Adelaide Hills 2023

Welcome! Relay For Life is an overnight, team event that raises vital funds for Cancer Council’s research, prevention and support services. Relay is a chance for the Adelaide Hills community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, those going through a cancer experience and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost and raise money to help save more lives. Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year and fight back against cancer: start or join a team in the 2023 Adelaide Hills Relay today!.

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Frequently asked questions

Event Information

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Online registrations for this weekend's event are now closed. 

Registrations to join an existing team will re-open on Saturday morning, or can be done in person at the Registration Tent from 11am. 

Adult (18+) $31
Youth (6-17) $25
Family (2x adults + 2 x youths)          $85
Child (under 5) FREE


Opening Ceremony: 2pm Saturday

Candlelight Ceremony: 8:15pm Saturday

Closing Ceremony: 9am Sunday


Event Information 

Download a copy of the program for this weekend! 

You can email us or give us a call on 1300 65 65 85. 

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On The Day

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What happens on the day?

Here's what to expect at Relay. Check with your Relay event coordinator: Dean Parker - 8291 4175 | for special info about the Adelaide Hills 2023 Relay:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Survivors and Carers walk
  • Candlelight Ceremony of Hope
  • Closing ceremony
  • Entertainment, kids activities, live music and competitions (throughout the day and night)
  • Free breakfast
  • Keep those team members walking!

You don’t have to stay on the track all night, but we encourage teams to have at least one person on the track at all times to get the most out of your Relay experience.

What to bring to Relay

Be sure to come to Relay prepared! Check the forecast the night before and be prepared for inclement weather. Remember, Relay runs overnight and can be cold.Here’s a list of things that teams should be sure to have handy on the day:

  • Tent(s),marquees for your campsite - please limit pegs to no more than 25cm in length and ensure you have guy ropes on all tents and marquees. 
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Your Relay For Life shirt
  • Comfortable walking/running shoes
  • Warm clothing (pants, jackets, beanies, gloves, etc.)
  • Torch and spare batteries
  • Wet weather gear (raincoat, poncho, umbrella, etc.)
  • A change of clothes
  • Camping gear (Tent, sleeping bag,pillows, blankets, esky, cutlery, cups, water bottle, food and drink.)
  • Folding chairs and tables
  • Plastic sheeting or rubber-backed rug (good on cold or damp ground)
  • Campsite decorations and team banners
  • Team costumes
  • Money and loose change
  • Camera to capture those special moments
  • Any used or unused raffle books
  • Your team!

What not to bring

  • Pets (guide dogs and service dogs are welcome)
  • Bikes, scooters or roller blades/skates
  • Glass
  • Generators or wood burning heaters or BBQ's (including webbers) (gas heaters are okay)
  • Fundraising money that you want to bank (please bank any money prior to the event or the next business day after Relay)
  • Remember, Relay For Life is a smoke-free event.


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Thanks for your interest in Relay For Life!

Below is a snapshot of what you can expect throughout the weekend; 

Activity Location Time
Gates Open - Team Arrival and Check-in 11am
Team Captain's Meeting Football Club Grandstand 1pm
Survivors and Carers Registrations Registration Tent 11am - 1:45pm
Opening Ceremony Main Stage 2pm
Survivors and Carers afternoon tea Football Clubrooms 2:30pm
Merchandise sales open Registration Tent 3:00pm
Live Performance  Main Stage 4:00pm
Newspaper Fashion Parade Main Stage 4:30pm
Tug of War Activity Zone 5:00pm
Live Performances  Main Stage 6pm - 7pm
Candlelight Ceremony Main Stage 8:15pm
Live Performances  Main Stage 9pm - 12pm
Silent Disco Main Stage 1am - 3am
Complimentary Breakfast Football Club Canteen 7:00am
Final Lap Around the track 8:55am
Closing Ceremony Main Stage 9:00am

As well as live performances and Ceremonies, there will be a host of fun games, themed laps and activities to get involved in! 

Click to download a final copy of the event program. 

Site Map & Team Campsite Allocation

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Site Allocation

Team Name Campsite 
The Desperate Housewives 1
Ardrossan Angels 2
Witching Hour Warriors 3
Spicy Pumpkins 4
Enerven / Rainbow Warriors 5
Ingalalla Galahs 6
Wildy (bonjour les filles) 7
Bulldogs Boys 8
Fresh Relay 9
No. 602 Squadron – Australian Air Force Cadets 10
Widget and the World Watchers 11
Jellybeans 12
Fluro Family Fusion 13
Woodcroft Walkers 14
St Johns Grammar School 15-19
Sainters 20
Walkie Talkie Family 21
PJ Party People  22
Who’s in Paris 23
Friends-I'll be there for you 24

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