Adelaide 2024

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 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 2024 Adelaide Relay today!.

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Frequently asked questions

Event Information

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Please note, online registrations for this weekend's event have now closed. 

Participants wishing to join an existing team will be able to do so once online registrations re-open on Saturday morning at 9am

Adelaide Relay For Life Registration Prices

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


Ceremonies

Opening Ceremony: 2pm Saturday

Candlelight Ceremony: 6:45pm Saturday

Closing Ceremony: 9am Sunday

 
Team Information Night Presentation


Please download a copy of our Final Team Information Night presentation by clicking the image below;


    PLEASE NOTE: This year's Adelaide Relay For Life is an alcohol, smoke-free, vape free event.


    If you have any questions that can't be answered on the website, please don't hesitate to get in touch

    Find us on Social!

    Follow Cancer Council SA's Relay For Life and join the Adelaide Relay For Life Facebook group to keep up to date with all things Relay!

    Go to Facebook group

    On the day & what do bring

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    What happens on the day?

    Here's what to expect at Relay. Contact the Relay For Life team on 1300 65 65 85 | relay@cancersa.org.au for info about the 2024 Adelaide event:

    • 2pm Opening Ceremony
    • 2:30pm Survivors and Carers walk
    • 3pm Survivors and Carers afternoon tea
    • 6:45pm Candlelight Ceremony
    • 9am Closing ceremony
    • Entertainment, kids activities, live music and competitions (throughout the day and night)
    • FREE dinner and 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 NOTE Guide ropes must be attached and tent pegs must be no longer than 25cm. No stardroppers. 
    • 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
    • Your team!

    What not to bring

    • Pets (guide dogs and service dogs are welcome)
    • Bikes, scooters or roller blades/skates
    • Glass

    PLEASE NOTE: This year's Adelaide Relay For Life is an alcohol, smoke-free, vape free event.

    Site Layout

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    Your team campsite location is detailed on the map below. 

    If you are expecting visitors to your campsite on Saturday, please share your campsite number and location with them so they can find you easily. 

    Campsite Allocation

    Team Name Site Number
    Julie’s walkers 1
    Turtle Squad 2
    Famiglia Sempre 3 & 4
    The Long Walkers 5
    TeamLeeGreen 6
    CESA 7
    MelaNomores 8
    Relay The Message 9
    Phoenix Cheer and Dance 10
    Antonio Walkers 11
    Haus of Rainbow 12
    144 13 & 14
    Degreelays - The University of Adelaide 15
    Maries Marathon 16
    In loving memory of Beverley Chilver 17
    Game-Changers 18
    The Wishful Warriors 19
    Joe United 22 & 23
    Cats in Hats with Bats 24
    Immanuel College Adelaide Group 1
    2024 Gleeson - CAMILLERI Group 2
    2024 Gleeson - FELEPPA Group 2
    2024 Gleeson - MARTIN Group 2
    2024 Gleeson - MARUSIC/ATTICK Group 2
    Gleeson Old Scholars Group 2
    Prince Alfred College Boarding Group 3


    Site Map

    Please note. Site map and campsite allocations subject to change at the discretion of event organisers. 

    Team Arrival & Parking

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    Team Check-in

    • Gates Open at 11am and we ask that teams are onsite by 1pm to commence setting up.

    • Please coordinate with your team to make sure as many of your team arrives at the same time.

    • Once your team have arrived at Immanuel College, please proceed directly to your site and commence setting up.

    • Team Captains are asked to head to the Registration Tent to collect their team's program and other important info needed for the weekend. We ask that you also return any donation boxes you received as part of your registration.

    • Team Captains will be issued with wristbands for each of their team members and are responsible for ensuring these are distributed and worn by their team members. All participants are required to wear their PURPLE wristband for the duration of the event. 


    Parking & Participant Drop off


    Main entry is via Morphett Road with participant drop off highlighted in yellow on the map. 

    School buses and large groups are asked to utilise the bus drop off zone along the main road-way. 

    Participant & day visitor parking is highlighted in purple. Please note there is additional overflow parking behind the school. 

    Program

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    Check out the line up of Main Stage entertainment and trackside activities to keep you and your team motivated. 



    Saturday, 4 May

    Activity Time Location
    Teams arrive for set up         11am - 1pm  Relay For Life Registration Tent
    Survivor and Carer Registrations
    & collection of sashes
    11am - 1.30pm Relay For Life Registration Tent
    Opening Ceremony 2pm - 2:20pm     Main Stage
    Survivors and Carers Afternoon Tea  2:20pm Breezeway,
    adjacent to Immanuel Primary School
    Themed Lap: SunSmart 2:30pm Around the track
    Tug of War 4pm Main Stage
    Themed Lap: Bras & Jocks on the Outside 4:30pm Around the track
    Newspaper Fashion Parade 5:30pm Main Stage
    Candlelight Ceremony   6:45pm Main Stage
    Live Performance: Keiran Allen 7:30-8:15pm Main Stage
    Lip Sync/Air Guitar Battle 8:30-9:30pm Main Stage
    Live Performance: Lost & Found 9pm - 10:30pm Main Stage
    Themed Lap: PJs & Onesies 9pm Around the track
    Themed Lap: Glow in the Dark 11pm Around the track

    Sunday, 5 May

    Activity Time Location
    Silent Disco 1am Main Stage
    Final Lap 8:45am Around the track
    Closing Ceremony 9am Main Stage

    PLUS! 

    We also have Snazzy Rose Henna arriving at 4:30pm & a massage therapist between 10pm - 1am to provide 15-minute complimentary massages so help sooth any aching muscles

    Download a full copy of this weekend's program below!

    VIP Campsite Competition

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    Fundraise to Relay in style!


    With 2 days to go until we hit the track at Adelaide Relay For Life, we are thrilled to announce the winners of our VIP Campsite Experience

    Each of these teams rose to the challenge and excelled in their fundraising efforts, where together, they raised a combined $28,952 during the competition period! This incredible amount will help fund local research projects, and information and support services to support South Australians impacted by cancer. 

    Each of these teams will receive a food hamper full of goodies and a heater to stay cozy and warm throughout the night (and early hours of Sunday morning!).

    Immanuel College

        $11,657

    Gleeson College

    $7,390

    Anotion Walkers

    $6,990

    CESA

    $6,293

    Thank you to all of our teams for your hard work and efforts to reduce the impact of cancer within South Australia. You are all inspirational heroes within your community and should be so proud of your involvement in Relay For Life this year. 

    Thank you to our generous sponsors

    Leaderboard

    Raised so far

    $136,236

    Our goal

    $175,000