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Walk for Daniel

Walk for Daniel - Has Ended

 25 Oct, 2019 - 25 Oct, 2019
 Fri 6:00am - Fri 9:00am
 Kiel Mountain Road
  Woombye, QLD
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The 15th annual 'Walk for Daniel' will take place on Friday 25th October from 6am.  The walk is approximately 4km long, starting at Suncoast Christian College in Woombye and finishing at Briggs Park in Palmwoods.

'Walk for Daniel' is the Daniel Morcombe Foundation's opening event of our National Day of Action -  'Day for Daniel'. 

  • Start Location: Suncoast Christian College (Cnr Schubert & Kiel Mtn Rds, Woombye, Queensland)
  • Approx end time: 9:00am at Briggs Park in Palmwoods
  • Walk Length: 4km
  • Parking: G Rae Oval/Jubilee Oval Palmwoods
  • Children under 14 to be supervised by a responsible adult at all times
  • No Dogs on the Shuttle Buses

About Walk for Daniel 

The Daniel Morcombe Foundation held the first Walk for Daniel in November 2005. The walk follows the same path that Daniel walked from Palmwoods to arrive at the Nambour Connection Road in Woombye, where he waited for the bus to the Sunshine Plaza before being abducted and murdered. The walk is approximately 4km long, starting at Suncoast Christian College in Woombye and finishing at Briggs Park in Palmwoods.

The aim of this walk is to raise awareness of child safety and protection.

The objectives of Walk for Daniel are:

  • To raise awareness about child safety and to promote a safer community for children
  • To educate children regarding their personal safety
  • To honour the memory of Daniel Morcombe

Walk Route

The Walk will commence at Suncoast Christian College, Cnr Schubert & Kiel Mountain Road Woombye and conclude at Briggs Park on Jubilee Drive, Palmwoods. The walk is approximately 4kms in length on footpaths which are suitable for prams, strollers and wheelchairs. Water is provided at the start of the event. A Sausage Sizzle an coffee is available at the start and finish of the event.

Getting There and Away 

We encourage all Walk for Daniel participants to park and ride from G Rae Oval (B) to Suncoast Christian College (A).

Park & Ride

Park your car at G Rae/Jubilee Oval in Palmwoods - the finish point - and catch a bus to the start of the Walk at Suncoast Christian College in Woombye.  Your car will be right there when you finish your walk.

12 shuttle buses are available to get you to the starting point quickly and easily.

Follow Jubilee Drive for less than 1km to G Rae Oval on your right

Turn right into Jubilee Drive

Follow this road until you pass Kolora Park on the left, under the train line overpass

Turn left at the roundabout onto Woombye - Palmwoods Road

On the Nambour Connection Road take the Palmwoods exit ramp

Travelling West Towards Nambour

Please read below for directions to G Rae Oval.

Travelling East Towards Sunshine Motorway

On the Nambour Connection Road turn right into Blackall Street

Follow onto Back Woombye Road

Veer left into Old Palmwoods Road

Follow onto Jubilee Drive

G Rae Oval will be on your left.

Limited parking is available at the start point at Suncoast Christian College, if this is your preference.  Please advise the SES Traffic Controller that you would like to park at the College.  You can then catch one of the buses returning from G Rae Oval to the Suncoast Christian College at the conclusion of the event.

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 The Daniel Morcombe Foundationorganiser
 1300 326 435

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