It is just a few days away from the historic 10th annual Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon, which will be taking place on Sunday, 25 October! With 24 000 participants already registered for the crusade against breast cancer. 
Here is some information to help enhance your experience of the event:

BEFORE EVENT DAY:
Goodie bag / walker number collections:
If you were one of the first 21 000 to register – CONGRATULATIONS – you will be receiving a goodie bag!

If you entered after the 21 000 cut off point – please make sure to collect your walker number before Sunday.

· Team Entries: please collect from Marks Park on Tuesday, 20 October 2015.

· Individual Entries: please collect from Marks Park from Wednesday, 21 to Saturday, 24 October 2015.

· Please bring identification along for the registration process.

· See www.ithembawalkathon.co.za for details on collection times.

Marks Park is located on Judith Road in Emmarentia, 2195. Please click on the following co-ordinates to access directions on google maps:-26.165920, 28.005003

EVENT DAY:
Arrival time
The event officially starts at 7h00. Please be sure to arrive from 5h00 to ensure you get comfortable parking and are ready for the start of the event.

Parking Options
· Parking via Barry Hertzog to Louw Geldenhuys / Emmarentia Dam continue to Orange Road and the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens access point into Marks Park onto the rugby fields, for early parking.

· Via Beyers Naude into Thomas Bowler and park on the Roosevelt Park High rugby field - walk via the Botanical Gardens to access Marks Park.

· Parking will also be available outside the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens.

· Via Beyers Naude to Kingsway UJ Campus – student parking for the park and ride option. More details to follow.

Road Closures
Preparing for fun in the sun
We are expecting a sunny and hot day so please make sure to take the following precautions on Sunday:
· Apply sunblock

· Wear a hat and other protective gear such as sunglasses etc.

· Ensure that you are hydrated by drinking lots of water and other fluids to keep you cool

#PoutForAPurpose
· Bring your pinkest Avon Justine lipstick and join us on our #PoutForAPurpose campaign – put on your pinkest Avon Justine pout, take a photo and upload it to social media – join as we break the Avon world record!

Refreshments and drinks
· There will be various stalls for refreshments onsite. Please ensure you have money on you to be able to purchase your choice of refreshments and also feel free to bring a picnic basket.

Corporate Social Responsibility stalls
· Our NGO partners will have stalls selling some fantastic products so, please make sure you have money available to support them.

Enjoy be safe and sun wise, do it for the ladies and #thinkpink !









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