The JLF Trek SA 2020

About the Trek


7 & 8 AUGUST 2020


The JLF Trek is an endurance event designed to challenge you physically and mentally. A medium to high level of fitness is required but with the right preparation and attitude you’ll be amazed at what you can achieve. Whether you complete the full two-day event or a shorter section, this weekend will leave you inspired and ready to take on the world.

The JLF Trek SA in 2020 is special as it marks our 10th anniversary year.  

Taking place between Jupiter Creek and Mount Compass, you will trek through the beautiful Kuitpo Forest and stunning Fleurieu Peninsula countryside. The event ends with our infamous finish line celebration at Fox Gordon Winery complete with a hearty meal, drinks and live music.

The Friends of the Heysen voluntarily maintain the waking trail and mark it with distinctive red arrow markers to help hikers stay on the track. These can sometimes be difficult to follow if you are not paying attention, so be prepared for some orienteering.

Registrations close on Friday 24 July 2020 unless sold out prior and places are strictly limited. Don't miss out on this incredible challenge.


70.5km | Friday 7 August + Saturday 8 August
Entry fee $275
Individual fundraising target $500

35.5km | Saturday 8 August
Entry fee $185
Individual fundraising target $500

27km | Saturday 8 August
Entry fee $185
Individual fundraising target $300

10.5km | Saturday 8 August
Entry fee $60
Individual fundraising target $150

*distances are estimates only

Entry is permitted to ages 14 and over (participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times). 

Your entry fee covers the cost of this fully supported event, including safety and management, food and drinks at checkpoints and a finish line celebration. It is not a donation.

While COVID-19 restrictions remain in place, we are offering a full refund of registration fees or transfer of your registration to another JLF event. 


Friday, 7 August 2020 
35km - Mount Compass to Kuitpo Forest (Christmas Hill Rd)
Start time - 7.00am
Carpark - Mount Compass Caravan Park, 83 Heysen Blvd, Mount Compass 
View Friday's map here 

Saturday, 8 August 2020 
35.5km - Jupiter Creek to Fox Gordon Winery, Kuitpo Forest
Start time - 7.00am
Carpark - Rubbish Dump Rd (turns into Berry Rd) Jupiter Creek
View 35.5km map here

27km - Rocky Creek Hut, Meadows to Fox Gordon Winery, Kuitpo Forest
Start time - 8.00am
Carpark - Rocky Creek Hut, Sidler Rd, Meadows
View 27km map here

10.5km – Chookarloo Camp Ground, Kuitpo Forest to Fox Gordon Winery, Kuitpo Forest
Start time - 12.30pm
Carpark - Chookarloo Camping Ground, Kuitpo Forest
View 10.5km map here


We regularly post announcements and updates about The JLF Trek on our website. For the latest information, click here


If you are looking for more information about The JLF Trek, click through to our frequently asked questions here.


Raised of $50,000 Goal


Your registration fee covers part of the cost of the event, it is not a donation. We endeavour to cover the balance of the cost through the generous support of our sponsors. 

Your fundraising is an essential element of The JLF Trek as it allows us to continue to raise awareness to prevent bowel cancer. We encourage you to strive for the following individual fundraising targets.

  • 75km – individual fundraising target $500
  • 35km – individual fundraising target $500
  • 26km – individual fundraising target $300
  • 10km – individual fundraising target $150 

When you register you will have the opportunity to kick off your own fundraising by making a tax-deductible donation.

We have created posters and social media images for you to use to help your fundraising campaign. You can find them in your account profile. Click here to login.


