Great North Swim
From OpenwaterpediaWindermere, Cumbria, England. There were 10,000 entrants in 2011 in the wetsuit-only event that is part of the Great Swim series.
It is one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims.
Great Swim Series
The Great North Swim is organised by Nova International, a UK-based company owned by former Olympic runner Brendan Foster. There are 5 swims in the series: Great London Swim, Great East Swim, Great Manchester Swim, Great North Swim, and Great Scottish Swim.
Event Date: 22-24 June 2012
Website: Great North Swim