Run for a cause

Run for our charity in Melbourne to get fit, challenge yourself and raise awareness and funds for a great cause: ending homelessness in Australia.

By going the extra mile for our community, you’ll help Sacred Heart Mission assist hundreds of people who are experiencing homelessness to find shelter, food, care and support.

Choose a charity run

  • October 2023 – Melbourne Marathon
    Join thousands of participants on 15 October through iconic Melbourne streets and landmarks. Choose from 3km, 5km, 10km, 21.1km or 42.2km distances for this special event.
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  • October 2023 – Lara Fun Run
    The Lara Fun Run and Walk on 29 October is a family-friendly event taking participants on a course amongst a spectacular bush setting and plenty of wildlife.
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  • November 2023 – Frankston Running Festival 2023
    This unique running experience on 19 November takes elite athletes and fun run enthusiasts along a traffic-free Nepean Highway.
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  • January 2024 – Portsea Twilight
    Register today for a 5K or 9K run on 7 January 2024 with epic views and sunsets at the Point Nepean National Park, all in support of Sacred Heart Mission’s services.
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  • February/March 2024 – Sunset Series
    Take on three of Melbourne’s coolest tracks: The Zoo, Princes Park and The Tan in this event series – held across 7 February to 6 March 2024 – with race lengths between 4km and 8km.
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  • April 2024 – Ballarat Marathon
    The two-day running festival on 27 and 28 April 2024 is open to both elite and recreational athletes offering 1 Mile, 5K and 10K runs as well as half-marathon and marathon distances and a wheelchair half marathon.
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  • May 2024 – RACV Solar Great Ocean Road Running Festival
    Held in Lorne and Apollo Bay on 18 and 19 May 2024, this event offers runs for all fitness levels – from a 5K or 10K walk all the way up to a 60K ultra marathon. Pick your preferred run and start fundraising for the Mission.
    Register now