Walking Stars

Saturday 21st November 2020 | Waitangi Park, Wellington, NZ

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Walking Stars is a night-time walking half marathon bringing people together to raise vital funds in support of local people living with cancer.

For more information and to register, visit the Walking Stars website


What is Walking Stars?

The event is non-competitive; there is no timing or award for the fastest walker. The focus is on the personal challenge and achievement of completing a half marathon for a great cause. Each participant receives a personalised online fundraising page with which they’re encouraged to raise donations from friends and family members to support their walk.

An achievable half marathon 

Walking Stars is a non-competitive half marathon (21km). With some training, it’s achievable by most people, whatever your pace or fitness level. You can choose to power walk, stride or stroll, but no running! You’ll receive a free training plan, as well as health and nutrition advice to help you prepare.

Be a superstar for local people in your community living with cancer

When you register for Walking Stars, you’ll automatically be set up with an online fundraising page, so making a difference is easy! Every dollar you fundraise for Walking Stars will go directly to support local people living with cancer. 

On the night

Join us at Waitangi Park from 7.30pm for pre-event entertainment where you can be prepare to set off. Your night time walking half-marathon will begin at 8:15pm.

  • 7:30pm Pre-event entertainment
  • 8:00pm Safety briefing & opening ceremony
  • 8:15pm Power walkers begin
  • 8:25pm Striders begin
  • 8:35pm Strollers begin

For the safety and enjoyment of everyone at Walking Stars, it’s important that you start in the right group for your walking speed. This helps prevent congestion on the route.

For more information and to register, visit the Walking Stars website!

Volunteer at Walking Stars 2020

Are you keen to join in the fun of Walking Stars as a volunteer? We need amazing people to help our walkers find their way along the route and to keep their spirits up. If you're available between from 6pm Saturday 21 November to 2am Sunday 22 November, please register your interest below to volunteer as a Track Marshal!