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Can I register on the day?

No. All walkers must have registered, online, by midnight on Friday 13th October 2023.

How do I get there?

Buses have been organised to take everyone to and back from "Kenwood Park".

Buses will depart from the Armidale Visitor Information Centre (82 Marsh St, Armidale) at 6:00am, 6:15am; 6:30am and 6:45am.


There is NO parking at the event site. The bus is the only form of transport.


Will parking be available at the start/finish?

There is NO parking at the event site. The bus is the only form of transport allowed.


Will there be food and drinks at the start/finish?

Yes. A BBQ breakfast and coffee van will be located at the start / finish area at the Walk Base Camp.


Will water will be available?

Yes. Water will be available so you can get refills at various refreshment stations along the way.

DON'T FORGET to bring your own Water Bottle.

This is a "cupless" event. No disposable cups will be provided.

What does my registration fee cover?

Your registration fee ensures that we can provide everyone with food, drinks, portaloos and all the important comforts and safety along your walk, as well as your t-shirt.


What facilities are at the start/finish area?

Portaloos will be available at Walk Base Camp and a few locations along the track. Snacks will be covered by your registration, plus a BBQ breakfast and coffee van at the start / finish area at the Walk Base Camp.


How will the course be marked?

All tracks will be signed, marked with bright tape and manned with volunteer marshals along the course trails.


Is the course suitable for prams?

None of the event distances are really suitable for prams.

What should I wear / bring with me?

We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and closed toe walking shoes / runners. It is best to train in the same footwear you plan to wear on event day to avoid any nasty blisters.

DON'T FORGET to bring your own Water Bottle.

The event will proceed rain, hail or shine so keep an eye on the weather forecast and dress to the conditions.


Can I use trekking poles?


What COVID 19 Regulations and Guidelines are in place for a Safe Event?

The "19 for 19 Challenge - A Walk for Anya's Wish" event and Tour de Rocks Ltd will follow the advice from NSW Health Regulations and Guidelines. All mandated restrictions will be followed.


In addition, we will be implementing the following procedures and precautions:-

* Constant monitoring of the COVID 19 situation and restrictions in place.

* Appointed COVID 19 safety marshals in place.

* Hand sanitiser will be readily available at the start line, refreshment stations and finish line.


Participants will be given a starting time that must be adhered to. This will limit the number of people at the start line and avoid unnecessary waiting around. Participants will be naturally spread out along the walks.

'19 for 19 Challenge' - FAQ's
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