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Posts Tagged: "charity"

Let Stand Up To Cancer's Sink or Swim challenge inspire your own swimming adventures

A team of celebrities are taking on the incredible swimming challenge of the English Channel in Stand Up To Cancer’s Sink or Swim charity challenge. The show will follow the group of ten personalities, including Olympians such as Linford Christie and Greg Rutherford to Alex Brooker and Sair Khan,...

On the edge of success; Ross Edgley closes in on his Great British Swim

The thought of swimming an English Channel crossing is a mammoth task for even the most accomplished open water swimmers, so imagine swimming that distance every day. For months on end. This was Ross Edgley’s course as he took on the monumental challenge of swimming the entirety of the British...

Swimming the Channel for the UK’s Coastal Waters: Lewis Pugh’s Incredible Challenge to Save our Seas

UN Patron of the Oceans, world open water swimmer and activitst Lewis Pugh takes on his latest endurance challenge ‘The Long Swim’ this summer, swimming the English Channel end to end as part of the worldwide Action for Oceans Campaign which aims to compel governments to fully protect at least...

A week of charitable swimming lessons in The Maldives

The Maldives is a dream tropical destination that provides the perfect setting for our swimming adventures, however many locals have never learnt to swim, despite being an island nation and many jobs in the country are based around the water. SwimTrek is committed to effecting positive change in...

Swim For Haiti

Tracee and Duke share their incredible memories of Haiti's 2017 Charity Swim: We are really happy that we took the route of working through SwimTrek for our first "Swim for Haiti" event. You get to experience the event like any other entrant, but you have the added benefit of all...

Swim to Protect your Seas, Shores and Marine Wildlife

SwimTrek and the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) are set to team up again in 2016 to bring you the Big Sea Swim from the beautiful setting of Eastbourne beach. The event has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 2012 and last year over 100 swimmers took to the sea to raise funds...

Swim4Cancer - Corfu to Sivota Bay Retreat

For the last couple of weeks SwimTrek have been running Adventure Swimming Holidays at the Sivota Bay Retreat. They were aware that Neilson support Sail4Cancer and hoped to help contribute. The plan was to swim a crossing from Corfu back to the resort on the mainland. On Wednesday 28th November a...

Join an Aspire relay team swimming the English Channel in 2016

The Story so far… We didn’t imagine on the 7th September 2009 when 7 brave people stepped on to the first Aspire Channel swim boat that just 6 years later over 150 people would have successfully completed a Relay Channel crossing with Aspire and between them they would have raised over half a...

Dutch swimmers hope to raise 50,000 Euros on 2011 Hellespont Swim!

I received an email yesterday from one of our guests, Rene Geskes who has signed up with a group of 11 swimmers for our 2011 Hellespont tour where we swim from Europe to Asia. What makes Rene and his fellow travellers remarkable is that they are hoping to raise an incredible 50,000 for charity in...

SwimTrek raises 1000 Pounds for the Marine Conservation Society

As everyone who has been to one of our End of Season Parties knows, each year we hold a raffle to raise money for charity with a whole host of prizes including a main prize of a free place on one of our One Week Tours. This year, the lucky winner was David Shotton and David has decided to go on...