Here at Rogue we’re excited that the ultimate stair climb challenge, Stadium Stomp SCG will be held again at the SCG on Sunday 26 July, 2015.
Stadium Stomp SCG presents a unique fitness challenge. It is not a competition or a race, but a personal test of stamina and concentration. Taking stair climbing and endurance events to a whole new level, Stadium Stomp SCG provides entrants with the one-off opportunity to take on the 6,300 steps of the SCG and Allianz Stadium and raise money for a nominated charity at the same time.
We encourage all our participants to fundraise for a charity of their choice or our preferred charity is JDRF Australia. Fundraising is not mandatory but a great way to make every step count.
Participants climb up, down and around the stairs within the SCG’s stadium bays, then head next door to Allianz Stadium to do the same, traversing literally thousands of stairs along the way before running a full lap of the SCG oval to finish.
Participants will see the SCG in a whole new light and be amongst the many to stair climb this Sydney icon.
How it works
Stadium Stomp SCG is open to all levels of fitness. There will be rest stops along the way, drink stations scattered throughout the course and music to keep participants pumped and going.
Stomping will start within the Members Pavilion of the SCG heading in an anticlockwise direction. Participants stomp their way through several stands before heading across to Allianz Stadium. Once there they’ll stair climb their way around the entire lower deck of the stadium before returning to the SCG (via the access tunnel) to complete the remaining SCG stands, finishing with a full lap of the SCG oval to finish.
It’s approximately 6,300 steps and will take anywhere from 40 minutes to 70 minutes to complete depending on fitness levels. Staggered start times from 8am to 11.30am will ensure the stairs won’t become too congested.
Who can enter?
Anyone 12 years and older can enter Stadium Stomp SCG as individuals or in teams. You can form your own team or join a team that has already entered and is looking for more members.
There are training tips and a five week exercise program at www.stadiumstomp.com.au to make sure entrants are prepared for the stair climb challenge that awaits.
There will also be a designated spectators’ viewing area so friends and family can watch the action at no charge.
Why do it?
There aren’t many people in Sydney who haven’t been to the SCG to watch a game and cheered from the stands. Now Sydney-siders can experience the SCG in a unique way and be among many to stomp their around the stadium and raise money for their nominated charity at the same time.
If you need a fitness reason, stair climbing is an excellent way to build cardiorespiratory endurance and lower-body muscular endurance and strength.
Climbing a flight of stairs (10 steps) is the equivalent calorie burn of taking 38 steps on level ground, so it’s almost four times as beneficial to take the stairs.
What it costs
- Stadium Stomp SCG Full course early bird rate – $55 (expires 24 May, 2015)
- Standard Stomp SCG Full course standard rate – $65 (from 25 May, 2015)
Register online at www.stadiumstomp.com.au/SCG and nominate your preferred charity to fundraise for at the same time. Stadium Stomp SCG’s preferred charity partner is JDRF Australia.
All entrants will receive a Stadium Stomp SCG finishers medallion, access to Stadium Stomp exhibitor stands , free post-event massage service and 20% off 2XU compression garments (for a limited time) as well as pride in having finished this epic stair climb at two of Sydney’s iconic sports stadiums.
More information – www.stadiumstomp.com.au/SCG.