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Midnight Blue Trek

Sunday 10th October 2021

Welcome to the Midnight Blue Trek, proudly supporting Trek2Health and the start of Queensland Mental Health Week.Midnight Blue is an 18.5km trek for QPS members and family, from midnight to dawn, starting from Samford Valley and ending at the Trek House, The Gap.

Invoke the Australian spirit of service – endurance – mateship – courage – sacrifice

This trek is an opportunity to supercharge your mental and physical resilience while invoking the Australian spirit of service, endurance, mateship, courage and sacrifice. Your participation will make a measurable and positive difference in the lives of our Queensland Police personnel. 

Please note: the Midnight Blue Queensland police Service Trek is a QPS community event for QPS members and direct family members only,

This is a fundraising event, registration is free and each participant must fundraise a minimum of $250.00 to enter the walk. You’ll receive an online fundraising page to collect donations and we’ll support you to achieve your goal – we are a team! To reach your fundraising goal you only need to find 5 sponsors to each donate $50 in support of your commitment to complete this Trek. For detailed information about the Trek click here to read the trek Handbook.

Build Resilience

Resilience via Earth

Completing an exhilarating physical challenge will increase your physical & mental resilience leaving you better able to handle whatever life throws at you.

Restore your peace of mind

Healing via Nature

Unload the stress of everyday life and restore your positive attitude and peace of mind via the beauty of nature.

Connect with Community

We are a team!

Connect with community in the spirit of resilience, determination, compassion, innovation, fairness and mateship that is the core of the Trek2Health philosophy.

Change lives

Create a better future

Your participation will make a positive and measurable difference in the lives of extraordinary and deserving Qld Police and frontline personnel and veterans.
HOSTED BY TREK2HEALTH
Sun 10 October, 2021
Location
The Gap, Brisbane

Midnight Blue Trek

The Midnight Blue Trek will be hosted and conducted by Trek2Health and will commence on Saturday night 9th October, 2021 at 2300 following the current COVID-19 safety guidelines.

The meeting place for this event will be The Trek House at 1434 Waterworks Road, The Gap. Please park at The BCC Park ‘n Ride Bus station car park, The Gap and walk 40 metres to the Trek House to collect your registration entry bib and your high-vis vest and Trek2Health bandana. Event crew will be onsite at 2300 and the private bus charter will leave at 2330 for Samford Valley, all participants will be provided with a trek hand booklet with the registration confirmation email, this booklet will explain all aspects of what to bring for this overnight trek.

There will be a small service at Samford Valley and a safety briefing before we commence our long journey to the Trek House at Enoggera Reservoir for a 0530 -0545 arrival, followed by a  breakfast and coffee with presentations from Mental Health experts and acknowledgement of the top fundraisers.

Your Commitment

I understand that I will be fully prepared physically and have the appropriate personal gear and rations to complete the Midnight Blue Trek.

I understand that my ticket price is complimentary and I must fundraise a minimum of $250.00 to enter this walk.

Funds raised support Trek2Health, an organisation founded with a single, noble objective – provide ongoing support to First Responders and Emergency Services personal such as police officers, firefighters, EMTs and veterans in our communities.

The Route

Starting Point – The Trek House at 1434 Waterworks Road, The Gap. Please park at The BCC Park ‘n Ride Bus station car park, The Gap and walk 40 metres to the Trek House.

The route for Midnight Blue Trek consists of a 18.5km walk via country streets onto remote fire trails towards Bellbird Grove for our first rest stop, we then commence our long climb up to  Mt. Nebo Road. We will then continue in a easterly direction along very steep descending and ascending fire trails down the southern side of Mt. Nebo Road, we are almost home along southerly tracks that will take us to the Trek House by 0515 – 0530 to meet family and friends.

The trek will also have Event crew support staff – who have operated in the area and ranges for over 15 years, should you need water or support. 

PLEASE NOTE that this walk is a controlled paced trek and we will be walking as one group at 3.5km to 4.5km per hour. The group must stay in between the front trek leader and the rear trek leader at all times. Medical professionals will be roaming the route in 4×4 vehicles.

PICS FROM OUR MIDNIGHT TO DAWN ANZAC SERVICE TREK 2021

We trek to support our Australian frontline workers and veterans in recognition of their extraordinary contribution to our community.

Trek2Health’s mission is to provide support for the health and well-being of the Emergency Services and Veteran communities. We provide a supportive and stigma-free environment to boost the mental and physical resilience of our clients via team-orientated nature treks in remote areas, in order to create healthier individuals and more productive and compassionate communities.

First Responders are exposed to unimaginable experiences in their professional services. 

We believe we should and can DO MORE to support the health and well being of these extraordinary individuals who risk their own safety to be there for us when we need help the most.

Change lives! Your participation will make a measurable and positive difference in the lives of extraordinary Australian frontline personnel and veterans.

For every $1,000.00 raised by community trek fundraisers,  Trek2Health will be able to assist one extraordinary Australian frontline worker or veteran achieve greater physical and mental resilience. 

Challenge Yourself

Increase your mental and physical resilience the Trek2Health way by immersing yourself in nature for an challenging evening of community trekking.

Fundraise for a fantasic cause

Midnight Blue Trek is a fundraising event in support of Trek2Health. The entry price is free and each participant must fundraise a minimum of $250.00 to enter this walk. You'll receive an online fundraising page to share with your friends and family to collect donations and we'll provide resources to make it quick, easy and fun for you to achieve your goal.

Event Support & FAQ

Click here to learn how to register, how to sponsor a friend, how to make a donation and join our community of support.

Onsite support for Participants

Events are COVID-19 safe and Trek2Health’s experienced trek guides and medics will be onsite to support participants.

Join our Community

Join our community to empower yourself with the indomitable spirit of resilience, determination, compassion, innovation, fairness and mateship which is the core of Trek2Health’s philosophy.

Show Your Support for Our First Responders & Veterans

By getting involved and sharing the word about our cause you can make a positive impact in the lives of extraordinary Australian frontline personnel and veterans.

Trek to support Aussie legends.