Swimming the Sights

Swimming the Sights

No registration fee Optional fundraising: £80
30th June 2023 United Kingdom

From the team that brought you the legendary Swimming the Distance we bring you SWIMMING THE SIGHTS!

Given the success of last years’ event we couldn’t resist giving you another FREE and flexible swimming challenge with more fantastic goodies to earn.

And this time, we’re challenging you to virtually swim an iconic location completing this throughout June to fully conquer Swimming the Sights.

How it works

Taking on Swimming the Sights is super easy, simply choose your sight based on your swimming ability and start swimming. You can take part in your local pool or open water – it’s entirely up to you!

  • Escape from Alcatraz – 2.5 Miles 
  • Barry Island – 4 Miles 
  • Sydney to Bondi Beach – 9.4 Miles 
  • Lake Zurich – 16 Miles 
  • English Channel Crossing – 21.8 Miles 
  • Choose your own sight 

Our challenge is fun, flexible and open to all ages, meaning anyone of any swimming ability can get involved!

What’s up for grabs…

To make this challenge even more exciting, we’re giving you the chance to earn THREE exclusive gifts!

Our exclusive Swimming the Sights bundle could be yours and all you have to do is…

  • Sign up to receive a FREE challenge t-shirt
  • Raise £50 for a branded water bottle
  • Raise £80 for the exclusive challenge medal

Simply fill in the form below to register your free place. Once you’ve registered, set up your Just Giving page and begin your fundraising journey!

You’ll also receive access to our exclusive closed Facebook group, where you can meet fellow challengers, share your progress, get hints and tips and meet our lovely team.

Why take part?

It’s Flexible
We understand life is complicated and often busy. With Swimming the Sights, you can make this challenge fit your own schedule easily by swimming in your own time
It’s Challenging
Setting yourself a challenge can be the best way to reach a goal. This can help keep you motivated, focused, and maybe even go above and beyond what you thought you were capable of. We’re here to support you & ensure you reach that goal successfully!
It’s super FUN!
We want this challenge to be an extension of your passion for swimming. Join others across the UK all taking part. Share your progress, pictures, and swap tips in our Swimming the Sights Facebook community group. 
It’s Rewarding
Not only do you have the opportunity to receive some amazing gifts, you’ll also be supporting our patients, their families plus all the work we do to provide support and improve early detection with our research programmes!