Summit To Sea

Conquering an intense fear of water through a Swim Run adventure.



Aleks Kashefi

Running time

5 minutes

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Our Judges say:

Local up-and-coming filmmaker submits latest film have a great challenge for running from the top of Scafell Pike to the sea taking on the rivers and the lakes you have to cross.

Ed Birch Director of Salt-Street productions

Running and swimming a unique route from the summit of Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England, to the sea.

Anna Paxton

Wow, what a feat - climbing Scafell Pike, highest mountain in England, then swimming across freezing cold Wastwater and running to the sea. An incredible achievement, especially as Aleks is new to swimming and still panics.

Claire Maxted Claire Maxted

Aleks Kashefi is an adventurer and experienced mountain runner who has become an expert in running barefoot. Following an epic run from the North to the South of Europe in 2016 Aleks was searching for the next big adventure, only this time he looked much closer to home. 
Summit to sea is the story of a man who was terrified of the water exploring the Lake District in a different way and overcoming his fears. Its the story of a Swim Run adventure from the summit of Scafell Pike to the Irish Sea.