LIONS CLUB OF BALLINA > Fun-Run-Walk: 2018

Fun-Run-Walk: 2018

The 13th Ballina Lions Fun-Run-Walk was held on Sunday July 15, 2018. In excellent weather about 100 participants enjoyed the 10 km and 5 km runs from Missingham Amphitheatre over the bridge and around Shaws Bay.

Congratulations to the winners and placegetters and thanks to everyone who participated in what ended up being a very successful Fun Run Walk.

Results for the 2018 Fun Run

10km Open Male       

1st Matt Slee 34:10     2nd Tony Curtis 35:51     3rd  Dave Crosley 37:32

10km Open Female    

1st Abby Hill 46:00       2nd Heather Sills 49:51   3rd Danielle Van Zuylen 52:06

5km Open Male           

1st Steven Shaw 20:50  2nd Hugh Braddock 22:25  3rd Luke Montgomery

5km Open Female       

1st Tahlia Johnson 25:05 2nd Sarah Link 25:20         3rd Lisa Day 27:52

5km Over 50 Male      

1st Phil Cook 19:43           2nd John Wickham 20:43  3rd Peter Link

5km Over 50 Female  

1st Deborah Fuller 23:09  2nd Michelle Lyons 23:45  3rd Antje Moore 24:10

5km Under 17 Boys  1st Stephen Paskins                                                                    

5km Under 17 Girls   1st Bella Broadly                2nd  Monique Crowhurst            

5km Under 12 Boys   1st  Jacob Giltrap-Good    2nd Jacob Ford                        

5km Under 12 Girls    1st Phoebe Link                 2nd  Emily Link                                

Check out the photos taken on the day by clicking on the following link:

Special thanks go to our Major sponsors (see below) who gave so generously to make the event a financial success.

Thanks also to the support from the media, namely NBN, Ballina Shire Advocate, Paradise 101.9FM and Sol Prom and the Ballina & Lismore Surf Lifesaving Club members for providing First Aid services.

Finally a special thanks to Des & Joyce Emmett, who helped enormously in the lead up and on the day to make it a success and to project Chairman Lion John Grant, and the Ballina Lions Club members for organizing and helping on the day 



First event commences 9:00am from Missingham Park Amphitheatre

10 km Run Open Male                     $30 ea

10 km Run Open Female                 $30 ea

  5 km Run Open Male                     $25 ea   

  5 km Run Open Female                  $25 ea   

  5 km Run Boy’s 17 years & under   $15 ea    

  5 km Run Girl’s 17 years & under   $15 ea    

  5 km Run Boy’s 12 years & under   $10 ea    

  5 km Run Girl’s 12 years & under   $10 ea    

  5 km Run Male 50 years & over      $25 ea    

  5 km Run Female 50 years & over  $25 ea    

Non- competitive         5 km Male & Female Walk              $10 ea   

              (5 km Walk for children 12 years & under - Free) 

Since 2006 the following organisations have benefited from the Fun Run Walk:

2006 Campaign Sight First and various local community organisations
2007 Campaign Sight First and various local community organisations
2008 Campaign Sight First and various local community organisations
2009 Ballina & District Riding for Disabled Association
2010 Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC
2011 Biala School
2012 Australian Lions Childrens Cancer Research Centre
2013 Our House 
2014 Westpac Life Saver Helicopter Rescue Service
2015 Ballina Marine Rescue
2016 Heartfelt House, Alstonville and Hope  Haven Women's and Children's Refuge Centre, Ballina
2017 Heartfelt House. Hope Haven, Australian Children Cancer Research
Foundation and Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC
And for this year:
2018 Heartfelt House, Australian Children Cancer Research
Foundation and Biala  Special School


The event was promoted on NBN & GO! TV, in the Ballina Shire Advocate, through Paradise FM 101.9 and with banners around Ballina.


TODAY SHOW          0600-9000      5,6,9,11 & 13 July

WEEKEND TODAY     0700-1000     7,8 & 14 July

DAYS       0900-1700      10 & 12 July

PEAK NIGHTS          1800-2230        9 & 11 July

OTHER                    ROS       5 to 14 July

DAYS-NIGHTS (GO!) 0600-2400        9 to 14 July



          Ballina Shire Council.

         Ballina Little Athletics

          Ballina Athletics

          New South Wales Police
We gratefully acknowledge the generous support from our Sponsors: