Run Melbourne – Run for a cause

Run Melbourne, gives participants the opportunity to raise a significant amount of funds for charitable organisations. And the best thing is, you can choose which charity you would like your fundraising dollars to go to.

Over the past ten years, thousands of Run Melbourne runners and walkers have raised more than $10 million for more than 400 charities. This year, let’s aim to raise a much needed $2 million for worthy causes!

So, enter Run Melbourne today, select a charity and start fundraising – you’ll be doing some good while you do good for others.

Run Melbourne – Choose your charity

In 2017 there are two ways that you can raise funds for charities that you care most about:


Option 1: Become a Champion Fundraiser


Get your free entry into Run Melbourne by becoming one of our very special Champion Fundraisers and you will receive a whole host of fantastic benefits.


What does a Champion Entry participant receive?


As a Champion Fundraiser you will benefit from many extras, both on the day and in the lead up to the event including free entry,dedicated Champion Charity start wave, free official race photo packages and a free iTab.


Click here for a full list of Champion Entry benefits.


How does the Champion Entry Program work?


Champion Entries are very limited special entries allocated to a small number of carefully selected charities. As a Champion Fundraiser, you will select a charity you wish to fundraise for from the list of Champion Charities. With limited Champion Entries available, the charity will allocate these based on your commitment to fundraising.


Click here for more information on how to become a Champion Fundraiser.



Option 2: Fundraise with your own place

If you have secured a place in Run Melbourne by purchasing your own entry and you’re interested in entering the race to raise money for charity, this section is for you.

Looking to support a charity using your own entry? Please click here to find out about good causes who would appreciate your support. Simply select your charity of choice, provide your contact details and they will be in touch to guide you through the next steps.

If the charity you’d like to support isn’t listed don’t worry. You can start your fundraising through our online fundraising partner, everydayhero when registrations open.


For Participants:

To help you reach your fundraising goals we’ve put together the following tips:

For Charities:

To help your fundraisers reach their fundraising goals, in turn helping you reach your targets: