Where does the walk start and finish?
The start and finish are at the same place, Village Green, Rotorua Lake Front, Whakaue Street
How far is the walk?
3.4km – It takes most people less than an hour to complete
How will I know where to walk?
The course is marked in some areas with tape and others with cones and traffic signage. Mostly you will have marshals directing you where to go. If you are unsure on the night follow all the people in Pink and stick with the crowd.
What is the cost to enter?
Adults are $5 and children 12 and under are a koha (donation). You are also welcome to make any other donations to the cause to help support the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust to do the job of supporting those with Breast Cancer.
Payment for children?
Children that are 12 and under pay a koha (donation) to join the walk. It doesn’t matter how much the koha is and they still need to be registered to go in the prize draw.
What do I get for my enter fee?
A safe walk around the Village Green and Government Garden area, entry into spot prize draws and a flax flower once you have completed the walk. All while knowing you are supporting a good cause and helping to fundraise the funds to support those with Breast Cancer in the Rotorua Region.
What time is registration?
Registration runs from 4.30pm until just before the walk start at 6pm
Why should I register online?
Registering online gets it done so you don’t have to line up on the day. By entering online you go in extra prize draws that are only for online entries.
What time should I turn up?
If you haven’t registered prior please turn up between 4.30pm and 5pm so you can get your registering done. If you have registered online, come along at 5pm when the entertainment and food starts and enjoy. The walk start is at 6pm.
What happens if the weather is bad?
The Pink Walk goes ahead in any weather.
Will there be food available?
Yes there will be a variety of food trucks at the Village Green from 5pm until 7pm for you to get food and drinks.
Will there be entertainment?
Yes there is always a stage with performers and a zumba warm up.
Will there be first aid at the walk?
There will be an ambulance and medics based at the Village Green and First Aiders walking the course. If you need first aid on the course, see the nearest marshal to alert the medics.
What should I wear for the walk?
Comfortable shoes for walking and then dress up in pink. Anything pink goes. It can get colder towards the end of the walk so bring a warm top too.
Are there prizes for best dressed?
There are five main prizes on the night for best dressed in pink. They are for Best Dressed Female, Best Dressed Male, Best Dressed Child, Best Team and Best Bra.
Are there spot prizes?
Yes there are plenty of spot prizes. Some prizes are allocated to those that enter online so they have more chances to win. Hint, hint…enter online :] Other prizes are allocated for giving out on the night.
What happens with the money raised?
All the money raised from the Pink Walk go back to supporting those with Breast Cancer in the Rotorua District. They are helped in individual ways that may included: exercise groups like Thai Chi, Pilates, etc, morning tea support group, transport, meals, childcare, massage, care packages, etc.
Are men allowed to walk?
We welcome everyone to the walk!
Are T-shirts available to purchase?
Yes, the Breast Cancer Month Awareness T-shirts that have the winning design from the competition run in July, will be for sale at the Pink Walk and available on the website. All proceeds from the sales of the T-shirts go towards helping those with Breast Cancer in the Rotorua Region.
Can I volunteer to help on the day of the Pink Walk?
Yes, just contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will find a fun job for you to do, to help out.