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Host Your Own Walk / Independent Events


Please see list below for 'Host Your Own' events happening locally


Lilydale Big Red Kidney Walk, VIC
Please find time to come and join us at Lilydale Lake for the Big Red Kidney Walk.
Sunday 8 September 2013. 10am Start.

Please register at bigredwalklilydale@gmail.com

$10 per walker and children are free!

Sausage sizzle (gold coin donation), free entertainment.

Wear something red, alternatively Kidney Health merchandise can be purchased online.

Any questions please contact Irma or Leilani at Maroondah Dialysis Unit (03) 8706 3015

Queanbeyan Big Red Kidney Walk, NSW
Location: Queanbeyan City Town Park (behind Police Station/Courthouse) Lowe Street

Time: Registration 8.30am - 10am, Walk 10.00am
Sunday 8 September 2013
All welcome! There will be a BBQ hosted by the Lions Club, a Big Red Fire Truck (NSWFB), face painting and cake!
Please contact Allan Turner for more information;

al007turner@hotmail.com, 0478 633 446

Canberra Big Red Kidney Walk, ACT
1 Sept - 9.30am
Walk the Lake Burley Griffin Central Basin loop - Start and Finish at the National Carillion
ENTRY FEES: $10 – individual; $50 - for a team of 10; Children 12 years & under - free or by donation
To register send an email to BigRedKidneyWalkCanberra@outlook.com and make payment by direct credit to: BSB: 112-879, Acct: 493253611 (include a reference as follows: CBRW - [Initial.SURNAME])

Donations can be made at bigredkidneywalk2013.gofundraise.com.au


Eurobodalla Big Red Kidney Walk - Saturday 28 September
(Batemans Bay area)
10:30 am – walk starts from Riverside Park, Moruya, Amphitheatre Area – 4 kms round trip
Registrations on the day, donations welcome
(As part of Eurobodalla Emergency & Community Services Field Day)
Details: Brad Rossiter: 0458 534 470 or ersg.oda2536@hotmail.com


Bathurst Big Red Kidney Walk - Sunday 1 September
From 10 – 2pm – walk starts from Sportsground, Durham Street, Bathurst
Live music, Face painting, Jumping castle, Hourly draws
Raffle to be drawn on the day
Drinks & sausage sizzle
Details: Hayley Forde 0439 808 977
$10 adults & gold coin donation for kids.


Bega Big Red Kidney Walk, Tathra Surf Life Saving Club - Sunday 25 August
10 am – walk along bike path to Mogareeaka Bridge (6Klms) dogs welcome
Donations Welcome
Details: Ann-Marie Corradini, Bega Dialysis Unit 02 6492 9193 (B)


Collinsville Big Red Kidney Walk, Sunday 1 September
Lion’s Park, Conway Street, Collinsville
8:30am – $10 entry – Kids free
2km or 4km walk/run
Enjoy an easy morning walk and a free yummy barbeque with entertainment!

If you have a special connection with kidney health and want to help raise awareness or simply learn about this important cause then this walk is for you!
Come by yourself, or invite your family and friends. Dress in red and walk proud in the Collinsville’s Big Red Kidney Walk!
All proceeds go to support Kidney Health Australia programs.
If you would like to volunteer to help organise the day or for all other enquires please contact the Rural Primary Health Service on 07 4785 4780.


Darwin Big Red Kidney Walk - Sunday 1 September
10 am – walk starts from across the road of Nightcliff Renal Unit, Dickwood Drive, Nightcliff
Registrations on the day, donations welcome. Wear something red
Details: darwinkidneywalk@gmail.com


Don't see a walk happening in your city or town? You can host your own Big Red Kidney Walk!

Kidney disease impacts populations young and old, all across Australia. Help us raise awareness in your community by planning your own event. Kidney Health Australia can provide tips and advice to help you in your planning; we'll also send you a free Big Red Kidney Walk event pack, containing the following:

  • 100 red balloons
  • 6 Big Red Kidney Walk promotional posters with space to fill in specific information for your walk
  • 2 donation tins
  • 3 Kidney Health Australia posters
  • 3 '1 in 3 are at risk of kidney disease' posters
  • 50 1 in 3 are at increased risk of kidney disease' postcards
  • 2 red Kidney Health Australia caps
  • 1 event guide to assist you in hosting and planning your own Big Red Kidney Walk
  • Electronic copies of the promotional poster and proudly supporting Kidney Health Australia logo.


The event itself will be left totally up to you. To register you walk and for additional information on hosting a Big Red Kidney Walk in your community, please contact:

Annette Smith
Community Relations Manager
03 9674 4300