Great Swim adds Great SwimRun for 2017

Alex Jackson talks 'Great Swim' Series at a recent Giant Store St. Paul's evening - and reveals the addition of Great SwimRun for 2017

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Great Swim Series at Giant Store St. Paul’s 2017


The SwimRun format catches the attention of the mass participation giant

The Giant Store St. Paul’s ( in central London have been hosting some great (and FREE…) Triathlon Evening specials in recent weeks (check out the full schedule and upcoming events HERE).

The recent ‘swim special’ included a short talk from Alex Jackson from the Great Swim Series ( about their hugely popular series of mass-participation swims. The Great North Swim in Lake Windermere attracts over 10,000 swimmers alone.

What was particularly interesting is that the increasingly popular ÖTILLÖ-inspired SwimRun format has also attracted their attention – with Great North SwimRun a new addition on 10th June. Full details HERE.

Full presentation from Alex in the video above – with further details on the SwimRun here:


Full coverage from the Giant Store St. Paul’s Swim Special Evening


John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.
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