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Total Motion Tooting Bec Lido SwimRun

SwimRun: Swim 1km, Run 8.8km
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Decompress after a long day at work with this Swim Run event in Tooting. Perfect for athletes of all abilities, the event comprises a total of 1km swimming in the lido and 8.8km running around the common. Come for the perfect post-work exercises and to enjoy the long summer's days.

How to enter the Total Motion Tooting Bec Lido SwimRun

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    SwimRun: Swim 1km, Run 8.8km
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Total Motion Tooting Bec Lido SwimRun route

This event has grown significantly over the last few years and now has a great reputation as a friendly and well organised event, which makes it perfect for newcomers to the sport and veterans alike.

The course itself comprises of 4 swims and 4 runs, totalling 1km spent in the pool and 8.8km speeding around the scenic Tooting Common.

Please note, this race has an age limit of 18+.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip timed
  • In the UK's largest swimming pool
  • BTF Affiliated
  • An epic pre-race warm up
Raceday Logistics


1900: Registration opens

2000: Race starts

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the race begins to ensure there is plenty of time to complete the registration process and have a sufficient warm-up.

Kit List


- 1 pair of gogglers per entrant
- 1 pair of trainers per entrant
- 1 swimming cap

Wetsuits are optional, however strongly recommended if the water temperature is below 15C.


Spectators are more than welcome and actively encouraged to come along, so please bring your friends and family along to cheer you on.


Events such as these cannot take place without the very kind help of volunteers. If you are coming along to spectate, why not get involved too?

Please e-mail [email protected] if you would like to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to swim in my trainers?
Swimming in footwear is strongly recommended, however if you wish you can remove your shoes and transport them to the swim.
Can I use hand paddles?
Yes, hand paddles are used by a significant number of competitors and help to add some extra power to your stroke.
Can I enter in a team?
The original idea of SwimRun events was always race in pairs, whereby the team would swim and run together offering support throughout the race. This is a great way to take part in the event and strongly encouraged.

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Total Motion Events is the UK's stair climb specialist having created and advised on numerous events in the UK for our charity and corporate partners and enjoying close relationships with TowerrunningUK as well as international governing bodies. In addition we organise sporting events for charities, schools, corporates and health clubs ranging from running races to multi-sports events. Our aim is to deliver high quality events exceeding the hopes and expectations of our event partners as well those of participants. When you take part in a Total Motion event, you’ll really feel part of the Total Motion family from our friendly staff to our enthusiastic volunteers and we hope that you’ll leave our event already looking forward to the next time you can take on another of our challenges.



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