Karen Austin

Huge Thankyou

I just want to thank everyone who have been giving me their amazing support so far.  Very much appreciated!
I’ve smashed through my first target of $250 so now attempting  the big $1K
Wish me luck 😅


So..for the first time after 8 years & due to COVID-19 I was going to take a break from the 7 Bridges Walk this year.    However after just hearing the extremely upsetting news that one of my best friends, Maxine Gilroy, who I have been walking for these past few years (& who we honestly thought was in remission), has just discovered her cancer is still there....Meaning her battle and the need for a cure rages on!!   And  also our dear family friends son-in-law, Jonathan Keil has just discovered his Leukaemia I battle is not over yet!

So because of this I’m taking on the 7 Bridges Walk again this year  on Sunday 25 October and will be uniting with the community to walk 28km around Sydney Harbour. .   I want to do something to help Maxine & Jonathan & this is it!

I know there are a lot of uncertainties with Covid-19  but the Cancer Council are doing everything they can to keep the walk going ahead & although there will no doubt be a lot less walkers this year, Cancer still hasn’t gone away!  

Every year in NSW alone, more than 47,000 new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed and the impact on families, carers and communities is significant.

Please sponsor me to help Maxine & in honour of someone you know who is or have fought this disease.    Every step counts because all funds raised will help Cancer Council work towards the vision of a cancer free future. Thank you for your support!

And if for any reason the event is called off due to unforeseen pandemic problems, My team & I will still walk 28KMS round Narrabeen lagoon or on treadmills ...

Thank you to my Sponsors


Dennis Edwards

Good luck Karen, Lots of luck X, Love you Max X


Lisa Randazzo


Gina Fricchione

I’ll be riding a stationary bike and using a stepper at home for the cause! Sending my love, always keeping our Max in prayer!! xx


Kerrie Power

You go girls, such a worthy cause, all strength to you Maxine 👏🏻👍🏻😘


Moira Mcsharry

Good luck Karen. Prayers for Max


Gail Byrnes

Well done Karen keep the fight going!!❤️


Jette Kristensen

Fantastic work Karen xx


Greg Austin

Great thing you do every year..proud of you xx


Jenkin Chiu


Vic Ramondetta


Carmel Devries


Karen Austin


Nicola Winter

Sorry it’s not more, tough furlough year xx


Maria Brady

Good on you Karen. Maxine and all your loved ones will be soaking up the love and support 💕


Ken Miller

What a wonderful friend you are. So happy that we have reconnected after all these years. Good luck with the walk and to Maxine.


Tania Whalen

Love to you and to Maxine too xxx



I wish I could be there with you Karen. It’s unbelievable what our poor Max is going through. Thank you and good luck! Huge hug darling xxxx


Michelle Hastings

Good luck Karen 🏃‍♀️👏


Amie Easy

Go team!


Deborah Parker


Diane Law Barket

Both you and Max have my support Karen. Love to you both xxx


Loretta Heywood

both you girls inspire me so much , one day im gonna come your way and visit the beautiful country and have a bottle of champs with you both !! Maxine you are simply amazing ,sorry i cant donate more but been outta work since lock down GOOD LUCK to you both xx


Scott Brunton

Wish I could walk with you Karen, I'm so wanting Max to beat this thing...bless you for all that you do for her and others. xx


Paddy Douneen

Good luck Karen and team. A great cause also very close to home for me too.


Wendy Helme

Good luck sending love to Max


Helen Roussou

A cause so great to my heart.💕 In loving memory of my darling Mum and my muched loved favourite Uncle..xxx


Lisa Valencia

Got you to your target, I hope you raise a whole lot more, big loves to Maxine Lisa Valencia xxx