Canberra.Australia.March 29-30

Event Info

Friday 28 March, (4:30 Flag Parade Albert Hall) 4:55 pm: Opening Ceremony at World Peace Bell

Saturday 29 March: 42km, 21km, 12km, 7km Walks

Sunday 30 March: 24km, 12km, 7km Walks

Sunday 30 March, 3 pm: Closing Ceremony at Albert Hall

General Information

The Aussie Peace Walk and MarchMingle is on the last weekend in March. The event comprises of eight walking options held over two days.

The MarchMingle 7km is a unique Intercultural event supporting Communities at Work to assist people impacted by the cost of living crisis. Profits from the 12 to 42 km events will help fund a new Rotary Indigenous Health project in the Canberra Region.

Ther will be a MiniMingle Walk for the under 10-year-olds.

Participants can also choose to raise money to bolster these and other charities that support community health and wellbeing.

Any registered participants could win spot prizes just for taking part. There are also awards for fundraising achievement.

Medals & Pins

Walkers that complete two walks of more than 10km per day at the event will receive the Aussie Peace Walk finisher’s medal (or a year-bar to add to your existing medal.) The minimum distance you can walk to get the finisher’s medal is the MoseyMingle.

All walkers that finish the marathon will also earn a marathon pin.

2022-24 medal

Schedule

Important Schedule Information

Earlybird Entries Open - 14 April 2023

We have to make calculations about the number of medals to make, how many volunteers we might need etc., so entries open with a special discounted early bird rate. This helps us gauge how much interest there is in the event.

The discounted price is your reward for making the commitment early.

Earlybird Entry Closes - 30 September 2024

The important date when the earlybird prices are replaced with standard pricing. If you didn’t get the earlybird discount this year, keep an eye out for next year’s early entry offers.

Standard Entries Close - 14 March 2025

This is the cut-off date for entering the 2025 Aussie Peace Walk at standard rates.

A late fee will apply for entries after this date.

Event Pack Collection - 28 March 2025

Event packs will be available for collection from Albert Hall on Friday 28, March 2025, between 12 noon and 4:30pm. Albert Hall will close for the Flag Parade and Opening Ceremony and then reopen 6pm to 7pm.

Albert Hall will open at 6:45am on Saturday and 7:15am on Sunday.

Please try to collect your pack on Friday to make it easier for busy volunteers on Saturday morning.

Opening Ceremony - 28 March 2025

Preceeding the opening ceremony, the flags of all participating countries will be carried from Albert Hall to the World Peace Bell by international participants.

The flags will depart at 4:30pm for the 400m walk to the World Peace Bell in Nara Park.

The Opening Ceremony will begin at 4:55 pm in Nara Park at the Canberra Rotary World Peace Bell following the conclusion of the Flag Parade at the Peace Bell.

Day One of Walks - Saturday 29 March 2025

Start times (Arrive 20min Before Start)

Day Two of Walks - 30 March 2025

Start times

Closing Ceremony - 30 March 2025

We will hold a closing ceremony at Albert Hall to present some special awards and announce a few prize winners.

Thanks To Our Event Partners

Stuart Alexander Logo
Communities at Work logo
Rotary District 9705 logo
Enterprise rent-a-car Logo
Novotel Logo Canberra
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