Townsville MS Swimathon

Sunday 10th May 2020


In line with the Australian and State government restrictions in response to the unfolding coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Townsville MS Swimathon will be cancelled.

Long Tan Memorial Pool
Fulham Rd & Lindeman Ave, Townsville QLD 4814

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Sign up as an individual or as a team of friends. Don’t forget a fun team name! 

Help MS Queensland by fundraising for your swim to support the local community

Know that your fundraising efforts helps those living with MS with support & services

About The Swim

The Townsville MS Swimathon is a fundraising event where teams of at least 6 people are sponsored by friends, family and work colleagues to swim in a 12 hour relay; raising vital funds for Queenslanders living with multiple sclerosis (MS). You don’t need to be a ‘competitive’ swimmer to participate – people of all abilities can join in and take part.

You can swim any style or distance that suits you; whether it be 1 or 100 laps in freestyle, breaststroke, sidestroke, or doggy paddle – it is all about participation and raising funds to help beat MS!

Dive in and have fun!

Townsville Community Champion: Kate Casey

Kate was diagnosed with MS in 2006, when she was just 18 years old, having experienced symptoms since she was 15.

Today, Kate is passionate about MS awareness and communicating how the diagnosis is not the end for a young person- life can still be amazing.

Read Kate's Story

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