Event Info

Event Information

Date

Sunday 15 October 2017

Time

Registration & entertainment from 8.30am
Walk starts at 10.00am

Location

Government House for start and finish

Route

Choose from
5.9 km walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge
2 km mini walk through the Botanical Gardens

Entry Fees

Early Bird (exp 24 Sep)

Entry Fee

Adult

$ 25

$ 30

Concession
card holders,
students and children under 17

$ 20

$ 25

Family
2 adults + 2 children

$ 70

$ 80

Register

Participant Agreement(PDF35.9KB)

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Program

8.30am

REGISTRATION OPENS

9.40am

Warm up begins

9.00am

Warm up and Introduction begins

10.00am

5.9km event begins

10.20am

2km mini begins

11.00am

Festival begins – Music, food and entertainment

11.30am

Judging begins

  • Best Fancy Dressed - Individual
  • Best Fancy Dressed - Kid
  • Highest Fundraiser - Individual
  • Largest Team

11.45am

Music and entertainment continues

12.30pm

Activities and performances

2.00pm

Festival and event closes

 

5.9 Km Walk

The Walk starts at 10.00am at Government House, Sydney. As we come out of Government House we turn right to cross and walk down Macquarie Street. At the bottom of Macquarie Street we take a left hand turn just before the roundabout and head towards Circular Quay. We walk along the Circular Quay pathway past the ferry terminals and the MCA turning left into Argyle Street, The Rocks.  Up Argyle Street about 400m, we turn left onto Cambridge Lane, turn right and up two small flights of stairs onto Cumberland Street. Cross Cumberland Street at pedestrian crossing and head north toward Harbour Bridge steps. Walk up stair onto the Sydney Harbour Bridge pedestrian path and across the bridge (not over the arches!) to the Milsons Point steps, don't go down steps, turn around and walk back south over Bridge. We return walking along the Cahill Expressway footpath back to Government House and the Finish line to enjoy the Wellness Festival.

Mini Wellness Walk

The Mini Wellness Walk (1.9km approx.)  starts at 10.15am at Government House, Sydney. The Mini Wellness Walk is an accessible route with no steps or stairs, it does contain one moderate / short hill. As we come out of Government House we turn right to cross and walk down Macquarie Street and head towards the Opera House walking through the forecourt heading right through the Queen Elizabeth II gate into the Royal Botanical Gardens following the pathway back towards Government House (on the eastern side) and the Finish line to enjoy the Wellness Festival. 

THE FESTIVAL

After the walk, the Wellness Festival kicks off on the picturesque grounds of Government House. Sydney.

You can read all about it on the Festival page

TRANSPORT & PARKING

We encourage you to plan you pre-plan your transport for the day. Click here to read all about it on the Getting There page