Event Day Info

 

IMPORTANT EVENT DAY INFORMATION

Please ensure you read through all of the below prior to your arrival at the start line at Lyne Park.

START LINE

  • A course map will be made available to you closer to the date. You can view a downloadable version here. The 25km journey commences at Lyne Park in Rose Bay and weaves around the stunning Sydney coast taking you through Bondi, Bronte, Clovelly and Coogee all the way to our House in Randwick. This will be your main guide and you will be advised once the course map becomes available. We will have directional signage and course marshals along the course, however please ensure you use this map as your main reference for navigating the 25km journey.

  • Your Start Time will be emailed to you prior to the event. Please ensure you arrive no more than 15mins before your start. This is to ensure the everyone keeps foot traffic within the park grounds and on course as minimal as possible.

    • The start line is at Lyne Park on New South Head Rd, Rose Bay - opposite Sydney Seaplanes. The registration marquee will be open from 7:00am until 9:00am.

    • There are toilets available at Lyne Park and along the route. Both toilets and water refill locations will be marked on the map.

    • We enocurage you to bring a reusable water bottle to refill along the course.

    • Please bring weather appropriate clothing/footwear. Recently the weather has been extremely changeable so just because it is sunny when you leave your house, still plan for the possibility of rain.

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    CHECKING IN

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    • Make sure you keep your personal registration QR code handy. This would have been emailed to you with your registration confirmation, you will be using this to check in when you arrive at the start line.

    • Simply go to the regsitration tent and show your QR Code so the team can scan you in.

    • Collect your welcome bag and any fundraising incentives you may be eligible for.

    • Please ensure you have your personal fundraising page open on our your phone to show our Team. This way we know what goodies to give you. Remember, everyone who raises $160 or more gets a Walk Me Home T-Shirt, if you raise $480 or more you get a drink bottle, and everyone who raises $800 or more gets a Walk Me Home hat.

    TRANSPORT SERVICES

    • FREE public transport is included for Walk Me Home 2024 participants and volunteers travelling to/from the event on Sunday, 24 March 2024.

    • Your transport pass will be sent to you prior to the event. You must have your transport pass on you at all times for transport officers, otherwise you will need to use your Opal card or contactless payment method. 

    • For all updated Transport NSW rules pertaining to travel on public transport please visit the Transport NSW site.
     

    WELCOME PACK

    • All walkers will receive a backpack when you arrive at registration.

    • All walkers who have raised $160 or more will also receive a Walk Me Home t-shirt. We request that you wear this shirt whilst on course.

    • All walkers who have raised $480 or more will receive a Walk Me Home drink bottle.

    • All walkers who have raised $800 or more will receive a Walk Me Home hat.

    • Water will be available at the start line although we stongly encourage you to bring your own refillable bottle, refill stations are marked on your route map.

    • Please ensure you bring any additional provisions you may need so you can complete the 25km journey as comfortably as possible.

    *All Welcome Pack and incentive items are subject to availability.

     

    ON COURSE

    • All walkers are encouraged to download our app to ensure they have access to our course map.  You are instructed to follow the blue ribbons placed at key points along the course. We do ask you to always refer to the map provided as this will be your best source of information in regard to keeping on course. This will also show you toilets along the route and locations where you can refill your water.

    • At all times use the footpaths and follow all NSW road rules. This event is taking place on public pathways and roads and it is at your own risk that you are taking part in this event. Please ensure you have familiarised yourself with the terms and conditions which were agreed to at the time of your registration.

    Activation Points

    There will be activations along the course to help you complete the challenge, which will also be marked on the map. More activations are being added so check back regularly.

    Roosters at Diamond Bay Reserve
    Make sure to stop by the Sydney Roosters Marquee at Diamond Bay Reserve and say hello to the Roosters team. Operational between 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM.

    McDonald's Bondi Beach

    Walk with purpose but keep yourself refreshed by stopping into McDonald’s Bondi Beach on the walk.

    Locally Owned and Operated by Glen Simmons and Ben Holden they will be supporting the participants not only with chilled water to refill your bottles but when you purchase lunch, 50% of the sale will be donated back to the charity.

    So, the more you eat the more energy you have and the more RMHC will receive.

    FINISH LINE
    There will be a Backyard BBQ at the finish line with Food Trucks available between 11.30 PM - 4.00 PM.

    The Nova 969 Casanova's will be there from 12.30 PM - 2.00 PM. More details about the Backyard BBQ will be be released closer to the date.

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    • The walk will only be postponed if there are severe thunderstorms and we are advised the suggested route is not safe. Should this occur, all walkers will be sent an SMS the morning of the event, please ensure your contact details are up to date and current. You can do this by logging into your dashboard here.

    • Parking is limited and we strongly recommend using public transport on the day. 

    • If you are feeling tired or cannot continue on, do not force yourself, take breaks when needed. Should you find yourself in an emergency, please vacate the area as safely as possible and call emergency services. We recommend you download the Emergency Plus app as this app works even when there is no mobile coverage. Emergency+ is a free application developed by Australia's emergency services and industry partners. The application works across Australia, using GPS functionality built into smartphones to help a Triple Zero (000) caller provide critical location details required to mobilise emergency services.  Location accuracy is critical information for Triple Zero (000) call takers. The quicker an accurate location is established; the sooner emergency services can be dispatched and render assistance. With the vast majority of Triple Zero (000) calls originating from mobile telephones today, the Emergency+ application is a vital Government initiative to improve public safety and emergency service response times.‚Äč You can learn more here.

    • Only when it is safe to do so if you can let our team know it would be greatly appreciated. You can email us at supporting.sydney@rmhc.org.au or call the office directly on 02 9382 1622.

    T-Shirt Sponsor

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    Activation & Event Partners