His Excellency launched the 45th Swimarathon at Les Quennevais pool this morning. The first eight teams to take to the water were from Les Quennavais School. There are nearly 4,000 Islanders expected to swim.
Since the Swimarathon was held in 1972 more than £3.3 million has been raised for local charities. Ten Island metal-health charities have bene selected to receive a share of the cash raised and sponsors RBC Wealth Management have pledged to donate 40p for every lap swum.
The Government House Team “The Crown Cormorants” are swimming on Thursday at 4p.m if you would like to sponsor the team please contact Marion Hibbeard: 441705