2018 Lake Macquarie Running Festival

Join runners and walkers hitting the road from Warners Bay to  Speers Point. Our Sponsors are Pure Performance 21.1km Half Marathon, Newcastle Permanent 10.5 km Fun Run and Yogurtland 4 km Kids Scamper.

This event proudly supports the John Hunter Children's Hospital with part of each entry to the event donated to John Hunter Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

NICU is part of the New south Wales network of neonatal units serving Hunter New England and North coast of NSW. The unit has 18 intensive care and 24 special care beds, providing state-of-the-art, comprehensive specialty care to newborn infants with a wide range of congenital and acquired conditions.

More than 1100 newborns are cared for annually, including extremely premature infants born as early as 23 weeks gestation, up to term infants with a variety of medical and surgical illnesses.

 

John Hunter Children's Hospital

Children, Young People and Families (CYPF)

Specialist children’s health services have been available throughout Hunter New England for many years. The Children, Young People and Families (CYFP) Directorate of Hunter New England Local Health District integrates a range of health care services designed to meet the ever-changing health needs of babies, children, young people and their families.

The services offered throughout the CYPF network ensure that kids from the bush to the beach have access to world-class health professionals and care.

This single network throughout our region brings together the vast range of hospital and community-based services in the Lake Macquarie, Upper and Lower Hunter, Port Stephens, Lower Mid North Coast and Greater Newcastle regions.

The John Hunter Children’s Hospital is the main treatment facility for the most seriously ill and injured children throughout Northern NSW.

The services offered by CYPF do not operate under just one roof, in-fact CYPF’s network of services spans an area the size of the UK.

Despite this vast geographical network, CYPF is able to provide access to world-class quality health care with our specialists travelling to regional and rural centres. This services, known as Outreach enables CYPF to meet the health care needs of families who otherwise need to travel many hours to see their paediatric specialist.


2018 Lake Macquarie Running Festival
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