55 for 5 - It's Not a Walk in the Park

Challenge yourself with a 55km hike and help the Leukaemia Foundation

55 for 5 - It's Not a Walk in the Park

55 for 5 is an outdoor challenge to help raise much-needed funds for people living with leukaemias, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders.

Every day 6 people in Queensland are diagnosed with one of these illnesses. The Leukaemia Foundation is challenging YOU to raise a minimum of $555 and complete a 55km bushwalk through the Sunshine Coast's Great Walk track in two days.

55 for 5 “isn’t a walk in the park”. It is a demanding hike that is achievable by all age groups.

When:

Saturday 24 August – Sunday 25 August 2013

Location:

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk track

Distance:

A total of 55km over two days.

1st day covers 32.5km - Mapleton National Park

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/great-walks-sunshine-coast/pdf/mapleton-web-map.pdf

2nd day covers 22.5km - Baroon & Mapleton Falls section of the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands Great Walk

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/great-walks-sunshine-coast/pdf/lake-baroon-map.pdf

http://www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/great-walks-sunshine-coast/pdf/mapleton-falls-map.pdf

Overnight:

Queensland Conference and Camping Centre, Mapleton. www.qccc.com.au

Costs:

$180 - includes:

Two nights accommodation: Friday 23 August and Saturday 24 August 2013

Meals: Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and snacks. Sunday Breakfast, Lunch and afternoon tea

Transport: To and from accommodation to walk entries/exits

55 for 5 souvenir

This cost is in addition to the minimum fundraising requirement of $555

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