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Recent Donations

From Amount Message
Tania Husdell $25 Well Done ladies & Good luck , enjoy every moment ????
Mary-anne Morphett $25 enjoy the hike and watchout for those electric fences.
Judy Tucker $25 Great job Di & Good Luck x
Karen Wilson $40
Amy & Hugh Ross $40 Happy birthday Nick! Enjoy the walk! Amy and Hugh x
Christine Hayward $40
Tanya Seebacher $120 Sending our love and support from Canada on your trek! Big hugs! Tanya and Rease :)
Oksana Goodman $30 You’ve got this Mel! ????❤️
Sarah Pilkington $25 Awesome work Catherine
Taryn Thompson $50 Thinking of you all ???????????? and Sherie x she would be so proud ????
Rima Hamze $20 Great work Di, good luck on the big day!
Tarsha Cameron $40 Go Karen and Bee, you are amazing!!!!!!
Bianca Henderson $25 You are all amazing - stay strong and have fun ????
Alison Davies $60 All the best, Susana. I know you’ll finish this challenge with a great sense of worth and accomplishment. And I’m sure you’ll feel great afterwards. Stay warm!
Kate Paterson $25 R U N F O R R E S T R U N ! xo
Angie Lawson $25 Love your passion and determination Karen!!! One foot in front of the other!! You've beaten stronger battles than this so find that same strength during those down moments. GO KAREN!!! XXXX
Nick Lee $250 Happy birthday Nick. Well done. Mum & Dad
Abbey Bailey $50 Go Jo! I know you will power over the line with those little legs! X
Travis Cooper $120 Good luck girl.
Robert Considine $10
ITB Finance $60 Great cause Narelle, congrats on exceeding your fund raising target and all the best for the next two days.
Anonymous $10 Well done. Great cause
Lisa Hitch $50 ❤️
Anonymous $50 Hi Sarah, Very proud of you Sarah, always amazing us....... well done. We will be thinking of you, even though it’s likely to be a wet walk, we’re sure your energy and spirits will be high. We wish you well and hope you can keep dry. A very big hug to keep you warm from us both. With love, Dad and Elizabeth xo
Madi Lawson $25 Goodluck, have fun x
Bluegum Outdoors $40 you can do it team wombat
Kerryn Roberts $50
Angela Seidel $50 Your eXtreme!!!!!!
Adam Wales painting and decorating $100
Bella Lee $40 Happy Birthday, Dad! Enjoy the trek xxx
rob pisano $25 Well done Narelle and don't forget the recovery champagne
Cherry Getsom $25
Marlene Wood $150 Good on you Nick, hope all goes well. Thinking of all on the trek. Marlene and Malcolm.
Rosie Ross $50 Good on you Charlie - proud of you. Stay hydrated though won't you........
Kathryn Faggotter $100 Good luck Sam from Mum and Dad
Rinaldo D'Aloia $100 Dance all the way! RAD
Bernadette Bound $25 Go you legend! That's a fabulous thing you're doing Charlie! All the best, Bernie
Grant Paterson $50 Good luck Bec and Sarah I hope you don't lose too many toenails.
Lisa Richardson $25 Happy trekking Charlie! Make sure you keep the red wine consumption up to keep you warm!
Lisa Webb $40 Good luck and enjoy yourself.
Patricia Kavanagh $25 Go Team wombat!
Enerline Construction $500 Good luck Erin and Tamsin & well done to the JLF organisers for pressing on in these difficult times.
Maria Parmenter $40 Good work Jen. Hope it’s dry and warm xx
Jack Lee $25 Well done Dad!
Anonymous $10 Good luck and enjoy the adventure
Ms $50 Hey Susan, don't forget your raincoat!!
ANZ $10 Great work Narelle - good luck on the weekend!
Barbara Gare $20 Hi Karen, I somehow missed news of your big trek til just now. Best of luck! Great that you're doing this a) for yourself and b) in support of such a great organisation. I'll be cheering you on from afar! Best wishes, Barbara xo
Kylie Taylor $120 Go team Sherie xx
Mel Dix $25 Thinking of you during the trek Jen and team. I hope you get to enjoy some if not all of it ????
Tracy Kavanagh $20 Good luck!
Ana Monge $50 Estoy muy orgullosa por todo el esfuerzo y sacrificio que a hecho para esta campania. Abrazos.
