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

  • November 2022 – Maribyrnong River Run
    The 2km, 5km or 10km course of this new running event on Sunday, 13 November will take you along the Maribyrnong River Path Network.
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  • December 2022 – Lara Fun Run
    This family focused event is open for everyone. Participants can choose to run or walk the course through Serendip Sanctuary. Registrations will be open from 1 September to 2 December.
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  • January 2023 – Portsea Twilight
    This 5K or 9K run will take you through the Point Nepean National Park offering stunning views of the bay and Bass Strait.
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  • February to March 2023 – Sunset Series
    A three race series across iconic locations including the Melbourne Zoo, Princes Park and The Tan. Distances include 4km and 8km. Get your running shoes ready and support Sacred Heart Mission for this special event.
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  • March 2023 – Gartland River Run
    Enjoy a run along Geelong’s magnificent Barwon River. There are 5km and 10km courses available, with the surface flat and fast, catering to elite athletes and pram pushers alike.
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  • April 2023 – Run the Tan
    Run along Melbourne’s famous Tan Track on 30 April 2023 and have a crack at beating the record for the fastest lap, while raising funds for Sacred Heart Mission’s services.
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  • April 2023 – Run the Rock
    Set at the picturesque Hanging Rock, only 1 hour from Melbourne, take part in either a 5km, 13.5km or 22km fun run in support of Sacred Heart Mission.
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  • May 2023 – Great Ocean Road Running Festival
    Held in Lorne and Apollo Bay from 20 to 21 May, this scenic course winds along the coast of the Southern Ocean. Choose between multiple race options, from a 5 or 10km walk to an ultra marathon.
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  • July 2023 – Run Melbourne
    Join more than 20,000 runners at the Run Melbourne on 16 July 2023 for a half marathon, a 10km or 5.2 km run.
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  • October 2023 – Melbourne Marathon
    Join thousands of participants 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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