Before The Event
How much is it to register?
Rally for Research is free to register
How far is each lap?
Warwick Farm Racecourse is approximately 1.9km long per lap
How many people can you have in a team?
There is a maximum of 10 people to a team
Do I have to join a team?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
On The Day
How do I get there?
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?
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?
Registration will open at 8:30am
The rally will officially start at 9:30am
Do I need to run?
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?
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?
Refreshments will be available near the registration tables
What if I start feeling unwell or get injured during the walk?
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?
We unfortunately don't have lockers available, but you will be able to check bags with our staff for safekeeping during the event.