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Join Team Macmillan for a swimming event. Whatever and wherever you're swimming, help us to support people living with cancer.
Swimming is a great way to raise money for Macmillan and see some of the UK's greatest cities from a different viewpoint. If you're after a challenge, you're in the right place.
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest fight most of us will ever face. By joining Team Macmillan in a fundraising event you're helping support people and their families living with cancer.|
Look below to find an event near you where you can swim for us. Or, if you're taking part in an event not listed below, find out how you can still do it as part of Team Macmillan.|
Date: 31 August 2013
Taking place around the rejuvenated Docklands area of the Thames, The Great London Swim is a brilliant challenge for all swimming abilities.
Date: 22 June 2013
A fantastic open water swim in the beautiful clean waters of Alton Reservoir near Ipswich. Half mile, one mile, 2k and 5k distances available.
Date: 14-16 June 2013
Half mile, 1 mile, 2k and 5k open water swims in Lake Windermere. Thousands of swimmers of all abilities flock to Cumbria to test themselves against the stunning backdrop of the Lake District.
Date: 20 July 2013
This one mile event takes place around a unique ‘dock to dock’ course in the vibrant Salford Quays. Enjoy the opportunity to swim in one of the most distinctive waterfront areas of the UK.
Date: 24 August 2013
Scotland’s biggest outdoor swimming event with half mile, one mile and two mile distances to choose from.
Date: 23 June 2013
Swim in the picturesque Pugneys Country Park lake in Wakefield at this fantastic open water swim. Two distances to choose from and a brand new aquathon for those that want to include a run with their swim.
Date: 17 August 2013
See if you can spot Nessie while swimming in one of the UK's biggest lochs.
Date: June - September 2013
A chance to jump into one of the most beautiful and famous stretches of river in the world. Distances range from 1 mile to 14 km.
You’re not on your own with Team Macmillan. It’s a really nice occasion and it’s great to know you’re giving something back. 2011 Macmillan swimmer, Great Scottish Swim
You’re not on your own with Team Macmillan. It’s a really nice occasion and it’s great to know you’re giving something back.
2011 Macmillan swimmer, Great Scottish Swim
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.
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