Julie Barber $30 You go girls!! Well done in your effort! Stay warm XO
Heidi Watts $25 Amazing effort Jen x
Vanessa Willans $25 How awesome! Well done, what a fantastic experience and very worthy cause. All the best to you and Jody. Regards Vanessa
Joyce Crooks $50 Good luck xx
Megan Evans $10 Well done Jen and you’re amazing family! Have a great trek!
Dale Hurley $50 Hope it all goes well. Inspiring stuff... well done to you all.
Kiana Kashefi $30 Go Team Emily! Well done Alison, you are an inspiration :)
1971 $25 Good luck Jen and Team Sherie. She would be so proud of you all xxx
Chantelle Tuohey $10 Great work Narelle, amazing effort and supporting a very good cause.
Rebekah Bholanat $10
Lean Enterprise Australia $50
Charles Beresford $200
Antonella Tripodi $10 Good luck
Anonymous $40 Good luck Kathryn I know you will do well all the best Adam
Tanya Trewartha $20 Well done Narelle
Tanya Trewartha $20 Well done Kathryn
David Peacock $25 Enjoy Narelle looks like the weather will be really good
Kylie Swaine $20 Good luck Narelle - amazing effort!
Ashley Jurek $20 Beast Mode Narelle
Jeremy Schreurs $25 Good luck Narelle!
Kym Chapman $40 What an EPIC effort and I know in the weather conditions it will be tough going so I am so so so proud of you. Enjoy the special time with your son too.
Richard Adam $71 Well done Nellie. We're so proud of you, you've put so much effort in to prepare for this weekend. Stay warm and dry.
Julie-Ann Schoell $25 Good Luck for walk. Awesome effort.
Lisa Nicolet $20 Well done Narelle & great work supporting this worthwhile cause
ANZ $20 Good luck Narelle! Hope you've packed your thermals!
Anonymous $71 Great Job Narelle, I think you are amazing for doing this
Lisa Lillie $20 Well done Narelle - fantastic effort & a great cause. Hope the weather is kind to you !! Cheers Lisa Lillie
Brendan Rinaldi $50 Well done Narelle, great cause and an amazing foundation. Enjoy the Trek, wish I was doing it with you.
Andrew Ferrier $25 Walk strong Narelle!
Lisa Burton $10 Good Luck Narelle...
Craig Rixon $50 Good luck and all the best.
Tony & Faye Powell $200 You are a Champion John - enjoy the scenery as you trek.
James Dodd $25
ANZ $50 Magnificent cause well done "again" - Best Wishes from an envious Victorian
Amanda Sibley $20 Great cause Andrew, we lost a family member to this awful disease last year
Jenny Vincent $25 Well done Andrew! Great cause to support
Michael Francis $50 Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that. Good work John and don’t get lost this time!
William Buck $40 Great cause! Good job Andrew!
Letizia Friedrich $40 Good luck Daniel.
Anonymous $20 Sky is your limit
Steamatic Regional SA $100 Well done Erin. Good luck.
Anonymous $50 Wombat 4 lyfe, possums suck
Courtney Nowak $25 You got this!!
Jenny Rikard-Bell $200 With you every step of the way girls! All the best xo
Anonymous $1,500 Go Bee!
Yvonne Peterson $50 Go John
Anonymous $50 So proud of you for participating in this exciting event xx
Anonymous $10
Katrina O'Malley $25 Wishing you all the best. Through the pain & hard moments think of those that you are raising money & awareness for.
Grace Hurley $20 Go mum! Very proud of you x
Sharon Heath $50 We are Proud of you
Simone Fynmore $50 A fantastic effort for a very important cause. Best of luck!
Fraser & Sons Transport P/L $25 Gooo Erin great cause xo No trips from you ????
Ken Knox $50 Go Cuz
Jane Bolle $50 Wishing you all the best Kathryn!
Lolita Aquino $40 Thanks for supporting such a worthy cause. Enjoy the Trek, Kath!
Andrew Waugh $40 Good Luck Narelle! Thanks for being involved.
Andrew Waugh $40 Good Luck Kathryn!
Evija Collins $50 Good luck everyone!☘️
Michelle Roberts $40 Go girl - you can do this! Mx
Abby Harris $30 All the best for Friday. You won't need it
Katherine Stubing $50 Go girl, you've got this.
Louise Wiliams $50 Hope it all fire well x
