Help reduce preventable drownings.
Join Live Learn Survive’s “42 for 42” in May.

World reports show approximately 42 people drown every hour of every day around the world.

This May 2023, Live Learn Survive charity founders Trent Maxwell, also known as Lifeguard Maxi and Leigh Mason are challenging people to “find their 42”, to help raise awareness of this statistic. The goal is also to get more people knowing about water safety and to reduce the number of preventable drownings.

Maxi and Leigh are taking on the “42 for 42” challenge themselves and Maxi will be running two 42km marathons in May, the first in Sydney on the Tuesday 2nd May at Centennial Park and then another 42km marathon on Sunday 28th May in Brisbane.

Leigh will be swimming 42km over the month of May and will finish her final swim at the YMCA pool at Victoria Point in the Redlands Queensland where Maxi will run to meet Leigh and local emergency services, State Member, local Councillors, supporters, and the local community.

What is your 42?
Get involved and let’s all save lives together.

To be part of the “42 for 42” May Drowning Prevention Challenge you don’t have to do something physical. You can join in by simply doing something you love 42 times over the month of May, even tell 42 people that 42 people drown every hour of every day. Whatever you choose to do, know you will be making a difference.

Here are a few ideas to get you thinking of how you can take part, or you can create something new.

Read / Write / Reflect

42 pages of a book every day during the month of May. Or read 42 pages. 42 pages of journaling. 42 minutes of silence. 

Social Media

share 42 posts on your social media – Live Learn Survive Facebook page has some great media on 42 for 42 May Drowning Prevention Challenge and other tips on water safety.

Get active

Walk 42 km in May. 42 skips a day. 42 push ups a day. 42 minutes running.

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    Where does the money go?

    100% of the profits raised to go to Live Learn Survive Charity.

    All funds raised and donated to Live Learn Survive Charity through the 42 challenge will go towards educating children and young adults with skills that will not only save their own life, but help others too.

    Funds donated will allow Live Learn Survive to:

    • Donate books to schools and libraries.
    • Sponsor children into our online learning program Maxi’s Rescue Squad.
    • Support and promote drowning prevention through Education and Awareness.

    Our Trust & Safety team has verified the fundraisers listed and will continue to add verified fundraisers to this page as more become available.

    In partnership with Live Learn Survive