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    Manly Rotary Fun Run & Walk

    Manly Rotary Fun Run & Walk

    Organiser: The Rotary Club Of Manly

    Manly Rotary Fun Run & Walk's goals are rooted in this community.Your entry fees goes direct to the Rotary Club of Manly who organise the whole event. We're a group of volunteers who ensure that every cent we raise goes to charitable causes. The Club members pay their own admin fees and we help the community with capital works projects....

    Manly NSW, Australia
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    Big Heart Hike

    Big Heart Hike

    Organiser: Big Heart Hike

    The Big Heart Hike is an annual event raising money for local charities in the Great Lakes area of NSW.It is a 28km walk along the beautiful coastline from Blackhead Beach to Forster, traversing beautiful beaches, rocky headlands, bushland, lakes and through the coastal towns of Tuncurry and Forster. However, you can do as much or as little as you...

    Forster NSW, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Bowral

    Memory Walk & Jog: Bowral

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Bowral, join us in the Botantic Gardens.Residents of Bowral and surrounds get ready for the Innagural Memory Walk & Jog Pop-Up.It's time to tie up your laces and show your support for people impacted by dementia in the Southern Highlands (and all across Australia). Come down and join friends, family, and people from work in the local Botanic Gardens on...

    Bowral NSW, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Bendigo

    Memory Walk & Jog: Bendigo

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at the Bendigo Botanic GardensBendigo, it’s time to get active, get healthy and get ahead of dementia! Join us for another year for a fun filled morning walking & jogging to raise awareness and vital funds for those impacted by dementia.  Everyone is welcome in our community to help fight dementia so bring the family, friend, kids and dogs, and...

    Bendigo VIC, Australia
    2024 Sunshine Coast Kokoda Challenge

    2024 Sunshine Coast Kokoda Challenge

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    Organiser: Kokoda Youth Foundation

    The Kokoda Challenge Sunshine Coast returns to Kenilworth with 18, 30 and 48 km endurance events that take you on a scenic adventure through the mountainous Imbil State Forest. This isn't just an event; it's a test of your grit and determination. The challenging and rugged course includes steep inclines, treacherous mud, and challenging creek crossings, to pay tribute to...

    Kenilworth QLD, Australia
    A Walk in the Park 2024

    A Walk in the Park 2024

    Organiser: Fight Parkinson’s

    A Walk in the Park brings together thousands of people, including those living with Parkinson’s, family and friends. The event creates a sense of belonging, uniting thousands of people who understand and support each other. This year we're showing strength in numbers. The Parkinson's community is stronger when united, and we're calling on you to be a part of it. Now is the...

    Federation Square, Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Run Army 2024

    Run Army 2024

    Organiser: Run Army

    Run Army is an exciting new initiative that promotes resilience, health and wellbeing across the Australian Community.All entrants in the 10km Run/Walk and 5km Run/Walk will receive timing, a free Event T-Shirt, and a medal at the finish line. Events:- 10km Run/Walk- 5km Run/Walk- Basic Fitness AssessmentRun Army’s mission is to promote health, fitness and wellbeing through running support programs and...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Ballarat

    Memory Walk & Jog: Ballarat

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Ballarat's Lake Wendouree.We are excited to be back in Ballarat! Walk, jog or run the beautiful Lake Wendouree together we make a better today for people living with dementia, their families and carers.We can’t wait to welcome you back for another fantastic day! Let’s beat dementia to the finish line.Choose one of three courses: our 2km Walk, a...

    Ballarat VIC, Australia
    Angela Taylor Memorial Walk/Run

    Angela Taylor Memorial Walk/Run

    Organiser: Blue Ribbon Foundation

    Event BackgroundThe Angela Taylor Memorial Run/Walk started in 1989. This community event welcomes individual runners, walkers, juniors, adults and seniors. There’s a category to match all levels of fitness.At 1.00pm on Thursday the 27 March 1986, a car bomb exploded outside the police complex in Russell Street Melbourne. As a result, young Constable Angela Rose Taylor took the full force...

