Graham Shapiro

Swim The 8 Lakes Challenge

Fundraising for The Graham Shapiro Foundation
raised of £2,000 target
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The Challenge: To swim all the major lakes in the Lake District in two days.

1 Man | 8 Lakes | 48 hours | 11,200m of swimming

Each swim, taken on its own is very achievable. Yet as each hour progresses the workload and exposure to cold and fatigue will begin to take it's toll. This is a doable challenge to begin but a tough to finish!

Graham Shapiro will swim Wastwater 2,000m, Crummock 2,000m, Buttermere 900m, Bassenthwaite 1,600m, Windermere 900m, Coniston 1,000m, Ullswater 800m and Derwentwater 2,000m in 48 hours. All to raise money for The Foundation’s Mental Health and Well-being charities: MIND, The Mental Health Foundation, Help for Heroes, The Mase, Cheshire Connect and Inner Trust.

About the charity

Devoted to the objective of supporting all aspects of mental health and well-being, for the young and old. Also encouraging and supporting young entrepreneurialism in the UK.

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