On Sunday, 20 May 2007, the Evan Hourigan Memorial Walk will take place. The walk has been organized by Evan’s friends and work colleagues to celebrate his life that was so tragically cut short.
Evan was a proud and popular Canberran, participating in many sporting and social events in Canberra and the surrounding region. Evan was an accomplished sportsman, playing Australian Rules football from an early age for the Belconnen Magpies and represented the ACT in a number of junior representatives sides. He also represented the ACT in junior basketball over a number of years.
Most recently Evan was a member of the Bilbys triathlon club and the Team QUON cycle group. He was a keen and competitive triathlete, and it was whilst competing in one of these events that he died. He was 34 years old and was married with a young son Kai, who is now 15 months and is expecting his second child in July this year.
Evan touched so many lives in so many different ways, and in honor of his life a Memorial Walk from Commonwealth Park of approximately 5.5 kilometers – commencing at the end of Anzac Parade at 10.30am – crossing both Commonwealth and Kings Avenues bridges is to be held.
At the completion of the walk there will be a free BBQ, activities for the kids and lucky door prizes. To participate in the day please register at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on how to make a donation or obtain further information can be found at www.richardson-orourke.com. All proceeds from the day will assist Evan’s young children with their development and educational needs in the future.
When: Sunday, 20 May 2007
Where: Commonwealth Park – at the end of Anzac Parade