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Jells parkrun


parkrun is a FREE, timed, 5K run/walk held each Saturday at 8.00am in Jells Park Jells Road Wheelers Hill

Course Description
Starting below The Ponds picnic pavilion, follow the path left around to Scotchman’s Creek Trail turning left at bottom as directed by a Marshall onto Dandenong Creek Trail. Follow right turn directions towards lake past the jetty then turn left at the Oak lined central path heading up towards Madeline’s café. Turn left at this T intersection. On the downhill turn right towards Yabbie Hill indicated with bollards and cross 2 timber bridges in the bush section. Second loop is a repeat loop of the first. Finish past the pavilion around the bend, merging off onto the grass at finish line as marked with cones/bollards.Facilities
Dusk till dawn bathroom with disabled facility.
500 car spaces scattered throughout Jells Park with 2 disabled car spaces 20m from meeting point.
Additional parking on Waverley Rd on left hand side
Water tap 10m from start line and also on course.
Covered pavilion with tables and chairs.
Madeline’s café a short 40m walk from finish.
Getting There
Location of start
The run starts below The Ponds picnic pavilion.Getting there by public transport
From Glen Waverley Station take the 754 bus to Rowville at 7.22am arrives at Waverley Rd 7.32am at stop nearest exit driveway, 500m walk toward parkrun.Getting there on foot
Entrance via Ferntree Gully Road follow Dandenong Creek bike path 1k along to Madeline’s café, turn left along driveway, 40m to Jells parkrun.
Entrance via pedestrian crossing Waverley Rd onto Scotchman’s Creek Bike Path follow for 300m, turn left before power lines 30m towards Yabbie Hill and Jells parkrun.
Entrance via Waverley Rd main entrance, follow pedestrian footpath along right hand side of driveway 700m, turn right towards Madeline’s café aft 700m, turn left immediately above Madeline’s café and follow driveway 40m around to right to Jells parkrun.
Getting there by road
Main entry from Waverley Rd Wheelers Hill driveway, turn right at signage towards Madeline’s café past carparks on right, turn next left and follow road around to right towards Yabbie Hill playground and facilities. Limited parking on right along driveway with larger carpark further along on left hand side.Post Run Coffee
Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in Madeline’s at Jell’s – please come and join us!

Useful Information

Comfortable running/walking gear recommended. Water is available on course. Bathrooms are at start and finish line. Disabled parking is available close to the event.


  • Cost: Contact Provider
  • Booking not required
  • Jells Park, Jells Road, Wheelers Hill, Vic 3150, VIC Jells Park, Wheelers Hill, Victoria, Australia

  • Next Activity Saturday, 25 Mar. 2023 8.00 am to 9.15 am This activity recurs every: Saturday

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