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Tue, 05 Nov


City Walk


T-Rex Races in the heart of Canberra! TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER | 12-4PM | CANBERRA CITY

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Time & Location

05 Nov 2019, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

City Walk, City Walk, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

About the Event

Event Details:

What: t-rex races/fashion comps

The Compassionate Stakes features compassionate Canberrans, racing in giant inflatable T-Rex costumes to make cruelty ancient history!  Fashionistas can participate in Fashion Off The Fields competition, information about horses and animal racing will be available, a vegan sausage sizzle and baked goods will be available, prizes and entertainment abound.

Everyone's a winner! Participants who register to race in events 1-4 will receive a voucher for 10% off any vegan item at The Fish Shack.

Where: City Walk - Canberra (between the Merry-Go-Round & The Fish Shack)

Join hundreds of people in Canberra's City for the launch of this fun, feel good event! Find us near the Merry-Go-Round

When: Tuesday 5 November 12-4pm

T-Rex races will be held every half hour from 12.30 to 3:30pm

Why: Having fun shouldn't involve cruelty

Each year in Australia, more and more people are deciding that entertainment that relies on others having a bad time are no fun.  We all enjoy getting dressed up and having a good time with friends, but watching animals suffering is noone's cup of tea.

Find out more on the event page:

Enter your selected race by purchasing a ticket below!

Race entry fees are non-refundable and go to support survivors of the horse racing industry at Little Oak Sanctuary

Overall Rules:

1. You must be aged 18 years old or over on 5th November, 2019, to compete.

2. You must arrive 30 minutes before race start for registration and T-Rex costume preparation.

3. All competitors MUST wear running shoes.

4. Competing with the spirit of kindness and compassion is compulsory - not a comp for saur losers!

5. First aid officers will be present in case of accident however participants acknowledge they are racing at their own risk.

6. Judges decisions on race outcomes are final.


  • Race 1: Big Bang

    This is where it all starts! Sign up for the first T-Rex race to hit Canberra's streets! Race distance, approximately 75 metres. 10 spots available, don't be a Saur loser, grab some friends and sign up today! Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd!

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  • Race 2: Dino Dash

    Horse racing has done it's dash - now it's time for you to do yours! Sign up for the race 2, the Dino-Dash! Race distance, approximately 75 metres. 8 spots left, grab some colleagues and see who's the most superior dino-racer in your office! sign up today! Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd!

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  • Race 3: Reptilian Relay

    Co-dependent? Not like to do things without your BFF? This is the race for you! sign up with your buddy and relay race in T-Rex costumes for GLORY! Race distance, approximately 75 metres. 5 Teams of 2 (3 spots left!). Prizes for 1st team only. Choose Your Team colours from the following Options: Yellow Rex Red Rex Pink Rex Green Rex Brown Rex Team colours will be assigned on a first booked-first option basis.

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  • Race 4: T-Rex Trials

    More of a thinker than a racer? This race will demonstrate your superior brain power as you navigate a series of challenges in your T-Rex suit. Race distance approximately 75m, Max 10 participants, prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd person to finish with all sections completed successfully.

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