5 x 5

5×5 is a free, non-competitive community walking event for people at all levels of fitness and ability. Participants walk a 5km course one afternoon a week for 5 weeks. 5 x 5 celebrates being physically active in natural outdoor environments.


5×5 aims to:

  • Build healthy walking habits to increase individual strength and mobility and reduce the risk of chronic disease.
  • Improve mental health and wellbeing.
  • Provide a safe, friendly and accessible opportunity to be active.
  • Build community connections at individual and organisational levels.
  • Reduce social isolation.

5×5 events have been run at:

  • The Lake
  • Bellambi
  • Shell Cove
  • Nowra

Upcoming 5×5 Events:

  • Wollongong 5×5 Celebrating International Women’s Day – Regisiter

“I really enjoyed the 5×5 walk. It’s a lovely walk. I feel so much better afterwards. I recommend it to anyone.”

Bellambi 5×5 participant


Support your local 5×5

You can organise a 5×5 in your local area, volunteer to help at your local event or provide sponsorship. Contact us for more information.

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