The DDACL Tackling Indigenous Smoking Team are really excited to hold the fourth annual 4km fun run/walk hosted by DDACL to celebrate World No Tobacco Day.
Tips on registering:
- Registration must be completed for each individual person including children.
- Your Team name must be entered exactly the same for each member of the group upon registration.
- If you have not received a confirmation email for each registration, you have not registered properly.
If you need help or to register over the phone please call Chris 0488 115 569 or Jean 0428 367 949.
The first 200 online registrations that attend race day will get the Deadly Event T-shirt designed by Leah Horvath (Similar to last year’s t-shirt below). If you are within the first 200 people to register, to give yourself a greater change of receiving a t-shirt in your size please arrive early (info desk opens at 9am).
WHEN: Sunday 17th of March 2019, for a 10am start
WHERE: Gunns Rd Reserve Hallam (parking available) Click here for Google Map location
COST: Free (and free bbq lunch!)
Prizes given out on the day will include:
- Fastest Child Female Trophy (12 years and under)
- Fastest Child Male Trophy (12 years and under)
- Fastest Youth Female Trophy (13 to 17 years)
- Fastest Youth Male Trophy (13 to 17 years)
- Fastest Adult Female Trophy (18-49 years)
- Fastest Adult Male Trophy (18-49 years)
- Fastest Master Trophy – Awarded to the fastest male or female 50 years plus
- Largest Team “Biggest Mob” Trophy- Awarded to the team with the most people registered under their team name that complete the fun run
- Best Dressed Team Trophy – Awarded to the registered team with the members who are the most creatively dressed as a team
- Most Noble Medal – Awarded to the oldest registered competitor who completes the fun run
- Youngest Competitor Medal – Awarded to the youngest competitor who completes the fun run but they must walk, run or cycle for some of the way (riding in a pram doesn’t count)
- Biggest Hike Medal – Awarded to the competitor who has travelled the furthest distance to attend the fun run (this will be identified from the registration address provided)
- Deadliest Dressed Medal – Awarded to the competitor who has dressed up in traditional Aboriginal dress (ochre etc)
- Deadly Dan Award Medal – Awarded to the competitor who has shown great enthusiasm for a smoke free lifestyle. This award is decided by Deadly Dan the Smokefree Crusader
- Best Effort Award Medal – Awarded to the competitor who may not necessarily be the fastest runner but who has made a great effort to run their fastest and enjoy the race
- Funniest Dressed Individual Medal – Awarded to the competitor who has dressed up creatively a character or with a crazy hairstyle etc. In 2016 a person dressed as a Pirate won this category
But of course, the best prize will be participating in a great community event, getting fit, having a yarn, celebrating culture and health.
We will do two laps starting at Gunns Rd Reserve and run clockwise around Frog Hollow Reserve (the ponds) twice to finish & back at Gunns Rd Reserve
Fastest runners will be in the first wave, followed by slower runners, then walkers.
Get practicing for this event by participating Parkrun which is a 5km run every Saturday morning at 8am rain hail or shine http://www.parkrun.com.au/froghollow/
WHAT DO I WEAR?
Make sure you are wearing comfy running shoes and sporty clothes. And don’t forget to dress up in deadly Aboriginal colours (red, yellow, black) if you want to go in the running for Best dressed
If you take any pics or check in on social media for the event, join the social community by using the hashtag #WNTDFunRun
SMOKING: This event celebrates a world without tobacco and will have a high amount of children participating, because of this we strongly encourage anyone who smokes to not smoke for the time the event continues. If you must smoke during the event time, please do so discretely (out of sight) and at least 50 metres away from any event activities. We will have Quit Victoria smoking support services on the day including Aboriginal Quitline counsellors who are always happy to have a yarn, they will also have information packs for you to take home.