Kobie Tesoriero

Sydney Coastrek 2020 - 60km

I’m taking on Sydney Coastrek!

On Friday 27 March, I'll be taking part in Sydney Coastrek, the ultimate team trekking and fundraising challenge, proudly supporting Beyond Blue. 

Did you know that three million people in Australia are living with anxiety and depression?

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Why I'm walking 60km in one day

My sister Mel asked me if I'd join her team. It's a cause she is very passionate about supporting, and one which she knows all too well.
 
Mel is not just my awesome big sister, she continues to have an awesome career - in which she keeps kicking goals - this year, under her leadership as Head of Consumer Marketing - CMO, Optus has been rated as Australia's strongest brand. She is also an amazing Mum to Eleanor and is married to my legend of a brother-in-law, Rich.
 
Mel also suffers from depression - and on RUOK day in 2018, bravely revealed, to her very large LinkedIn network, that she has done so for a long time - but had never felt comfortable sharing it publicly. On RUOK day last year, Mel was interviewed by Mia Freedman on No Filter. It's a great podcast that you can listen to here:  No Filter - Melissa Hopkins was Tired of Hiding
 
Even though Mel has suffered from depression for 20 years, It's only in the past few years that my awareness and understanding of depression and mental health - and the daily and long-term challenges faced by those that suffer it has really grown. When someone you love is suffering from depression, it's really hard to know what's the right thing to do or say. Or to really understand what they are going through. That's why I'm so keen to support BeyondBlue. Last year they responded to over 200,000 contacts through their support centre, an operation that relies on fundraising to exist.
 
For those who know me, it will come as no surprise at all that Mel and my fellow Coastrek team mates have nicknamed me Seageant Major - well, someone has to make sure we keep the pace up on our training walks laughing
 
Thank you so much to those of you who have already sponsored me.

Thank you to my Sponsors

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Peter And Yvette Mobbs

Go get ‘em tiger. A walk in the park for you Kobie.

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Anna Young

Awesome hun. Xx

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The Brandons

We’re sure you’ll still set a cracking pace for the Baykeeper Babes out front over 60km Kobie! Love Beyond Blue’s work - such a worthy cause to trek for.

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Ella Elias

Wow Kobie, what a great cause. All the best, will be thinking of you :)

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Lewis Gough

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Andrew Vickers

Good luck Kobes!

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Peter Lang

Great cause. Good luck

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Kate Powell

Good luck Kobie & team I am sure you all do really well with the fundraising and have lots of fun too.

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Chris Blyde

Well done Kobie!! Love Karen & Chris x

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Malcolm Mcarthur

Awesome cause, and always great to stick up for big sisters! Good luck, with the walk, and the several days of stiffness/sore feet that will inevitably follow! Malcolm

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Kate Holden

Great work Kobie! Expect you'll do 100 push-ups to finish off at the end :)

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Diane O'donoghue

Good luck Kobie and to the fabulous fierce crew of amazing ladies! Have fun!

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Kirrily Lord

Fantastic cause - go team and Kobie! xx

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Kath

Onwards and upwards!!

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Nicolas D'hoop

Great initiative Kobie. Good luck!

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David Teakle

Hope you are well Kobie. An important cause you are working for.

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Gregory Tesoriero

Go get it Kobie.

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Christian Bowsher

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Jennifer Neal

So proud of my girls!

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Athena

Go Kobie, fabulous cause!

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Geoff Tesoriero

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Ben, Christy And The Girls

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Renee Amor

Go Kobie!

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Julie Burkhart

Good luck, Kobie, and to your team. All the best for Friday. Julie, Ellen and Alexander

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Wei Lim

Go Sergeant Major!!!

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Leslie & Vincent Chin

Good luck Kobie!

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Christy Trsorieto

Good luck lovely!!!

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Kristen Pimpini

Good luck Kobie! From the Pimpini’s

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Dbe

Good luck, enjoy the trek!

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Sally Matthews

Go Kobe!!!

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Adam Norman

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Dean & Claire Goldsmith

Good luck with the walk (and the training) Kobie. Good on you for supporting such a great cause. Dean & Claire.