The Taunton Soroptomist Swimathon 2020 takes place on the weekend of the 22nd & 23rd February 2020 and is now in it’s 32nd year!
Organiser, Christine Briggs has told Tone News:
“You don’t need to be a good swimmer, you just need to be able to swim 50 metres in whatever stroke you can manage.
“Teams swim in relay fashion for 53 minutes and there is no diving involved. Every swimmer gets a medal, it is only £10 per team to enter and the swimmers get people to sponsor them.”
All of the money raised is shared between local charities and so far, over the last 31 years, they have raised over £650,000!
The beneficiaries of next years swimathon will be:
- St Margaret’s Hospice
- Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance
- Reminiscence Learning
- Taunton Opportunity Group (TOG)
As always, the event takes place at Taunton School swimming pool and for more details and team entry forms:
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 07977 422809
- Visit website
Soroptimist International is a UN ECOSOC recognised organisation committed to helping women and children everywhere.
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