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February 11, 2019

This time of year is perfect for planning your 2019 events and when the summer months finally arrive, there is no better place to be than in the open water.

February 13, 2018

In this blog we share the team’s top 10 questions that we regularly get asked about #MarathonSwims - the ultimate swimming challenge.

August 5, 2017

The importance of fuelling during a marathon swim

July 31, 2017

Will Marathon Swimming be the next big thing? We explore the inspiration and insight behind the new Marathon Swims concept.

April 11, 2017

London is one of only three cities to host an Olympic open water marathon swim, so we thought we’d take a look at the venues around this great city where you can swim as nature intended.

April 4, 2017

The XXI Commonwealth Games will be hosted in the stunning venue of the Gold Coast, Australia with the beautiful Coral Sea lapping at the shoreline.  But there is one sport, synonymous with Australia that is sadly missing - the Marathon swim.  Despite being ideally located, not needing any venue build costs and with sure fire medals for the host country, there i...

April 4, 2017

Swimming is a sport with a proud history and heritage.  Swimming was one of only nine sports in the first modern Olympic Games in Athens 1896, and has kept its place ever since with largely the same events as over 100 years ago.  However, recently a few innovations in the sport have surfaced.  Here we take a look at the best swimming innovations:

April 3, 2017

Marathon Swimming is defined by distance.  Marathon Swims are categorised as anything equal to or greater than 10KM.  There are hundreds of events worldwide for the marathon swimmer.  Sea, rivers, lakes and lochs all host swimmers going the distance.  Events can be mass participation of elite with many catering for both.

April 2, 2017

The pioneers of endurance. The first modern day marathoners were not runners. So, despite marathons being long associated with running, arguably the first modern day marathoner was Capt. Webb. Decades ahead of his time and ahead of the sport of athletics with his marathon swim across the channel.

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