The Big Brutal Swim


Get ready for a fantastic new event for 2022 - The Big Brutal Swim is back for another year. Held in the stunning Llyn Padarn, and known for being the sixth deepest lake in Wales The Big Brutal Swim is a friendly, relaxed swimming event for new and experienced swimmers alike.

There are three distances to choose from, from a short but fast 2.5k to an even more challenging 10k open water swim this is an event you won't want to miss. Trophies will also be awarded to the 1st male and female in all three races so get ready - it's time to suit up and swim for Clatterbridge!

How to Register

Click here to register for The Big Brutal Swim.

Once you've registered, we will send you a Fundraising Pack which includes:

  • A Clatterbridge running shirt
  • Clatterbridge Events Guide
  • Fundraising Guide
  • Sponsor Forms

Want to really stand out from the crowd? Take a look at our shop for even more accessories to make your outfit pop!

What Will You Get By Joining Team Clatterbridge?

When you join Team Clatterbridge, you will be supported by our experienced Events Team throughout. From registering for your chosen event to setting up your JustGiving page, the Events Team are on hand to help you with all your queries. We want you to feel part of the team because your support will make a huge difference to cancer patients throughout Merseyside, Cheshire and the Isle of Man.

Why We Need Your Help

By taking part in The Big Brutal Swim, you are helping us to deliver pioneering cancer care to patients throughout our region. 1 in 2 of us will be affected by cancer, but with your help we can be at the forefront of cancer treatments, and we can fund vital research, the latest therapies, and innovations in cancer treatment.

We are so often told that The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is unlike any other hospital. The Charity has funded a range of projects which help to to make Clatterbridge a place that stays in people’s hearts, including bringing cancer treatment closer to patients’ homes and breaking boundaries by becoming the first in the UK to offer a number of treatments.

Will you join Team Clatterbridge and make a difference to those with cancer in our region today?

Please note that the video below was filmed before the Coronavirus Pandemic.