Get inspired by the amazing walking events on offer around Australia. From stunning coastal walks to charity challenges and endurance treks, My Next Challenge is the place to find your next walk.


38 Walk events
Mt Ainslie Run Up And Power Walk - 1st Of February
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Oscars 100 Hut 2 Hut 2022
image descriptionMt Buller VIC

Oscars100 Hut 2 Hut is Australia’s toughest and most spectacular trek / run challenge that takes runners and trekkers on a stunning journey through Victoria’s high country trails once used by mountain explorers, pioneers, cattlemen and brumby runners.

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Memory Walk & Jog Canberra
image descriptionLake Burley Griffin, Canberra ACT

The Memory Walk and Jog Canberra will return to the nation’s capital on Sunday 27th of February 2022. Choose from 2km, 5km or 10km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk - 1st Of March
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Memory Walk & Jog Mildura
image descriptionNowingi Place, Mildura TAS

Dementia Australia's Memory Walk and Jog heads to Mildura on the 5th of March 2022. Choose from 2km, 5km or 9km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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Memory Walk & Jog Western Sydney 2022
image descriptionPenrith, Western Sydney NSW

The Memory Walk & Jog Western Sydney 2022 will take place on the 20th of March. Refer to website for further information.  

Choose from 2km or 8km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne - Event Postponed
image descriptionEndeavour Hills VIC

The Oxfam Trailwalker Melbourne event, due to take place from the 8th to the 10th of October 2021, has been postponed to the 25th to the 27th of March 2022 due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Sydney Coastrek 2022
image descriptionNorth Sydney NSW

This March join Australia’s premier hiking challenge for women and walk 60km, 45km, or 30km along Sydney's spectacular coastline. Experience beautiful beaches, secret trails through national parks and jaw-dropping views of sparkling Sydney Harbour. Together let's walk for Mental Health.

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Memory Walk & Jog Hunter 2022
image descriptionSpeers Point Park, Hunter NSW

The Memory Walk & Jog Hunter event will take place on the 27th of March 2022. Dementia Australia is returning to the Hunter for the annual Memory Walk & Jog. Choose from 2km or 7. 5km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.  

 

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Memory Walk & Jog Adelaide
image descriptionGlenelg, Adelaide SA

The Memory Walk & Jog Adelaide event will take place on the 27th of March 2022. Choose from 3km, 6km or 10km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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The Great Aussie Hike
image descriptionMornington Peninsula VIC

The Great Aussie Hike is back, April 1-2, 2022, with a brand new course winding around the stunning Mornington Peninsula. This is team challenge event, choose your distance - 30km, 43km, 57km or 100km.

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Memory Walk & Jog Geelong
image descriptionEastern Beach Park, Geelong VIC

Dementia Australia returns to Geelong on the 3rd of April 2022 at Eastern Beach Park. Register for the 2km, 6km and 8km and help those impacted by dementia.

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Memory Walk & Jog Ballarat
image descriptionLake Wendouree, Ballarat VIC

Dementia Australia's Memory Walk and Jog heads to Ballarat on the 3rd of April 2022 at Lake Wendouree. Walk, jog or run the Steve Moneghetti track around the lake and help those impacted by dementia.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk - 5th Of April
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Walking 4 Warriors
image descriptionDennis Park, Boyne Island QLD

The Walking 4 Warriors Endurance Challenge, taking place on the 23rd of April 2022, is a fundraising event. The event will test you physically, mentally and emotionally. Starting at Dennis Park in Boyne Island, run or walk non-stop for 6, 12 or 24 hours in this time-based challenge.

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Terrigal to Soldiers Charity Walk
image descriptionTerrigal NSW

Formerly known as the The Lighthouse 2 Skillion Coast Walk, the Terrigal to Soldiers Charity walk will take place on the 30th of April 2022. There are two distances on offer, a 12km walk from Terrigal SLSC to Shelly Beach and a 24km walk from Terrigal to Soldiers SLSC.

