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2019 Darling & Murray River Run

A 7 day event, taking your 4WD vehicle off the bitumen and onto the dirt and gravel roads of the great Australian outback. We will visit many iconic outback towns & National Parks – enjoy sensational country food and hotel accommodation organised for you every night. All this whilst we raise funds to support Prostate Cancer Research – an insidious disease that one in seven blokes will be diagnosed with today. Don’t miss this great week away in the Aussie Outback!

Event Dates

Entrants will meet up in Lightning Ridge on Saturday 7th Sept 2019 The event departs the morning of Sunday 8th September for 7 days of great adventure and fun in the great Australian Outback. The event concludes in Tocumwal on Saturday 14th Sept for the final night dinner.


Any 4WD well prepared vehicle may enter the event. Your vehicle must be:

  • Road registered,
  • Roadworthy and insured for minimum Third Party property.
  • Have the required safety equipment as detailed in the Rules and Regulations (see separate listing).
  • All vehicles must have minimum UHF radio fitted and a snatch strap.
  • Event indemnity form completed by all entrants (at the first night briefing).

A road book (detailing route distances and instructions for each day) will be distributed at the briefing to all entrants. All cars will be issued with door panels (as promotion for the event and to include vehicle number) prior to the start in Lightning Ridge – entrants to nominate their own car number.

The event is not a race it is an ‘adventure’. All vehicles must have minimum UHF radio fitted and a snatch strap. Our sweep vehicle will provide mechanical support to assist all vehicles to make it to each night stop where practicable. Official and support/sweep vehicles will carry Sat Phones. Event communication will be by UHF radio, event ‘APP’ and briefings.

Meals and Accommodation

Accommodation on the Saturday night in Lightning Ridge is at your own expense – We have reserved accommodation for everyone for the Saturday night and have advised each of the motels some entrants may wish to also book the Friday night. We will advise you on confirmation of your entry the motels where we have rooms on hold.

A meet and greet will be held at the Lightning Ridge Resort from 6pm on Saturday 7th Sept. All entrants are asked to check in and collect Road Books and other information for the adventure. A group briefing will be held at 7.30pm.

Entrants can purchase dinner and drinks at the Resort and it will be an opportunity to meet other participants.

The Itinerary

(The Daily content may change after we conduct the first survey)


Car door tour to Club in the Scrub, Sheepyard Inn, Glengarry Hilton, Goodooga, Culgoa National Park, Collerina, Bourke


Louth, Tilpa, Paroo Darling National Park, White Cliffs


Cobham, Packsaddle, Rowena, Broken Hill


Silverton, Eldee Station for a 4WD experience Silverton Hotel for dinner, Broken Hill


Menindee, Kinchega National Park, 1878 National Estate listed Woolshed, Lake Cawndilla, Heatherbloo, Mildura


Pooncarrie, Mungo National Park, Mildura. Murray River Paddle Steamer cruise and dinner on the PB Mundoo


Marma, Balranald, Moulanmein, Deniliquin, Tocumwal Final night dinner at the Tocumwal Golf Resort


Fundraising for Prostate Cancer

Each vehicle is required to raise a minimum of $1,500 for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. Of course you don’t have to do this on your own, most people ask their family and friends to support them. All donations are tax deductible and go directly to Prostate Cancer Foundation – no expenses are deducted from these donations, 100% of all donations go to assist with prostate cancer research. You don’t have to stop at $1,500, we also will have an award on the final night for our highest fundraiser. We utilise the Everyday Hero fundraising platform to make donations for your fundraising easy as receipts can be printed when donations are made.


Outback 4WD Adventure – How We Started

Ross Alexander was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer in 2013. He joined the NSW Prostate Cancer Foundation Board in 2015 to support the work of the Foundation and to “give a bit back”. Ross believes that his survival today is the result of the advances in medical research, science and the awareness campaigns that the Foundation funds and promotes today.

In the past 30 years Ross has supported many charity car rallies as an entrant and during this 30 years has raised in excess of $300,000 personally. With financial funding being the most important requirement of the Prostate Cancer Foundation today, in 2017 Ross sought the help of Peter Fehon and Vic Widman to run a Outback 4WD Adventure and raise funds for Prostate Cancer medical research.

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Prostate Cancer


Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is a broad  based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer research in Australia. The Foundation is dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners and families recognising the diversity of the Australian community.

Why is this research so important?

  • 3,300 Australian men a year die from prostate cancer. That is 9 a day
  • 20,000 Australian men a year receive a new diagnosis. That is 54 a day
  • In early stages of prostate cancer there may be no symptoms
  • One in 7 blokes will be affected by prostate cancer
  • Around 92% of men will be alive 5 years after a diagnosis of prostate cancer – this is largely as a result of medical research

Enquiries and Contact Details

 For Entry, Administration, Vehicle information – ‘
PETER FEHON – Event Director
MOB: 0414-284-489 EMAIL: [email protected]

ROSS ALEXANDER – Convenor and PCFA NSW Board Member
TEL: 0417-385-406 EMAIL: [email protected]

Our first Rally in 2018 raised a massive $200,000 for the Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer - The Stats

Men are diagnosed by age 85

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