Individual Charity 8 & 16 Mile Challenge

Join us in 2023 for the 50th Anniversary Edition of the aQuellé Midmar Mile Charity Challenge!
With a vision of at least 50 swimmers partnered to each of our key charities you can be part of raising a record amount of funds!

How to Enter

If you are up for the challenge of swimming 8 or 16 miles over 2 days, then we want to hear from you! Clicking on the button below will put you in touch with Di Doveton (Charity 8/16 Challenge co-ordinator) via email. 

Before the online entry is completed, your application is checked and approved by Di Doveton (Charity Challenge Co-ordinator) and the charity allocations are made. Please note that swimmers are allocated a charity to ‘swim for’ in order that funds are fairly spread across all our charity partners.

Once your details are captured with Di and your application is approved, you will be sent the link to enter online. This ensures that all athlete data is processed into the registration system at the event.

Individual Charity 8/16 Mile Challenge Entry Fee 2023

Sign up before Mon 31 Oct to receive your free limited edition T Shirt


Tue 1 Nov – Fri 30 Dec
No T Shirt included


The major charities partnered with Midmar Mile are listed below. Click on any logo to read more about the Charity Challenge initiative for 2023.


Charity 8 Mile Challenge

Swimmers will be allocated one of the following charities and will be required to raise a minimum of R10,000.

Charity 16 Mile Challenge 

Swimmers will be required to raise a minimum of R20,000 for the following partnering charity.