Frequently Asked Questions

When do registrations close?

Registrations for the Sunshine Walk will close 30 minutes before the event is due to start. For the 20km walk, this will be at 6.30am, for the 10km walk, this will be at 7.30am, and for the 5km walk, registrations will close at 8.30am on Sunday, November 22.

Is there a time limit?

Most walkers will be expected back at Hovell Tree Park by 12 noon. We will have sweeper buses come and collect remaining walkers on the course from 1.30pm.

Will drink stations and toilets be available along the course?

Yes, there will be four drink stations in total along the course, about every 5km.

Are there any age restrictions for the walk?

No, we welcome walkers of all ages to take part. Children aged five years and under are free.

Can my kids take bikes, scooters, roller blades/skates or skateboards on the course?

No, this is a community event celebrating walking and supporting the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund. Due to the hazardous nature of bikes, skateboards, rollerblades and other moving equipment, these will not be considered as participants in the walk.

Can I take my dog?

No, due to the large number of participants expected and to ensure the safety of walkers, dogs and other animals are not permitted on the course.

Can I walk with a pram?

Yes, as we are encouraging families to take part in our walk, prams are permitted on the course. We ask that anyone with a pram to please be mindful of the safety of other walkers.

Can I run?

No, the Sunshine Walk is for walkers only and does not cater for runners.

Do I need to fundraise as well as pay for registration?

We ask all participants to fundraise for the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund. Your registration fee covers your participation, costs of the event and a donation to the Trust Fund. Fundraising will help us have an even greater impact on families touched by cancer in our region.

Will the event be cancelled if it is raining?

No, the walk will still go ahead as planned if there is rain. Walkers are advised to bring wet weather gear should the weather forecast be for rain.

Will there be parking available?

Yes, there is ample parking at Noreuil Park

Will the walk still go ahead if strict social distancing regulations are still in place because of COVID-19?

Yes. The event will be officially opened online with participants encouraged to walk their registered distance of 5km, 10km or 20km from their home. Participants can then share photos and videos with other walkers on their fundraising page and through our social media platforms.

Who do I contact for further information?

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund can be contacted by phoning (02) 6064 1538 or email events@awcancertrust.org.au