What is the event?
The annual Walk4BrainCancer on Sunday 5 November 2023 is a community fundraising event that sees participants walk, run, or jog 5km within Centennial Park to raise funds and awareness for the Cure for Brain Cancer Foundation. The Foundation’s challenge is to find a cure for brain cancer.
The event site will open at 8.30 am for a 9.30 am race start and conclude at 12.00 pm.
Where can I find more information about the event and how to attend?
For information about the event and how to attend, please visit the event website here:
Which areas of Centennial Parklands are impacted by this event and when?
The Walk 4 Brain Cancer event site will be located on Church Grounds in Centennial Park with a 2.5km course (that’s completed twice) within the Park.
The course will depart from Church Grounds, travel north adjacent to Parkes Drive, turn left adjacent to Dickens Drive and continue around the western & southern Grand Drive Circuit back to Church Grounds. The cycle lane, horse track, and sealed footpath will not be impacted as the course is taking place on the jogging track. Site occupation for this event is on Sunday 6 November from 6.00 am until approximately 3.00 pm.
I am not attending the event, will I still be able to access Centennial Parklands on the event day/s?
Yes, pedestrian access to Centennial Park will be maintained at all times. All vehicle gates will be open and will close as per normal operations on the day
What will the traffic and access impacts be?
Centennial Park will remain open for all park visitors. All vehicle gates will remain open as per normal operations. There are no road closures for the event and regular public parking available. Parking may, however, be limited at the southern end of Parkes Drive and Grand Drive south.
There will be no restrictions for equestrian users related to this event.
Cyclists and roller bladers will be able to access all open roads.
Will Centennial Homestead be open as usual?
Yes, Centennial Homestead will be open as per usual.
Will the Centennial Park Cycle Hire still be operating?
Yes, open as usual.
Will there be any sound impacts related to this event?
Walk4BrainCancer is not a music event; however, there will be local amplified sound, announcements, and music as part of the event atmosphere. This will include a small stage on Church Grounds. The sound will be managed to ensure compliance with legislated sound requirements.
We are committed to complying with all legislation and guidelines covering amplified sound levels at outdoor events. The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust Noise Management Plan is available on our website: https://www.centennialparklands.com.au/about-us/centennial-park-moore-park-trust/noise-management-plan
How can I find out more information on scheduled events in Centennial Parklands?
We provide information via our website, eNewsletters, Facebook, Twitter, What’s On brochure, local publications and/or (at times) via letterbox drop. You can sign up to our eNewsletter
or join our online community via Facebook
to ensure you are informed.
What other events are scheduled to take place in Centennial Parklands?
Visit our What’s On web page to see what other events are happening in Centennial Parklands. https://www.centennialparklands.com.au/whatson
How do I find out about holding an event in Centennial Parklands?
Centennial Parklands has a range of venues for hire to suit a variety of different events. Please visit our venue hire web page to learn more. https://www.centennialparklands.com.au/venue-hire