What’s on this week around Geelong
12th May – 18th May 2014
Great Ocean Road Marathon
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th May 2014
The beautiful Great Ocean Road is hosting a weekend of running, walking and wheeling. Finishing at Apollo Bay there are six different runs so there is something to suit all ages and fitness levels including the full marathon of 45, a half marathon at 23km, a wheelchair challenge of 14kms and a kids gallop for 1.5 KM. The main marathon starts at Lorne while the shorter races start at Kennett River. For more information visit http://www.greatoceanroadmarathon.com.au/
Geelong Baby & Childeren’s Market
Saturday May 17th 2014
The Vines Road Community Centre in Hamlyn Heights will once again host the Geelong Baby & Children’s Market one of the region’s favourite specialty markets. The market has been running since 2007 and has a incredible array of stalls full of great clothing, gifts, toys and accessories for the young. The day kicks off at 9:00 AM and runs through until 1:00 PM.
RSPCA Million Paws Walk
Sunday 18th of May 2014
The Million Paws Walk is on again and this year Geelong is one of 16 different locations around Victoria taking part in this day to raise awareness for the fight against animal cruelty. Money raised in this event goes into helping the more than 28000 animals who enter shelters around the state each year. Registrations are open to teams and individuals and of course four legged friends. The Geelong walk takes place in the Eastern Gardens, as well as the walk there will be plenty of fun and games and a pet expo with pet care displays and even a BBQ. The first 800 registrations will receive a great showbag full of goodies, so get in and register early. The day kicks of at 9:00 AM with the walk starting at 10:00 AM which is a easy 2 KM around the beautiful Eastern Gardens. Visit the Million Paws website http://www.millionpawswalk.com.au/ for details on how to register and donate to this very worthy cause.