FAQ's

What is the registration fee?

Registration details for 2021:

Launceston Event Fees:

Adult Ticket: $40.00

Concession Ticket:

  • Senior (Over 60): $30.00
  • Under 16: $30.00
  • Student: $30.00

 Children Ticket (under 6): Free (without race bib included)

Virtual Event Fee:  $25.00 (location of choice)

Click here to register now!

Will there be a physical event in 2021?

Yes! This year the phsyical event will be held on Sunday 12 September setting out from Launceston's City Park.  

Do I get a free t-shirt or medallion ?

You sure can earn a t-shirt or medallion!

Just be one of the first 1000 people to raise a minimum of $100 and you can earn a Women's 5K Walk/Run Medallion. Or be one of the first 200 people to raise a minimum of $200 and you will earn a Women’s 5km Walk/Run t-shirt to wear proudly! 

My company is keen to support - can they become a sponsor?

We welcome any support and therefore suggest you contact our Event Coordinator, Zoe Vandervelde (zvandervelde@cancertas.org.au) for further information.

Can only women participate?

We welcome participants of all genders, ages, backgrounds and levels of fitness. The Women’s 5km is all about raising vital funds for Cancer Council Tasmania to reduce the incidents and impact of cancer on any Tasmanian. Do it for your mum, sister, aunt, step-mum, grandma, colleague, best friend... Do It For Her.

Is there an age limit to participate?

No - if you can walk or run or be pushed in pram or wheel chair, you are welcome to join in! Please note that in accordance with legislation, there are restrictions around fundraising. Please review the T&C’s for more details.

Are there any concessions on the registration fee?

Yes, registrations fees are as follows: 

Registration details for 2021:

Launceston Event Fees:

Adult Ticket: $40.00

Concession Ticket:

  • Senior (Over 60): $30.00
  • Under 16: $30.00
  • Student: $30.00

 Children Ticket (under 6): Free (without race bib included)

Virtual Event Fee:  $25.00 (location of choice)

Do I need to run?

No, you can walk your 5km too! It’s completely up to you and based on your fitness level if you want to walk or run this 5km event.

Is the t-shirt one-size-fits-all?

No. Whether you purchase a t-shirt or earn one by raising $200, you will be able to select your size. The online merchandise store will be open soon - stay tuned!

Will the t-shirt be posted to me?

You can choose to have it posted, however you will need to cover the associated cost. Otherwise, you can pick up your t-shirt at one of our Cancer Council offices across the state in Sandy Bay, Launceston or Devonport.

Do I have to register my training kilometres?

No, however we do encourage you to. Our transport2treatment cars drove a total of 250,000 km in 2020 and we challenge the Women’s 5km community to match these kilometres with your training kilometres!

Do I have to join as a team?

You can register as a team or an individual.

Can I read the Terms & Conditions before I register?

Yes, these are available via a link on the Contact page: https://www.womens5k.org.au/contact

Do I have to be in Tasmania to participate?

No, if you are interstate or overseas, you are still welcome to join in our virtual walk/run.

Where can I order Women's 5K Walk/Run Merchandise?

The online merchandise store will be open soon - stay tuned!

Can I bring my dog to the physical event in Launceston?

Unfortunaley no dogs are allowed at the Womens 5K Walk/Run physical event in Launceston. 

Can I volunteer at the Women's 5K?

Yes! We have plenty of volunteer positions to fill, click here to submit your interest. 

What is the walk/run route for the Launceston event? 

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