At 1.00pm on Thursday the 27 March 1986, a car bomb exploded outside the police complex in Russell Street Melbourne. As a result, young Constable Angela Rose Taylor took the full force of the explosion and sadly on the 20 April she died in hospital. Angela Rose Taylor is, and will remain a symbol of all that is good in the police. Angela was committed to helping others in the community, our police and emergency services continue to demonstrate those values.
The Angela Taylor Memorial Run/Walk was started in 1989. This is community event that welcomes individual runners or walkers, juniors, nippers and adults of all ages. There’s a category to match all levels of fitness.
Location: Albert Park Lake – Palms Law
On 5km Run - 10km Run - 5km Walk (team and individual entries)
Police & Emergency Service teams (5km & 10km) - The team with the best aggregate time in the 5km and the 10km Run will retain the Angela Taylor Memorial Shield for 12 months.
Option to do a Virtual Run/Walk in a location of your choosing.
Nipper – Under 12, Junior (13-18yrs), Adult - (19-38yrs) (39-54yrs) (55 & over)
All participants will be electronically timed and medals presented to winners in each category.
Adults: $38 ($40 on the day) Under 18: $15 ($20 on the day)
Catering including vegetarian option and refreshments included in entry fees.
Your participation will assist the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation to continue its valuable work in funding lifesaving hospital services and equipment dedicated to Police Officers that have died whilst serving and protecting our community.