Grasmere Gallop

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Date(s) - Fri 10th Jun - Sun 12th Jun
12:00 am

Grasmere Gallop


10-12 JUNE 2022

It’s a new year with fresh goals to aim for. So why not set a challenge… to kick-start your swimming, to earn an epic medal, to be part of something special, to dive into nature! The Great North Swim, 10-12 June 2022, has something for everyone, for all ages and all abilities, whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or a beginner. Join thousands of like-minded people and set yourself an open water challenge in the great outdoors at the UK’s biggest open water swim event.

If you’re going to swim, make it a great swim!



£19 Entry

If you’re keen to try an open water swim, but don’t know where to start, the Great North Swim250 event is ideal. The 250 metres distance is also a great introductory event for younger swimmers.

1/2 MILE

£39 Entry

A great introduction to outdoor swimming.
Equivalent to around 32 lengths of a 25m pool.
Average completion time 20 min.
Suitable for under 16s – entrants must be 12 years old and above.


£44 Entry

Suitable for swimmers of all abilities.
Equivalent to 64 lengths of a 25m pool.
Average completion time 40 min.
Take a leisurely breaststroke and enjoy the scenery or kick into crawl for a faster time.
Entrants must be 16 years old and above.


£52 Entry

Perfect event for open water swimmers looking for a longer challenge.
Equivalent to around 125 lengths of a 25m pool.
Average completion time 1hr 15 min.
Entrants must be 16 years old and above.


£59 Entry

This distance is suited to experienced swimmers looking to go that little bit further.
Equivalent to around 200 lengths of a 25m pool.
Cut off times apply, swimmers must be able to reach halfway (2500m) within 1 hour and finish within 2 hours.


£89 Entry

The 10k marathon swim is suitable for regular swimmers who are capable of taking on longer distances.
The entry age is 18+ and anyone who enters must be able to swim 10k unaided, within 4 hours.
This swim will be 6 laps of the standard 1 mile course.



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