Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group once again was a major sponsor for the 2016 Run Newcastle event which was held on Sunday 7th August at Newcastle Foreshore Park.

Overview

Newcastle Coal promotes the Run Newcastle event with its employees and contractors as part of the internal health program, Bounce. We saw over 80 employees, contractors and their families participate in the event this year across all categories, form the 12km run to the 6km walk.

The fun gets under way for Run Newcastle 2016
The fun gets under way for Run Newcastle 2016

Fun on the day

The day also saw a variety of entertainment provided, including children's entertainment, free cycle smoothies, kids play area, presentations from celebrities such as Carrie Bickmore and live music on stage from Cyrus, winner of TV's X-Factor.

Cause Outcomes

Proceeds of the event this year will go to the refurbishment of the adolescent ward at the John Hunter Children's Hospital.

The event raised in excess of $75,000 for the adolescent ward.

Newcastle Coal and Port Waratah representatives on a tour of the adolescent ward
Newcastle Coal and Port Waratah representatives on a tour of the adolescent ward

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