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2020 Campbelltown City Challenge Walk

The Campbelltown City Challenge Walk is a not-for-profit annual community event that is part of Campbelltown City Council’s healthy lifestyle initiative, attracting participants of all abilities.

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Walkers from the 2015 Campbelltown City Challenge Walk

Participants can chose either the 6km or 11km course in the beautiful and scenic Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan.


Entering the event

Online registrations - Now open!

  • Online entries ($12 per person) will close at 11.59pm on Wednesday 11 March 2020.
  • All participants must pick up their bib number from race venue visitors car park area on Saturday 14 March between 11.00am and 1.00pm or on Race Day before 7.45am. You must show your E-ticket and a valid identity card to collect your race bib. BIBS ARE NO LONGER MAILED OUT.

Registering as a TEAM can be done in 3 ways:

  1. Enter yourself and create your team name then notify other members. As other team members register online, they can search the team name from the drop down menu and proceed with registration as normal; or
  2. Enter yourself and create your team name and proceed with registering all team members before making final payment; or
  3. Email events@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au and we will create a team profile for you.  You'll then be able to proceed with registering all your team members details before making final payment.

REGISTER TO ENTER

In-person registrations

  • Before registering please review the entry terms and conditions.
  • In-person entries ($12 per person) will close at 4:30pm Friday 28 February 2020.
  • All participants must pick up their bib number from race venue visitors car park area on Saturday 14 March between 11.00am and 1.00pm or on Race Day before 7.45am. You must show your E-ticket and a valid identity card to collect your race bib. BIBS ARE NO LONGER MAILED OUT.
  • Participants can choose to register and pay in-person:
    Eagle Vale Central
    Corner Emerald Dr & Feldspar Rd, Eagle Vale
    Monday to Friday from 6.00am - 9.00pm
    Saturday from 8.00am - 6.00pm
    Sunday from 7.30am - 5.00pm

    Campbelltown Civic Centre
    Customer Service located on ground floor (Cnr Broughton and Queen Street)
    Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 4.30pm.

Registering as a TEAM can be done in 2 ways:

  1. A team member can submit their team members completed and signed entry forms together for payment; or
  2. Each team member can individually enter in-person and ensure the correct team name is recorded on entry form before payment.

Late entry (on the day)

  • Participants must go to the late registration area at the race venue concourse area
  • Late entry fee on the day is $24 per person 
  • Race bib can be collected at late registration area

Entry fees

  • $12 entry fee per person, if you are registering before Midnight Wednesday 11 March 2020; or
  • $24 per person for 'late entry' fee, if you are registering on Sunday 15 March 2020. 

* Entry terms and conditions

  • Please have the correct cash amount.
  • No EFTPOS, credit card or cheque payments will be accepted on the day.


Event rules and conditions

  1. RUNNER - BUSTING MARSHALS: Participants must walk (ie. contact with the road surface must be maintained at all times). Course marshals will report any participant who runs or cheats in any other way, and the offender will be disqualified.
  2. A separate signed entry or online entry is required for each entrant.
  3. Entrants with strollers must start from the designated STROLLER START AREA (well behind the start line) to ensure a safe, injury-free start for all.
  4. NO RUNNING IS ALLOWED. Any form of cheating will result in disqualification.
  5. 11km entrants who only complete 6km will be classified as “Did Not Finish”.
  6. Entry fees are not refundable.
  7. No team entries will be accepted on event day.
  8. All team members must compete over the same distance, and there must be at least three people per team.
  9. All Line Honours placegetters will be ineligible for age category awards.
  10. “Dead Heat” rule —  the winner of a dead heat will be the entrant with the lower race number (ie. the entrant whose entry form was processed first).
  11. Pets are not allowed in the Botanic Garden.
  12. Chest bib numbers will be utilised for this event.
  13. All decisions by the Race Director are final.
  14. If an entrant fails to bring a chest bib number, a replacement will be issued with an additional $22 fee.
  15. All entrants who complete their event will be eligible for a finisher’s certificate.
  16. Prevent littering by using the waste bins provided.

Team Competition rules

  1. All entrants participating in teams must register early - i.e. no team entries accepted on event day all team members must compete over the same distance.
  2. At least three people per team.
  3. A and B team categories are for students only. School staff members and parents/guardians are Category D.
  4. Only school students from the same school are eligible to be a member of a school team.
  5. Each participant can only be a member of one team.    
  6. "Top Team” awards will recognise those teams whose top three members record the lowest aggregate time for their team category over their selected distance.
  7. In top team categories, first, second and third placed teams over each distance will receive a plaque.    
  8. “Largest Team” awards will recognise the teams with the most entrants for each distance.
  9. It is the team coordinator's responsibility to check all team members registrations are in the correct team category prior to competition. No team changes are permitted on race day.


