Experience Swim Serpentine 2023 Being a Slow Swimmer

This is my experience of Swim Serpentine 2023 as a slow swimmer. Regular readers will know that the Swim Serpentine was cancelled in 2022 due to the tragic passing of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Then we had the option to refund or defer in 2023 due to blue algae. This actually made things a bit … Read more

Swim Serpentine: Training and Planning for Slow Swimmers

For those who do not know Swim Serpentine is part of the London Classics, along with running the London Marathon (even virtually) and Ride London (100). However, you have to do the 2 mile distance to qualify. One of my friends had looked at previous results and declared that we could do it quicker than … Read more

Swim Serpentine 2022 Important Announcement

As Swim Serpentine is in Hyde Park, one of the Royal Parks, the weekend before Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, there was a lot of uncertainty about what would actually happen. Swim Serpentine Support Group The Facebook Swim Serpentine training group wouldn’t even allow any discussion about it whatsoever. It was meant to help … Read more