Fundraising at a running event

04 June 2014

Here are just a few of the sporting events that you can enter in your state and help protect animals around the world.

Here are just a few of the sporting events that you can enter in your state and help protect animals around the world. For more information or to receive your running fundraising guide, please contact nwood@worldanimalprotection.org.au.
 

NSW
 

Sydney - Sun Herald City2Surf

10th August 2014

14km run, jog, walk

Whatever your fitness level, we want you to come and join our team and raise valuable funds for animals while having some fun at the same time. Whether you are a keen runner or you just want to enjoy the scenic walk to Bondi, we would love for you to join us on this amazing day.
 

Sydney - Pub2Pub Charity Fun Run & Walk

24th August 2014

13km walk, jog or run along the Northern Beaches of Sydney

A unique fun run course with a challenging 800m sand start from the DY SLSC travelling along the back streets with spectacular beach vistas and ending 13km later at Sydney's most famous pub icon, The Newport Arms Hotel.

 

Sydney Running Festival

21st September 2014

3.5km, 9km, half marathon, marathon

These running events take in the beautiful sights of Sydney, including the Harbour Bridge and Mrs Macquarie's Chair before finishing at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Enjoy a fun day out for the whole family and raise valuable funds for animals around the world.
 

 

Sydney – Spring Cycle

19th October 2014

Cycle 15km, 50km or 100km open to all ages and abilities

Each year, around 10,000 people join the Spring Cycle and make their way across the SydneyHarbourBridge and beyond. The participants are a diverse group of people from all walks of life, from all stages of life and with varying levels of proficiency.

 

Rebel Run Sydney

2nd November 2014

3km, 10km and half marathon

This fun day has something for all the family and is held at the iconic Sydney Olympic Park. You will be able to cross the finish line just like the Olympic heroes did in 2000 while being a true hero for animals.

 

ACT

Canberra Times Fun Run

7th September 2014

10km run, 5km run & walk

The event provides an opportunity for everyone to get involved, from serious runners to joggers, pushers and walkers while raising much needed funds for WSPA. This event allows entrants to see the iconic sights of Canberra, such as Lake Burley Griffin, Old Parliament House, Parliament House and views of The National Carillion on Aspen Island.

QLD

Bridge to Brisbane

7th September 2014

5km and 10km walk, jog or run

The Bridge to Brisbane isn’t your average fun run. You run one race but get two times – your race time and your Hero Time. Your Hero Time is your race time minus one second for every $1 you raise for charity.
 

Sunshine Coast Run Festival

31st August 2014

2km kids, 5km, 10km, half marathon and full marathon
Enjoy the spectacular flat, fast and scenic course that runs alongside some of the Sunshine Coast's best beaches while at the same time raising much needed funds for animals.
 

Cycle Queensland Adventure Tour

6-14th September 2014

3 day, 4 day and 8 day cycle adventure

Cycle Queensland is a fully catered holiday on two wheels, taking in the beautiful sights of Queensland. The event is designed to let you have fun and enjoy your cycling while helping out your favourite charity raising vital funds. All your needs are taken care of by the organisers and they serve up three generous meals a day and even transport your luggage.
 

SA

Adelaide Running Festival 

24th August 2014

Marathon, half marathon and 10km

Run over the new Riverbank Bridge and finish at the newly, redeveloped Adelaide Oval. Already an icon for Australian sport, this venue will provide an impressive start and finish area. With food and music, it will truly be a festive event and a great way to raise money to protect animals.
 

Adelaide - Sunday Mail City-Bay Run

21st September 2014

3km, 6km, 12km walk, jog, run

This event sees 30,000 people from Adelaide and abroad run, walk or wheel their way from the city centre to Glenelg Beach. It is a great day whether you are a competitive runner or you just want to enjoy the sunshine. With prizes for the best fun dressed individual and group you can have fun and raise money for animals!
 

VIC

City2Sea

16th November 2014

14km and 5km walk, jog, run

This event truly showcases the Australian way of life and the very best Melbourne has to offer. It is not only a fun day out for the whole family but you will be helping protect animals around the world by fundraising for World Animal Protection.
 

 

Melbourne Marathon Festival

12th October 2014

3km, 5km, 10km, half marathon and marathon

On Sunday, 12th October, come and take part in Melbourne's premier running festival and help to make a difference! This is your chance to run, jog, or walk your way through the streets of Melbourne and help protect animals.
 

WA

Perth City2Surf

31st August 2014

Marathon (42km), Half-Marathon (21km), 12km run/walk, 4km run/walk/wheelchair

The Chevron City to Surf Marathon has been dubbed 'the most beautiful Marathon in the world'. If a marathon is a bit too far for you the other races are just as picturesque plus you will be making a difference to animals’ lives.