Date: Sunday, 15th July, 2018
Time: 8am – 12pm
Location: Gympie Showgrounds, Exhibition Road, Gympie
Contact: 07 5482 9091
Register at: https://gratitudewalk.com.au/product/registration-entry-fee/
We invite you to join Little Haven on our gratitude walk honouring our patients and families and offering thanks to a community that supports our work.
A unique opportunity to walk/trot/run around the historic Gympie Showgrounds then head out along the gently sloping footpath along Exhibition Rd down to the beautiful Mary River and back along the same route..
Fancy dress and wearing a Gratitude Walk TShirt is encouraged with prizes for best dressed individual (Child and Adult)and best dressed team.
Trophy for highest fundraiser (Child and Adult and Junior Team)
This course is safe, pleasant and fairly flat for most of the route and offers an alternative for all levels of fitness to participate.
1 km course: This circuit is ideal for gratitude walkers, toddlers, prams, wheelchairs etc. Anyone who does not wish to complete the more strenuous walks can walk around the Showgrounds on a short course and pay gratitude for the ones they love.
All paved surface
Inside Showgrounds precinct
Feel welcome to do more than one lap
5 km course: This track is suited to walkers, joggers and runners. Mostly pram/stroller friendly. Starting from the Gympie Show Ground, the 5km Course is for those who would like to have a short walk and have more fun. This component features a costume walk; a prize waiting for the best costume.
Complete the 1km circuit inside the Showgrounds precinct
head out along the gently undulating path towards Kidd bridge
Cross the magnificent Mary River
Enter the Mary River Walkway and head toward the turnaround point behind Albert Bowls Club
Head back the way you came to finish at the Showgrounds
7 km Course: For fitness enthusiasts and anyone who wishes to run that extra mile we will have a 7 km course.
We are looking forward to the support of fitness and nutrition related businesses in the community to add some depth and colour to this component of the event.
PARTICIPANTS MUST OBEY ALL ROAD RULES WHILE ON THE COURSE
At the completion of your event, stay and enjoy the stalls, entertainment, raffle draws, sausage sizzle, great coffee and much more.
Supporters are very welcome to cheer on the participants and enjoy the stalls and entertainment.
This time we are planning to increase our features of entertainment with the hope of attracting an even wider and more diverse crowd to take part. In the showground we are planning to create a festive environment where everyone in the family and can spend a fun time.
Sausage sizzle- free to participants
Random raffle draw
Friday 14th July – Online registrations close. Sponsorship Forms available for download – Start Collecting Today – Prizes for Highest Fundraisers Child / Adult / Team
On the day registrations – 8am Sunday July 15th
DATE: Sunday 15th July
REGISTRATION OPEN: 8AM
REGISTRATION CLOSE: 8.45AM
8:45 Pre-race briefing, One Minute’s silence in Honour of our Patients and their Families, warm up
9.00 Event wave start
10:30 Random draw raffles
Turn off the Bruce Highway at Toucan Coffee (Monkland Street) in the middle of town and drive approx 2.5km to Gympie Showgrounds. Parking is available in the grounds. Enter via main gate on Exhibition Road and follow signs