Karen completes charity challenge to swim length of English Channel in Harrogate!

Swimmer Karen McMillan-Jones with Yorkshire Cancer Reserch's Louise Robinson and Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym in Harrogate deputy general manager Tom Woollard.
Swimmer Karen McMillan-Jones with Yorkshire Cancer Reserch's Louise Robinson and Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym in Harrogate deputy general manager Tom Woollard.

Karen McMillan Jones, a 55-year-old breast cancer patient from Harrogate has finished her challenge to swim the length of the English Channel for charity.

Karen covered 1,804 lengths in Nuffield Health Centre’s 20 metre pool raising £1,200 for Yorkshire Cancer Research.

A miscalculation saw Karen swim 44 lengths more than she needed to but she said: “If I’d have pushed myself I could’ve done 2,000!”