Event Information


WalkWest 2019 will start and end at Footscray Park Maribyrnong, with participants walking or running along the picturesque Maribyrnong RIver.

Note: Entrance to Footscray Park is via the main gate. The Moore Street entrance will be closed.


Registrations for WalkWest 2019 are now open. Register online at https://everydayhero.com.au/event/walkwest2019.

Early bird rates are available by registering before midnight 31 January 2019.

Registrations will also be available on the day until 8:00am. However to make the most of your event experience, we suggest registering online before the event.

Registration Categories

Registration Fees


Early-bird (before 31 January): $20.00 - Standard: $25.00


Aged 6-16: $5.00; 5 & Under: Free

Event Times

Onsite registrations will open from 8:00am at Footscray Park, Maribyrnong. We suggest you arrive at least one hour before the start of the event to allow time to park, collect your bib and t-shirt and enjoy the pre-event entertainment.

Individual event times

8:45am 10km walk/run

9:00am 5km walk/run

9:30am 2km walk

Activities & Entertainment

The WalkWest Village at Footscray Park will be alive with loads of fun activities and entertainment for the whole family including:

  • Aerobics warm-up

  • Bouncing castle

  • Bounczn Dance Company performance

  • DJ Music

  • Face painting

  • Food and refreshments

  • Massage zone

  • Soccer workshop with Juventus Soccer Club

  • Star Wars Storm Troopers

  • Western Bulldogs Mascot

Amenities & Food

A water station will be located at Footscray Park and volunteers will be handing out water at checkpoints along the route.

Portaloos will be available at Footscray Park, including disabled access.

The event is wheelchair accessible with a bitumen path along the entire route.

Dogs are permitted in Footscray Park and along the Maribyrnong River provided they are restrained on a lead at all times.


Parking is available at the following locations:

  • Maribyrnong Boulevard (off Farnsworth Avenue)

  • Henry Turner South Reserve car park (off Farnsworth Avenue)

  • Burndap Park car park (off Farnsworth Avenue)

  • Victoria University car park (off Ballarat Road)

View parking map

Public Transport


Footscray Park is a 10min walk from Tram Stop 59 (cnr Geelong Road/Droop Street) - Tram Route 82. View timetable here.


The following buses service

Bus 409: Yarraville to Highpoint S/Centre. Alight at Farnsworth Avenue, opposite Doug Mills Reserve. View timetable here

Bus 472: Williamstown to Moonee Ponds. Alight at Farnsworth Avenue, opposite Doug Mills Reserve. View timetable here.

Bus 404: Footscray to Moonee Ponds via Newmarket. Alight at Footscray Park, Ballarat Road. View timetable here.


Merchandise will be available for purchase on the day.

T-shirts: Adults $25.00 / Children $15.00

Caps: $15.00

Water bottles: $5.00

Cheering sticks: $2.00

Teddy Bears: $20.00

Condition of Entry

On registering to participate in this event you accept our event Terms & Conditions.

Cancellation Policy

In the event that the event is cancelled, registration fees will not be refunded. All reasonable effort will be made to reschedule the event to a suitable day.

View the full Terms & Conditions here.