William Buck $10 All the best Andrew
Ann Sinclair $60 Go for it Young Johnny!
Sue Light $40 Good luck girls xxx
Malcolm Wight $30 Good luck with the Andrew, great cause.
Sharon, Anthony and Meg Paul $50 Good luck we are so proud of you. Have fun ????
Brooke Field $25 Good luck ladies????‍♀️????‍♀️????‍♀️
Brighton Jetty Bakery $50 You're an enormous inspiration and consistent support for so many people John :) Thank you for all the hard work and awareness you bring to this cause. Enjoy the walk! Dahlia and David
Maxcine Gregory $20 Go girl - what a great achievement. I will propose a toast to you whilst on my Friday "date night" with hubby over a good meal and glass of red wine. Be careful where you step in the forrest - you know what bears do there !!
Nathan Cehic $25 Great work for a great cause, good luck!
Emily Ryan $40
Gabrielle Stevens $120 Good on you Erin ❤️, doing it for your bro ????! You’ll smash it :)
Michael Fairlie $50
Paula Liddle $50
William Buck $10 Great job Andrew. Good luck.
William Buck Wealth Advisors (SA) Pty Ltd $80 $1 per km if you do t make all I want refund
Linda Temiguian $20 Glad it's you and not me.
Mr $100
Anonymous $25 I lost my Mum to bowel cancer too, so very worthy cause for me.
Belle Dunning $40 All my love and support Raech xxx
Ben Trengove $100
Anonymous $50 Well done and best of luck for your trek.
Stu & Marnie Mark $50 Go Team Kel. ❤️❤️❤️
Eileen Garde $25 Will be thinking of you all. Enjoy and proud of you Kelly.
Fran Crump $25 Great cause. Well done!
Julie Petersen $50
Anonymous $25
Tom Laundy $100
Shelley Rowett $25 Go you good thing
Jodie Talbot $20 Go Kel and team!! Raising funds for a wonderful cause!! Good luck with the walk ❤️
Nadine Hill $50 Good luck Gav
Janine Williamson $50
Ian Snook $120 Fantastic cause Bradles. I wish you 80 painless kilometres
Shaun ORielley $20 Yes, I will be enjoying a nice red wine Friday and Saturday
Steven Lydeamore $50
Jannean Weston $10
Christina Gulliver $25 Great initiative & effort!
Kylie Neagle $25 Great cause! Run like or faster than the wind x
richaline smith $20 Go Sarah!
richaline smith $20
Linney Engineering Services $100 I know how hard you girls have trained for this so it should be a walk in the park!! Good luck for the coming weekend. You've got this!
Vicki Southam $20 You've got this ????
Scott Fielding $20 Good luck, enjoy (as much as one can, force marching 80km!)
Anonymous $50 On your behalf. ..Thank you Tony R for your generosity, providing a warm house for us during the trek to rest our weary bones and soak our feet.!!
Anonymous $10 Benson Radiology fundraising
Andrew Mills $80 Great effort and good luck!
Anonymous $50
Jacqui and Mike Squires $40 Well done Tiff, we'll be thinking of you all the way.
Anonymous $300 From all team members from KACS
Jennifer Walker $50 You guys have got this!! Enjoy the experience x
Jennifer Walker $50 So proud of you!! Enjoy the experience xxx
Natalie Crooks $50 You’ve got this!!
Maria Everard $40 Proud of you undertaking this challenge. Enjoy. Go girl!! Look forward to posts along the way. Love Maria and Les ????????????????
Natalie Wakeham $25 I’m sure you will smash it. Keep up the good work JT!
Danny Haydon $50 Enjoy the quality time listening to Jody along the way :) Well done mate!!
Lucy Verco $50
Anonymous $420
Ben Koch $25 ✌️
Joanna Sullivan $40 Good luck James from Jo and Jane
Sally Storey $50
Michelle Wellman $40
Angela Coleman $25
Annie Carmichael $25 Go go George
Margaret Caruana $20 All the best girl. Thinking of you ❤
Lisa Brice $20 Well done Mel
Felicity Daviess $10
Jane Davies $50 Enjoy the experience and Thankyou for supporting research
Chris Clohesy $120 Great cause.
Yiota PARDOE $25 You Go Girl..We are right behind you Yiota Henri and Tane ❤????????????????
Mary Beresford $50
Stephen and Brigitte Lane $100 Well done Sarah, great effort xxx
