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Get active with Berry Street in 2024

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Are you looking for a fun and meaningful way to get fit this year?

Join Berry Street as we take on marathons and half marathons, ultra-marathons, 10K walks and mountain treks! To get active in the name of children and young people, check out our six signature events below.

No matter which event you choose, we’ll be there to support you every step of the way.

Choose your event

2024 is a huge year for fitness challenges at Berry Street and we’d love for you to join us! No matter what you're interested in, what your fitness goals are, or what level of experience you have, there’s bound to be something for you.

Once you’ve registered, we’ll be in touch with fundraising tips and other support. Or if you'd like to create your own fitness challenge, get in touch to discuss your idea - we're always happy to help.

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Inspired Adventures Cradle Mountain Trek

16-19 April 2024

Trek Cradle Mountain with a small group of passionate Berry Street supporters, raising funds with every step. Save $150 off your trek fees if you book by 31 January! This trek is the perfect way to explore Tasmania's iconic wilderness, challenge yourself on the peaks, and raise funds that will transform lives. With four separate day treks, staying in the same mountain cabin each night, there's no need to carry all your equipment up the mountain. This is doing Tassie in style - and with purpose. Limited spaces available.

Ballarat Marathon

Ballarat Marathon

28 April 2024

Taking place only an hour from Melbourne, the Ballarat Marathon is designed to celebrate the city’s rich sporting history. Early Bird Prices available until 28 January! On Sunday 28 April, take part in the marathon (42km), half marathon (21km) or 10k run, while the Saturday is dedicated to the 5km run and the mile run. All events are open to elite and recreational athletes, with fantastic prize money to be won! Join us in one of regional Australia’s most beautiful and historic cities to raise funds for vulnerable kids and make the most of Victoria’s beautiful autumn weather.

Great Ocean Rd Running Festival

Great Ocean Road Running Festival

18 - 19 May 2024

Set in one of Victoria’s most beautiful places to run or walk, the Great Ocean Road Running Festival is an incredible event you won't forget. Whether you take part in the marathon, half-marathon, ultra-marathon, the 14km or 6km run, the 10km or 5km walk, or the 1.5km Kids Gallop, you’ll be treated to stunning views of the Southern Ocean. This running festival takes place over a weekend and features events to suit all ages and fitness levels. Now that the Melbourne Marathon marathon event (42km) is sold out, if you're keen on a marathon, join us at the Great Ocean Road!

woman at finish line of a marathon

Run Melbourne

21 July 2024

Run Melbourne is one of the most popular charity fun runs of the year. Join over 20,000 walkers and runners on 5km, 10km or half-marathon courses that take you past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks. This is an epic event you won't want to miss. And we'll be there on the day, cheering you on, and joining in the challenge ourselves! If you raise $50 or more, we'll send you a Berry Street running singlet. Run Melbourne sold out in record time last year, so don't delay!

A large group of runners runs through the streets of Melbourne

NIKE Melbourne Marathon Festival

13 October 2024

Book now for Melbourne's largest marathon festival. All events sold out in record time in 2023, and the 2024 marathon event (42km) has already sold out (in less than three days)! If you're keen to have a go at the half-marathon (21km), 10km, 5km or 3km events, book now - they're all likely to sell out in the first few months of 2024. We’ll be here to support you every step of the way, and we look forward to seeing you on race day! If you raise $50 or more, we'll send you a Berry Street running singlet.

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Inspired Adventures New Zealand Trek

20 - 25 November 2024

If you can't join us in Cradle Mountain this April, maybe six days exploring the Southern Alps of New Zealand is more your speed! With loads of time to prepare for the trek, raise funds, and take time off for the adventure, this trek is likely to book out quickly. Places are limited to only 13 people, so don't leave it too late to register. You'll be supported every step of the way, from fundraising ideas to training support. Stay tuned for the link to our registration page - and book into our Info Session on Wednesday 21 February from 12.15pm to 1pm! Early Bird Discount available from January to 9 March 2024.

Contact us

To find out more about fundraising for Berry Street please contact us on 1800 237 797 or supportus@berrystreet.org.au.