Swim the channel - Heart Research UK

Swim the channel

The Challenge is

  • Swim the 22 mile distance in less than 12 weeks
  • You can complete the challenge in a day, a week, a month or take the full 12 weeks and you choose a start date to suit you
  • You can swim as an individual or as part of a team and raise sponsorship money to help hearts near you


What you will receive by signing up:

  • A Heart Research UK fundraising pack which includes a swim diary, sponsorship forms, tips and posters to promote your challenge and show you’re supporting Heart Research UK
  • There are also resources available that we can email to you
  • You will also receive access to our closed Facebook ‘Heart Research UK Channel Swimmers’ group page to share your tips and receive advice from others across the UK who are taking on the challenge


Register for our Swim the Channel Challenge by filling in the form below. 

For more information contact one of our dedicated fundraisers on 0113 234 7474 or email community@heartresearch.org.uk we are always happy to help.


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Have you or someone close to you been affected by heart disease? If so, please give details. *

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