Back to Fundraise

You can make a difference by putting your best foot forward and running for a cause at events all over Australia.

 

By getting on the move you’ll help UNICEF provide essential nutrition support, health services, clean water, sanitation, education, and protection to children all around the world.

Choose a run:

Taking part in another run?

We also support a large team of runners who’ve secured their own place in a variety of running challenges across Australia and choose to run for us.

If you are interested in or already have a place in another event that you would like to do as a charity run for UNICEF Australia, then simply set up your Everyday Hero page to start your fundraising.

Whether you run by yourself or share the load with a friend or group, it’s easy to take the first steps when you know you will be making a huge difference to children around the world.

If you’d like more information about any of these events, please send an email to teamunicef@unicef.org.au and a member of our team will get back to you.

Thank you!

 


Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon – 19th May 2019

The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon is Australia’s largest and most prestigious half marathon. With thousands of runners, you’ll take to the streets and run through the heart of Sydney’s CBD.

General entries are now open and we would love for you to run with us. To join the team, please register with your own place and select to fundraise for UNICEF Australia.

As an own place runner, there is no fundraising target. We just ask you raise as much as you can and in return we will support you every step of the way to ensure you reach the finishing line with:

  • A dedicated member of the team to support your experience
  • A top of the range running vest when you reach $100
  • Fundraising materials and training tips to get you started

 


Run Melbourne – 28th July 2019

The 12th year of Run Melbourne will once again fill the streets with more than 20,000 people running past some of Melbourne’s famous landmarks – Flinders Street Station, MCG, the Shrine and the Yarra River.

Register today and join our team of dedicated runners to make your run even more amazing!

Charity Superstar Entry


We also have a limited number of Charity Superstar positions available. If you’re ready to take on the challenge of raising a minimum of $1,000, apply here and make a life changing difference to children around the world.

Superstar runners receive:

  • Free race entry
  • Priority starting position
  • A dedicated member of the team to support your experience
  • A top of the range running vest

 


City2Surf – 11th August 2019

Join us in the iconic City2Surf – Sydney’s most loved run! With the 14 kilometre course spanning from Sydney’s Hyde Park through the city’s streets, up the infamous Heartbreak Hill, and coming to a stunning finish on Bondi Beach.

Register for City2Surf and join our team of dedicated runners to make your run count for every child.

Charity Superstar Entry


We also have a limited number of Charity Superstar positions available for City2Surf. If you’re ready to take on the challenge of raising a minimum of $1,000, register your interest to be a UNICEF Australia Charity Superstar.

Charity Superstar runners receive:

  • Free race entry
  • Priority starting position
  • A dedicated member of the team to support your experience
  • A top of the range running vest
  • Invitation to our training session
  • The loudest cheer point en route

 


Bridge to Brisbane – 25th August 2019

Be part or Brisbane’s largest fun run and take on Bridge to Brisbane for UNICEF Australia. Whether you are a runner or a walker, come and enjoy this beautiful route which takes you over the Story Bridge and finishes at the South Bank Parklands.

As an own place runner, there is no fundraising target. We just ask you raise as much as you can and in return we will support you every step of the way to ensure you reach the finishing line with:

  • A dedicated member of the team to support your experience
  • A top of the range running vest when you reach $100
  • Fundraising materials and training tips to get you started

 


Blackmores Sydney Running Festival – 15th September 2019

Fancy running across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, through Hyde Park and finishing at the Sydney Opera House? Then this is the event for you!

To join our team, register with your own place and select to fundraise for Team UNICEF Australia.

As an own place runner, there is no fundraising target. We just ask you raise as much as you can and in return we will support you every step of the way to ensure you reach the finishing line with:

  • A dedicated member of the team to support your experience
  • A top of the range running vest
  • Fundraising materials and training tips to get you started
  • Run for Free! Receive a full refund of your registration fee if you fundraise over $500 before race date.

 


The Colour Run

Grab your friends and family and take part in the happiest 5k run on the planet! Music, dancing, bubbles and clouds of colour… what more could you want?

With events across Australia, the colour run is the perfect opportunity to make memories for life while running for every child with UNICEF Australia.

  • Gold Coast – August 2019
  • Sydney – October 2019
  • Melbourne – TBC
  • Perth – TBC

To register your interest or for more information, please email teamunicef@unicef.org.au and a member of our team will get back to you.