Friday 29 September 2017

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About

Amazing Race Wollongong

The Amazing Race Wollongong is back this year for an action-packed day, uniting local businesses with the community. Just like in the Amazing Race seen on TV, teams will be challenged with clues, problems and the pressure of time.

Teams will race from check point to check point experiencing tasks and activities that will challenge and entertain. Organisers are keeping tight-lipped about what’s in store for those taking part in the 2017 race this year, but it’s sure to be fun.

The event will kick off at the Novotel Northbeach at 12.30pm and teams will have approximately 3 hours to get through around 20 checkpoints in and around Wollongong.  All check points and challenges will be reachable on foot or via the free  Gong Shuttle Bus. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third placed teams, best dressed and highest fundraising teams.

Over the last seven years, The Amazing Race Wollongong has become a significant event in Wollongong’s calendar. Our aim with this event is to showcase local Wollongong businesses and locations, whilst raising much needed funds for Charity. This year’s goal is $30,000.

The charities that will benefit from the event are;

With 100% of funds raised going directly to these charities. The event provides great exposure for business and corporate teams and checkpoint sponsors.

Event Details

12.30pm
Time to get ready!!
The teams will arrive to the lobby of The Northbeach Novotel Wollongong for the overview of the rules and a pre-race briefing.
1pm
Let the Fun begin!!
Teams will be given their first clue and will be heading to their first challenges!
4.30pm
Prizes, Drinks & Nibbles
The fun continues with complimentary Drinks & Nibbles at the Novotel. Delicious food and drinks served to you while you enjoy the presentation ceremony awarding prizes to;
  • Race Winners
  • 2nd & 3rd place
  • Best dressed team
  • Most money raised,
  • Wooden spoon
  • Raffles and lucky door prizes.
There’s no need to race off.. its Friday! Stay and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Novotel Northbeach.