Event categories & awards

Line honours

Line honours and category winners will receive trophies and awards from the Mayor of Campbelltown at a special presentation ceremony to be held at 10.00am in the lakeside area.

Winners’ trophies will be presented to the male and female participants who are the first across the line for each distance. Second and third placegetters will also receive line honours awards.

NOTE: Outright winners and placegetters are not eligible for an age category award.

Age categories

Awards will be presented to the male and female participants who are the first placegetters over either distance in their respective age categories:

 6km 11km 
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 29 years
  • 30 to 39 years
  • 40 to 49 years
  • 50 to 59 years
  • 60 to 69 years
  • Over 70
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 29 years
  • 30 to 39 years
  • 40 to 49 years
  • 50 to 59 years
  • 60 to 69 years
  • Over 70

Barrel draw prizes

All race entrants will automatically be entered into the barrel draw.

You do not have to be present to win, if you are not present we will contact you within two weeks after the event to collect your prize.

REGISTER TO ENTER

Inclusive event

People with disability are encouraged to complete in this event. If there is anything we can do to ensure you have the best experience possible please do not hesitate to contact the Events and Activation Team on 02 4645 4323 or via email on events@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

Team categories

6km

  • Primary school (12 years and under)
  • Secondary school (13 to 18 years)
  • Corporate (for all private & public sector organisations)
  • Open (non-commercial/community groups for example associations and clubs)
  • Fitness (for example gyms, fitness groups and bootcamps)

11km

  • Primary school (12 years and under)
  • Secondary school (13 to 18 years)
  • Corporate (for all private & public sector organisations)
  • Open (non-commercial/community groups for example associations and clubs)
  • Fitness (for example gyms, fitness groups and bootcamps)

Please refer to the team competition rules for team information.



Event details

6km or 11km walk

Date : Sunday 15 March 2020

Start Time : 8.00am gun start

Cut Off Time : 10.00am (If a participant does not complete the event by the 10.00am finishing time, they will be listed as DID NOT FINISH and will not have a time recorded).

Course Description : The course(491KB, PDF) is a combination of flat and hilly paths which consists of one lap (6km) or two laps (11km) around the grounds of The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan located on Narellan Road, Mount Annan. 

Entries on the day

Entries on the day will be registered from 6.30am near the start line. Race bibs will not be issued after 7.45am.

Strollers

Strollers/Pram walkers are welcome to participate over either distance.

Baggage minding

Free secure baggage minding will be provided next to the registration area.

Water stations

On course and finish line water stations are available.

Refreshments

Food and drinks will be available to purchase at the venue.

Trophy presentation and barrel draw

The presentation ceremony will be held in the registration area from 9.45am.

Race bibs

Please read the following information carefully.

  • Timing chips are attached to the race bibs which are used for this event.
  • The race bib must be securely tied to the front of your race t-shirt/singlet attire.
  • Failure to bring your race bib on the day will result in a $24 fee for replacement.
  • All participants must collect their Race Bib on Saturday 14 March at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan between 11.00am to 1.00pm; or on Race Day, Sunday 15 March (before 7.45am).
    • You must have your e-ticket or identification to collect your Race Bib.
    • If you are collecting a Race Bib on behalf of someone you must have their e-ticket to collect their race bib

Child minding

Child minding is available on the day for children aged 4 to 12 years. Please ensure this option is selected on your entry form.

Results

All entrants who complete their event will be eligible for a finisher’s certificate (available online only). Race results and finisher’s certificates can be downloaded from the results page after the event.



Sponsorship opportunities

Campbelltown City Challenge Walk 2020 will be held on Sunday 15 March at The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan with two course options of 6 and 11kms.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event please see the Challenge Walk 2020 Prospectus(1015KB, PDF) or contact the Events and Activation Officer:

Kerry Seery
Phone: 02 4645 4323
Email: kerry.seery@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

Submissions close: 4.30pm on Friday 13 December, 2019.



Challenge Walk results

2020 Challenge Walk Results

Past event results

2020 Photos


Date and time

  • Sunday 15 March 2020 / 8.00AM - 12.00PM

Suitable for

*Course is suitable for wheelchairs.

Kids 5-11Youth 12-17Young Adults 18 -24FamiliesAdultsSeniorsEveryone

Cost information

$12.00 entry fee
$24.00 on event day

How to enter

Enter the event as an individual or as a team.

Register to enter
Event category: Competitions & PromotionsHealth & SafetyMajor EventsSports & Recreation
-34.069723, 150.767202
Narellan Rd, Mount Annan 2567
Event
Get directions

Venue: The Australian Botanic Garden

Location: Narellan Rd, Mount Annan 2567

Contact: Kerry Seery

Phone: 02 4645 4323

Email: events@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

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