The Bloody Long Walk is a challenge to cure mitochondrial disease (mito). Walk, jog or run 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.
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The Bloody Long Walk: BrisbaneSunday, 15 July 2018Sandgate to South Bank Parklands, Brisbane, QLDRun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: TownsvilleSunday, 29 July 2018Pioneer Park, Thuringowa Central to The Strand, Townsville, QLDRun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: AdelaideSunday, 19 August 2018Carrick Hill to Glenelg, Adelaide, SARun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: MelbourneSunday, 26 August 2018Yarra Bend Park to St Kilda Sea Baths, Melbourne, VICRun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: Sydney NorthSunday, 9 September 2018 (Date TBC)Palm Beach to Manly, Sydney, NSWRun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: PerthSunday, 23 September 2018 (Date TBC)Sir James Mitchel Park, South Perth to Cottesloe Beach, WARun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: NewcastleSunday, 7 October 2018Redhead Beach to Newcastle Beach, NSWRun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: CanberraSunday, 14 October 2018 (Date TBC)Red Hill to Reconciliation Park, Canberra, ACTRun/Walk
The Bloody Long Walk: Sydney EastSunday, 28 October 2018 (Date TBC)Malabar to Circular Quay, Sydney, NSWRun/Walk
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