Event: Adelaide100 Trail Launch, 7km showcase walk

Adelaide100 Trail Launch, 7km showcase walk

10:00am Sunday 11 October 2020

Where

Start/End point
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War Memorial Drive,
North Adelaide South Australia 5006
Meet at
10:00am

Tickets

Tickets

Registration is free. Participant numbers are limited due to COVID-19 event planning guidelines. Please register to assist us in managing our COVID-Safe event plan.

2020-10-11 10:00:00 2020-10-11 13:00:00 Australia/Adelaide Adelaide100 Trail Launch, 7km showcase walk

Join us to celebrate the launch of the first section of the Adelaide100® trail.

The Adelaide100® is a loop walking trail of over 100km that takes in the coast, waterways and hills of the capital city of South Australia.

The 7km showcase walk starts from Pinky Flat, following the linear trail along the beautiful River Torrens / Karrawirra Parri. Walking upstream past Adelaide Oval before crossing the river at Hackney Bridge and returning past the zoo and Elder Park. Passing the Festival Centre and Convention Centre, the walk continues under Montefiore Road, crossing the river over the weir before returning to Pinky Flat.

Registration is free. Participant numbers are limited due to COVID-19 event planning guidelines. Please register to assist us in managing our COVID-Safe event plan.

Post a photo on social media with #adelaide100 for a chance to win a $200 Scout Outdoor Centre voucher.


https://www.walkingsa.org.au/event/adelaide100-trail-launch/
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War Memorial Drive
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006
WalkingSA

Organiser

Event Organiser
Adelaide100® Principal Project Partner

FAQ

Is the walk suitable for children?

Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Generally most primary school aged or over children can do this walk, but it does depend on the age and ability of the child. There are several bridges across the river which provide shortcut options to make the walk shorter.

Is the walk suitable for prams and strollers?

Yes, the trail is wheel-friendly, is generally wide and flat or with gentle slopes, with bitumen or compacted gravel surfaces.

Is the walk suitable for wheelchairs and people with mobility aids?

Yes, the trail is generally wide and flat or with gentle slopes, with bitumen or compacted gravel surfaces.

Getting to the event by bike

There are bike racks opposite Pinky Flat in front of Next Generation (opposite Pinky Flat) and in front of Adelaide Oval.

Getting to the event by public transport

Catch the train or tram for easy access. The start of the walk at Pinky Flat is a 7 minute walk from the Adelaide Railway Station.

  • If arriving by train, walk through the station and across the River Torrens Footbridge, turning left on the other side and walking to Pinky Flat.
  • If arriving by tram, get off at tram stop outside of the Adelaide Railway Station and walk through the station and across the River Torrens Footbridge, turning left on the other side and walking to Pinky Flat. You can also get off the tram at the City West tram stop, and walk over Montefiore Road bridge to Pinky Flat.

If catching an Adelaide Metro bus, get off in the city and walk to Pinky Flat.

Getting to the event - car parking

Car parking areas:

  • There is some car parking available along War Memorial Drive.
  • Use the Park Adelaide app to find street parking, displaying real-time info about available parking spaces, time limits, and parking payment. You can download the app free on Apple or Android.
  • There is paid parking under the Convention Centre: the North Terrace car park and Riverbank car parks. The Riverbank car park is accessible from Morphett Street / Festival Drive.

What do I need to wear and bring on the day?

We recommend:

  • wear some comfortable walking shoes or runners
  • wear a hat and sunblock
  • if there is a chance of rain, bring a rain jacket or umbrella
  • bring 1-2L of water (water can be refilled at Pinky Flat or at the water bubbler on the linear path where it crosses Frome Road)

Can I bring my dog along?

Dogs are welcome provided they remain under control on a short lead, that you pick up your dog's feaces and be mindful of other event participants and trail users.