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Black Dog Ride To The Red Centre 2015 - Darwin NT

Black Dog Ride To The Red Centre 2015 - Darwin NT - Has Ended

 15 Aug, 2015 - 25 Aug, 2015
 Sat 8:30am - Tue 10:00pm
  Darwin, NT
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Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre 2015 - Darwin

Black Dog Ride

"raising awareness of depression and suicide prevention"

Since 2009,  Black Dog Ride has raised over $1,700,000 for mental health services and started the conversation of depression awareness in every corner of the country. Be part of this epic unforgettable ride and register today!

With reflective consideration on the previous Red Centre Rides to Alice Springs we have chosen Yulara and the nearby, Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park for the 2015 Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre.

The iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) hold a deep spiritual place for all Australians. It also provides us with a setting to quiet the noise of our lives, to sit and reflect.

Both Indigenous and non Indigenous people feel the presence of the spirit within and on the land. The red sand hills, spinifex, natural beauty and the harshness of the country, both challenge us and welcome us.

The modest extra cost associated with this priceless trip will be forgotten through the experience of being there. There are no plans to repeat this Ride in the foreseeable future.

Please read the following information and browse the FAQs section if you have any questions about this iconic Ride.


Ride RegistrationRegistrations to ride all the way to Uluru with Black Dog Ride are strictly limited.  Registrations close on 5pm EST 30th June 2015 or when all places are filled.

Your Registration for the Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre 2015 includes:

  • Registration $130 - Includes entry to the fully organised Ride
  • Back up of a Support Vehicle en route to Uluru
  • 2 tickets in the BDR Rider Raffle
  • Commemorative Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre cloth patch and stickers
  • National Park entry fee of $25
  • Welcome Sundowner at Sails In The Desert Poolside - a substantial gourmet pass around food and 2 hour drinks package valued at $53 per person
  • Saturday night "Sounds of Silence" finale dining experience under the stars in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park valued at $175 per person! 
  • Inclusive of credit card payment processing fee and Eventbrite service fee ($15)


Message from Founder Steve Andrews
Black Dog Ride Steve Andrews has an important message for all Black Dog Riders about the upcoming Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre HERE.


Ride Itineraries

For all ride itineraries and ride coordinator contacts, please check out the main Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre webpage on the Black Dog Ride website HERE.

As of December 2014, comprehensive ride itineraries have not been finalised, however upon registering you will be contacted by your Ride Coordinator who will keep you informed of all developments.


Share the Ride

Use the Black Dog Ride Facebook Page and #blackdogride hashtags on Twitter and Instagram to connect with fellow riders.  Flyers will be available soon for printing and sharing amongst your networks. Official Media Releases will soon be available on the Black Dog Ride Media Centre.



The Black Dog Ride to the Red Centre Everyday Hero Fundraising Page will be open soon.  You can still start your fundraising by donating directly to the Black Dog Ride Gift Fund, and add the funds offline on Everyday Hero later.  All donations over $2 are tax deductible.  Please contact Black Dog Ride for more information.


Frequently Asked Questions

Please read the Ride to the Red Centre FAQs before contacting Black Dog Ride. The most commonly asked rider questions are answered there.


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 08 9754-8956

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Black Dog Ride began in 2009 as one man's ride to raise awareness of depression, developing into national suicide prevention charity involving thousands of Australian motorcycle riders who've raised over $1,700,000 for mental health services, fostering mental health awareness around the country. Join us as we ride for awareness.

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