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Training for the Walk is essential.

Even if you are doing it over 7 days, it’s still a good idea to get in some training. 
Here are some tips to ensure you’re ready to take on your 35km or 42km.


Training Guide

We’ve prepared an 11-week training guide designed to build endurance and get you prepared for the big day. You can download it here.

Official Perkins Training Walks

There are several official training walks hosted by Marilyn from the Perkins that you are welcome to attend. These walks are a great way to build your fitness and meet fellow walkers. Look out for guest appearances from Perkins researchers and staff. Marilyn will always buy you a coffee after your efforts.

You can register for one or more walks here by clicking the RSVP button under each walk you wish to attend.

SAT 1 MAY— SWANBOURNE SOUTH TO LEIGHTON BEACH AND RETURN — 8.00 AM

Boost your kilometres with this coastal training walk from Swanbourne South to Leighton Beach and back! Share a chat and a few laughs with your fellow walkers as you take in amazing ocean views, and enjoy a coffee for conquering an impressive 12kms.

Distance: approx. 12 km

Meet: Swanbourne Surf Life Saving Club

Parking: Swanbourne Surf Life Saving Club Beach Carpark,

Bring: Water, sunscreen and a hat!

Click to view Google Map of route.

RSVP NOW!

SAT 15 MAY— BAYSIDE CAFÉ, MATILDA BAY FORESHORE TO THE RAFFLES, THE ZOO AND RETURN— 8.00 AM

This is the big one, lovely walkers! Lace up your sneakers and join us for a huge 20km training walk, starting in Crawley. Together, you and your fellow walkers will stroll towards the city, back along the river, past Perth Zoo to Raffles, and then back to Crawley. 20kms is no mean feat, so we will celebrate with a group photo by the Boat Shed and a well-deserved coffee! 

Distance: approx. 20 kms

Meet: Bayside Kitchen, Crawley.

Parking: Bayside Kitchen, Hackett Drive, Crawley.

Bring: Water, sunscreen and a hat!

Click to view Google Map of route.

RSVP NOW!