Swimathon: Free Time-Trial Challenge - Thursday 4th January 14:00 - Sunday 31st March 2024 23:55

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Swimathon: Free Time-Trial Challenge

Before you enter Swimathon: Free Time-Trial Challenge

Do you love swimming and want to make a difference in the world? If so, you might be interested in joining a SwimTayka Swimathon to support SwimTayka's mission of teaching the life skills of swimming and drowning prevention to underprivileged children who live along the earth’s open waters: rivers, lakes and oceans.

Engage in the SwimTayka Time-Trial Swim Challenge, choosing from 1-hour, 2-hour, or 4-hour sessions at a location of your choice and a time of your choice, from 1st January to 31st March. This challenge is complimentary with a minimum fundraising of £50 on JustGiving for SwimTayka. Participants are rewarded with a SwimTayka T-shirt and swimming cap as tokens of their achievement.


£ 0.00
1 hour challenge £ 0.00
regular (Ages 18 - 130)
Linked to Charity: SwimTayka

£ 0.00
2 hour challenge £ 0.00
regular (Ages 18 - 130)
Linked to Charity: SwimTayka

£ 0.00
4 hour challenge £ 0.00
regular (Ages 18 - 130)
Linked to Charity: SwimTayka

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About Swimathon: Free Time-Trial Challenge

Challenge yourself with SwimTayka's Time-Trial Swim Challenge, open from 1st January to 31st March, where you can choose from 1-hour, 2-hour, or 4-hour swim sessions. This challenge is designed to test and improve your swimming endurance, allowing you to participate in a setting that suits you best, be it a serene lake, a bustling local pool, or the open sea, at a time that fits your schedule. 

Besides the physical challenge, participants are encouraged to boost their fundraising efforts for SwimTayka. By raising funds, you're contributing to important water safety education and environmental stewardship initiatives. Upon registration, a fundraising page will be automatically generated for you and sent to your email. All you need to do is share it with people and get swimming!

As a bonus, by raising a minimum of £50, upon completion, you'll be rewarded with a SwimTayka T-shirt and swimming cap, symbols of your commitment to both your personal swimming goals and a greater good.

  • The 1-hour swim is an excellent choice for those newer to endurance swimming or looking to test their speed over a shorter distance. It's a perfect way to gauge and improve your pace, providing a rewarding experience without an overwhelming time commitment.

  • The 2-hour session ups the ante, challenging you to maintain your technique and stamina over a longer period. This duration is ideal for intermediate swimmers who want to push their endurance while still being achievable.

  • For the ultimate challenge, the 4-hour swim tests even the most seasoned swimmers. This session requires careful pacing, stamina, and mental fortitude, making it an excellent goal for advanced swimmers looking to push their limits.

No matter the duration you choose, this time-trial challenge is about setting personal goals and achieving them. It's a fantastic way to see how far you can push yourself in your chosen timeframe.

The SwimTayka Time-Trial Swim Challenge offers a unique combination of personal achievement and charitable contribution. Dive into this challenge, experience the thrill of endurance swimming, and make a splash for a meaningful cause!

SwimTayka is a charity that connects volunteer swimming instructors and drowning prevention educators from around the world with local organisations in low-resource waterside communities. SwimTayka provides free swimming lessons and drowning prevention education to children who are at risk of drowning, one of the leading causes of unintentional injury death worldwide. SwimTayka also promotes water stewardship and environmental awareness, empowering children to respect and protect their natural resources.

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Registration Number: 1176079