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Getting involved in an event is a great way to support The Fred Hollows Foundation. The hard work of our fundraisers means a lot to The Foundation and their support is invaluable and goes a long way towards ending avoidable blindness. 

South32 Rottnest Channel Swim 2024 (Perth, WA)

Saturday, 24 February 2024

One of Australia’s iconic community sporting events and the largest open water swim event in the world, the South32 Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km open-water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island (Wadjemup). Held in February, the event sells out annually and brings more people to Rottnest Island than any other day of the year; with over 12,000 people attending the event.

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Melbourne Teams Corporate Triathlon (VIC)

Sunday, 25 February 2024

Melbourne Teams Corporate Triathlon is the ultimate way for workplaces to participate in a healthy and competitive environment.
Teams can choose between the Full Relay (Main) or the Fun Relay.
Get ready to push your limits, encourage your teammates, and revel in the spirit of teamwork!

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True Grit NSW 2024

Saturday 02 March - Sunday 03 March, 2024

True Grit is the only Australian owned and operated military inspired obstacle course race created by Australian special forces. It is the perfect mix of physical and mental challenge delivered through fun, fitness and friends to give racers of all ages and fitness levels a sense of achievement and accomplishment.
Since 2013, True Grit has been giving purpose to athletes of all ages and ability - testing your mental resolve and stamina. True Grit is all about tackling obstacles, not running a marathon or racing the clock. True Grit courses are designed based on over 35 years combined experience in the Australian special forces over either a 10km (30+ obstacles) and 5km (15 obstacles) course. To date, True Grit has run over 60+ events in a variety of formats all around Australia.

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Sunset Series 2024 (Melbourne, VIC)

Wednesday 7 February - Wednesday 6 March, 2024

Whether it's racing alongside Giraffes at The Zoo, battling the Anderson Street hill at The Tan or taking on the lush green Princess Park, this event is perfect for everyone.

Join us for a summer of running the way it should be. Fun and sunshine, there's enough for everyone.

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Aussie Peace Walk 2024 (ACT)

Saturday 23 March and Sunday 24 March, 2024

The Aussie Peace Walk is not a race, it is a fun multicultural walking challenge held over a weekend in Canberra. Walkers challenge themselves to finish two walks, one on Saturday and one on Sunday.

Entrants can walk on either day, but to take home a medal, you must complete one walk on each day. The most popular combination is a 21km walk backed up with a 24km walk on Sunday. For those who want more of a challenge, they can choose a 42.2km walk followed by the 24km. To cater for all ages and fitness levels, there are also 7 km and 12 km options.

This event is one of the best ways to see ‘The Bush Capital’ with walks through well-maintained gardens, past significant monuments and along bush tracks.

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The Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2024 (ACT)

Sunday 7 April, 2024

The Canberra Times Marathon Festival is back and welcomes you to lace up at the start line to run together again. Whatever your goal, Canberra’s fast and scenic course is the perfect place to put your training efforts to the test.

From the second you commit to the moment you cross the finish line, the Sole Motive team will be here to support you every step of the way as Canberra comes to life in 2024.

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Hobart Airport Marathon Festival 2024 (TAS)

Sunday 7 April 2024

The Hobart Airport Marathon Festival is set along the spectacular Constitution Dock, Derwent River and Salamanca Wharves, runners and fans will be beguiled by the charming, contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture nestled amongst world- class attractions throughout the 2 lap course. With picturesque waterways, pristine bushland, rugged mountains, captivating history and a world- class gourmet & cultural scene, runners will be enamoured by all this great city has to offer.

With five distances on offer Full Marathon - 42.2km | Half Marathon - 21.1km | 10km | 5km run & 5km walk | 2km Fun run and walk. Everyone has an opportunity to experience the thrill of crossing the finish line with Hobart's iconic waterfront as the backdrop

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Saturday 27 April, 2024

Ballarat has a rich sporting and cultural history. The BALLARAT MARATHON is designed to celebrate this. Held annually in late April, the Ballarat Marathon will be a two-day running festival, open to both elite and recreational athletes. Our event will showcase one of regional Australia’s most beautiful and historic cities and promote health and wellbeing across the community.

