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I will be swimming 5,000 metres on 28th March 2020 for Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie & The Swimathon Foundation because I want to help people living with cancer

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Swimathon 2020

Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie are calling on the nation to get down to the pool for Swimathon 2020 - thousands of swimmers, two great causes, one big charity challenge.

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Between 27th and 29th March, I will be one of more than 21,000 swimmers who heading down one of over 600 pools around the UK to raise money for two incredibly important charities.

I have taken part in the Swimathon every year since 1994 to help a wide variety of important causes, but there is none more important than helping people living with cancer.

Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading cancer charity is dedicated to saving lives through funding research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Cancer Research UK are the only charity fighting over 200 cancer types but don't receive any government funding for their work, so their progress is all thanks to the support of people like you.

Marie Curie provides expert care, guidance and support for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Around 2,100 Marie Curie Nurses work day and night, in people’s homes all over the UK, providing hands-on care to people when they need it most.

Together we can really make a difference. Please sponsor me or other participants to help find more effective cures for cancer and to help people who are living with the condition.

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