A group of people all wearing brightly coloured swimming caps standing in the foreground with a lake in the background and hills beyond

Great North Swim 2024

  • Date and Time info: 7/06/2024 - 9/06/2024
  • Location: Lake Windermere
  • Registration fee: £50
  • Fundraising target: £500
  • Face-to-face

The Great North Swim is back and #TeamRetinaUK needs you! With events taking place on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and varying distances to choose from, choose your day and join our team! Every penny that you raise will go towards supporting those who are living with inherited sight loss.

Support for you

As a part of #TeamRetinaUK, you’ll get:

  • Help and guidance from a dedicated member of our Fundraising team
  • Access to a range of materials to help with your fundraising – including sponsor forms, collection tins, pin badges and more
  • A Retina UK running vest or t-shirt
  • Invitation to join our Strava running club where you can chat with other Retina UK runners, sharing tips and advice

Buy your place

Is it your turn to take on The Great North Swim 2024?

Register now
“Retina UK gave me the best support after my diagnosis. The support, patience, empathy, kindness and understanding I received from helpline staff is one of the main reasons I came to terms with my diagnosis.”

Own place

If you already have your own place in this challenge, we’d love for you to join our team.

Email us

Any questions?

If you’d like more information on joining our team, please contact our Fundraising team on 01280 821334 or email Fundraising@RetinaUK.org.uk.

Entries for the Great North Swim have now closed. If you're interested in taking part in another event for Retina UK, please take a look at the other events available on our website.