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British Gas Swimfit Advanced Challenges

If you like your challenges tough then try taking on some of the longest rivers in the UK. Read on to learn more about British Gas Swimfit Advanced Challenges.

Not seeking a gym style programme for the pool? Want to set a goal and work your own way towards it? Looking for a serious challenge? Then look no further.

  1. Choose a seriously long river, maybe one you live near such as the Thames. The challenge is set.
  2. Get in the pool, swim and see how many lengths you can clock up in a single visit. Repeat each visit.
  3. Record your progress online as you go. How many hours will it take you? And how many swims?
  4. Keep an eye on Google Maps to plot your progress. Are you good enough to swim the longest rivers in the UK?

Tell me more...

  • Dedicated open water swimming content in case you want to take the plunge for real.
  • Got a question? Ask the Expert.
  • Want training tips? You got it, plus great video content
  • Calculate calories burned with Swimfit Calorie Cruncher
  • Also...all MySwimfit members get 20% off Speedo products.


Sounds the one for me. What's next?

Register for MySwimfit button

Great, if haven't signed up for the Big Splash yet click on Get Involved now. If you already have then click on the button right to sign up for MySwimfit, the online heart of the British Gas Swimfit Advanced Challenges (new window will open).



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