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Swim for Life - The Bristol Channel Challenge

Saturday, 28th September 2019, National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty, Pontypridd

Swim For Life 2019

Our Swim for Life Challenge is back for 2019

Our Swim for Life Challenge was so successful last year we're bringing it back, and this year it'll be bigger and better.

Could you help us make a splash by swimming across the Bristol Channel? Don’t worry - you won’t actually have to swim shore to shore in open water! The challenge is taking place in the less cold, less salty environment of National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty.

This challenge gives you the chance to take on distances of 1k (Barry Dock Light House to Ship Propeller on the Beach), 5k (Lavernock Point to Flat Holm Island) or the full 10k which is the equivalent distance from Goldcliff to Portishead.

You can take on the challenge alone or get together a team and take on the challenge relay style! Teams must be made up of 2 - 5 people and registration is only £12 (each person must be registered) but for teams of four swimmers or more, registration is only £10 per person. Under 16’s swim for free!

We ask each of our swimmers to set a fundraising target of £115 which pays for one day of cancer research, helping to find new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat it. Don't worry, we'll be here every step of the way to help you with your fundraising. 

Sign Up

Sign up to Swim for Life - The Bristol Channel Challenge, and join Team Tenovus Cancer Care. Plus you'll receive:

  • A fundraising pack full of advice and tools to help reach your fundraising target
  • A Tenovus Cancer Care swimming cap
  • A Tenovus Cancer Care t-shirt and water bottle
  • Snacks and refreshments on the day

 
In the interest of health and safety, your swim will be timed by Tenovus Cancer Care staff and volunteers and fully supported by lifeguards at National Lido of Wales, Lido Ponty.

Swim for Life - The Bristol Channel Challenge is suitable for most abilities however a good level of fitness is recommended. Participants must be 14 years or older. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult. See Swim for Life rules here.

Need more information?

If you've got questions or would like to know more, email events@tenovuscancercare.org.uk or call us on 029 2076 8865.

This event is fundraising for Tenovus Cancer Care, helping us to support cancer patients and their loved ones in the community.