Thames Marathon 2016 – Bridge to Bridge

The Thames Marathon was our favourite swim of 2015 so part of me was really looking forward to the 14km swim from Henley Bridge down to Marlow Bridge. The other part of me was pretty nervous as I probably hadn't done quite enough training. While Coach Manda has been on 'sabbatical' we have not been... Continue Reading →

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Where to find the Mermaids this summer

Jubilee 10k 5th June Manda has very kindly given me (Katie) her the free entry to the Jubilee River swim as it is scheduled just a few days after her baby is due to arrive.  This was my first swim ‘back’ last summer so I am hoping to improve on my time this year.  Last... Continue Reading →

Bridge to Bridge 2015

Sunday saw Team Mermaids in attendance at the 11th edition (we think?!) of Henley Swim's Bridge to Bridge. This is a 14km swim in the Thames from Henley Bridge to Marlow Bridge. Brian participated in the event last year (see here). However, this year was going to be different for 2 main reasons. First, the... Continue Reading →

Henley Bridge to Bridge 2014

Brian (@Brian_M_Foley) here - guest blogger and honorary merman for the day. On Saturday, 9th August, I swum the Henley Club to Pub with fellow merfolk Amanda, Katie & Kate. The next morning it was time for the Bridge to Bridge swim - 14km downstream from Henley Bridge to Marlow Bridge. This swim almost didn’t happen for... Continue Reading →

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