    Palms Lawn, Albert Park VIC, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Lorne

    Memory Walk & Jog: Lorne

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Lorne, join us at Point Grey.We're coming to Lorne for the inaugural Pop Up Memory Walk & Jog and we want to see the whole community there. It's time to tie up your laces and show your support for people impacted by dementia. Come down and join friends, family, and people from work at Point Grey on Saturday, 27 April, as...

    Lorne VIC, Australia
    7 News Gold Coast Running Festival

    7 News Gold Coast Running Festival

    Organiser: The Event Crew

    Welcome to the Gold Coast and the 13th anniversary of the von Bibra Mitsubishi Gold Coast Running Festival 2024. Come and run in the Gold Coast sunshine and enjoy the fast, safe, closed road circuit. With distances available for all running and walking abilities, we have a race for you, your running group and the whole family!Distances:- Garmin 3/4 Marathon- Rigs...

    Gold Coast QLD, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Geelong

    Memory Walk & Jog: Geelong

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Geelong's Eastern Beach Reserve.Geelong Memory Walk & Jog is back! Take in the beautiful coastline at Eastern Beach Reserve while raising dementia-beating dollars this coming April.  Together we get active, fundraise and step up to make the world of difference to people living with dementia. Bring everyone to the event – friends, family, work mates, even your dog,...

    Geelong VIC, Australia
    COASTREK SYDNEY 2024

    COASTREK SYDNEY 2024

    Organiser: Coastrek

    This May join Coastrek, Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge and walk 50km, 30km or the Twilight 20km along Sydney's spectacular Northern Beaches, proudly supporting the Heart Foundation. Experience a stunning coastal route, offering scenic views, wild rocky headlands, beautiful nature trails and the golden sands of Sydney.

    Sydney NSW, Australia
    QUT Classic

    QUT Classic

    Organiser: QUT Classic

    QUT Classic is an annual community running event held on May 5, 2024.Starting and finishing at QUT’s Gardens Point Campus with scenic 1km, 5km and 10km routes across beautiful Brisbane city. This inclusive family friendly event had over 1,500 participants in 2023, all supporting the QUT Learning Potential Fund. Join us May 5, 2024, to run or walk across Brisbane...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Melbourne

    Memory Walk & Jog: Melbourne

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Melbourne, it’s time to get active, get healthy and get ahead of dementia! We’re so excited to be heading back to Princes Park! Bring your friends, family, work mates, even your dog to join us for a morning of fun, fitness and fundraising. We can’t wait to welcome you back for another fantastic day! Let’s beat dementia to the finish line. Choose...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Forster-Tuncurry

    Memory Walk & Jog: Forster-Tuncurry

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Forster-Tuncurry help us beat dementia.Tie up your laces and get ready to join your local community at your Inaugural Pop Up Memory Walk & Jog.Show your support for people impacted by dementia by joining friends, family, and people from work at John Wright Park on Saturday, May 11, as we beat dementia to the finish line.Walk or jog either our...

    Tuncurry NSW, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Hunter

    Memory Walk & Jog: Hunter

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Speers Point Park in the Hunter.Hunter Memory Walk & Jog - we know how passionate you are as a community, and we are excited to see you all again!Together, we’re going to get active, raise money and have loads of fun by walking, jogging or running around Cockle Bay. It’s a great way to get active and...

    Speers Point Park, Park Road, Speers Point NSW, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Brisbane

    Memory Walk & Jog: Brisbane

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us in Seventeen Mile Rocks.Come along to Rocks Riverside Park for a morning of family-friendly fun, fitness and fundraising. How you take part is up to you. Walk, jog or run? Fancy dress or personal best? Beat dementia your way. Spread the word and bring your friends, family, work mates and even the dog! Memory Walk & Jog is a...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Redcliffe

    Memory Walk & Jog: Redcliffe

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Redcliffe help us beat dementia.Moreton Bay - tie up your laces and get ready to join your local community for the innagural Redcliffe Memory Walk & Jog.Show your support for people impacted by dementia all across Australia by joining friends, family, and people from work at Captain Cook Park on Saturday, June 1, as we beat dementia to the finish...

