FAQ for the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust Pink Walk

Where can I register?
Right here!

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 tape, cones and/or traffic signage. There will be marshals along the way, and if you’re unsure just follow the people in pink and stick with the crowd.

What is the cost to enter?
Adults are $10 and children 12 and under are a koha (donation). You are also welcome to make any other donations to the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust to assist our support of those with breast cancer.

What do I get for my entery fee?
A safe walk around the Rotorua’s CBD hotspots, the Lakefront and Government Gardens, and entry into major prize draws as well as the potential to win one of many exciting spot prizes. You’ll have a great time sharing in some community fun while helping to fundraise to support those with breast cancer in the Rotorua Region.

What time is registration?
Registration runs from 4.30pm until just before the walk which starts at 6pm.

Why should I register online?
Registering online gets it done so you don’t have to line up on the day. The link to register will be live on August 13th 2018.

Do I have to register?
Yes. When you register yourself and/or your children/groups, you will then be eligible to win one of the many prizes on offer.

What time should I turn up?
If you haven’t registered prior please arrive between 4.30pm and 5pm. If you have registered online, come along at 5pm and enjoy the food, fun and entertainment. The walk starts at 6pm.

What happens if the weather is bad?
The Pink Walk goes ahead in any weather. Bring your brollies!

Will there be food available?
Yes food trucks, coffee, a sausage sizzle and cupcakes will be available for purchase at the Village Green from 5pm until 8pm.

Will there be entertainment?
Yes! Live entertainment will be on the stage from 5pm and our Zumba instructors will take us through a warm-up prior to the start of the walk.

Will there be first aid at the walk?
An ambulance and medics will be at the Pink Walk Base on the Village Green. We’ll also have first aid officers throughout the walking group. If you require first aid, please find the closest marshal and they will alert the medics.

What should I wear for the walk?
The most fun, outstanding pink costume/clothing – anything pink goes! Remember to wear comfortable footwear and bring a warm top as it can get colder as the evening goes on.

Are there prizes for best dressed?
There are seven main prizes on the night for best dressed in pink; Best Dressed Female, Best Dressed Male, Best Dressed Boy, Best Dressed Girl, Best Team, Best Bra and Best Business Team.

Are there spot prizes?
Yes there are plenty of spot prizes.

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?
Absolutely! All people are welcome to join us.

Are t-shirts available to purchase?
Yes, the Rotorua Breast Cancer 10th Anniversary t-shirts will be for sale at the Pink Walk RBCT Base. All proceeds from the sale 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?
We’d love you to! Please contact us at pinkwalk@rbct.co.nz.