Event Information

The Women's 5K Walk/Run is back on Sunday 10 September! Setting of at 10am City Park Launceston. 

There is an option to participate at the physical event or virtually from anywhere in Tasmania. Everyone is encouraged to come along and walk or run the event. 

Merchandise is for sale and race bibs will be available for collection from INTERSPORT Launceston 117 St Johns Street n the corner of York and St Johns Street) over the following dates:

  • 2 September 9am-4pm 
  • 3 September 11am-3pm
  • 7 September 9am-5:30pm
  • 8 September 9am-5:30pm
  • 9 September 9am-4pm

We are SUPER excited to announce that we are taking the Women's 5K Walk/Run beyond the streets of Launceston. Read more about our Virtual Event HERE. Alternatively, you can participate solo on your treadmill or at the beach with you dog – the options are endless!

This event supports and encourages health awareness for all Tasmanians, and also raises vital funds for Cancer Council Tasmania’s support and research programs. Each year, the Women’s 5km Walk/Run brings together thousands of men, women and children of all ages, backgrounds, levels of fitness and accessibility in celebration and remembrance of life.

Cancer Council Tasmania has a mission to reduce the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians, and Women’s 5k Walk/Run also delivers on this mission – you can support and sponsor your friends and family to take part, or participate yourself! Join as a team or an individual – run with your work mates, or walk with your kids! Everyone is welcome to take part.


Registration Info

Registrations are now closed, event details coming in 2023!


As Cancer Council Tasmania is a not-for-profit, all funds raised through Women’s 5k Walk/Run help support our important programs such as transport2treatment.

We encourage everyone to aim to raise a minimum of $250. We have lots of resources to help you raise the money. You will be set up with a fundraising page that includes a shareable link for your social media and email links to send out to your network.

Every little bit extra you raise ensures more Tasmanians are being supported by Cancer Council.

*Terms and conditions apply so please be sure to read the registration information carefully.

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