Walk for the Heysen: Mt Crawford Forest – 21st May 2017

WBHTF Walk for the Heysen event, 21st May 2017

Walk on the Heysen Trail, BBQ & live Blues Band

Experience the pine forest and native scrub and have fun while supporting the Warren Bonython Heysen Trail Foundation’s 2017 fundraising efforts. The foundation supports the improvement of facilities and the environment on the Heysen Trail & other walking trails.

Three walk options:

  • 5km
  • 8km
  • 15km

Walks depart from 9.30 am. Arrive in time to register before your walk.

All walks depart from and arrive back to the Fromm’s Farm picnic area. Walks are designed to suit all ages and standards of walking fitness.

Bring the family for a great day out at Mount Crawford.

After the walk grab a sausage off the BBQ at the Fromm’s Farm picnic area, or bring your own picnic while enjoying some cool blues with “The Bluesers”. The picnic area features a larger shelter shed, picnic tables, toilets and parking.

In keeping with the tradition of the Warren Bonython Memorial Walk conducted by the Friends of the Heysen Trail in 2013 the theme for the day will be yellow.

A prize consisting of a Heysen Trail merchandise pack (value $100) is up for grabs to the best sartorial contribution on the day.

Tickets: $25 for adults, $5 for children, $50 for families

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Support the Foundation by making a donation.

The Foundation is a registered environmental charity and donations are tax deductible.

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Walk for the Heysen – Fromm’s Farm, Mt Crawford

The colour theme for the day was yellow in memory of the late Warren Bonython AO who was known for his yellow walking shorts

The colour theme for the day was yellow in memory of the late Warren Bonython AO who was known for his yellow walking shorts

Robert Alcock presents the prize for the best sartorial contribution to a walker in the Fromm’s Farm shelter

Robert Alcock presents the prize for the best sartorial contribution to a walker in the Fromm’s Farm shelter

The Warren Bonython Heysen Trail Foundation held its first fund raising event on the 22nd of May 2016 in Mt Crawford Forest. Featuring a number of walk options, blues band ‘Deuces Wild’ and a BBQ, the event was well attended and raised over $3,000 for the Foundation.

The event will be held again in 2017 to raise awareness of the Foundation and the Heysen Trail in addition to raising funds.

Thanks to Robert Alcock, the Friends of the Heysen Trail walk committee and numerous others for their help on the day.

Walk for the Heysen: Mt Crawford Forest – 22nd May 2016

2016 Walk for the Heysen, Sunday, 22nd May 2016 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM Cen. Australia Standard Time

2016 Walk for the Heysen
Mt Crawford Forest
Sunday 22 May 2016 from 9.30 am

(from Fromm’s Farm, Mount Road, Mount Crawford)

Please join us for the Foundation’s inaugural fund raising event.

Proceeds of the Foundation’s fund raising activities are currently used to support greening activities along the Heysen Trail and the restoration of fire damaged sections of the Trail.

There will be three loop walk options of:

  • 5 km
  • 8 km
  • 15 km

All walks depart from and arrive back to the Fromm’s Farm camp-site. Walks are designed to suit all ages and standards of walking fitness.

In keeping with the tradition of the Walk for Warren established by Friends of the Heysen Trail, the theme for the day will be yellow and a prize consisting of a Heysen Trail merchandise pack to the value of $100 will offered for the best sartorial contribution on the day.

After the walk grab a sausage off the BBQ at the Fromm’s Farm camp-site. Or bring your picnic while enjoying some cool blues with “Deuces Wild”. Fromm’s Farm offers a Large shelter shed and a Picnic area with space to relax.

The cost of registration is $30 for adults, $5 for children and $50 for families.

 

You may also choose to make a one-off donation to the Foundation through the Foundation’s cause page: https://www.gofundraise.com.au/payments/donate/beneficiary/1418

Please note that the Foundation’s application to be registered as an environmental charity is still pending and donations at this point in time are unfortunately not tax deductible.

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Walk for Warren: Mt Crawford Forest – 22nd May 2016

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