A WOMAN has won a national challenge to swim a mile in the River Thames in Henley.Judith Katz, 40, from Caversham, got one of six free places at the current year’s Outdoor Swimmer Henley Swim Festival on July 14.The challenge is propelled by the This Girl Can crusade which is intended to get more ladies and young ladies active.Ms Katz advised coordinators that she needed to kick-begin a routine of customary exercise as she didn’t have much extra time because of self-teaching her kids. She will refresh a blog with subtleties of her preparation in an offer to motivate others to get dynamic. Henley Swim prime supporter Tom Kean stated: “Indeed we have been overpowered by the quantity of ladies who have entered our This Girl Can competition.”This is a colossally significant and charming activity for us and every year the activity of trimming down the passages to our finalist gets bigger.”It’s unmistakable there are a wide range of inspirations for every one of our swimmers however what it shows is the manner by which getting outside of your customary range of familiarity adds importance and fervor to life.”Swimming is one of those uncommon games that is really sexually impartial and with This Girl Can, we would like to acquaint more ladies with a game where they can exceed expectations on an individual level.”In late years there have been more female swimmers than guys swimming a mile at the Outdoor Swimmer Henley Swim Festival, which evades the pattern for mass investment occasions and is a measurement of which we are proud.”The Outdoor Swimmer Henley Swim Festival is available to men, ladies and youngsters matured eight and over. You can swim either a half mile, mile or four miles. All races are downstream.