Swimathon 2011 - a big thank you
The National Swimathon, which is 25 years old this year hs now started. I will be doing my swim tomorrow at Copeland pool.
A big thnk you to all the friends and colleagues who have already sponsored me for this event - just to show that we don't always disagree, incidentally, they include both Conservative and Labour councillors.
Since the Swimathon was launched in 1986, £35 million has been raised for a host of good causes, and over half a million swimmers have taken part.
This year Swimathon aims to raise over £2 million for Marie Curie Cancer Care and The Swimathon Foundation. It will be the 18th consecutive year have taken part. I plan to swim 5,000 metres at Copeland pool tomorrow morning (Sunday 10th April).
Anyone who would like to sponsor me and support Marie Curie cancer care can do so at the swimathon website here.