BLDSA ONE HOUR Swim Challenge 2nd January – 31st March 2024
This event is now open until 31st March.
On the following dates, during our training sessions at Broomfields, we shall dedicate some lanes to
swimmers who wish to take part in the BLDSA ONE HOUR SWIM CHALLENGE
Monday 26 February, 8:00-9:00 PM
Monday 11 March, 8:00-9:00 PM
Monday 25 March, 8:00-9:00 PM
The event is organised by the BLDSA (British Long Distance Swimming Association). The objective of the swim is for
individual swimmers to achieve the greatest possible distance within the event they choose (either 1 hour or 30
The event was first organised in the 1980’s, and was called the “Postal Swim”, its purpose being to help to raise the
profile and fund raising capabilities of the BLDSA.
The annual event attracts competitors from all over the world, whose ages have ranged from under 10’s to over 85’s
since it first began.
All results were ‘posted’, which fortunately is now carried out electronically, and then sorted into the relevant
categories to identify the winners of all the various individual and team categories.
All entries must be submitted online by individual swimmers, after they complete their swim, no later than 1st April