything you need to know about entering, training and completing the Great Scottish Swim.
Public entry is now open. Secure your own place in the event at www.greatswim.org|.
There is an entry fee which will be taken by credit/debit card when you apply. You'll then receive a confirmation email from the event organisers to confirm your place.
Once you’ve secured your own place, register to join Team Macmillan online| and we’ll send you a fundraising pack containing lots of fundraising and training advice.
To apply for a free guaranteed charity place, please fill out and return our application form|. We will then be in touch to let you know if you have been successful and to register you for the event.
Our charity places are for the 1 mile distance only - if you would like to swim a different distance you will need to get your own place, but can of course still fundraise for Macmillan.
If you have your own place, we do not ask for a minimum amount of sponsorship. However we encourage all swimmers to try and raise as much as possible.
If you secure a Macmillan guaranteed charity place we ask that you aim to raise £175, but your entry fee is covered.
Whatever you raise we are extremely grateful for and it will go a long way to helping people living with cancer.
When you join Team Macmillan| you will be supported throughout your entire Great Scottish Swim experience. In addition to our initial training and fundraising pack, we will send you regular newsletters full of tips to help you prepare for the big day. And if that isn’t enough, we will be there on the day to give you all the support, encouragement and congratulations you deserve.
Of course! When you sign up to swim the Great Scottish Swim with Team Macmillan, we will provide you with a comprehensive training pack and regular newsletters full of top training tips, including advice from our Team Macmillan patrons. We will also advise you of other useful sources of information to help you prepare for the big day.
If you get injured while training we recommend you contact your GP, physio or specialist sports injury clinic. They will be able to advise if you are fit enough to swim.
If you do need to withdraw you will need to inform the Great Swim race organisers as soon as possible. Please also let Macmillan know so that we can update our database.
You will receive your race number direct from the race organisers in the two weeks preceding the event. If you do not receive your race pack, then we would advise you to contact the organisers direct by emailing email@example.com|
Visit www.greatswim.org| for a map of the course, training info and much more.
The Great Scottish Swim is a vital component of our fundraising campaign. The money raised from this event will go a long way to help people affected by cancer, for example:
If you have any further questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org| or give us a call on 020 7840 4619.
Every donation, no matter how large or small, will help change the lives of people affected by cancer in the UK.
Swimming is a great way to raise money for Macmillan. And it's great fun. Here is some information to help you prepare for your swim.
If you have any questions about Macmillan we would love to hear from you| .
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