FAQs

What is the purpose of The Walk?

The Walk is organised by businesses in Norwest, to raise funds for local charities. It is hoped this will become an annual event, where the Norwest business community comes together for the benefit of local not-for-profits.

When and where will The Walk be held?

The Walk will start at midday on Friday 29th November 2013, starting and finishing at Bella Vista Farm (See The Walk Route).

Who can enter?

Anybody can enter, but the event is promoted to employees and employers of the Norwest Business Park.

What is the cost?

There is no set registration fee, but we ask you to donate a nominal amount, $2, $5, $10, etc.! in collection buckets on the day. 

Do you provide lunch?

No. But the Baulkham Hills Lions Club will be cooking a BBQ on the day adjacent to the Start / Finish of The Walk at Bella Vista Farm.

What should I wear?

We suggest that you wear appropriate footwear and cool clothing. A hat will also be a necessity.

What happens if it rains?

We will post a notice on the website, as well as emailing everybody who has registered in the event of heavy rain on the day.

Can I register on the day if I don't register online?

If you haven't registered in advance, just come along ready to walk and donate whatever you can spare into the collection buckets.

Is there a prize for finishing first?

There are no prizes for finishing first, however lucky door prizes will be up for grabs on the day. 

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