The Bloody Long Walk: Canberra

Sunday, 13 October 2019 (Date TBC)

Red Hill to Reconciliation Park, Canberra, ACT

Run/Walk Road/Path/Park

The Bloody Long Walk in Canberra is a 35km challenge to cure mitochondrial disease (mito) from Red Hill to Reconciliation Park.

Walk, jog or run around the lake and enjoy spectacular scenery whilst raising vital funds to help find a cure for mito. Mito is a debilitating and potentially fatal genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to convert food into the energy needed to power muscles and major organs; 1 in 200 people are at risk of developing mito.

One Australian child born each week suffers a severe or life-threatening form of mito (and half will die in childhood), making it the second most commonly diagnosed serious genetic disease after cystic fibrosis. A further 20 Australian children born each week are at risk for developing a milder form of mitochondrial disease or other related symptoms such as diabetes, deafness or seizures.


The Bloody Long Walk
- Previous in series (21 October 2018)



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The walk starts at Red Hill and finishes at Reconciliation Park.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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