Take part in an event

Getting involved in an event is a great way to support The Fred Hollows Foundation. This kind of support is invaluable for The Foundation and goes a long way towards ending avoidable blindness.

See the list below of upcoming events. Join Team Fred and help ending avoidable blindness.

Brisbane Marathon

05 June 2022

The Brisbane Marathon has iconic resonance with the 1982 Commonwealth Games where the famed Robert de Castella was first across the line in a celebrated victory. This embarked a running frenzy in Brisbane to this day. Register and select The Fred Hollows Foundation to fundraise.

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Gold Coast Marathon

02- 03 July 2022

Celebrate the 42nd edition of the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 July 2022 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland. Make sure to select The Fred Hollows Foundation as your charity to fundraise.

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Run Melbourne

 24 July 2022

Over the last 14 years, Run Melbourne has grown into a movement that has changed the culture of what it means to run through the city streets. More than 20,000 runners descend on the streets, heading past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks. Join the movement and let’s inspire our city to run.

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Fred's Big Run 

Month of August, 2022

Lace up and challenge yourself to run this August in Fred’s Big Run! You can walk, run or jog in this exciting virtual event to continue Fred’s legacy to restore sight to the needlessly blind.


The Sun-Herald City2Surf

14 August 2022

Join Team Fred in 2022 in the world's largest fun run, the Sun-Herald City2Surf. Run, jog or walk 14km starting in the city and finishing at the famous Bondi Beach and raise funds to restore sight.

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Hobart Airport Marathon Festival

25 September 2022

The inaugural Hobart Airport Marathon 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.

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NIKE Melbourne Marathon Festival

02 October 2022

The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival returns October 2nd, 2022. 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.

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Sydney Harbour Hike

15 October 2022

The Fred Hollows Foundation is proud to host an exciting new event in 2022. Sydney Harbour Hike is an iconic 34km walk from Bondi or Manly Beach to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, taking you along Sydney’s stunning harbour. You’ll experience water views along a beautiful course and support a fantastic cause!

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Barefoot & Thompson Auckland Marathon

30 October 2022

Join in New Zealand’s biggest, most iconic, colourful, cultural running celebration. Be part of the action and Run the City.

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Canberra Fun Run

06 November 2022

Take up the challenge and enjoy the music, energy and fun at one of Canberra’s most spectacular fun runs.

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