Riverland 2024

Welcome! Relay For Life is an overnight, team event that raises vital funds for Cancer Council’s research, prevention, support services and supportive accommodation for regional people affected by cancer. Relay is a chance for the Riverland 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 Riverland Relay today!.

Frequently asked questions

Event Information

add remove


Thank you for your interest in the 2024 Riverland Relay For Life. 


Register for the 2024 Riverland Relay For Life now ......

Adult  $40 
Youth $30 


Opening Ceremony: 2pm Saturday

Candlelight Ceremony: 8:30pm 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!

Keep up to date on any news for Riverland Relay For Life 2024 by following our event page on Facebook

Riverland Relay For Life 2024 

On The Day

add remove

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 2024 Riverland 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
  • 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
  • A tin of food to weigh down your candle bag - these will be donated to Foodbank SA who work to reduce food poverty within our community. 

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 and vape-free event.


add remove

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

Survivors & Carers

add remove

Survivors and Carers are an intergral part of any Relay For Life event. If you have been impacted by cancer personally or you are or have been a carer of someone impacted by cancer we would love to welcome you to the 2024 Riverland Relay For Life event.

Our event starts with a very special first lap walked by our survivors and carers and then all survivors and carers are welcome to attend a special afternoon tea in your honour.

The event starts at 2pm Saturday 26th October, 2024. If you can arrive by approx 1.15pm and regsiter as a survivor or carer at the registartion tent and we will give you a special sash to wear proudly during that first lap.

VIP Campsite Promotion

add remove

VIP Team Campsite Promotion

Make set up and pack down easy at the 2024 Riverland Relay For Life by qualifying for a VIP Campsite.

 Terms and Conditions

Thank you to our generous sponsors


Raised so far


Our goal