British Gas Great Swims this summer

Do your bit to raise money for Marie Curie cancer care by signing up to one of the British Gas Great Swims

Do your bit to raise money for Marie Curie cancer care by signing up to one of the British Gas Great Swims

Seems there’s no shortage of charity swims this year in Britain, ensuring you keep fit and do your bit for a good cause.

As well as The Swimathon which we’ve already written extensively about and The World Swim Against Malaria on June 25th there are also four 1 mile open water swims sponsored by British Gas.

* Great East Swim, June 19 – Alton Water, Suffolk
* Great London Swim, July 3 – Royal Victoria Dock, London
* Great Scottish Swim, August 21 – Strathyclyde Country Park
* Great North Swim, September 4 and 5 – Windermere, Cumbria

Money raised from the British Gas Great Swims will go to Marie Curie to help provide nursing care and support to terminally ill patients and their famililes, in their own homes, completely free of charge. Every £20 you raise will fund an hour of Marie Curie Nursing Care.

marie curie logoThose taking part in the swim will receive an online fundraising pack full of useful hints and tips and a daffodil T-Shirt.

To secure your place click here. Once you have done so, email greatswims@mariecurie.org.uk or call 08700 340 040 to get a fundraising pack.

Find out more here.