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Swim all year for free with Speedo

Human Race are offering one winner the chance of free entry into all the Speedo Open Water Swim Series races in 2012, as well as a Speedo triathELITE wetsuit

To celebrate the opening of the 2012 Speedo Open Water Swim Series, organisers Human Race are offering one lucky winner a free entry into all six events across the year. With the series encompassing rivers, lakes and swims and each event including a number of different distances, the prize means a full year of swimming in some of the most picturesque locations in the UK.

The series kicks off with the Eton event in May which features numerous distances from 750m up to the full 10km swimmers marathon before the WomenOnly Swim at Dorney Lake a few weeks later. Following that, the series takes to moving water with swims in the River Thames at Windsor, Hampton Court and then Marlow during June, July and August before the finishing on a high with a sea swim in the stunning location of Sandbanks, Poole in September.

Along with entry to all six races in the series, the lucky winner will receive a Speedo triathELITE wetsuit designed specifically for open water swimming and a host of other goodies from the official sponsors and partners of the Speedo Open Water Swim Series to help them prepare for a year of swimming open water.

To enter the competition email organisers Human Race on races@humanrace.co.uk with ‘I WANT TO SWIM THE YEAR’ in the subject line. Entries close on Friday December 9 with the winner announced on Monday December 12. More details on the 2012 Speedo Open Water Swim Series can be found at www.humanrace.co.uk.

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Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.