Margaret and Kevin Dolman $50 Best of Luck girls !!
Kate Parkins $25 You're gonna smash it!
Naomi Davidson $50 Well done!!!! Tom & Noodles xxx
Mr $20 Good one JC - Hope its a good day for walking
Green and jonty Kain $50 Good luck!
Scott Kimber $50 Best of Luck Ladies
Rebecca Hagger $40 Gooooo Sar xxx
Bubs and Jim McConnel $50 Go Sarah!
Nicky Orchard $25 Go Sarah! Have a wonderful walk raising money for a wonderful cause.
Carren Treloar $40 Very inspirational! Good luck!! X
Scott Elvish $200
Egilda Colaruotolo $50 Just ask for donation. Hope you do not be injured. All the best.
Matt Holden $50
Fiona Davies $40
Julie Petersen $50
Shali Manolev $150
Cherie Taylor $25 Way to go, Monica!
Amalia Caporella $25 A very good cause!
Monica & Paul Kloppers $70 Susana, my amazing and inspirational training buddy. THANK YOU for "walking the walk and talking the talk". I have thoroughly enjoyed your company and adventurous spirit. Let's beat this dreaded disease !
Tina Maynard $100 Wishing you all the best for your walk
Julia & Wayne Bennison $50 Great work girls for a great cause. X
Hi Beam Car Wash $50 Good on you Vetty!! Love Suzy and Briza xx
Roxanne Kloppers $100 You go Mum! So proud of you, and sad I couldn’t train with you this time around. xx
Alanna Marlow $120 Just Love xoxo
Penny Zhang $25 Go Monica!!! xx
Michelle Jaeschke $25 All the best Mel x
Hannah Pickett $25 Go Kelly, Jenni & Team Sherie. Such an awesome cause!! We will be thinking of you xx Pickett Family
Brett Jenkin $50
Zoe Ragenovich $50
MFR Construction Services, Inc. $75 Thank you for training with my wife. You guys got this!
MFR Construction Services, Inc. $100 You got this!
Anonymous $74 Congratulations to a wonderful person for all the dedication and support that you have courageously put into preparing for this trek. As a colleague I am very, very blessed to work with you and so proud of all your achievements.
Anonymous $20 Well done, walk a mile, your husband must be proud of you.
Matthew Lang $50 Good luck stay strong! I will be there!
Shilo Pavlich $20 Great work Catherine, you are such an amazing person xx
Jane Kilgariff $25 You have got this GB!
Petria Byrne $20
Sue Prinsloo $100 Go Ras ❤️
Deirdre Gleeson $100 Go Ras!!! Boo x
mardi graetz $50 Well done sister dearest
Lesley Gordon $50 Good luck Rasa - you can do it !!!!
Meredith Frearson $40 Have a great walk
Jenn Atepolikhine $100 Go Ras! Lots of love xxx
TK Building Design $40 Well done shalina
Barb McKenzie $20 Good work
Annie & Justin Doherty $100 Best of luck ladies! We’ll be cheering you on from Singers xoxo
Carole Lydon $40 Don't try and keep up with Kristie, love Wednesday and Carole x
Georgia Crowe $50 Go Sam!! Your Mumma would be so proud of you ❤️ John and George xxx
Tija Urmonas $50 Hi Ras and Daniele- anything for my champagne fairies
Marion Suarez $40 Good luck, Rasa! Wish I could be there to cheer you on! Love, Minnie xox
Mandy Cross $40 Go team Calaby
Szeman Wong $100 Go Team Sherie! Sherie will be shining her beautiful smile down at you all! Sorry that I can’t be part of Team Sherie this year. Xo
Craige Trenerry $25
Leanne Smith $50 Go girls! So proud xx
David Burgess $100
Matt Walden $50
Matt Walden $50
Anonymous $50
Barbara Sorell $25 Great effort Di, you are amazing:)
Giusepina Belmonte $10
Micaela Porta $40 Good luck Catherine, you’re amazing!!!!
Lori Marc Max Mulhall $40 Go Champ. Love ur work. Donating in honour of my mate Gem (31) #fuckcancer #pokeurpoo xxxx
Steve Pike $30 A good experience and a good effort for a good cause. Good luck!
James Trenerry $500
Austin McCabe $50


Name Total
Nick Lee $6,555
Rotary Rotators $6,043
John Clements $5,520
Twenty20teamofmany $3,761
Espoir $3,415
Name Total
Nick Lee $6,555
John Clements $5,520
Erin Racanati $1,915
Bee Ng $1,600
Mary-Ann Standish $1,545
Name Total
Rotary Rotators $6,043
Twenty20teamofmany $3,761
Espoir $3,415
The Young Guns $2,845