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Run West Finishing Line Festival

West HQ’s Finish Line Festival will take place on March 31st 2019 in collaboration with NAB’s RunWest event to celebrate Western Sydney. As the first of many, this event will be the perfect opportunity to come out with friends and family to have a bit of fun for the day. You don’t have to be a participant of RunWest to be part of West HQ’s Finish Line Festival- everyone’s welcome! The festival will encompass everything from an abundance of food, outdoor music performances, and family-friendly entertainment.

Entertainment

Live Music

Cool down and catch amazing live performances from some amazingly talented artists. On the day of the Festival, you’ll be able to see some incredible musicians like Tori DarkeDavid Agius, Ben Bennett, and many more serenade you as you engage in our other activities/entertainment. From country to pop,  the performers we’ve got lined up for you will have you swaying and moving to the rhythm.

 

Food Trucks

Bring along family and friends and discover a hand-picked selection of some of Sydney’s most sought-after food and dessert trucks in one convenient location. 10 of Sydney’s #1 food trucks like Chur, Duo Duo Ice Cream, and Burnt Ends BBQ will be at West HQ’s Finish Line Festival for you to sample from!

Free Expo

The NAB RunWest Expo will be held at West HQ on Friday March 29 and Saturday March 30 with free admission to all participants and the general public. 

This inspiring community event will feature a host of exciting exhibitions from our partners, as well as the opportunity to win fantastic prizes and more. This is also the location of bib number pick up.

Meet the Stars

Heroes from rugby league, rugby union, AFL, cricket, football and netball will take part in the festivities of the RunWest Finish Line Festival.

You will have the chance to meet and play games with your favourite legends from clubs like the Western Sydney Wanderers, Sydney Thunder, Greater Western Sydney Giants (AFL, AFLW and netball), Two Blues as well as NSW Rugby League stars

Activations

Recovery Pool (SGAC)

Free entry on the day! On the day of the Festival, SGAC plan to open its doors to the public. So after a good run, you’ll be able to have a splash with the kids or go for a solo cool down lap in the pool! Remember: entry is on a first come, first served basis so quickly make your way down there to not miss out on a good swim.

Kids’ Space

We’ll keep the kids distracted while you run and indulge in all the other entertainment we have prepared! Your children will love our Kids’ Space as they play with inflatables, get their favourite characters painted on their face and meet a few animals from the new Sydney Zoo.

Gymnastics

Come down to SGAC to stretch out those leg muscles or bring the kids along for a good tumble. It’ll be free entry on the day so there’s no need to be a member of West HQ beforehand!

RedBull

There will be plenty of entertainment to keep the whole family occupied.  Why not come and try our feature Red Bull activation which pits mate against mate in the ultimate tyre changing challenge. Stay tuned for other exciting challenges to be announced shortly

Information

Enter event

It’s still not too late to sign up! By signing up to RunWest, you’ll not only realise your full potential, but you can also help fundraise for the RunWest’s partner charities or a charity of your choice!

Right now you can enter for $25 for the 4km Family Fun Run or $50 for the 12km Fun Run.

Online entries close 27th March, so be quick and don’t miss out on RunWest and the Finish Line Festival! Join Now

Transport

We recommend, if possible, that you come via public transport. Rooty Hill train station is a 1.5km walk from the start of the 4km Family Fun Run and 900 metres from West HQ. Additionally, a free shuttle service is available for participants so you enjoy the event. Below is the schedule for the shuttle:

Pre-race

Route First Departure Last Departure
West HQ to Sydney Motorsport Park 5am 7am
West HQ to Blacktown International Sports Park 7:45am 9:30am

Post-race

Route First Departure Last Departure
West HQ to Sydney Motorsport Park 10am 3pm
West HQ to Blacktown International Sports Park 11:30am 3pm

 

Please go here for more information.

Parking

For participants doing the 12km run starting at Sydney Motorsport Park, there are two options for parking.

  1. Enter via Gate B (Brabham Road)
  2. Enter from Gate A (Ferriers)

For those doing the 4km run, participants can park at Morreau Reserve, which is approximately a 1km walk to the start line at Blacktown International Sports Park. You can enter via Church St from the Great Western Highway side as entry from Rooty Hill Rd South will be closed.

#runthewest

The inaugural RunWest is Western Sydney’s first major running festival and community event. On March 31st, join in for the 12km Fun Run or 4km Family Fun Run and take in all of the on-course entertainment and cultural activations at the start and finish line, meet and greet your favourite sports stars, and be part of the MASSIVE Finish Line Festival at West HQ.

Between fantastic food, live entertainment and the huge community who’ll be participating, this is a major event not to be missed.

Walkers and families with young children, seasoned runners and frequent joggers will all be welcomed and encouraged to participate.

To sign up or to find out more, click here to visit RunWest website.

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