Gawler 2023

Welcome! Relay For Life is a fun and moving experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention and support services. Relay is a chance for the Gawler 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 to 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 make strides towards a cancer free future: start or join a team in the 2023 Gawler Relay today!.

Registration

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


Ceremonies

Opening Ceremony: 2pm Saturday

Candlelight Ceremony: 8:30pm Saturday

Closing Ceremony: 9am Sunday

 

Event Information 

Information in relation to this year's event will be gradually updated on the subsequent pages as we near event weekend.

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!

Connect with us to keep up-to-date with all things Relay:

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Thanks for your interest in Relay For Life!


Our volunteer committee are currently hard at work planning this year's line up of entertainment and activities. 

If you or someone you know might like to donate their time and talents and feature as a main stage artist, please get in touch. 

What happens on the day?

Here's what to expect at Relay. Check with your Relay event coordinator: Dean Parker - 8291 4175 | relay@cancersa.org.au for special info about the 2023 Gawler event:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

Site Layout

Check back on event week for more details about the site map, campsite layout and more!

Thanks to our fantastic sponsors:

Relay For Life is a community event and it would not be possible without the support we receive from our community.  In particular, there are local businesses that provide us with monetary and in-kind support.

If you would like your business to become a sponsor of Relay For Life contact the Organising Committee via Dean Parker:  8291 4175 or relay@cancersa.org.au

Raised so far

$2,437

Our goal

$55,000