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Great North Swim | 5K

A challenge for experienced swimmers, part of the Great North Swim Weekend - the UKs biggest open water swim event.

  • Fri 7 - Sun 9 Jun 2024

5K

08:00

Sign up £10

Fundraise £325

Age 16 & over

Overview

This event has something for everyone, for all ages and all abilities, whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or a beginner. Choose your distance, join thousands of like-minded people and set yourself an open water challenge in the great outdoors at the UK’s biggest open water swim event.

With large screens around the event site, family and friends can watch all the action and enjoy an exhilarating, challenging and safe open water swimming weekend in the great outdoors.

Highlights

  • UK's biggest open water swimming event for over 13 years
  • Set in Windermere, England's largest lake, in the stunning Lake District
  • Dive into nature and kick-off an active summer
  • Variety of distances available for a range of ages and abilities
  • Get your free training and preparation plans when you sign up
  • Discounted charity places available here

This event is part of Great North Swim.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event expo
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Spectators
  • Swim hat provided
  • Wetsuit advised
  • Wheelchair users

Location

  • Accommodation
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Route

  • First aid
  • Marshals
  • No cut off time
  • Out and back
  • Wave start
  • Way markers

What's included

  • Certificate
  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Medal

Entries

  • Age 16 & over
  • Entries open
  • Charity entries open
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
  • Race pack by post