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Swim the length of your local river

Screen shot of swimming the Thames with MySwimfit

Everyone's doing it, even comedy legend David Walliams. He is taking on the Thames. But you don't have to brave the elements to take on your local river. All you need is MySwimfit and a local pool.

If you've seen David Walliams taking on the Thames and want to have a go yourself - only without the cold water and weeds - then you need to become a Swimffter.

With Swimfit Challenges you can tackle not just the Thames but a range of UK rivers such as the Mersey, Trent or Severn with distances from 65 to 220 miles.

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  • Log your swims to keep track of distance, times swam, percentage complete and time in pool.
  • You are in control. Swim the river in a single session or take your time. It is up to you.
  • Track your progress on Google Maps. See how far you have gone.
  • Build up a history of rivers. All your challenges are there.
  • Use the Swimfit Calorie Cruncher to see how many calories you have burned each swim.

Sounds the one for me, what's next?

Register for MySwimfit ButtonGreat, if you 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 visit Swimfit for more information and to get started (new window will open).

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