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The Great Illawarra Walk - registrations open now! Charity event in partnership with KidsWish

Register today and be part of a community event that will bring joy and opportunities to families across the Illawarra!

Date: 09 March, 2024
Time: 07:00am - 04:00pm
Cost: Entry is $50 for adults and $20 for children, which includes an event t-shirt, lunch, and access to family-friendly activities with all proceeds going to KidsWish.
Ages: Open to all ages along with this years introduction of the ‘KidsWish Blue Mile’ for all abilities.

Address

Starts at Shellharbour and finishes in Austinmer
Shellharbour, New South Wales, 2529
Australia

KidsWish is excited to announce a new partnership with The Great Illawarra Walk, a 40km walk from Shellharbour to Austinmer on Saturday 9 March 2024.

With the introduction of the all-inclusive KidsWish Blue Mile along the Wollongong foreshore, everyone can participate.

There are many opportunities to get involved and help KidsWish fund free programs and events for children living with disability or illness.

The 2024 Great Illawarra Walk begins at Bean Roasted Espresso Bar Shellharbour (Addison Street) at 7am on Saturday 9 March and finishes at Headlands Hotel Austinmer. Click here to read more about the walking route.

REGISTER
Get a team together or challenge yourself! This year’s 40km walk from Shellharbour to Austinmer has three sections, with the KidsWish Blue mile offering a great option for families and those that do not wish to complete the whole course.

Entry is $50 for adults and $20 for children, which includes an event t-shirt, lunch, and access to family-friendly activities with all proceeds going to KidsWish.

Registrations are now open - head to The Great Illawarra Walk website here for more information and to register as an individual, register your own team or join the KidsWish Team!

SPONSOR A WATER STATION
This year it’s business verse business with a battle of the water stations competition. A donation of $1000 will get your business a water station along the 40km trek where you can kit out your station with branding, dress up and create a vibe for the walkers! Learn more now here.

Water station sponsors will also receive shout outs on socials. Quench the walkers' thirst and cheer them along, all while promoting your business and gaining exposure to over 500 walkers expected to hit the footpaths this year.

Water Station Sponsors are limited to 20 spots so get in quick! If you’re interested in supporting KidsWish and our local community and would like more information, email [email protected].

DONATE
If you are unable to make the event but would still like to show your support, head to The Great Illawarra Walk website here to donate to a fellow walker or make a donation.

We look forward to seeing you at this fantastic event!

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