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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

November 14, 2017

Wow! What a day. Saturday 11 November 2017 will be remembered by the Marathon Swims team as a very special day. The day months of planning and preparation came

August 9, 2017

Every major sporting event starts somewhere and even some of the best-known world class events can trace their roots back to just a handful of pioneering participants

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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