Age 16 & over
SwimRun is based on teamwork, passion, and closeness to nature as individuals or teams of two embark on a seamless journey across the landscape, taking on land and water, as you navigate your way around the course.
Ditch the roads and the pool; limber up and embrace a new challenge!
This event is part of Great North SwimRun.
Individuals can take on the short course.
The middle and endurance courses are for teams of two.
Teams of more than two people can take on the short course.
Brockhole on Windermere, The Lake District Visitor Centre
The Great Run Company is in the process of updating its Sustainability Strategy in light of their collaborative approach and recent survey. Work to minimise the environmental impacts of their events will continue throughout this process, with particular focus on:
In addition, they are striving to improve performance even further by making sure that sustainability is embedded at the heart of the organisation and culture.
These charities have places in the event. To secure your place, select a charity, complete the form and follow the instructions.
Providing clean water and decent toilets to everyone, everywhere.
Entry price is per person.
The event has a big feel to it, it's great for swimmers who often have quite small fields in their races. It's well organised, nice to do it once and in a lovely area. Pete
I cannot fault the day in the slightest the weather, scenery, supporters, staff, marshals, everything was just brilliant. I will most certainly be back, What a fantastic event this was. Al
Overall a great event, very well organised. I'll definitely be doing this race again next year. Laura
The SwimRun concept has become the ultimate bragging rights for endurance swimmers and runners, leaving the challenge of an Ironman as a distant second! Alex Jackson - SwimRun Series Director
Swimrun is natural. We go back to the stone-age mentality of moving through nature as effortlessly as possible and taking care of yourself and your partner. Michael Lemmel - SwimRun Founder and Otillo Race Director