Rotary Club of Bury St Edmunds charity Swimarathon 2018

Abbeycroft Leisure Centre
Beetons Way
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3YE
United Kingdom

The Rotary Club of Bury St Edmunds is pleased to announce the fifth annual Swimarathon and is inviting schools, businesses and individuals to sign up to raise money for vital causes, including CLIC Sargent.

Rotary Club of Bury St Edmunds charity Swimarathon 2018

Teams of four to six swimmers, of all ages and abilities are invited to enter the  Swimarathon event, which sees participants swimming to  complete as many lengths as they can in 45 minutes, with only one person in the water at any time.

How to enter

To enter your team please download the entry form and send to address supplied on form, or contact event organiser Robert Davie on 07576 880 822 or email:

The 2018 Swimarathon is kindly supported by Bury Free Press, Abbeycroft Leisure, Thomas Ridley, CML and Sheridans.

Key information

  • Each team has four to six members, with an adult responsible as captain/teamorganiserRelay swimming for 45 minutes to complete as many lengths as possible
  • Competent swimmers of all abilities welcome
  • Supporters welcome to attend
  • Each swimmer receives certificate, medal and Rotary bag
  • Rotary embossed certificates for the business team that completes the most lengths and for the school pupil team that raises the most sponsorship

Sponsorship details

  • Organisers ask swimmers to raise sponsorship, but there is no minimum amount. Download your Swimarathon sponsorship form.
  • Recommended sponsorship per length swum by team
  • Rotary Club members will record the number of lengths swum

Get involved

CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager Emma Taylor said: “We like to say a huge thank you to Bury St Edmunds Rotary for once again supporting us with this fantastic annual event!

"We are looking for swimmers to help make this the biggest and best Swimarathon yet! We really want everyone to get involved, so sign your team up today!”

Find out more

To find out how you could organise your own event for CLIC Sargent, please contact CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager Emma Taylor on 07469 444 815 or email:

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