News from Mayfield Garden

FAMILIAR FACES: Two of Oberon's participants, Jenny McCarthy and Leanne Barlow.

FAMILIAR FACES: Two of Oberon's participants, Jenny McCarthy and Leanne Barlow.

MAYFIELD Garden and Dedicated To Fitness joined forces recently to create a fun run where members of the community had an exclusive opportunity to explore the garden during a unique experience.

SUCCESS: Three-kilometre winners Danielle and James Patterson, six-kilometre male winner Mark Windsor and female winner Christie Schumacher.

SUCCESS: Three-kilometre winners Danielle and James Patterson, six-kilometre male winner Mark Windsor and female winner Christie Schumacher.

More than 150 people joined the free event.

Mark Simons from D2F briefed the eager crowd gathered in Mayfield’s Kitchen Garden area before they set off on either a three-kilometre run/walk or the six-kilometre run/walk.

The youngest attendee was two months old and the oldest runners were up to 70 years of age. There were also furry friends, families and fitness advocates (many of whom hadn’t been to Mayfield before) who all enjoyed exploring the garden. 

Running down the allee of London plane trees and the obelisk being the finish line – it doesn’t get much better than that.

Mayfield Café served its garden and paddock-to-plate menu to all those who finished, competitively or leisurely, as Mark presented the winners with a goodie bag, including prizes donated by local businesses.

Mayfield gave a 12-month annual pass to each of the winners: three-kilometre male winner James Patterson and female winner Danielle Patterson; and six-kilometre male winner Mark Windsor and female winner Christie Schumacher.

Others rewarded themselves with a coffee from Mayfield Kiosk, a newly opened area that hosts the wood fire pizza oven. It’s now serving coffee, tea, pizza, pies and donuts, not to mention Mayfield’s wine.

The kiosk will be open for the crowds to flood through when Mayfield’s Autumn Festival begins this Saturday, April 15. Mayfield Garden will be open every day over Easter.

Keep up to date with the next fun run at www.mayfieldgarden.com.au/events/

MUSIC FESTIVAL

LEGENDARY Aussie rocker James Reyne will be the headline act when AutumnFest is held at Mayfield Garden on April 30.

The event will also feature performances from Boom Crash Opera, Matt Boylan-Smith and dynamic duo, Smith and Jones. 

Entertainment for AutumnFest will kick off at noon and will run until 4.30pm. The gardens will open from 9am.

Mayfield CEO Hamish Keith has outlined his vision for Mayfield to be the “artistic and entertainment hub of NSW’s Central West and Australia, providing an immersive and intimate destination that ignites your imagination”.

For tickets, visit www.mayfieldgarden.com.au/events.

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