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John West Great Swim Series

For over ten years Great Swim has provided thousands of swimmers with exhilarating, challenging and safe events, whatever their age or ability. So whether it’s your first time or you’re looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with Great Swim today....

You can start by taking part in the 2020 John West Great North Swim and Great East Swim which are now open!




Treat a friend or loved one to a memorable running or swimming challenge in 2020 organised by the UKs Best Event Organiser. With iconic 5k, 10k, 10 Mile and Half Marathon run events across the country, and swim events suitable for all levels and abilities, this is a gift that everyone will enjoy (everyone loves a challenge!).

It could be a seasoned runner looking for their next challenge, a friend who just loves swimming, or someone who is aiming to get fit but needs a target to aim for. Whatever the motivation, with a Great Run or Great Swim gift entry you can guarantee their spot on the start line!

  • Starts: Monday 2 December 2019
  • Ends: 10am Thursday 2 January 2020

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