Online entries will close at 4pm, 11 November 2016
Drop into Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation, Level 1, 68 Hay Street, Subiaco (corner Hamilton St) to enter.
Open Monday – Friday, 9am until 4pm.
In person entries close 4pm, 4 November 2016
Register on the day at Burswood Park from 7am.
Please note: entry fees are higher on the day
|Before the event||On event day|
|Child (under 16 yrs)||$10||$15|
|Child (under 5 yrs)||Free||Free|
|Family (2 adults + 2 children)||$50||$80|
|-- each additional child in family||$10||$15|
The John Hughes Big Walk caters for everyone, with 3 event distances:
All events will start at Burswood Park, Great Eastern Hwy – entry off Great Eastern Hwy via Resort Drive or Bolton Ave.
|Distance||Start Time||Estimated Time|
|15km walk||8:00am||2.5 - 3 hrs|
|11km walk||8:30am||2 - 2.5 hrs|
|6km walk||9:00am||1 - 1.5 hrs|
A warm up routine will be performed on the main stage 15 minutes prior to the start of each walk, so come down early and join in the action!
All walkers should finish between 10am – 11am. Stick around for the prize draw that will take place between 11am and 11.30am and have some fun with the kids at the Stitches Bear Fair (free entry).
Train – Burswood station on the Armadale Thornlie line, is the closest to Burswood Park.
Bus – there are a number of buses that stop adjacent to Burswood Park on Great Eastern Hwy.
For further information on public transport please visit the Transperth website.
There is ample FREE parking available at Burswood Park.
Join the family fun at the finish line. After you’ve enjoyed a walk around the river, stay and enjoy a coffee, ice cream and a sausage sizzle while the kids enjoy FREE entertainment at the Bear Fair – rides, face painting, animal farm and much more!
The Stitches Bear Fair is open from 9.30am – 12.30pm
Get together with your work colleagues, club, family or friends and register a team in the John Hughes Big Walk.
To register a team, simply nominate a team captain, choose a team name and then include those details on your online registration form.
Please note: Each participant must complete separate entry details and agree to the event terms and conditions.
Book your own space after the Big Walk – a place to sit and relax in the shade, enjoy a sausage sizzle, kebab and a cool drink – it’s a great way to reward your supporters and team members.
Marquee packages include:
All food will be cooked/prepared and delivered to your marquee at 10.30am (after the majority of walkers have returned to Burswood Park)
The Marquee Packages:
|Marquee size||Number of people||Package price|
|3m x 3m||Suitable for up to 30 people||$495.00 + GST|
|6m x 3m||Suitable for 30-60 people||$925.00 + GST|
|9m x 3m||Suitable for 60-90 people||$1325.00 + GST|
|12m x 3m||Suitable for 90-120 people||$1695.00 + GST|
Limited marquees are available – be quick, they sell out every year. To register your interest for the Big Walk please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Walk t-shirts sell out every year. To avoid disappointment, order yours online when you register.
Adult t-shirts – $30 each
Sizes available (unisex): S, M, L, XL, XXL
Kids t-shirts – $25 each
Sizes available: xs (size 4-6), s (size 6-8), m (size 8-10), l (size 10-12), xl (size 12-14)
T-shirts can also be purchased from the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation Shop (Level 1, 68 Hay Street Subiaco), or on the day at Burswood Park (subject to availability)