MMAD Swim

MMAD SWIM 2021 IS ON!!!

The Mount Martha Australia Day (MMAD) swim is one of the feature events on the open water swimming calendar.  The swim is coordinated by Mount Martha Life Saving Club and is one of the safest swims with over 100 water safety personnel supporting swimmers over the day.  There is an event to suit all abilities from the 200 metre Nipper swim and 400 metre Novice to the main event of the day being the 1.2km Swim. Click on the details tab above for more information.

 

 MMAD SWIM 2021 UPDATES

The 2021 MMAD Swim will be slightly different this year.   To enable us to provide a COVIDSafe event we have made some important safety measures:

  • 5km swim will not be on in 2021 (Back in 2022!!)
  • No t-shirts or merchandise this year (reduced entry fee to counteract this cost)
  • No on the day registerations (Online registrations close 48 hours prior)
  • Additional toilet facilities and cleaning staff
  • No on the day presentations

 

COVIDSafe Event Guidelines

 

PRE-EVENT 

  • Feeling unwell or have Cold or Flu-like Symptoms? Stay home.
  • Attending the event? Make sure you are a registered participant, parent, guardian or coach of a minor. Completed the QR code check-in prior to the event Unfortunately, we are discouraging spectators to limit the number of people at the event.

 

ARRIVE 

  • Keep 1.5m distance from others in all settings and sanitize hands regularly.
  • Masks are to be worn where 1.5 metres physical distance cannot be maintained.

 

 COMPETE 

  • ARRIVE, COMPETE, LEAVE

 

 LEAVE 

  • Upon completion of your swim, please vacate the event as directed
  • Results will be published online

 

COVID-safe steps that will be in place at the event from our APPROVED COVID-safe Event Plan 

1. Screening Questions will arrive 24 hours prior to the event

2. Arrive, Compete, Leave

3. Spectators discouraged – parents/guardians and coaches only

4. Masks recommended – where 1.5 metres distance cannot be maintained or as directed by Chief Health Officer

5. Use Sanitiser Stations - located around the venue

6. Maintain physical distance at all times

7. No on the day registrations, registrations close 48 hours prior to event.

8. No water or fruit station at finish line, please bring your own snacks and water bottle

9. Do not attend if you are feeling unwell or have answered YES to any questions in the pre-race Health screening.

10.  Adhere to Event Officials and Signage at the venue

11. No on the day presentation, results will be announced online via event website

 

Event Details

 

EVENT

COST 

ON DAY COST

REGISTRATION CLOSE 

RACE BRIEFING

RACE START

INFO

200metre

Nipper swim

$15

N/A

24/01/2021

9.00am

9.15am

9.30am

This event is for swimmers 13 years and under as per LSV age categories.

 

400metre

Novice Swim

$20

N/A

24/01/2021

9.00am

9.45am

9.55am

This event is for swimmers new to ocean swimming. Please do not enter this event if you are an accomplished swimmer.

1.2km

MMAD Swim

$35

N?A

24/01/2021

9.00am

10.45am

11am

Main swim of day.

No prize money. Age category winner prizes & overall winners medals.