Fitzy’s 5 – one of Adelaide’s favourite 5k fun runs!
Fitzy’s 5 is a fun run/walk conducted by Running SA on Sunday, 6 August 2017 to honour the memory of David Fitzsimons and raise funds for the Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Fund to support cancer research.
The picturesque 5km flat road loop course in inner city Adelaide takes in many of Adelaide’s most iconic locations including the River Torrens, Adelaide Oval, and the North Adelaide parklands.
Fitzy’s 5 now sees over 1000 participants annually, making it the largest timed 5km fun run in South Australia.
David “Fitzy” Fitzsimons was one of Australia’s leading distance runners in the 1970s. Forever a picture of fitness, sadly, Fitzy was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. As tenacious and determined as Fitzy was, even he couldn’t beat this opponent and tragically, he passed away on 7 September 2008 at the age of 58. The first run in his honour was held on 1 August 2010.
Choose your distance:
- Kids 1km
Entries close Friday 31 July 2017 (late fees apply after this date). Late entries close at 12pm on Wednesday 2nd August 2017.
Entry Fees (until 31st July 2017 9am)
- 10km General Admission Adult $35
- 5km General Admission Adult $25
- 5km Child (under 12) $15
- 5km Family (2 adults and 2 children) $70
- Kids 1km $10
Running SA are proud to have the Leukaemia Foundation as their official event charity for the 2017 Fitzy’s 5 Fun Run. Running SA will donate $2 from each entry to the Leukaemia Foundation to assist those with Leukaemia and to help find a cure!
What: Fitzy’s 5 Fun Run/Walk
When: Sunday, 6 August 2017 | from 8am
Where: Torrens Parade Ground | Victoria Drive, Adelaide
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