When does registration close?
Entries will close once the event sells out. If the event has not sold out, there
What do I get for my entry fee?
An awesome event shirt! ( once fundraisimg target of $100 is reached)
Water and fruit along the course
Event operation costs
Volunteers to cheer and support you
An amazing and fun time!
What time does the event start and finish?
The event starts at 8am sharp and finishes at 1pm. You need to be onsite by7.30am for a safety briefing and to see Michelle Bridges launch the event!
What happens if I don’t reach the minimum fundraising target of $100?
With the friendly support of the Black Dog Institute fundraising team, you are sure to reach your goal. The fundraising target is very achievable and although we do not take funds from your account or invoice you, we do expect that you will meet this modest target by event date. If you do not reach the goal, this will unfortunately make you ineligible for any rewards and we will not be able to allow you to join future Black Dog Institute fundraising walks.
Are there any age restrictions for the event?
Due to parental consent requirements, the event is open to participants aged 16 years and over. Children are welcome to accompany their registered parents as long as an adult is supervising them at all times.
Do we need to finish by a certain time?
Yes, you need to finish within 5 hours, most will complete the course in 3-4 hours.
Does my entry fee go towards people living with mental illness?
Your entry fee supports the costs of staging the event. We rely on you to
What is the dress code?
Sporty, fun, colourful - or any athletic gear that you feel comfortable in.
Can I wear thongs or sandals?
No, all participants must wear closed toe shoes for safety, such
How do I get to the start line?
Buses run from Central Station to the park and from Bondi Junction station. Plan your route here. There is free parking on site,
Where can I get some fundraising support?
Please call us on 02 9382 9251 or email EYMW@blackdog.org.au. You will
I can no longer participate. Can I get a refund?
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
What happens if it rains?
Participants should be prepared for all weather. The event goes ahead rain
Can I bring my dog?
No. Despite being called the Black Dog Institute, the event is not pet-friendly.
Will there be alcohol at the event?
No, this is an alcohol-free event.
Will there be food at the event?
Fruit and water will be provided along the route and at the
Where can I leave my belongings?
We suggest bringing only what you need for the event- a small backpack, water, snacks, lightweight raincoat or poncho. We do not have the space for you to leave your belongings at registration.Please try to carry
What if I’m running late?
The event starts at
Is the route wheelchair accessible?
Yes. Some of the route is off-road. You can make the choice to travel on the track if you are using a wheelchair or stick to the Grand Drive.
What should I bring?
Water bottle (water will be provided)
Can I run?
For the safety of all participants, this is a walking event only.