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Mornington Running Festival (VIC)

Sunday 28 April 2024

The Mornington Running Festival returns to Mornington Peninsula for the 10th time on the 28 April 2024 weekend.
Set in what is one of Australia's most stunning courses to run, winding along the esplanade from Mornington to Mt Martha and back. This unique experience to run or walk along this road free from traffic is unmissable.
The weekend features a variety of running & walking events to suit all ages and fitness levels.
All finishers receive a finishers medal and a free donut.

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Runaway Sydney Half Marathon (NSW)

Sunday 5 May, 2024

Come and experience a truly unique city running experience through the beating heart of the Sydney CBD on Sunday 5 May 2024.
Since 1992, the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon has been one of Australia’s largest and most iconic half marathon events. For a few amazing hours in perfect Autumn running conditions, the best of Sydney’s city streets are yours to enjoy. None of the big city hustle and bustle, just wide-open city streets, stunning views and the buzz of Australia’s biggest half-marathon all around you. The Runaway Sydney Half Marathon is a truly unique city running experience through the beating heart of Sydney CBD.
With two event distances - Half Marathon and 10km - you'll love running streetstyle with us

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Brisbane Marathon Festival 2024 (QLD)

Sunday 02 June, 2024

One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, the Brisbane Marathon Festival has iconic resonance with the 1982 Commonwealth Games where the famed Robert de Castella was first across the line in a celebrated victory. This magnificent day embarked a running frenzy in Brisbane where the first official Brisbane Marathon was open to the public in 1992.

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Gold Coast Marathon 2024 (QLD)

Saturday 06 - Sunday 7th July, 2024

Celebrate the 44th edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 July 2024 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.
The world class international marathon will attract participants of all ages and abilities from around the world across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, CPL Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, CPL Wheelchair 10km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, 4km Junior Dash and 2km Junior Dash.

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Run Melbourne 2024 (VIC)

 Sunday 21 July, 2024

Run Melbourne isn’t your average run. Over the last 14 years it has grown into a movement that has changed the culture of what it means to run through the city streets. With closed roads and a fast, flat course, more than 20,000 runners descend on the streets, heading past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks. Cheer zones and epic vibes make this a race weekend unlike any other. Join the movement and let’s inspire our city to run.

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City2Surf (Sydney, NSW)

Sunday, 11 August 2024

City2Surf is more than just a 14 km event from Sydney’s CBD to Bondi. Since 2008, when the fundraising tally was first recorded, our incredible participants have raised over $55 million for charities in need. A city giving back has become the beating heart of this event.

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2024 Nike Melbourne Marathon (VIC)

Sunday, 13 October 2024

Join thousands of others and make a difference as you run, jog, wheel or walk your way through the city streets, passing iconic Melbourne landmarks before finishing with a lap of honour around the MCG’s hallowed turf.

Get a team together or take on the challenge solo and choose from 3km, 5km, 10km, 21.1km or 42.2km. Whether your focus is the finish line, or the finish time, don’t miss the chance to go the extra mile and fundraise for an incredible charity.

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Run The Rock 2024 (VIC)

Saturday, 20 October 2024

Escape to the stunning Macedon Ranges and join us for a day of fun at Hanging Rock on Saturday 20 April 2024.
Experience the beautiful natural scenery on an incredible weekend getaway at one of Victoria's most iconic natural landmarks. Run amongst the beautiful scenery and enjoy the fun in the Event Village post-event with live music, food trucks, games for the whole family and more.
We can't wait to see you there.

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Join 'Team Fred' (Australia)

Sign up to one of the many Grassrootz events and join/select The Fred Hollows Foundation as your charity!
Help restoring sight and change lives for ever and at same time stay fit and health running, swimming or cycling.

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Join 'Team Fred' (Australia) 30 Jan - 5 Feb 2025

Calling all cycling enthusiasts! 🚴‍♂️ 🏔️ Experience the thrill of a lifetime at the Alps 2 Ocean 7-day cycling event in breathtaking New Zealand! 

From majestic alpine peaks to mesmerizing coastal vistas, it's a journey like no other AND it's a journey that helps to end avoidable blindness at the same time.

So, sign up now at alps2ocean2025.raisely.com and be part of something truly special.

 #Alps2Ocean #CyclingForACause #cycling #vision #NewZealand 

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