Wollongong Information

Thanks to our wonderful volunteers in Wollongong, we are excited to announce the 5th Wollongong Unity Walk in the Park.

Address in Wollongong:

  • Stuart Park, North Wollongong, (George Hanley Drive, North Wollongong NSW 2500)
  • Meeting point at the south of the park opposite George Hanley Drive.

Distance:

  • 2km starting at Stuart Park with breath taking views of North Wollongong beach. - Please note that some parts of the track may be on grass and may be more difficult to push a pram or use a wheelchair.

Schedule:

  • 9am registration opens,
  • 10am 2km walk starts,
  • 11am Sausage sizzle
  • 12:00noon event concludes 

Registration Cost:

EB: Early Bird until midnight 29th July 2018


Getting there
: 

  • We highly recommend all participants to catch public transport or carpooling to the event. Great news is that public transport on Sundays is capped at $2.60 for all Opal card customers. For more information on catching public transport check out https://transportnsw.info/ .

 

On the day:

  • Upon arrival in the morning,  
    • pick up your participation pack,
    • grab a coffee,
    • get yourself and your team organised,
    • make up your team sign at the Art for Parkinson’s station,
    • buy a Parkinson’s NSW cap or water bottle to get ready for the walk,
    • join us in the warm up
    • LET’S WALK!

 

What to bring:

  • We encourage everyone to bring their own water bottle or purchase the new Parkinson’s NSW water bottle as we will not be selling one use water. Also bring sunscreen, water, money for merchandise, picnic blanket and chairs to hang around after the event and meet the local community over a tasty sausage sizzle. Most importantly bring your family, friends, dogs and the entire neighbourhood. Oh and don’t forget, if you are bringing your dog, please bring bags to pick up their waste.

Prizes:

  • Have a look at the Giveaway page for more information on how to be eligible for your free event t-shirt, $200 challenge raffle and the exclusive Parkinson’s NSW gift pack.

Food:

  • We anticipate a good old-fashioned sausage sizzle after the event and will be having a coffee van on the day. There are also several cafes in the area that you can purchase food and drinks from.

 

Amenities:

  • There are public toilets at available at Stuart Park. For a map showing the toilets available in Stuart Park please click here.

 

Updated information

Be sure to like the Wollongong Unity Walk in the Park Facebook Page and the Parkinson’s NSW Facebook page for information and updates leading up to the day.


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