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Urban SwimRun
Swimruns usually take place in wild locations such as the Lake District or the Scilly Isles, but SLSC and Total Motion Events recently organised one of the country’s first such events in an urban environment....
Lido Improvement Project news update
Former SLSC President Giles Meyer tells the story of the new Lido Pavilion, which opens this summer....
An introduction to SwimRun
This relatively new sport is truly unique, highly enjoyable and attractive for those who love both sports and want to exercise and compete in magnificent settings, running off-road and swimming in lakes, seas or other bodies of water. ...
The History of the UK Cold Water Swimming Championships
As we approach another UK Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido, newer members may be wondering how this and the events we attend in other parts of the world all started. So here is the story....
Nevis to St Kitts
Petra tells us how she spent Easter Sunday this year, a day she'd normally be tucking in to roast lamb and feasting on Easter Eggs....
SLSC Relay Triathlon
Through two layers of swimming caps and a pair of aged plugs jammed into my ears, I only just heard the call of the marshal......
Ladies Wot Swim round Isle of Wight relay
Well we did it!! It was the toughest thing I have ever done or ever hope to do again!....
Greek Marathon Swim
Take one well-fed Irishman and a tough Tasmanian, coat them in grease and sunblock, simmer in hot water for 25km, garnish with a garland of olive leaves and you’re ready to present them with medals....
Unfinished Business
In September 2012 Simon Murie and Tom Hudson travelled to Sardinia with the intention of trying to swim the 13 km Strait of Bonifacio from Sardinia to Corsica....
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