Trewin Design Partnership of Holsworthy organised the onehour swimathon held on Sunday 21st October as part of their 40thAnniversary Olympic themed sporting celebrations. Throughout the year they haveheld a sponsored 10k run and a Dartmoor 4 Tors walk raising money for theirchosen charity Devon Air Ambulance Trust. Their next event is an indoor Kartingevent on the 6 November at Raceworld in Exeter. There will also be a 440kmcycling challenge taking place in Spring 2013.
Eleven teams entered the swim, with over fifty participants takingon the demanding challenge. The race ended in a tie with Charlestown WaterpoloClub and Hammond H20 both finishing on 45 lengths. This resulted in a swim offin which Hammond H20 put in a very strong swim but couldn't hold offCharlestown Waterpolo Club who finished with the trophy.
Louise Dart and Hannah Garlick of Trewin Design said 'It wasfantastic to see so many people at the sea pool on Sunday, there was a lovelyatmosphere and buzz around the pool. We would really like to thank The Beach atBude for providing the hot soup and Resist Security Services Ltd for their kinddonations to the goody bags. Also the Lifeguards, FoBSP, counters, supporters,friends, family and colleagues all who helped make the day a great success'.
All the teams sponsorship will be divided up between Friendsof Bude Sea Pool and their chosen Charity / Organisation.
Trewin Trouts – Devon Air Ambulance; Charlestown WaterpoloClub – Help for Heroes; Shorline Extreme Sports – Bude Sea Pool; Hammond H20 –Bude Sea Pool; Pick and Mix 2! – Air Ambulance; Bude Sharks Swimming Club –Bude Sharks; Launceston Masters of the Universe – Cornwall Air Ambulance; The Bobbers– Bude Surf Life Saving Club; Team Dynamite – Great Ormond Street; Bude Rats –Bude Rats; Bude Sea Pool – Bude Sea Pool
The results of the swim, monies raised and more photographsof the day can be seen on the Trewin Design Website www.trewin-design.co.uk/40-years along with details of up and comingevents.
If you would like to donate to this event please sendcheques payable to Trewin Design Partnership, No 1 Stanhope Square, Holsworthy,Devon, EX22 6DR.