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One of the fastest growing fundraising activities in the UK, swimming is a fun-filled yet challenging way to raise money for those affected by arthritis. It's also one of the best ways of exercising if you have arthritis as there's less strain to your joints.

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Great North Swim

09 June 2017 to 11 June 2017

Take on the UK's largest open water swimming event and support Arthritis Research UK.

Lake Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LP

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Great East Swim

17 June 2017

Suffolk hosts the Great East Swim with a ½ mile, 1 mile, 2 mile, 5k and 10k swimming challenge to choose from.

Alton Water, Suffolk, IP9 2RY

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Great Newham London Swim

Event date to be confirmed

Take on this urban London open water swim for Arthritis Research UK.

Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1AL

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Great Manchester Swim

Event date to be confirmed

Join Team A for this 1 mile open water swim in Manchester’s Salford Quays.

Salford Quays , M50 3AZ

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Great Scottish Swim

26 August 2017

Join Team A at Loch Lomond for this open water swim in August.

Loch Lomond, G83 8QL

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Swim Serpentine 2017

16 September 2017

Back for 2017 - take on this open water swimming challenge in the Serpentine, Hyde Park.

Serpentine, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH

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Got a question about one of our events or want to join Team A? Get in touch with us by completing our enquiry form.

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.