The launch of the Great Lake District Swim Challenge in 2015 really captured the media’s attention and featured in a number of newspapers and magazines.

The Westmorland Gazette

The Gazette went with the ‘fun challenge of swimming 17 Lakes’ with the stage being set, they said, for the largest swimming challenge in Lake District History.

 

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Adventure Group Sets the biggest aquatic test yet. The Stage is set for people looking to dive head first into the largest swimming challenge in the Lake District’s history.
Ambleside-based swim company Swim the Lakes have created the Great Lake District Swim Challenge which will see entrants swim up to 17 lakes this summer.

The Great Lake District Swim Challenge is to swim all the Lakes in the Lake District, the challenge is split into two trips, the West and the East. The West trip sees swimmers doing 7 Lakes in 2 days while the East covers 8 Lakes in 2 days.

Find out more here: The Great Lake District Swim Challenge West | The Great Lake District Swim Challenge East

 

Further New Coverage

H20pen Magazine

https://www.h2openmagazine.com/news/swim-all-lakes-great-lake-district-swim-challenge/#sthash.JF6p4CnH.lbFPVCaa.dpbs

 

Cumbria Live

https://www.cumbrialive.co.uk/home/lake-district-swimming-challenge-announced-1.1185776

 

The Daily News Of Open Water Swimming

https://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2015/01/the-great-lake-district-swim-challenge.html