Category: Windermere

Windermere 2017 – Thank You

Windermere 2017 has been an amazing year for SwimYourSwim. We’ve seen our first two way swimmer Tracy Mistry complete a magnificent 21 miles in the water. We have accrued a grand total of 598.5 Windermere swimming miles by our solo and pod swimmers. Twenty of them braved the 17/18ºC water wearing just their swimming costumes with the remaining 37 completing the… Read more →

Last Minute Spaces Available on SYS 2017 Events

With the 2017 Open Water Swimming season now underway, we are able to announce that there are still limited spaces available on some of our exciting swimming events this year:     On Saturday 6th May 2017, Olympic medal winning open water swimmer Keri-anne Payne will be running a SWIMMING MASTERCLASS with us at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre, Doncaster.  Tickets are available… Read more →

SYS Events 2018

We are very excited to announce the dates for the SYS Swim Events 2018.  After a very successful season in 2017 we are looking forward to next year, as we know many of you are too!  We hope to see you in the water with us, completing your Swim 2018 challenges! To ensure your place(s) please complete the registration form(s)… Read more →

Endurance Swimming – Nutrition

So, what do you take with you to eat when swimming 10.5 miles?               Having swum long endurance swims ourselves and provided the framework for nearly 100 other marathon swimmers to achieve their goals, we’ve had first hand experience of seeing what good ( and bad ) nutrional preparation, does for a swimmer over… Read more →

Swim Windermere 2016

In 2016 we are running one SWIM WINDERMERE event: The Swim Windermere end to end event will take place on Saturday 6th August 2016, and involves a 17km/10.5 mile swim from Fell Foot Park at the southern tip of the lake, all the way to Waterhead, Ambleside at the northern point. This event is one of the most iconic open water swims of the season –… Read more →