get ready for the big day!

here's everything you need to know

Joggers? Check. Committment to the cause? Triple check!  

All you need now are the details. Here is absolutely everything you need to know to make Sunday May 5th a walk in the park!

when and where?

sunday, may 5th 2024

Registration and check in opens from 7am on Sunday 5th May. You’re welcome to arrive any time after then that works for you, however, we encourage you to join us for the formalities which will begin just after 8am. The Walk will officially begin at 9am

Stay tuned for the official run sheet! 

Can't make it to event day? We'd still love to see you walk (remotely that is). Email fundraising@wagec.org.au.

centennial park, sydney

The Walk for WAGEC start line is at Church Grounds in Centennial Park, Sydney (near the Randwick Gates).

Don't worry - the sea of yellow tees will be hard to miss!  

the course

10km walk or run

We've set out a route that you're going to love! Enjoy 10km of gorgeous scenery around Sydney's Centennial Park. 

Worried about making it the whole way? Don't be! We know that 10km is a long way so if you need to tap out early we encourage you to do so. Whether you walk 1km or 10km, every step gets us closer to safer futures for women and children.

There will not be individual maps available on the day, so make sure you download the course to your phone ahead of time! 
2024 Course Map

2024 Course Map

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is there a cost?

$25 registration fee

Walk for WAGEC charges a $25 registration fee per person (children under 18 walk free). This fee helps us to cover the cost of the event, so all donations can go directly towards supporting women and children.

We acknowledge that we are walking on stolen Aboriginal Land. If you identify as a First Nations person, you are not required to pay the registration fee. To have your fee waived, please reach out to us by clicking the button below.

We also know that times are tough for everyone right now. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please get in touch. 

who can attend?

everybody is welcome!

Any and all humans (and their four-legged friends) are welcome to walk with us. Walk for WAGEC is a safe, fun and inclusive event that celebrates our whole community.

If you have any accessibility requirements, please email our friendly team at fundraising@wagec.org.au.

is there entertainment?

let us entertain you

Despite the gravity of the cause, Walk Day is a vibrant celebration of community. 

The good folks at Two Good will be keeping us fuelled up for our 10km, providing delicious food and coffee that will be available to purchase on site. 

We've even got facepainting to keep our littlest walkers entertained! 


We know the warm up is just as important as the Walk. Retrosweat will be helping you move your muscles and channel your inner Jane Fonda by leading an 80's inspired workout.

Food, fun and fitness - what more could you want! 

FAQs

What should I do when I arrive at Centennial Park? 
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When you arrive at Church Grounds in Centennial Park, please approach the registration desks to check in. Once you’ve checked in and received your wristband, you can peruse our merch tent, grab a coffee and get ready to Walk! 
What time should I arrive at Church Grounds?
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Our team will be ready to greet you at registration from 7am onwards. You’re welcome to arrive any time after then that works for you, however, we encourage you to join us for the formalities – including the Welcome to Country, opening speech and safety briefing – which will begin just after 8am. The Walk will officially begin at 9am.
What happens if it rains?
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We walk! Walk for WAGEC will proceed rain or shine. If it’s raining on the day, pack your ponchos, bring your brollies and pop on your gum boots to join us for a rather wet walk around Centennial Park!

Is the event accessible?
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Walk For WAGEC is a wheelchair and pram-friendly event; however, we kindly ask that all wheelchair and pram users stick to the pavement (as opposed to the grass track) to ensure you complete the course smoothly and safely.

Signage will also be available throughout Church Grounds and around the course, and our team will be on-hand to assist you as needed.

What should I wear?
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There is no official dress code for Walk For WAGEC, but we’d love to see you in your best yellow and purple outfits! You can purchase official Walk for WAGEC merch here. Merch will also be available to buy in-person on the day.

Remember, Walk for WAGEC is a fun run, so wear clothing that is comfortable and shoes that you can walk in. Be sure to check the weather ahead of time and dress accordingly.

 What should I bring?
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The Walk goes ahead rain or shine - so if it’s raining bring your brollies and if it’s sunny bring your sunscreen! Walk For WAGEC strives to be a waste-free event, so we encourage you to bring your own water bottle and a re-usable coffee cup. We also recommend bringing a hat and sunglasses for extra sun-safety!