Walk to Care (Sunday November 18th, 2012)

Carers Victoria – Walk to Care

Coulson Gardens – Maribyrnong River, Maribyrnong, VIC 3032
Sunday 18th November, 2012

Walk to Care is a 4km walk, giving Victorians an opportunity to show their support and raise funds for family carers. Walk to Care 2012 is being held at Coulson Gardens in Maribyrnong, VIC and the day is a major fundraising and awareness event for Carers Victoria, the peak body representing and supporting family carers in Victoria.

One in eight Victorians is a carer for someone with a disability, chronic or mental illness, or who is frail aged.

It’s time Victorians came together to show that we value family carers… and it starts with one step. Join us as we Walk to Care at Coulson Gardens on 18 November 2012

Walk the Maribyrnong River

Come and walk the Marby River!!!

Walk to Care is a non-competitive 4km charity walk along the banks of the Maribyrnong river. The walk is a highly effective way to highlight the challenge of supporting the carers’ community, and encourage understanding and awareness of the services Carers Victoria provides.

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Walk to Care – Maribyrnong River Walk Event Details

Entry Details

Registrations open at 8.30 am.

The walk begins at 11 am sharp, with activities, entertainment and food at the conclusion of the walk. The event concludes at approximately 2.30pm.

All walkers will take off together. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete the 4km course at a leisurely pace.

4km non-competitive walk – Entry Fees
Adults: $30
Concession: $20
Child: $10
Family (2 adults, unlimited children): $60
Virtual Walker: $20
Carers Support Group (max. 10 people): $100.00
Dogs: $5
Register Online Now

If you prefer not to register online you can download and print the registration form and send it to Carers Victoria.

All online registrations and pre-registrations for Walk in the Park close at 7pm Saturday 17 November, 2012.

On-the-day registration opens at 8.30am at the registration tent in Coulson Gardens.

What does my registration fee include?

Your registration fee includes:

  • Entry to the ‘Walk to Care’ event
  • Entertainment (including The X Factor’s Emmanuel Kelly)
  • Fun warm-up exercises
  • A fantastic day out at the Maribyrnong River helping support Victoria’s family carers

Do it for Charity!!!

Carers Victoria is the state-wide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria. Join the Walk to Care, the Carers Victoria walk to raise awareness and funds for carers in Victoria.


Carers provide care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail aged.

They work closely with government and other support organisations to improve the lives of caring families throughout Victoria.

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Coulson Gardens, Maribyrnong Location

Assembly area
The assembly area is at Coulson Gardens, Maribyrnong, alongside the scenic Maribyrnong River (Mel Ref 28 C7).
Coulson Gardens, Maribyrnong

MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

The Maribyrnong River is one of the main locations that MaxNRG Personal Training trains our 1 on 1 PT clients and run our boot camps. We are hoping to have a number of our clients and some of our Maribyrnong personal trainers take part in the 4km walk and help support Carers Victoria. Make sure to keep an eye out for Russell Laurie and David Atkinson who are two of the best local personal trainers in Maribyrnong and will showing their support and participating on the day, so if you do see us come up and say hello.

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If you are looking to participate in a Melbourne 2012 fun run, charity walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers operate all throughout Melbourne and can help you with a training regime that will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. We also specialise in developing personalised exercise program based on YOUR individual needs and goals to ensure YOU get the results WE want.

While training with your MaxNRG Personal Trainer, you will receive expert advice and guidance that generate the healthy lifestyle that YOU have always wanted and deserve, no matter what your goal!

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