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                                                       Ben Donohoe was a sports-loving,
                                                       intelligent 9 year-old boy. He was very
                                                       active and loved playing cricket and
Platinum sPonsors                                      soccer. Ben lived with his family in

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                                                       Dunlop, ACT. Ben was diagnosed with a

                                                       brain tumour on 10 June 2005. Despite
                                                       an operation to remove the tumour and

                                                       Ben’s determination to live, the tumour

                                                       was too aggressive and Ben passed
                                                       away on the 2nd of August 2005, less

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                                                       than 8 weeks after his initial diagnosis.
                                                       Harnessing community spirit
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                                                       In November 2005, Hawker College, where Ben’s mother Robyn
                                                       works, in conjunction with the Donohoe family hosted a charity
                                                       walk and fun run in Ben’s memory. The event is organised and                                       sund
                                                       managed by volunteers, predominantly students in year 12 at
                                                       Hawker College, who are completing Sports Administration
                                                       studies. This is now a major part of the student’s practical
                                                       Indicative of Ben’s strong family ties and energetic nature, the
                                                       Run and Walk for Fun brings families and friends together to
Gold sPonsors                                          encourage an active lifestyle and community spirit, as well as
                                                       increase awareness and raise funds for brain tumour research.
                                                       It also aims to remember and benefit other children who have
                                                       suffered or are suffering from childhood brain tumours. Themed
                                                       ‘Let’s make a difference’, the inaugural 2005 event attracted over
                                                       1300 participants and raised over $10,000 for paediatric tumour
                                                       research. In 2006, the event attracted 15% more participants,
                                                       raising nearly $20,000. BTA — Ben Donohoe Paediatric research
                                                       funding totals $30,000.

                                                       raising awareness
 Derek Kelly &                                         Now in its third year, the Ben Donohoe Run and Walk for Fun is
                                                       one of the premier events on the ACT sporting calendar and one
 Sons Printers                                         of the largest fun runs in the region.
                                                       The 6 km and 3 km courses both start and finish at John Knight
                                                       Memorial Park in Canberra. The event attracts Canberra’s elite
                                                       runners, with Erwin McRae finishing in 17.59 minutes in 2006 as
                                                       well as novices and families joining in on the action.
silver sPonsors                 Photographs by:
Ainslie Football Club                                  souvenir t-shirts
                                                       Due to strong public interest collared t-shirts will be for sale
Affinity Photography
                                                       this year. Payments must accompany order and orders must
Core Photography                                       be received by 23 October 2007. Details and order forms
M&J Plunkett Builder                                   available at or from
                                                       Hawker College.
Bronze sPonsors
Active Leisure Centre           Coca-Cola
Belconnen Orthodontics          Manuka Smiles                                                                                              In memory of Ben
                                                       This event organised by                                              Starkis 1692   Donohoe and raising
Belconnen Stationery            Sportsmans Warehouse                                                                                       money for paediatric
                                                       Hawker College Sports
Bentley’s Hairdresser Jamison   Ziggys Fruit Market    Administration students                                                             brain tumour research
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Ben Donohoe Run and Walk for Fun                              School

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Surname                                                       Name                                                                 Age
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First name                                                    School
Street or postal address                                          Male           Female                             Junior           Adult          Veteran
                                                                                                                                                                     registration closes: Friday 26 October
                                                              disclaimer: By participating in the Ben Donohoe Run and Walk For Fun I accept all risks that           late registrations: 27 October to 9 November
Suburb/town                                                   could result in loss of life or injury or damage or loss of any description that I may suffer or
                                                              sustain upon my entry or participation in this event. I release all persons or corporations            or on the day from 7.30 to 8.30 am
                                                              associated with the event from all claims or demands arising from this event. This waiver
State                                   Postcode              release or discharge shall be in favour of the Ben Donohoe Run and Walk For Fun and any
                                                              other school, club officers and employees of the AFP and all race sponsors and shall so operate
                                                                                                                                                                     race categories
                                                              whether the damage or cause is due to any act or neglect of any of them. I agree that any              Ages refer to the age participants turn during 2007
                                                              child under the age 12 years must be under direct supervision of an adult for the duration
Home phone                                                    of this event. I agree to my details being used in publishing of the results in the media.             Junior: 16 years and under
                                                                                                                                                                     adult: 17 years to 39 years of age
Daytime phone                                                                                                                                                        veterans: Over 40 years of age
                                                              Signature (parent if under 18)
                                                                                                                                                                     race check in and number collection
Mobile                                                        race costs
                                                                                                                                                                     Each participant will be allocated a race number, which must
                                                                                            registration                       late registration                     be worn on the chest during the run. Numbers need to be
Email                                                                                                                                                                collected between 7.30 and 8.30 am, at Lake Ginninderra
                                                               Students                              $5                                  $10                         College Gymnasium, adjacent to John Knight Memorial Park.
School (if applicable)                                         Adults                              $10                                   $15
                                                                                                                                                                     race start
                                                               Family*                             $20                     No family concessions                     9.00 am sharp
  Male       Female                                                                                                                                                  John Knight Memorial Park, adjacent Lake Ginninderra College
                                                              *Family: parents and their children aged under 16 or full-time students

Age you turn in 2007                                                                                                                                                 routes
                                                              Race costs                                              $                                              6 km: John Knight Memorial Park, around Lake
Category                                                                                                                                                             Ginninderra foreshore via bike path, across Diddams Close,
                                                              Voluntary donation                                      $                                              John Knight Memorial Park
  Junior (16 years and under)
                                                                                                                                                                     3 km: John Knight Memorial Park, via bike path, turn in
  Adult (17 years to 39 years of age)                         total                                                   $                                              Diddams Close vicinity and return (out and back course)
  Veteran (Over 40 years of age)
                                                                                                                                                                     awards ceremony
                                                              Payment method                                                                                         10.30 am, Start/finish area, John Knight Memorial Park
additional family participants                                    Cheque (Please enclose cheque to ‘Hawker College’)
                                                                                                                                                                     Wet weather
                                                                  Cash           Visa           Mastercard                                                           Unless deemed dangerous, this event will be held in wet
Name                                        Age
                                                                                                                                                                     weather. Check radio stations for details.
                                                              Cardholder’s name
School                                                                                                                                                               for more information
                                                                                                                                                                     Hawker College, Murranji St, Hawker ACT 2614
  Male       Female                Junior   Adult   Veteran   Card no.
                                                                                                                                                                     Tel: 02 6205 7744 Fax: 02 6205 7745
                                                              Card expiry date                                                                             
Name                                        Age
                                                              Return this section only with payment by Friday 26 October,                                            100% of all money received will support Brain tumour
School                                                        or after this date as a late registration.                                                             australia for research into paediatric brain tumours in
                                                              mail: Hawker College, Murranji St, Hawker ACT 2614                                                     memory of Ben donohoe.
  Male       Female                Junior   Adult   Veteran   fax: 02 6205 7745 (only if paying by credit card)

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