SIMS Harbour Hike 2012
2 September 2012
Support the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) and raise funds to help protect and preserve Sydney Harbour by signing up for the SIMS Harbour Hike this Father's Day, Sunday 2 September, 2012.
The SIMS Harbour Hike is an 11km easy to moderate walk from under the Sydney Harbour Bridge at Kirribilli, around the breathtaking foreshore paths on the lower north shore to Clifton Gardens Reserve, Chowder Bay, Mosman.
Enter a team
Enter a team with Dad, family, friends, or work mates and join this fun, healthy community event. Teams will answer questions about Sydney Harbour's marine life and history at ten checkpoints along the course. The teams with the most accurate answers will go in the draw to win great prizes!
Register your team at the Harbour Hike website:http://simsregister.gofundraise.com.au/
Not participating but still want to support the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and be part of the Harbour Hike fun? Why not volunteer to join the SIMS Harbour Hike volunteer team? University of Sydney students are especially encouraged to volunteer.
For more information on how to volunteer contact SIMS on 9969 2664 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
After the Hike
The fun will continue at the finish line at Clifton Gardens Reserve with a marine-themed festival featuring sustainable and organic fresh food stalls and live entertainment as well as marine displays hosted by SIMS Scientists. Children's activities include face painting, sea kayaking by Land's Edge and indigenous tours hosted by NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.
The event is open to the first 4,000 people to register - each participant receives an event passport and a free ferry ticket to take you from the finish line at Clifton Gardens Reserve, back to the start line at Kirribilli.
SIMS is a collaborative research institute between Sydney's four main universities Macquarie University, University of NSW, University of Technology Sydney and the University of Sydney.
Time: Walk begins 8am - 12 noon; Marine Festival 10am - 4pm
Location: From Bradfield Plaza, Kirribilli, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Clifton Gardens Reserve, Mosman
Cost: See Harbour Hike website
More info: http://simsharbourhike.gofundraise.com.au/