Maidstone Mile Celebrates The Olympic Year

Maidstone Mile Celebrates The Olympic Year

In celebration of the passing through the town of the Olympic Torch, Team Outrageous announced the Maidstone Mile on July 20th. This is the latest of a series of sporting events to be held in and around Maidstone, England to promote the Olympic ideals and bring sporting events to the town.

The event will be a mile swim in the River Medway that runs through the town centre. During the event, there will be live music from Debbie Haze, a local professional singer and open water swimmer herself. The town will be packed with an estimated 4,000 people the swim event and a fun run for all ages.

The swim is an out-and-back course that can be followed by spectators on the paved river bank. The river is very clean and will be traffic free. Proceeds go to The Heart of Kent Hospice, the charity of the Kent Messenger Newspaper.

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