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Keeping You Safe At Great Swim Events Our number one priority is ensuing you have a safe and happy swim with us. 5 Things You Might Not Know About Great North Swim New home, events for everyone, and did someone say craft beer tent? 3 Open Water Swimming Tips For Beginners If you’ve just signed up for your first event and you’re starting to think, ‘what on earth have I got myself into’, don’t worry, you’re in safe hands! Great Swim's 2017 In Numbers 2017 has been a huge year for all of our Great Swimmers. Take a look at the Series in facts and figures 10 Highlights Of The 2017 Great Swim Series With over 15,000 participants diving in for fun, fitness, fundraising or to try a new challenge, 2017 has been an eventful year for the Great Swim Series. 3 Ways To Get Prepped For Your Great Swim From training tips to wetsuits, we've got you covered. Three Technique Tips To Try In Training Just what is Critical Swim Speed? Working On Your Technique If improving your swimming technique is high on your list, take a look at these tips from CLIF Bar. What To Eat In Training Not sure what to eat in training and on event day? CLIF Bar give us their tips. Fuelling Your Great Swim #1 Clif Bar let us in on their top nutrition tips for your open water swim How To Improve Your Great Swim Top tips to help your improve your Great Swim this year Tips for your first 10K marathon swim Top tips to get you through your first open water marathon #MyGreatMum Celebrate your Mum this Mother's Day to be in with a chance to win! #welovegreatswim It’s that time of year again, when you start to think about how much you appreciate the most special person in your life … that’s right – your swimming partner! Prepare for the cooler temperature Open water swimming is very different to the pool, mainly due to the temperature of the water. With the water temperature set to be cooler than last year we want to make sure you enjoy your day as much as possible, so read the following points and be full