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Walk for Daniel - Sunshine Coast 2016

Wear Red and Walk for Daniel!

The 12th annual 'Walk for Daniel' will take place on Friday 28th October from 6am.  The walk is approximately 4km long, starting at Suncoast Christian College in Woombye and finishing at Briggs Park in Palmwoods.

'Walk for Daniel' is the Daniel Morcombe Foundation's opening event of our National Day of Action -  'Day for Daniel'. 

  • Start Location: Suncoast Christian College (Cnr Schubert & Kiel Mtn Rds, Woombye, Queensland)
  • Approx end time: 8.30am at Briggs Park in Palmwoods
  • Walk Length: 4km
  • Parking: G Rae Oval/Jubilee Oval Palmwoods
  • Children under 14 to be supervised by a responsible adult at all times

 

Venue: Suncoast Christian College
Starting: 6:00 AM
Friday 28th October 2016
Ending: 10:00 AM
Phone Enquiries: 07 5442 3678
About Walk for Daniel:

About Walk for Daniel

The Daniel Morcombe Foundation held the first Walk for Daniel in November 2005. The walk follows the same path that Daniel walked from Palmwoods to arrive at the Nambour Connection Road in Woombye, where he waited for the bus to the Sunshine Plaza before being abducted and murdered. The walk is approximately 4km long, starting at Suncoast Christian College in Woombye and finishing at Briggs Park in Palmwoods.

The aim of this walk is to raise awareness of child safety and protection.

The objectives of Walk for Daniel are:

  • To raise awareness about child safety and to promote a safer community for children
  • To educate children regarding their personal safety
  • To honour the memory of Daniel Morcombe
Walk Route:

Walk Route

The Walk will commence at Suncoast Christian College, Cnr Schubert & Kiel Mountain Road Woombye and conclude at Briggs Park on Jubilee Drive, Palmwoods. The walk is approximately 4kms in length on footpaths which are suitable for prams, strollers and wheelchairs. Water is provided at the start of the event. A Sausage Sizzle an coffee is available at the start and finish of the event.

Getting There and Away:

Getting There & Away

We encourage all Walk for Daniel participants to park and ride from G Rae Oval (B) to Suncoast Christian College (A).

Park & Ride

  1. Park your car at G Rae/Jubilee Oval in Palmwoods
    ie the finish point and catch a bus to the start of the Walk at Suncoast Christian College in Woombye.  Your car will be right there when you finish your walk.
  2. 12 shuttle buses are available to get you to the starting point quickly and easily.

Please read below for directions to G Rae Oval.

Travelling West towards Nambour

  1. On the Nambour Connection Road take the Palmwoods exit ramp
  2. Turn left at the roundabout onto Woombye - Palmwoods Road
  3. Follow this road until you pass Kolora Park on the left, under the train line overpass
  4. Turn right into Jubilee Drive
  5. Follow Jubilee Drive for less than 1km to G Rae Oval on your right

Travelling East towards Sunshine Motorway

  1. On the Nambour Connection Road turn right into Blackall Street
  2. Follow onto Back Woombye Road
  3. Veer left into Old Palmwoods Road
  4. Follow onto Jubilee Drive
  5. G Rae Oval will be on your left.

Limited parking is available at the start point at Suncoast Christian College, if this is your preference.  Please advise the SES Traffic Controller that you would like to park at the College.  You can then catch one of the buses returning from G Rae Oval to the Suncoast Christian College at the conclusion of the event.


Day for Daniel

The Day for Daniel, a National
Day of Action raising
awareness of Child Safety,
Protection & Prevention

Day for Daniel

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