Lisa Harrison

2024 Fitzroy MS Mega Swim


Aside from looking forward to joining others in the fun and atmosphere on the day, I’m taking part to raise funds to support people living with multiple sclerosis.

Multiple sclerosis affects more young people than any other chronic neurological condition and average age of diagnosis is 30. It can strike anyone at any time and the symptoms vary so widely.

For instance, can you imagine waking up one day unable to do the everyday things you would usually take for granted? Like not being able to see properly (or at all), you physically can’t get out of bed, can’t walk to the phone to call someone – anyone – or live a life without pain?

All of a sudden your world has changed.

By being part of this event, and because of your generous sponsorship, the funds we raise will allow people living with multiple sclerosis to access vital MS Plus Support Services. Services such as MS Plus Peer Support Groups, connecting people who are newly diagnosed with those who have lived with multiple sclerosis for a number of years, or the Plus Employment Support Service keeping Aussies living with multiple sclerosis in the work force.

Thank you again for your support.

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Friday 9th Feb
Over a 24 hour period this coming Friday, 16 and Saturday, 17 February I will be submerging myself in the cool (outdoor) waters of the Fitzroy Pool to swim to raise funds for the MS Society. Close friends and family members live with MS and benefit from the research and support that the Society provides. It is an ethically run charity that punches well above its weight to help people deal with an often debilitating condition. I am not a great swimmer, but, to be honest if I could be in motion in a body of water for the rest of time, I would. I will channel that joy and energy into swimming laps for the MS Floaties, whether for a stint in the middle of the night, or at sunrise as the hot air balloons bob above, or through the final leg. Help me and the MS Society share a little bit of that vicarious joy, by donating, if you are in a financial position to do so. 

Thank you to my Sponsors



Keep kicking



Amazing initiative, a condition that is dear to my heart. best wishes.


Tim Coghlan

Great job Lisa! 👏




Erica Hoggett

Go you good thing!


Caitlin Howard



Thanks for your support


Emily Higgins

Well done Lisa! Four hours, that's huge!

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