19 November 2017

#RunForPalestineAdelaide

Thank you to all who enjoyed the beautiful sunny Sunday in the park with us in Adelaide. PHOTOS FORTHCOMING SOON.

For those who participated in the 5km/10km Run or the 5km Walk, click below to access your Certificate of Completion with your race timing and position results >>

See also Run For Palestine in MELBOURNE / SYDNEY / PERTH


A family fun run day with a difference - run, walk or push a pram for Palestine!

A great family day out to raise awareness, funds and hope for a fair go and a just peace for our friends in Palestine.

For those serious about their fun runs, you can choose a:

  • 5km RUN (1 lap, start 9:30am)
  • 10km RUN (2 laps, start 9:30am)
  • 5km WALK (1 lap, start 10:30am)

... around Adelaide's beautiful linear park along the Torrens River in Adelaide city

Bring a picnic, bring Grandma and Grandpa, make a day of it!  All welcome!

  • FREE sausage sizzle & coffee cart
  • Traditional 'Dabke' dance performance
  • Face-painting for the kids!
  • Arabic sweets & carpeted seating area 
  • Learn how to play 'Trictrac', the Palestinian version of backgammon

All profits from this event will go to support the humanitarian and campaigns work of the Australian Friends of Palestine Association (AFOPA), a local community organisation based in Adelaide since 2004.

The Course

START/FINISH: Bonython Park (lawn/oval area south of kiosk - off of Port Road)
How to get to the START line

The run and walk will go anti-clockwise around the Torrens River, first along the south side of the river past the Convention Centre, then cross at the university footbridge and back through the north side parklands past The Oval, cross at the weir and return to Bonython Park finish line - or round again for a second lap for those super-keen 10km runners.

Also - electronic timing for runners, with thanks to Event Strategies Pty Ltd, experienced in electronic timing and event management for running, cycling, swimming, triathlons etc, from small community events to national and world championships.

The Prizes

5km RUN and 10km RUN - Trophies for these categories:

  • Under 16 years of age (male & female)
  • Aged 16-19 (male & female)
  • Aged 20-49 (male & female)
  • Aged 50+ (male & female)

ALL runners and walkers will go into a draw for:

  • 2 Lucky Draw prizes

Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the day for participants to go in the running to win even more prizes!

Photo credit: T.Cassar, 2016

Photo credit: T.Cassar, 2016

#RunForPalestineAdelaide

T-Shirt sizes

  • Youth XS = 39cm (across the shoulders)
  • Youth M = 44cm
  • Adult S = 46cm
  • Adult M = 49cm
  • Adult L = 53cm
  • Adult XL = 57cm
  • Adult 2XL = 62cm
  • Adult 3XL = 68cm

The ProgrammE

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 8:00am-12:00pm

8:00am - Registration opens; meet at Bonython Park lawn/oval area south of the kiosk, to get your numbered bib, t-shirt, timing gadget, etc.

9:00am - RUNNERS REGISTRATION CLOSES

9:30am - RUNNERS START the 5km & 10km run

10:00am - WALKERS REGISTRATION CLOSES

10.30am - WALKERS START the 5km walk

11.30am - Prize and awards ceremony

There'll be a coffee cart, sausage sizzle and face-painting for the kids throughout the morning. BYO picnic.

Ticket prices

  • Individual (aged 16+ years) - $25 / $35
  • Child (aged 6-15 years) - $20
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) - $90 / $100
  • Small Child (aged 5 & under) - FREE

Ticket price includes a T-shirt, water & fruit, and a special Certificate of Completion for each participant.

Please read the Event Terms & Conditions prior to purchasing tickets to participate.

We hope to see you at the NEXT YEAR'S annual
Run For Palestine - Adelaide!

2018 date to be confirmed

GREAT CAUSE! I CANNOT PARTICIPATE BUT...

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An event in our Showcasing Palestine project.

#ShowcasingPalestine

#CAAR


And...look for a Run For Palestine Australia event near you:

MELBOURNE | SYDNEY | PERTH