Rockhampton's Own Baton Relay

Friday, 23 March 2018 | 04:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Relay race family event

Coinciding with the Queen’s Baton Relay the popular Huish Drive / Victoria Park will be closed off from vehicle traffic to stage Rockhampton's Own Baton Relay.

Rocky's Own Baton Relay

 Take part in a fun run which will combine fun, physical activity and education. If you can run one kilometre in under six and a half minutes we are looking for you!  Registered participants will be randomly selected to represent one of the 70 Commonwealth Nations/Territories .  Contact Craig McCormack on  or sign up directly at

Want more?

Grab a Baton in a Bun (our relay themed sausage in bread) kindly sponsored by Beef Australia or treat yourself to an ice-cream. Then  browse our market stalls and stick around for our movie on the lawn, Paper Planes (G rated).  


4:30pm             Welcome

4:30-5:30pm     Relay check in (pre-registration is essential)     

4:40-5:30pm     Stage program         

5:30pm             Queen's Baton Relay arrives                                  

6:00pm             Rockhampton's Own Baton Relay

6:45pm             Movie commences

9.00pm             Event close

For more information on the Queens Baton Relay and road closures visit the event page. 


  • Friday, 23 March 2018 | 04:30 PM - 09:00 PM


Victoria Park / Huish Drive, Sir Raymond Huish Drive, Wandal 4700  View Map

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