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June 4, 2020

Following the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown, in many areas of life new rules apply – the much heralded ‘new normal’. So, we wanted to look ahead

May 18, 2020

While we’re on lockdown, there is one thing that has boomed on Zoom – the quiz! So, we thought we’d share a few marathon swimming relating questions that you could add into your next Zoom quiz. Here goes…

1. Marathon Swimming made its Olympic debut at Beijing 2008. In the Marathon Swimming events, how many of the six medals on offer at Beijing 2008 were won by T...

May 18, 2020

While we’re on lockdown, there is one thing that has boomed on Zoom – the quiz! So, we thought we’d share a few marathon swimming relating questions that you could add into your next Zoom quiz. Here goes…

1. Marathon Swimming made its Olympic debut at Beijing 2008. In the Marathon Swimming events, how many of the six medals on offer at Beijing 2008 were won by T...

May 4, 2020

THE SWIMATHON FOUNDATION LAUNCHES COVID-19 RELIEF FUND TO SUPPORT AQUATICS COMMUNITY

The Swimathon Foundation is today (Monday 4 May) launching a COVID-19 Relief Fund to help the swimming and aquatics community deal with the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Foundation will seek to allocate grants of between £250 and £1,000 to s...

March 8, 2020

International Women’s Day is Friday 8 March 2019. We thought we’d take the opportunity to highlight our sport of swimming; the changes, the participants and the pioneers and celebrate their amazing achievements. So, here’s our reasons to celebrate swimming on IWD

March 5, 2020

You may think you know the answer to this question (50m) but taking a historical look, Olympic Pools have been much more than just 50m, Until Paris hosts the

February 18, 2020

What’s your swim strategy? Marathon Swims has been challenging participants to swim a marathon since 2017 and in that time, we have seen many different appro

January 14, 2020

This time of the year you can’t walk down the street without bumping into someone training for the marathon. After lucking out in the ballot and a big festive

January 7, 2020

How to identify, select and enter your 'A' race. This time of year, through the cold dark nights of winter, our thoughts turn to our goals for the year. Which sports events shall you enter?

December 23, 2019

The last 10 years has seen an extraordinary increase in people swimming incredible distances. Here we look back at an awesome decade of marathon swimming. 2010

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