sAVE THE DATE!
18 November 2018
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.
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.
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!
- 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
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.
- 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.