When is the latest possible registration date?
What is the entry fee?
There is no entry/administration fee. To participate in the event, each participant must commit to raise a minimum of $200 in donations, $50 of which will need to be donated at the time of registration. The $200 minimum donation is due by the 3rd November 2017. The $200 minimum is per participant not per team. Remember, all donations over $2 are tax-deductible and 100% of donations go directly to the beneficiaries. (including your $50 during registration!)
How long will it take me to complete the 50km?
It depends on your fitness , intended speed and how long you rest at checkpoints. Some good runners take just under 4 hrs, but it may take 5-6 hrs depending on your speed. If you are walking on average it could take anywhere between 7-11 hours.
Can I run during the event?
The event is not a race, but many participants do run (or combine running and walking).
Must I have a support team?
It is strongly recommended that participants have a support crew. It is impractical to carry all necessary supplies (food, drink & clothes) but a support crew is not essential.
Will my mobile phone work?
Since the walk is through metropolitan Melbourne, mobile phone reception should be available the whole 50km. However, we cannot guarantee coverage for the entire distance. We recommend carrying a phone so you can contact your support crew or us if you need to.