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Serpentine Swimming Clubs Christmas Day Race

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The Serpentine
Hyde Park
London
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The Serpentine Swimming Club's Christmas Day Race has been held every year since 1864. Every Christmas Day members swim a 100 yard race for the Peter Pan Cup, which used to be presented by JM Barrie up until 1932.

This is a race strictly for Serpentine Swimming Club members only though spectators are welcome. The race starts at 09:00 sharp.

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