Whether you’re a keen swimmer or brand new to the water, taking on a swimming challenge in 2018 is a great way to raise funds for Little Hearts Matter and make a difference for children with half a working heart!

 

Great North Swim 2018

8 June 2018 - 10 June 2018 Windermere

This is the UK’s biggest weekend of open water swimming. On Friday 8th – Sunday 10th June 2018,  thousands of new and experienced swimmers will grab their goggles, wiggle into their wetsuits and head to Lake Windermere for an iconic swim experience. Choose from several distances from 1/2 mile right through to 10K.

Follow the link for more information or to apply for your own place. If you’re successful in gaining a place, be sure to let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and support you with your fundraising.

Great Scottish Swim 2018

25 August 2018 Loch Lomond

Surrounded by mountains, wildlife, forests and glens, Loch Lomond is the perfect place to visit for an open water swim this summer. Swim any distance from ½ mile through to the 10K marathon swim.

Follow the link for more information or to apply for your own place. If you’re successful in gaining a place, be sure to let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and support you with your fundraising.

The Great Fjord Swim 2018

6 October 2018 Connemara, Ireland

The Great Fjord Swim is an open water swimming event in the deep green waters of majestic Killary Fjord, Connemara. Distances include a 750m route for beginners, a 2K route and the full Ironman-distance 3.9K for experienced swimmers. The 750m swimmers catch a lift with a fishing trawler to County Galway and swim to County Mayo, while the 2K swimmers take a cruise boat to the start line and swim to shore in this stunning location.

Follow the link for more information or to apply for your own place. If you’re successful in gaining a place, be sure to let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and support you with your fundraising.

Choose your own event

The list above is just a starting point to give you an idea of some of the exciting events you could take on. If you can’t see a swim you like, or want to take part in an event local to you, you can still fundraise for LHM! Choose any swim you like, apply for your place directly with the organisers and then let us know so we can cheer you on through your training and support your fundraising.

Questions?

If you’ve got any questions or just want to have a chat about swimming for LHM, don’t hesitate to give us a call on 0121 455 8982 or email [email protected].