    Redcliffe QLD, Australia
    Brisbane Marathon Festival

    Brisbane Marathon Festival

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    Organiser: Visit Brisbane

    One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, the Brisbane Marathon Festival has iconic resonance with the 1982 Commonwealth Games where the famed Robert de Castella was first across the line in a celebrated victory. This magnificent day embarked a running frenzy in Brisbane where the first official Brisbane Marathon was open to the public in 1992.Celebrating...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia

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CanToo City2Surf Run Training & Fundraising - Sutherland

Provider: CanToo Foundation (not-for-profit)
Run the City2Surf... and help us smash the barriers to a longer, healthier life for yourself and for people with cancer.

Train with us for 12 weeks to run the iconic City2Surf and fundraise to support cancer research in Australia.
Determined to conquer Heartbreak Hill? Join our professionally coached training group and make it to the finish in great shape to enjoy the epic celebrations!

Our groups are for anyone looking to train in a fun, safe, environment and make lifelong friends.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced runner, let us help you achieve your goals. This is...
Sutherland NSW
$249.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat, Wed
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Shop 16 Walkers - Step and Connect Walking Group

Provider: Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Heart Foundation Walking group located in Mooroolbark (VIC).
Walking Speed: Slow pace
Frequency: Weekly
Dog Friendly: No
Pram Friendly: Yes

When you have found a Heart Foundation Walking group that suits you best, click through to the website to learn more and complete the registration form. You can contact the Walk Organiser of your chosen group with any questions regarding the group.

Please Note:
The image provided is a generic image and not an actual representation of the group. Some information such as age group and gender of group may not be accurate. We recommend contacting the organiser if you...
Mooroolbark VIC
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
Tue
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Run Like A Girl Run Club

Provider: Run Like A Girl Australia
Female Running Club & Coaching for Beginners & Amateur Runners
For anyone identifying as female.
From zero to ultra, individualised coaching & programming $90p/m
Technique analysis & development for all runners.
Sessions free on program - Mondays 6pm & Wednesdays 6:30pm
Can register on web for a casual session.
Kensington VIC
$90.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sun, Mon, Wed
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CanToo Sunshine Coast 10km Training & Fundraising - Brisbane

Provider: CanToo Foundation (not-for-profit)
Become A 10km Runner... and help us smash the barriers to a longer, healthier life for yourself and for people with cancer.
This 10 week program is for runners of all abilities looking to train with a profressional coach in a fun, safe, group environment for a 10km distance.

On 11 August 2024 you will achieve your impossible by running 10kms with your CanToo Team at the Sunshine Coast 10km. The Sunshine Coast 10km is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and broadwater.
Are you ready to achieve your impossible?

CanToo's...
Saint Lucia QLD
$189.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat, Wed
CanToo Sunshine Coast Half Marathon Training & Fundraising - Brisbane image

CanToo Sunshine Coast Half Marathon Training & Fundraising - Brisbane

Provider: CanToo Foundation (not-for-profit)
Become A Half Marathoner... and help us smash the barriers to a longer, healthier life for yourself and for people with cancer.
This 14 week program is for runners of all abilities looking to train with a profressional coach in a fun, safe, group environment for a half marathon distance.

On 11 August 2024 you will achieve your impossible by running 21.1kms with your CanToo Team at the Sunshine Half Marathon. The Sunshine Coast Half Marathon is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and broadwater.
Are you ready to achieve your...
Saint Lucia QLD
$189.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat, Wed

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Walking in Australia

Participating in a walking event can be a great way to stay active, challenge yourself, and give back to the community. Walking events, also known as walkathons or charity walks, are organized for a variety of causes and organizations, and offer a great opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to participate.

Popular distances for walking events include the 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles) and Half marathon (13.1 miles) walks. These distances provide an achievable goal for many people, while also offering a significant physical challenge.

When participating in a walking event, it's important to prepare properly. This includes ensuring that you have comfortable shoes that are broken in and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. It's also important to stay hydrated throughout the event, and to fuel your body with the right foods before and during the walk.

Before starting any training program for a walking event, it is always recommended to consult with a doctor, especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition or haven't exercised in a while. A doctor can help you to determine if you're ready for an event, and can provide guidance on how to train safely and effectively.

Many walking events are also organized as fundraisers for charitable organizations, giving participants the opportunity to contribute to a good cause while also challenging themselves physically. This can be a great way to feel a sense of accomplishment and purpose, knowing that your participation is helping to make a positive impact in the world.

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