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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 GREAT SCOTTISH SWIM INCORPORATES NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Scottish national one-mile open water event to become part of elite programme ROSS READY TO DIVE INTO GREAT SCOTTISH SWIM CHALLENGE Swim star Ross Murdoch was on the bonny banks of Loch Lomond yesterday to meet some fellow swimmers ahead of this year’s Great Scottish Swim. THOUSANDS OF SWIMMERS AND SPECTATORS AT THE GREAT EAST SWIM Over 2,000 swimmers and around 6,000 spectators enjoyed this year’s Great East Swim at Alton Water reservoir in Holbrook near Ipswich. THOUSANDS GET READY TO DIVE INTO THE GREAT NORTH SWIM Britain’s biggest open water swimming event takes place in Windermere this weekend INNOVATIVE BEARD CAP IS CREATED FOR THE BEARDED NATION Virgin Trains has launched an innovative swim cap for bearded men – the Beard Cap. Cricket legend Hoggy’s Great Challenge Matthew Hoggard, the former international cricketer and 2005 Ashes winner will be diving into one his biggest challenges ever this summer.  Two new additions to the Great Swim Series for 2015 Here at Great Swim we're always looking at ways to improve your event day experience, so this year we're launching two new and exciting challenges at two of our established locations.