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Event Information

The term "65 Roses" is a commonly used  nickname for cystic fibrosis and inspired the name of this endurance event: The 65K 4 65 Roses Walkathon.
You can participate on 29 April 2023, in any distance you like: 7km, 21km, 42km or the ultra-marathon 65km!
Runners are welcome!


Ticket Prices

 
Adult
(all distances)
Child
(3 –15 yrs)
Infant
(0 - 2 yrs)
Family 
(2 child, 2 adult)
Earlybird (sign up before Feb 24!)
Regular 
$50
$70
$20
$20
Free
Free
$120
$160
Virtual 
$35 
$15 
Free 
$85






Start Times

The official start times for each distance are below. 

Choose a distance that allows you to finish before 7:00pm.


DISTANCE
START TIME
AVERAGE DURATION (WALKING)
65km5:00am14 hours
42km6:00am8 hours
21km7:00am5 hours
7km
8:00am or 5:00pm1.5 hours




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

The Route

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.

FAQ

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