Great East Swim

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The Great East Swim is now called the John West Great East Swim held at the Alton Water in Suffolk, England, organised by Nova International, a UK-based company owned by former Olympic runner Brendan Foster.


Great East Swim is a 0.5-mile, 1-mile, 2-mile, 5 km and 10 km marathon swim held in Ipswich, Suffolk held on 18 June 2016. It also offers a 800m swim + 5 km run in the SwimRun Event.

Great Swim Series

There are 5 swims in the series: Great London Swim, Great East Swim, Great Manchester Swim, Great North Swim, and Great Scottish Swim.



1 mile




City Alton Water

State/County/Province Suffolk

Country England

Region Europe

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