Local people of all ages will have the opportunity to get active, have fun and support Starlight Foundation at the 2017 Greater Bank Casino Fun Run on Sunday, 17 September. Local people of all ages will have the opportunity to get active, have fun and support Starlight Foundation at the 2017 Greater Bank Casino Fun Run on Sunday, 17 September.
Entries were declared open at a launch held at the Casino RSM Club on Thursday, 29 June. The Fun Run will feature ten and five kilometre events and a two kilometre event for kids.
In attendance at the launch was Cr Robert Mustow, Mayor of Richmond Valley, Tracey Parkes from the Greater Bank and representatives from Casino RSM and Parker and Kissane, Little Athletics Northern Rivers Zone coordinator Laurie McCleod, Ms Eilleen Buyers New York marathon runner, students from local schools.
The run includes a picturesque course taking in the main street of Walker St and finishing at the iconic Queen Elizabeth Park. Event organiser Peta Moloney from Little Athletics Casino said the fun run is being held for the fourth year thanks to the support of major sponsor Greater Bank, Richmond Valley Council, Casino RSM Club, Parker and Kissane and RunNSW.
Peta said last year’s event attracted more than 200 entrants and is confident that this year’s event will be bigger and better. There is also a great interest building amongst schools, commercial gyms and the local community.
“We are pleased to feature the inaugural Schools Challenge supported by local schools in the 5km and 2km events .
Greater Bank Casino branch manager Tracey Parkes said the event is one of 14 Athletics NSW RunNSW community fun runs it is supporting across NSW in 2017, which also supports the Starlight Foundation.
“I encourage people from across the Richmond Valley and surrounds to join Greater Bank in supporting this great community event and a great cause.” Ms Parkes said.
Early bird entries are just $12 for kids and $22 for 5km or $30 for the 10km event for adults. There will also be two perpetual trophies awarded to school teams in the 2km and 5km events.For more information or to enter the Greater Casino Fun Run visit www.casinofunrun.com.au.
EVENT DETAILS – 2017 GREATER BANK CASINO FUN RUN
When & Where: Saturday, 17 September 2017 at Queen Elizabeth Park, Casino NSW from 8am
Tickets: Entries are open from 29 June 2017 until the day of the event.
Please note the following entries fees below.
Casino RSM 10km Early – $30 Late – $40
10km Teams Early – $100 Late – $130
Greater Bank Casino 5km Early $22 Late $32
5km Teams Early $80 Late $100
Parker & Kissane Solicitors 2km Early $12 Late $20
2km School Teams Early $42.50 Late $53
Media information: Peta Moloney on 0459 956 417, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.casinofunrun.com.au