The term "65 Roses" is a commonly used nickname for cystic fibrosis and inspired the name of this endurance event:
Choose your Distance
65km - Ultra Marathon
Test your stamina, endurance and mental strength by entering the 65km Ultra Marathon event. You can participate in the distance solo, or you can complete the Ultra Marathon distance as a team.
It takes approximately 12 - 14 hours for an experienced walker to walk 65km.
42km - Marathon | 21km - Challenger | 7km - Casual
Get together with work colleagues, friends, family or as an individual to walk your chosen distance.
You should select a distance that allows you to complete your circuit before 7:00pm.
Refer below for the average walking duration for each distance:
65km: 14 hours
42km: 8 hours
21km: 5 hours
7km: 1.5 hours
get together with your friends and family and walk on any path near you. Register as a virtual walker/runner and hot the pavement on 29th April, or any day that suits you, and help support people living with Cystic Fibrosis.
The Bay Run
The Bay Run is a scenic 7km loop that follows the shoreline of Iron Cove. It passes through Lilyfield, Haberfield, Five Dock, Drummoyne, and Rozelle and is predominately flat.
The start and finish is at "Base camp" at Leichhardt Park Oval 3. Food, water, first aid and entertainment are available at Basecamp.
Click here to read the Frequently Asked Questions.