The Bloody Long Walk: Melbourne

Sunday, 5 November 2017

Yarra Bend Park to St Kilda Sea Baths, Melbourne, VIC

Run/Walk Road/Path/Park Superlong

The Bloody Long Walk in Melbourne on Sunday, 5 November 2017 is a 35km challenge to cure mitochondrial disease (mito) from Yarra Bend Park to St Kilda.

Please note the details on this page are based on the previous event and are subject to change. We will update this listing as more information comes to hand about the current event.

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.

Series

The Bloody Long Walk
- Next (12 November 2017)
- Previous (22 October 2017)

Distances

35K

Location map

The walk starts at Corban Oval at Yarra Bend Park, in Abbotsford and finishes at the St Kilda Sea Baths.

Note: map location may be approximate.

Other events

Others editons of this event were on / will be on:
- 5 November 2017
- 23 October 2016
- 6 September 2015
- 9 November 2014

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