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!.

Frequently asked questions

Event Information

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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: 7:15pm Saturday

Closing Ceremony: 9am Sunday

 

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!

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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 - 1300 65 65 85 | relay@cancersa.org.au for info about the 2023 Adelaide event:

  • Opening Ceremony
  • Survivors and Carers walk
  • Survivors and Carers afternoon tea
  • 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 NOTE. 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
  • Remember, Relay For Life is a smoke-free, vape free & alcohol in moderation event.

Thank you to our generous sponsors

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Raised so far

$12,203

Our goal

$175,000