Swims across the borough will raise money for cancer charity

SWIMMERS in Tower Hamlets can make a splash in April and help to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Swimathon Foundation.

At St George’s Pool, Shadwell; Mile End Park leisure centre; York Hall leisure centre in Bethnal Green and the Tiller leisure centre in Isle of Dogs, swimmers can power through one-and-a-half, two-and-a-half or five kilometres challenges in aid of charity.

It is part of a nationwide challenge at 580 pools launched by Olympic gold medallist Duncan Goodhew and keen swimmer and TV presenter Gail Porter.

Registration is open until January 31.

For more information, visit swimathon.org.

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