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Weʼre raising £50 to sponsor James for his Summer 2018 Swim Challenge - "Swim the English Channel". All to raise funds for Flixton Swim Team.

Urmston, UK
15 days to go

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James has set his Summer 2018 Swim Challenge!
To help raise money to support Flixton Swim Team, he will be swimming as far as he can over the next few months.

He aims to swim 33km - the distance across the English Channel. But every metre he does counts - training sessions, swim camp & extra swims he can fit in!

James has chosen the distance and his fundraising target.
So sponsoring him for every km he does, or just a small total amount will help encourage him.

Mum, Dad & Eleanor will be very very very busy counting his lengths during his Flixton Swim Team training sessions and many others over the school holidays and beyond!
Lets hope we dont loose count!!!!

Flixton Swim Team is local swimming club based at Urmston Leisure Centre in Trafford. The team is run mainly by volunteers who help week in week out in supporting and encouraging the swimmers to improve their times and stroke technique. The money raised will go towards kit for the team, and costs of using the pool.
Their head coach is hugely enouraging for all the children. Even coming along to support 4 swimmers at a triathlon which really encourage them. Hes even come along when only James has gone to an open water swimming session. This sponsored swim is James' (and our way) of helping out and showing how much we appreciate the work they do!

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  • Jennie Fothergill2 months ago
    Jennie Fothergill

    Jennie Fothergill

    2 months ago

    JAMES HAS DONE IT!!!! Swam 33km- the equivalent to swimming the English Channel. Its taken 3 weeks and 4 days to complete (with a week break in the middle whilst we went on holiday!) We are all so proud of him. Last chance to sponsor and help him raise funds for Flixton Swim Team.

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  • Jennie Fothergill3 months ago
    Jennie Fothergill

    Jennie Fothergill

    3 months ago

    31km done!!! Only 2 km or 80 lengths to go!! James has done brilliantly and in less weeks than we thought. Hes already reached his target but pleaae help James raise more funds to support Flixton Swim Team! He has been at swim camp with them since Monday & been training very hard with 2 swims each day, 2 gym sessions and even a 5km run at 6am! Just got to finish these last 2km to reach his goal of swimming The Channel over the summer.

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  • Jennie Fothergill4 months ago
    Jennie Fothergill

    Jennie Fothergill

    4 months ago

    James started the challenge in style by doing 2000m yesterday at Flixton Swim Teams distance swim event. All swimmers did fantastic - with 4 children swimming an epic 10,000m in under 3 hours. James did his longest swim in 1 go - completing 2000m in 45 mins. 2km down.... heres to a summer of swimming ahead!

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Page last updated on: 9/2/2018 11:11 AM

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7

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 28, 2018

    Well done JamesLove Grandad

    £10.00

  • Jennifer Fothergill

    Jennifer Fothergill

    Aug 26, 2018

    Keep going James. £1 for every kilometre! Nearly there. You've done brilliantly.

    £33.00

  • Rochelle Dunkerley

    Rochelle Dunkerley

    Aug 4, 2018

    Good luck James from Bailey

    £10.00

  • Katie Price

    Katie Price

    Jul 31, 2018

    Swim well! Love from Auntie Katie P

    £10.00

  • Ant & Kate Moore

    Ant & Kate Moore

    Jul 31, 2018

    Go James!

    £20.00

  • Auntie Jayne & Uncle Daley

    Auntie Jayne & Uncle Daley

    Jul 30, 2018

    Good luck james! Xx

    £10.00

  • David Fothergill

    David Fothergill

    Jul 29, 2018

    Go James go

    £2.00

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Urmston, UK

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