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* Photo gallery from this year's Walk!
Kidney Health Australia has developed an online gallery of photos that were taken at Big Red Kidney Walk events held across Australia and we'd like to share them with you! Please click on this link below to view and feel free to share with your family and friends!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/101295874@N05/

If you have photos you'd like to share with Kidney Health Australia please send them to bigredkidneywalk@kidney.org.au

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* Online registrations have closed, however please come and register on the day!

In order to prepare for this week's events we have closed online registrations for Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Toowoomba and Launceston's Big Red Kidney Walk. We do however welcome you to come on the day and register! Please arrive between thirty minutes to one hour earlier than the official walk start time to ensure you have enough time to register. We look forward to seeing you all this weekend! 

 

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* Congratulations to our lucky $100 gift card winners!
Susie Daniels - Torrensville SA

Penny Hanks - Lyndoch SA
Clyde Lee - Engadine NSW
 

Kidney Health Australia will contact you to arrange delivery of your gift card!

Thank you to everyone who registered by Friday 2 August. It really helps us to have those registrations in early so we can better prepare for each event. Please remember that all registrations for the Big Red Kidney Walk will close at 5pm AEST on Friday 23 August. 

* Win $100 gift cards!
Register for the Big Red Kidney Walk by midnight Friday 2 August AEST and go into the draw to win one of three $100 Coles Group and Myer gift cards! All current registrations have been automatically entered into the draw. We will be announcing winner on Monday 5 August! 


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* Share your story with the media!
Most of you have a connection with kidney disease, whether you are affected yourself or a supporter of a loved one or friend. Kidney Health Australia welcomes you to tell your story to the media to share your reasons for signing up for this year's Big Red Kidney Walk, and encourage others to take part. We have attached a template media release which you can use and modify to try get your story out to the media.
 

If you have any questions regarding sharing your story to the media please contact us.

 

Big Red Kidney Walk Template Media Release
 

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* New merchandise range!
It's all about the colour RED at the Big Red Kidney Walk!

This year we have introduced a new range of merchandise to help you 'red up' for your walk! Items include t-shirts for $10, caps for $10, drink bottles for $7 and shoelaces for $5. For more information about these item and how to purchase, click here.

 

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* Registrations are OPEN!
Registrations for Big Red Kidney Walk are now open! If you haven't already, speak with your family and friends and let them know about this great event and register online to take part!

 


If you can't attend one of Kidney Health Australia's events - why not host your own! Your event can be held on any day and a free event pack will be sent to you. For more information, click here.


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* 2012 - What a success!
Kidney Health Australia's first official Big Red Kidney Walk was a large success last Father's Day in September 2012. Over 3000 participants took part in walks held in - Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth, Toowoomba and Launceston - all to help raise funds and awareness for Kidney Health Australia.

Over $70,000 was raised and we thank the following top fundraisers;

 

Top 5 fundraisers were: Top 5 fundraising teams were:
Karley McDonnell - $8,616 Clarkey's Kidneys - $8,235
Natalya Goldbold - $4,831 Team Lolo Ruiz - $6,646
Melissa Micallef - $2,610 Team Athol - $2,639
Paolo Cardelli - $2,100 Ur -In Good Company - $1,910
David Howard - $1,950 Team Fee - $1,650

 

A BIG THANK YOU - to all those who participated and supported our Big Red Kidney Walk events in 2012.