In October 2023 Gill and I took part in the Kokoda Challenge at Lake Macquarie, NSW. The aim of the Kokoda Challenge is to raise funds for the Kokoda Youth Foundation’s programs and the great work they do.
This episode consists of three segments with the first being an interview with the Kokoda Youth Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Johllene Elson who shares more about her organisation, the work they do and what the Kokoda Challenge is all about.
The second segment of this episode involves a series of recorded interviews about our experience on the day of our Kokoda Challenge which includes interviews with other participants as well as with an event volunteer to get their perspective.
And finally, Gill and I do a wrap up of the Challenge and talk about how we found the event and the organisation.
Close (time index 0:56:04)
Joh Elson – CEO, Kokoda Youth Foundation
This video shows the start of the 48km participants on the Lake Macquarie Kokoda Challenge held on Saturday 14 October 2023
Kokoda Challenge, Lake Macquarie start on 14 October 2023
The second group of 18km walkers not long after the start of the Kokoda Challenge Lake Macquarie, 14 October 2023
Views down to Lake Macquarie
Dog tags on finishing the walk (18km)
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