Registration for The JLF Trek is $250 per person (inc GST). Numbers are limited so get in quick!
Registration fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and non tax-deductible.
The fees are paid by credit card via our secure payment facility at the time of registration. It is important to note that your place is only secured once your payment has been received by us.
Day 1: Marrabel to Kapunda (41km)
Day 2: Mt Crawford to Bethany (35km)
Safety throughout The JLF Trek is our number one priority. At the event briefing you will be told everything you need to know about safety including all the emergency and checkpoint procedures and any last-minute changes to the route and bus departure details.
You will be required to collect your Event Pack at the briefing. This will contain your JLF cap, hike guide and your event bib number. * You will not be permitted to take part in The JLF Trek without your bib.
Thursday 17 May 2018
Venue to be confirmed
Event Pack collection 5.00-6.00pm
Event Briefing 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Buses will transport you to the starting line each day.
Day 1: Departing from Kapunda, approximately 6.15am
Day 2: Departing from Bethany Reserve, Tanunda, approximately 6.15am
* Exact time and location of bus departure and meeting points will be communicated prior to the event.
You are responsible for making your own travel arrangements and we recommend you stay in either Kapunda or Tanunda for the duration of the event.
Fundraising is an essential element of The JLF Trek and we encourage you to strive for an individual fundraising goal of $500.
We ask you to aim high because every dollar helps prevent bowel cancer and allows us to continue the important work we do to save lives.
Please note, the registration fee does not apply to your fundraising commitment.
We rely on the generosity of donors to fund a number of important initiatives that raise awareness about bowel cancer and the importance of early detection.
A small portion of all donations covers our administration costs. For more information, please refer to our Annual Review published on our website.
Please work out what’s best for you and make sure you are comfortable – it’s a long way!
The JLF Trek is an endurance event that is not for the faint-hearted. It will challenge you physically and mentally. Whether you complete the distance or not, it’s a rewarding experience that will fill you with a huge sense of achievement.
Please make sure you prepare well in advance and get your body used to long distance walking on varying elevations and surfaces. If you have a pre-existing injury or illness, you should seek medical advice before commencing the hike.
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The JLF Trek is open to anyone over the age of 14, however children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Every participant needs to register and set up an individual fundraising page. In this process, you will be asked to create a username and password so you can login to your profile and make changes to your fundraising page, set up a team, join a team or leave a team you have joined.
You can start a team throughout the registration process OR you can do this at a later date by logging into your profile.
Steps to set up your team:
If the team you want to join has been created by the Team Manager, you can login to your profile using the steps above and under the ‘registration’ field, select ‘join team’. From here, select the team you would like to join from the drop down list.
Fundraising as individuals:
Each person within your team will have their own individual fundraising page within your team page. Each team member’s fundraising tally will combine to show the team total on your page as a whole.
Fundraising as a team:
Fundraising can only be done as a whole team and displayed on the page as one team tally. Please note: Donations will not appear against individuals tallies and cannot be split.
No. The Registration Fee is non-refundable, non-transferable and not tax deductible.
You will be greeted by our friendly event staff and volunteers where you will be required to sign in before moving through the checkpoint.
Morning tea: Fruit, coffee & tea, cake, water
Lunch: Simple sandwiches, Vita-Weat’s, Rice Cakes, fruit, water
Afternoon tea: Something sweet, fruit and Go Natural protein bars water
You can select to hike one or both days during the registration process. During the event, if you are unable to complete the distance for any reason, speak to event officials at a checkpoint and you will be transported to the finish line.
Do not continue past a checkpoint if you have any fitness or health concerns or are worried about your ability to continue to the next checkpoint.
For safety reasons, all participants must finish the day’s hike in daylight hours, therefore must pass through the third checkpoint by approximately 3.00pm each day. You will be advised of the precise cut-off times prior to the event. Once this checkpoint is closed you will not be permitted to continue.
Please be prepared to hike in sunshine and rain. It can be very cold in the morning and during the day if it has been raining. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts on www.bom.gov.au.
You will need to make arrangements for dinners and breakfast each morning. Please note that buses can leave very early in the mornings so make sure you eat before you leave or take something for breakfast to eat on the bus.
You will be treated to a catered celebration at the finish line on Saturday. This runs from early afternoon once you cross the finish line and closes by 7.00pm. Your family and friends are welcome to attend and they will have the opportunity to purchase tickets prior to the event.
Please let us know when you register if you have dietary requirements and we will try to accommodate where possible.
While we undertake all measures possible to ensure your safety, you are responsible for your own health and wellbeing in the lead up to and during the event. Make sure you have relevant health insurance and ambulance cover.
Mobile coverage is not always reliable due to some remote locations we visit. We ask you to download the Emergency+ app, which will provide your GPS location in an emergency.
For your safety, we ask that you always hike with at least one other person. Our support crew will be able to assist at the checkpoints and will also act as sweep walkers to assist anyone in need along the trail. We also have a command centre that can be contacted in the event of an emergency.
Facilities on the trail are basic at best. There are very few campsites or rest spots along the way that have toilets or water tanks.
Alcohol is not permitted on the trail or bus transport.
|Darcy Bryson||$100||Hi Grandma. I just wanted to say I'm very proud of you taking this trek. Lots of cuddles when you get back. Love Darcy|
|Sonia Mir||$40||Keep up the great work Sophie! You can do it.|
|Cathy Perry||$50||What an amazing reason to trek. Absolutely support you. Al the best with your training.|
|Julianne Pierce||$100||Great work Zan. Best of luck with the 80km walk!!|
|Felicity Gates||$100||You are my inspiration dear cousin! Love Flic x|
|THE GOOD CREW||$500|
|The Appila Girls||$404|