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2016 Reconciliation Fun Run Program [Download PDF 1.1mb]
You are invited by the people of Cherbourg to join the Fun Run/Fun Walk from Murgon to Cherbourg.
And if you are from Cherbourg, join the event in Murgon and Run or Walk, show our visitors the road to our home town…
The event is for fun, for enjoyment. The event is for everyone. The people of Cherbourg open their arms to welcome the people of Murgon, the South Burnett and beyond to walk and to run the 7 kilometres in the name of friendship, in the name of hope, in the name of good health, in the name of new possibilities…
COME! Run with friends, walk with strangers, share with everyone, dress up as a team, enjoy together… and at the end of the route in the Cherbourg Memorial Park and the Ration Shed Museum we’ll all have a big party – with food, with games, with stalls, with dances, with performances, with prizes…
Registration fees range from $2 for children registered through their schools to $20 for adults and $50 for families. Ration Shed President Aunty Sandra Morgan said: “the registration cost should not put anyone off. Everybody is welcome to participate; if the costs are too high for you and your family, please tell us and we’ll work something out.”
Everyone is most welcome after the race to come and join the fun, even if you are not participating as a runner/walker. Food will be on sale and there will be lots of activities – ranging from visiting the Ration Shed to sports workshops and Aboriginal dance workshops. There will be donation boxes on site or you can donate on the Donations Page here
Please be advised that the Murgon to Cherbourg Road, including Barambah Avenue will be closed to all traffic from 8 am to 10 am.
Traffic using Pearon and Perkins Street Murgon may experience delays from 8 am to 8.20 am as participants leave Murgon Showgrounds.
After the awards and official proceedings, buses will run regularly into Murgon and back to return participants to the Murgon Showground area. Last bus to Murgon will be at 1pm. Please note: Parking is limited in Cherbourg
All Fun Run Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Participation available on the website one week after the Fun Run
Child (up to 18 years old) $5.00
Child (part of a local school entry) $2.00
Adult (18 years and over) $20.00
Adult (pensioner) $12.00
Family group $50.00
We wish to emphasise that the registration cost should not put anyone off. Everybody is welcome to participate; if the costs are too high for you and your family, please talk to us and we’ll work something out.
Host a stall at the Fun Run in Cherbourg on Sunday 15th May from 7.30 am – 1 pm!
The Ration Shed encourages market stall holders and service providers to run a stall on the day. You will be joining a host of runners, walkers and visitors who are participating in the Fun Run or just enjoying the party afterwards. We have entertainers, dancers, displays, sports workshops, face painting and carnival performers to name a few activities designed for a great morning of family fun.
Fees for stalls are $20 per 3 metre square space. Further enquiries please phone 0427 340 710.
Please access Application Forms for Stall holders on line at http://www.rationshed.com.au/funrun/ or request a form to be mailed by phoning the Ration Shed Office on 07 4169 5753.
Stall holders application form 2016 [PDF 165kb]
Ration Shed President Aunty Sandra Morgan said: “as this event is to raise funds for the Ration Shed Museum, please consider giving a donation even if you are unable to participate.” Donations can be made through the website at http://rationshed.com.au/funrun/donate/
Donations will be most appreciated; all funds go to the Ration Shed’s Education and Reconciliation programs.
M: 0427 340 710