Great Illawarra Walk
Great Illawarra Walk
Great Illawarra Walk
Wave FM supports GIW
Great Illawarra Walk past Beautiful Beaches
Wave FM supports GIW
Wave FM supports GIW
Great Illawarra Walk over Seacliff Bridge
Wave FM supports GIW
Great Illawarra Walk
Great Illawarra Walk at Windang Bridge
Start of the 2013 Great Illawarra Walk
Great Illawarra Walk Entertainment

The 2017 Great Illawarra Walk is now open for registration. You can walk 1km or 100km over the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March.


100% of funds raised will be donated to Southern Youth and Family Services (SYFS). We have no administration fees and everyone involved in this great event are volunteers.                                                                                                                           Why not get a team together and encourage family and friends to sponsor you. 

We walk from Shellharbour Village to Coalcliffe and return.                                                                                                                                                                           

Important Information

Coalcliff Surf Club are kindly allowing use of their venue from 4.30pm on Saturday 18th March.

The bar will be open and there will be a sausage sizzle. Beer, wine, cider, mixers and soft drink will be available for purchase (not a bad way to ease sore legs!).

On Sunday 19th March the Shellharbour Club will be hosting an after party for Great Illawarra Walk participants (and their friends and family!).

The party runs from 4.30pm to 6.30pm and there will be free food for all walkers, as well as live entertainment. Drinks will be available for purchase from the bar.

Come along and join your fellow walkers for an afternoon of fun, food and (hopefully) a foot rub from your loved ones.

Wondering where to get coffee during the Great Illawarra Walk? Our friends at Campos Coffee have kindly donated coffee beans to each of the following cafes, who will in turn donate proceeds to the walk.

Bean Roasted Espresso Bars at Shellharbour Village (Start Line)
The Broken Drum at Fairy Meadow
Stokes Lane Cafe at Bulli
Honest Don's at Thirroul.

We encourage all walkers to support these local businesses and enjoy a well-deserved coffee along the way. 

The Great Illawarra Walk will be on
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March 2017

The 2017 event promises to be even bigger and better with the support of Wave FM for the fourth year. We are encouraging individual and team entries this year and want to get as many workplaces  as possible involved.

Please join in and get your friends, family, or work colleagues together and form a team.

Some groups that may want to join in: Schools  Gyms  Real estate offices   Banks and financial  Trades  Mechanics / engineers  Shops etc...

This community event is growing year by year and is destined to become the biggest of its kind in the Illawarra.  We are looking for long term community partners and businesses to come on board and join us in our exciting community journey.

If you would further information or if you would like to discuss this in greater detail I can be contacted on 0414335769.

Cheers Chris (founder Great Illawarra Walk)

To join a team, you have to register as a walker first. Then you can log in and join a team or register a team. This is in the edit profile area.

If you are unable to walk, you can still donate and all donations are gratefully accepted.

Major Supporters

 One Agency Southern DivisionBendigo Bank

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