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Memory Walk & Jog Melbourne
image descriptionAlexandra Gardens, Melbourne VIC

Dementia Australia returns to Melbourne for the annual Memory Walk & Jog on the 1st of May 2022 in Alexandra Gardens. Choose from 2km, 5. 5km and 9. 5km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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Memory Walk & Jog Sydney 2022
image descriptionBay Run, Lilyfield, Sydney NSW

Dementia Australia's Sydney Memory Walk & Jog will return to the Bay Run in Lilyfield on the 22nd of May 2022. Choose from 2km or 7. 5km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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Melbourne Coastrek 2022
image descriptionAustralia VIC

This May walk 60km or 30km along Victoria's spectacular Mornington Peninsula. Join us for an epic and wild adventure of fun, fitness, friends and fundraising, supporting Beyond Blue. Together let's walk for Mental Health

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Melbourne Coastrek 2022
image descriptionMornington Peninsula VIC

This May join Australia’s premier hiking challenge for women and walk 60km, 45km, or 30km along Victoria's spectacular Mornington Peninsula. Explore the craggy, dramatic cliffs, wild oceans and secluded bays of this glorious natural wonderland. Together let's walk for Mental Health.

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The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane 2022
image descriptionBrisbane QLD

The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane will return in 2022 on the 28th - 29th of May.  The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane is an annual team endurance event located throughout the beautiful D'Aguilar National Park with 3 distances for teams to choose to participate including 15km, 30km and 48km distances.

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Memory Walk & Jog Brisbane
image descriptionSeventeen Mile Rocks, Brisbane QLD

The Brisbane Memory Walk & Jog returns to Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks on the 29th of May 2022. Choose from 2km, 5km or 10km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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MS Walk Run and Roll Sydney 2022
image descriptionMetcalfe Park Pyrmont, Sydney NSW

Back with the a new name the MS Walk Run and Roll returns to Pyrmont, Sydney on the 29th of May 2022. Participants can walk or run or roll the 4km or 8km course around Sydney Harbour.

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MS Walk Run and Roll Canberra 2022
image descriptionRond Terrace, Canberra ACT

The MS Walk Run + Roll returns to Canberra on the 29th of May 2022.

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MS Walk Run and Roll Melbourne 2022
image descriptionAlbert Park Lake, Melbourne VIC

The MS Walk Run + Roll Melbourne will take place on the 29th of May 2022. Enjoy a scenic course with views of the Melbourne city skyline as you run, walk or roll around Albert Park Lake.

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MS Walk Run and Roll Launceston 2022
image descriptionInveresk Precinct, Invermay, Launceston TAS

The 2022 Launceston MS Walk Run + Roll sets off from the historic Inveresk Railway Turntable and Roundhouse, Invermay. There are two distance options available; 4. 5km and 9. 5km. The 4. 5km course is wheelchair and stroller friendly and suitable for the whole family.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up And Power Walk - 7th Of June
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane 2022
image descriptionD’Aguilar National Park QLD

Oxfam Trailwalker is Australia's original 100km team endurance event. Together in teams of four, you'll test your mind and your body as you help people in poverty. Teams have 48 hours to complete 100km. You start together, walk together, support each other and finish together.

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Five Lands Walk 2022
image descriptionMacMasters Beach, Central Coast NSW

Returning on the 25th of June 2022, the event is a day-long festival along 10 kms of spectacular Central Coast coastline from MacMasters Beach to Terrigal. Proudly held on the traditional lands of the Darkinjung people.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up And Power Walk - 5th Of July
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Brisbane Coastrek 2022
image descriptionSunshine Coast QLD

This July join Australia’s premier hiking challenge for women and walk 60km or 30km along Queensland's spectacular Sunshine Coast. Experience beautiful beaches, secret trails through national parks and jaw-dropping views of sparkling Queensland. Together let's walk for Mental Health.

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The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast 2022
image descriptionGold Coast QLD

The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast will return from the 16-17 July 2022.  The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast, is hailed as the toughest team endurance event in Australia.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up And Power Walk - 2nd Of August
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Adelaide Coastrek 2022
image descriptionFleurieu Peninsula SA

This September join Australia’s premier hiking challenge for women and walk 60km or 30km along Adelaide's stunning Fleurieu Peninsula. Experience beautiful beaches, secret trails through national parks and jaw-dropping views of rugged South Australia. Together let's walk for Mental Health.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up And Power Walk - 6th Of September
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk - 4th Of October
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk - 1st Of November
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk - 6th Of December
image descriptionRemembrance Park, Canberra ACT

The Mt Ainslie Run Up and Power Walk is a monthly fun run/walk that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.  The fun run/walk starts at 12. 45pm and is 2. 2km with a 230 metre elevation gain.

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