Before The Event

How much is it to register?

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Rally for Research is free to register

How far is each lap?

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Warwick Farm Racecourse is approximately 1.9km long per lap

How many people can you have in a team?

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There is a maximum of 10 people to a team

Do I have to join a team?

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You can choose to join a team or participate on your own - joining a team is not mandatory

How much money do I need to raise?

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We encourage all participants to raise as much as they can towards supporting vital medical research. There is no minimum fundraising amount, but every dollar counts so don't forget to talk to your friends and family about the research you are raising money for!

What does my fundraising go towards?

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We encourage all participants to choose the area of research closest to your heart to support. All funds will go directly back into the Ingham Institute and chanelled to each research stream as selected.

Do I have to participate to support the event?

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No you don't - there are lots of ways to get involved.

  • Make a donation to the Ingham Institute online
  • Volunteer on the day
  • Share the event
  • Encourage your friends to participate

Can I volunteer at Rally for Research?

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Thanks for your interest in volunteering!

We need volunteers for:

  • Registration and checking in
  • Handing out refreshments
  • Overseeing the track

If you'd like to ask any questions about volunteering with Rally for Research or to register your interest, please email marketing@inghaminstitute.org.au 

On The Day

How do I get there?

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Public Transport

T2, T5, and T3 trains all stop at Warwick Farm train station. The racecourse is only a short 10 minute wal from there.

Warwick Farm is accessible by buses from across Sydney


Parking is accessed via Gate C on the Hume Highway

Will the event be COVID Safe?

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Yes - a COVID Safe plan will be available on the day and will cater to the relevant recommendations and guidelines as per the NSW Government. Current guidance can be found here: NSW COVID Rules

What time do I need to arrive?

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Registration will open at 8:30am 
The rally will officially start at 9:30am

Do I need to run?

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Not at all - you can walk, run, roll, skip, dance and even moonwalk around the course if you like!
Please note - bikes, scooters (excluding mobility), and rollerblades/skates are not suitable for use at this event.

How many laps do I need to complete?

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That's up to you! You can do just one, or as many as you like.

Will there be drink and snack station around the course?

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Refreshments will be available near the registration tables

What if I start feeling unwell or get injured during the walk?

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St John Ambulance volunteers will be on site if you become injured or unwell. If you need assistance, please attract the attention of staff or volunteers and move safely to the side of the track while someone makes their way to you.

Are lockers available to hold my valuables?

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We unfortunately don't have lockers available, but you will be able to check bags with our staff for safekeeping during the event.

For any more questions, please reach out to us

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