Creating a splash to raise £600 for cancer charity

Rykneld Swimmers at Sharley Park
Rykneld Swimmers at Sharley Park

Members of Rykneld Swimming Club have raised in excess of £600 for the Marie Curie Cancer Care fund.

Club competitors took part in the event which was dubbed the world’s biggest fundraising swim and saw almost 20,000 swimmers take part at over 580 pools nationwide.

At Sharley Park pool, the Rykneld swimmers staged a team five-kilometre team challenge which required 200 lengths. The event was completed by Kelsie Geary in 29 minutes and 24 seconds.

Some of the Rykneld swimmers are pictured.