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Walk for the Heysen 2017

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by Annette Vandersluis (subscribe)
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Who's up for a walk?
Walk for the Heysen is an annual memorial walk conducted by the Friends of the Heysen Trail. In 2017, the Walk for the Heysen will be held on Sunday 21 May 2017 from 9.30 am, commencing from the Fromm's Farm Picnic Area, Mount Road, Mt Crawford Forest.

Walk for the Heysen 2017
Walk for the Heysen 2017 Photo courtesy of Walk for the Heysen 2017 Website


This fund raising event is held annually to support the improvement of facilities and the environment on the Heysen Trail and other walking trails. There will be three walks on offer including 5 km, 8 km and 15 km options. All walks depart from 9.30 am, please arrive in plenty of time to register before your walk. Walks are designed to suit all ages and standards of walking fitness.

Heysen Trail, Friends of the Heysen Trail, Walk for the Heysen, Bush walks, bbq, music, snags, yellow, warren Bonython memorial walk, fund raising, charity, tax deductible
Photo courtesy of Walk for the Heysen Facebook Page


The theme for this year's walk will be yellow in keeping with the tradition of the Warren Bonython Memorial Walk conducted by the Friends of the Heysen Trail in 2013. The prize for the best sartorial contribution on the day, will be a Heysen Trail merchandise pack valued at $100.

Heysen Trail, Friends of the Heysen Trail, Walk for the Heysen, Bush walks, bbq, music, snags, yellow, warren Bonython memorial walk, fund raising, charity, tax deductible
Photo courtesy of Walk for the Heysen Facebook Page


Tickets for all walks is $25 adults, $5 children or $50 families (2 adults and up to 3 children). The Foundation is a registered environmental charity and donations are tax deductible. Tickets can be purchased at the website.

Heysen Trail, Friends of the Heysen Trail, Walk for the Heysen, Bush walks, bbq, music, snags, yellow, warren Bonython memorial walk, fund raising, charity, tax deductible
Photo courtesy of Walk for the Heysen Facebook Page


Once you have used all your energy on your walk, grab a sausage from the BBQ or bring your own picnic and enjoy live music from The Bluesers. The picnic area features a large sheltered shed, picnic tables, toilets and parking.

Heysen Trail, Friends of the Heysen Trail, Walk for the Heysen, Bush walks, bbq, music, snags, yellow, warren Bonython memorial walk, fund raising, charity, tax deductible
Photo courtesy of Walk for the Heysen Website

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Why? A great day out for a great cause.
When: Sunday 21 May 2017
Phone: 8212 6299
Where: Fromm's Farm Picnic Area, Mount Road, Mount Crawford
Cost: $25 adults, $5 children or $50 families (2 adults and up to 3 children)
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