Square Mile's Farquhar raises over £10k for GOSH with 21-mile swim

Part of CASCAID’s 2018/2019 appeal

Jamie Farquhar of Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research

Jamie Farquhar of Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research

Jamie Farquhar, business development director at Square Mile Consulting and Research, completed a sponsored 21-mile swim up and down Lake Windermere on 26 July, raising more than £10,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) as part of CASCAID's 2018/2019 appeal.

The swim, which saw Farquhar swim north-to-south lengths of the 17km lake, took him 14 hours and 34 minutes of non-stop swimming to complete. Farquhar said: "I am extremely grateful to all those who supported my swim by donating to CASCAID's GOSH appeal. To be honest, the swim was brutal and towards the end I don't think I have ever been so physically, mentally and emotionally shattered but the generosity of those donations helped me with every single stroke down Lake Windermere and back.  Aviva Investors plans Mount Toubkal climb for CASCAID "CASCAID is a truly remarkable initiati...

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