Wakari fun run and walk

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Family Day out . . . Runners line up at the start of last year's Waikari Fun Run and Walk. This year's run is on Sunday, November 4, with three distances to suit all abilities and ages. File photo

Waikari’s Village Walkway will benefit from the annual Waikari Fun Run on Sunday, November 4.

The community event is being run by the Hurunui Youth Council, to help boost the coffers of the Hurunui Gateway Promotion Association which maintains the walkway.

The event, which starts at 10.30am, is expected to attract around 200 participants, and has distances for all abilities and ages.

Runners and walkers can take part in 7km and 4km routes, with an 11km distance open to runners only.

Entry fees are $10 an adult, and $5 for students and children. Under 5s are free, with a $20 entry fee for a family. Dogs on leashes are allowed, and strollers are welcome.

For more information, contact krystaljennings@hurunui.govt.nz , phone 0278086469, or visit facebook.com/events/694439830916360/.