BEECHWORTH TO MOUNT BUFFALO WHEEL BARROWTHON
15th and 16th October 2016
Hi , looking to registering a team to participate in the annual Barrowthon.
The team(s) will consist of up to 10 members. You will have the option
to be part of either days (or one if you have other commitments).
The team will be raising funds for Guide Dogs Victoria. We aim to push a
barrow in team relay from Beechworth to Mount Buffalo with the Guide
Dog Coin Dog.
Own expense (cost approx. $30pp). All incidental
expense at own cost. Family and friends are encouraged to participate as
part of our team or form a team (at own cost).
Where: Beechworth, 7am Saturday 15th October. Overnight in Porepunkah. Sunday 16th October up to summit Mount Buffalo.
From the Diggers on the battlefields of wartime Europe to communities
who band together against the threat and aftermath of bushfires, drought
and flood; Australians have an inherent capacity to act selflessly to
show they care and retain a sense of humour under the most trying of
A sporting bet made eighty years ago captured this
spirit when two men journeyed from Beechworth in Victoria’s north east
to the top of Mount Buffalo some 51 miles away, in a wheel barrow.The
challenge was successfully met but the winner’s cheque was never claimed
and the true prize, friendship, remains its legacy.
Barrowthon is your opportunity to honour that legacy and push your own barrow, literally, for a cause that matters to you.
two day event will be gruelling but foremost it will be fun and by
pushing yourself to show you care, you will raise funds and awareness
for your own cause.