Great East Swim

COVID-19 and Great Swim events Important Event Update Inspirational Women To Take On Open Water Challenge A group of inspirational women will take part in this year’s John West Great East Swim as they continue their quest to address gender inequality in mass participation events Mental Health The Hot Topic For Suffolk Events Charity runners and swimmers were joined by an Ipswich dignitary and Ipswich Town footballers as the Great East Run and the John West Great East Swim returns to Suffolk in 2020 Sunshine On Suffolk For John West Great East Swim This weekend's event was the 11th of its kind in Suffolk, having launched back in 2009 – with more than 22,000 taking part over its decade-long history Swimmers Get Ready For John West Great East Swim The county’s biggest swimming event takes place at Alton Water, near Holbrook, on Saturday, for its 11th staging since launching back in 2009 6 Things To Look Out For At John West Great East Swim Top quality food, fun and games in the event village and a very special guest - here's what you can look forward to this weekend Vicky Has Swimming To Thank For Turning Her Life Around Inspirational swimmer Vicky Malmsjo will mark her incredible recovery from a spinal condition by taking on John West Great East Swim this month Unexpectedly Great: Nick Williams Paramedic Nick Williams was inspired to take on swimming fundraising challenges to increase his fitness and activity levels following his father’s cancer diagnosis. He is part of Great Swim's Unexpectedly Great campaign. Celebrating Unexpectedly Great Swimmers in Suffolk Inspiring swimmers from across the region and further afield gathered in Ipswich today to kick off the countdown to the 2019 John West Great East Swim.