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Great North Swim 2024

Join the Great North Swim and fight for better mental health in Oxfordshire!

Whether you’re looking to get fit, improve your time, soak up some nature or raise money for charity, you‘ll be part of an amazing collective experience – guaranteed.  Dive into nature and join us at the UK’s biggest open water swimming event. So what do you say – see you on the shore?

This 1 mile swim is suitable for all level of swimmers (equivalent to 64 lengths of a 25m pool). Running across the whole weekend you can choose to swim Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Date: 7th-9th June 2024
Location: Lake Windermere
Distance: 1 Mile

Charity place fee: £15
Fundraising target: £200

Get a place

Join the Great North Swim and fight for better mental health in Oxfordshire!

Already have a place?

You can be part of our team whether you’re swimming with one of our charity places, or have signed up independently.

By joining the team you are part of a movement; a movement fighting for better mental health support across Oxfordshire.

By joining our team you’ll receive:

A OxMind t-shirt and fundraising pack full of advice and tips

A dedicated point of contact to support you from fundraising to finish line

A finishers medal

Knowledge that your funds will support over 10,000 people within Oxfordshire who struggle with their mental health

Thinking of setting up a corporate team?

Want to Swim in a team? Signing up with colleagues is a great way to boost the awareness of your business, not to mention great team bonding.

Every corporate team who signs up with OxMind will receive a special shout-out on social media and in our newsletters; we’ll make sure that your business’ presence on the day is known!

If you would like to chat to us about this, email us here.

Got any questions? Our fundraising team would love to hear from you:

Phone: 07549 025533 / 07803 520359
Email: fundraising@oxfordshiremind.org.uk

Get fundraising support

We are here to support you from fundraising to finish line! Once you have signed up, we’ll send you a fundraising pack full of advice and tips to help you smash your fundraising target.

“An amazing experience for such a fantastic cause. Can’t explain the feeling I got when finishing knowing I raised a lot of money for people like me who have and are struggling. I commend Oxfordshire mind for their fantastic work they do.”

Oxfordshire Mind Supporter


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