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Eureka Climb 2016

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by M D Kelley (subscribe)
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Challenge yourself and get a great view of Melbourne
Looking for an event to get your mid-year fitness goals going? Then why don't you enter the Eureka Climb 2016, Australia's biggest vertical race, held in the Eureka Tower in Melbourne on Sunday, 13 November 2016.

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The climb is up 1,642 steps to the observation deck on level 88, otherwise known as the Eureka Skydeck, and is open to anyone 12 years and over and for all fitness levels. There are separate walker and climber categories with the event catering for both individual and team participants.

Don't know if this is something you can do and want more information on how to prepare? Check out the various training programs and training tips on the website. You might just surprise yourself with what you can achieve!

The Eureka Climb splits funds raised equally between two charities, Interplast and Whitelion. Also, don't forget to check the list of fundraising tips and the prizes and incentives available to registered participants.

Even if you don't wish to walk or climb on the day, support someone who will be by making a pledge to donate or give your time by being a volunteer.
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Why? To get fit and fundraise all at the same time
When: Sunday, 13 November 2016 with staggered start times from 6:45 am
Phone: (03) 9696 6417
Where: Eureka Tower, Southbank, Melbourne
Cost: Entry fees are $50 (walkers)/$60 (climbers) for individuals and $200 (walkers)/$240 (climbers) for teams of four
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