Great North Swim

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Since its first event in 2008, The Great Swim Series has grown into the largest open water swimming event series in the UK. With 22,000 competitors and 50,000 spectators, the series aims to challenge, engage and activate swimmers of all levels.


The Great North Swim offers people of all abilities the chance to get active and raise money for a cause they care about in the process.

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