MS 24Hour Mega Swim in Wollongong
The MS 24Hour Mega Swim in Wollongong is happening on 5th – 6th March 2011 at URAC
The 24 Hour Mega Swim is a fun team event comprising of no more than 15 swimmers per team. Each team must have one swimmer in the water for the entire 24 hours. It is up to the team how they swim it. Some teams have been known to have their swimmers swim in blocks of 15 minutes right up to 4 hours. There is no set formula.
The 2011 Wollongong 24 Hour Mega Swim is a fund raising event for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. MS the most common disease of the central nervous system affecting over 20,000 Australians.
Did you know?
* The average diagnosis of MS is 30 years old.
* MS affects three times as many women as men.
The 24 Hour Mega Swim event raises funds for MS Australia’s ‘Go for Gold’ Scholarship program. ‘Go for Gold’ scholarships are awarded to people living with Multiple Sclerosis covering a broad range of categories including education, travel, sport, music, the Arts and employment.
MS Australia aims to minimise the impact of multiple sclerosis on all individuals affected by the disease, their families, carers and the community by offering a wide range of assistance, services and equipment. MS Australia’s goal is to assist everyone affected by MS to live life to their full potential and secure the care and support they need, until we ultimately find a cure.
Please support MS Australia and sponsor some of our swimmers.
Lis White from Lis White Yoga
Brendan Tuck from VO2 Vitality