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Swim22 2023

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Registration fee: free
No minimum sponsorship
Register your interest for 2023

Online registration for Swim22 2022 is now closed. 

Join us for Swim22 2023 and swim the distance of the English Channel.

22 miles. 12 weeks. One life-changing challenge. 

Why take part in Swim22? 

Swimming is for every body and everybody. We're swimming the distance of the English Channel for everybody living with diabetes. 

With three distances to choose from, you can take the challenge at your own pace, in your own local pool over three months - individually or as a team:

  • 11 miles: ‘The Half’ - half the distance to France, still an impressive feat.
  • 22 miles: ‘The Full’ - the distance of the English Channel, our most popular choice.
  • 44 miles: ‘The Double’ - to France and back, for the more adventurous.

Whichever distance you choose, there’s no better feeling than diving into a challenge you’ll love, knowing each length you complete will lead to a healthier you and a better future for people affected by diabetes. 

Register your interest 2023

We’d love for you to be part of our Swim22 team next year, and we’ll be there to support you every stroke, length and mile of the way. If you want to find out more about the challenge, or hear from those taking part - join our Facebook group. It’s open to everyone - even if you haven’t signed up to challenge yet. 

Any questions?

If you have questions about the challenge or date change, email us at or call 0345 123 2399.

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