Swimathon for Marie Curie in Cranbrook

 

Would you like to take part in Swimathon? The world’s biggest annual fundraising swim is back for 2017 and swimmers across the UK are being encouraged to jump in one of over 600 participating pools and raise vital funds for Marie Curie, the UK’s leading charity for people living with a terminal illness and their families.

It’s  an extra special this year as Swimathon will be celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Your local Swimming Pool, The Weald Sports Centre in Cranbrook is taking part in Swimathon 2017 on Sunday 9th April and is encouraging people in the Cranbrook area.

Every year, Teams of Work Colleagues, Sports Groups, Clubs & Societies sign up to take on the challenge of swimming a Team 5k or 1.5k distance together and raise funds for Marie Curie. We don’t want you to miss out on the chance to get involved and go head to head with other local businesses and groups. Individuals can also take on the challenge by signing up to swim 5k, 2.5k or 1.5k.

Marie Curie is the official charity of Swimathon 2017. Marie Curie is the UK’s leading charity for people with any terminal illness. The charity helps people living with a terminal illness and their families make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert hands-on care, emotional support, research and guidance. Last year, Marie Curie cared for and supported over 50,000 people affected by terminal illness across the UK.

 If you have questions about terminal illness, need support or just want to talk, call the Marie Curie Support Line on 0800 090 2309. It’s for anyone affected by terminal illness, including family and friends.

For further information about Swimathon including how to sign up visit:  www.Swimathon.org.