Fun Running Events in Australia

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JUL21
Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run
Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Whether you choose to walk or run ,the Jetty 2 Jetty Fu Run is an event for all ages and levels. Come and see why thousands return each year for Queensland's most scenic and longest running fun run.

AUD $25 - AUD $85
Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run
JUL28
Beach to Gardens Charity Fun Run
Mackay, QLD, Australia

The Sydney St Medical Beach to Gardens Charity Fun Run will offer runners a selection of beautiful scenic routes from 5km, 8km, 16km and 21.1km situated on the Bluewater Trail within the tropics of Mackay and a 2.6 km dog walk at Iluka Park to raise vital funds for your local helicopter rescue service RACQ CQ Rescue. All three races will start and finish at Iluka Park.

$35
Beach to Gardens Charity Fun Run
AUG3
Registration Perks
Sydney Striders 10km Series - Race 7
Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Sydney Striders 10K at North Head on Saturday, 3 August 2019 is part of a series is held on the first Saturday of every month from February to November.

The 10K Series points score and awards are for Sydney Striders, but all runners over 18 years of age are welcome to run.

AUD $7 - AUD $20
Sydney Striders 10km Series - Race 7
AUG4
Bundaberg Sugar Cane2Coral Fun Run
Burnett Heads, QLD, Australia

Mark the date to join the fun for the Bundaberg Sugar Cane2Coral Fun, Run or Walk Event where you pass by (some) iconic cane fields of Bundaberg and finish triumphantly at Neilson Park in Bargara overlooking the beautiful Coral Sea and help make a difference to your favourite charity and yourself!

$15 - $35
Bundaberg Sugar Cane2Coral Fun Run
AUG10
Westies Joggers 3.5km Fun Run
Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Festival of the Feet offers 3km, 7km, 14km or 21.1km runs. All courses are off-road and wind their way along Georges River and around Lake Gillawarna, in the beautiful Mirrambeena Regional Park in Georges Hall. The event attracts more than 600 entrants, from serious competitors to fun runners & walkers and families - from babes in prams to energetic octogenarians. Everyone is welcome for a fun family day of fitness and festivities. We offer individual, team and family entries.

AUD $20
Westies Joggers 3.5km Fun Run
AUG18
Devilbend Fun Run
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Enjoy being active outdoors? Looking for your next fitness challenge? Hoping to run further or faster than last year? Want to discover one of the Mornington Peninsulas hidden gems Whatever your motivation the Mornington Peninsula Athletic Club invites you to come on down and enjoy join the action. Bring the family and make a day of it exploring the beautiful Devilbend Natural Features Reserve, or recuperate at your favourite local caf or winery.

AUD $35
Devilbend Fun Run
AUG25
Pub2Pub Charity Fun Run & Festival
Sydney, NSW, Australia

The iconic Pub2Pub Charity Fun Run and Festival celebrates its 26th year of raising much needed funds for worthy local charities on Sydneys Northern Beaches. Organised by the Rotary Club of Brookvale, over those 26 years, the event has raised over $3.5 million dollars for wonderful organisations including Life Education Australia, Northern Beaches Interchange (NBI), Surf Life Saving Northern Beaches, Without A Ribbon, Bear Cottage, Cerebral Palsey Alliance and Sunnyfield.

The event has three course options, catering for everyone from serious runners to families 13km from Dee Why Beach to Newport Beach; 6km from Warriewood to Newport Beach; and 3km from Mona Vale to Newport Beach. This is undoubtedly Sydneys most scenic fun run, taking in many of the spectacularly beautiful Northern Beaches. A huge Family Festival is held at the Newport Beach finish line with live music, a licensed bar area, international food options and plenty of fun rides and games for the kids.

AUD $25 - AUD $60
Pub2Pub Charity Fun Run & Festival
AUG25
Darrel Chapman Fun Run
Lismore, NSW, Australia

The Darrel Chapman Fun Run is an event that has been established in Lismore for over 20 years. The NAB, Lords Taverners and the Masters Games team with Our Kids to ensure the event will be even bigger than before. This year it will include a 4km walk/run, a 10km run and for the first time, the region only half marathon.

AUD $10
Darrel Chapman Fun Run
AUG25
Greater Bank Sydney Half + Greater Bank 7km & 4km Fun Run
Sydney, NSW, Australia

The Greater Bank Sydney Half is part of Athletics Greater Bank RunNSW series and will also incorporate the NSW Half Marathon Championships. The event will also feature a 7km and 4km Fun Run to ensure there is something for everyone. Athletics NSW medals will be on the line for U/20, Open and Masters categories in the half for registered members. All races are open to members AND the general running public.

AUD $15
Greater Bank Sydney Half + Greater Bank 7km & 4km Fun Run
SEP15
Westpac City-Bay Fun Run
Adelaide, SA, Australia

The Westpac City-Bay Fun Run Presented by Sunday Mail is South Australias largest and most iconic fun run, which see participants run, walk, and wheelchair from Adelaide's CBD to the beachside city of Glenelg. The City-Bay Fun Run has a 3km, 6km, 12km and a Half Marathon event. Tens of thousands of participants from around South Australia and Australia travel to Adelaide participate.

AUD $40 - AUD $90
Westpac City-Bay Fun Run
SEP15
Greater Bank Casino Fun Run
Casino, NSW, Australia

The Casino Fun Run promises to be a fun day for all ages and abilities! The Greater Casino Fun Run features the Casino RSM 10km, Greater Casino 5km and Parker & Kissane Solicitors 2km distances. We encourage everyone across the Northern Rivers to enter and be part of this special day which includes a picturesque course taking in the main street of Walker St and finishing at the iconic Queen Elizabeth Park.

AUD $12 - AUD $37
Greater Bank Casino Fun Run
SEP28
Registration Perks
Grapest 5k Fun Run – Canberra
Collector, NSW, Australia

Who said you cant drink wine AND exercise? Experience a great evening with friends, with a little fitness & lots of fun. You will work up a thirst with the 5k or 10k run through amazing wineries across Australia. Then enjoy a cool down through the wine tasting waddle to re-energise yourself before some grape dancing with our live entertainment as the sun goes down.We bet youve never run a race quite like the Grapest 5k Run!

AUD $25 - AUD $77
Grapest 5k Fun Run – Canberra
OCT7
Sri Chinmoy Labour Day Fun Run
Canberra, ACT, Australia

Since 1984, the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has conducted 10 km and 4 km Fun-Runs along the popular signposted Sri Chinmoy 10 km Recreational Running course on the cycle path along the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin, starting and finishing at Acton Ferry Terminal.

AUD $15 - AUD $22
Sri Chinmoy Labour Day Fun Run
NOV3
Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run
Armidale, NSW, Australia

Run in Australia's Highest City in the Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run will be held for the sixth time on Sunday 3rd November 2019. The event has attracted over 450 runners in all previous events and has strong roots in the local community including the Armidale Athletics Club and Armidale parkrun.

AUD $11.50 - AUD $110
Greater Bank Armidale Fun Run
NOV3
Registration Perks
Red Run – Remembrance Day Fun Run
Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Run or Walk to change lives through innovative medical research.

Run or Walk to remember...

Honour the legacy of our diggers this Remembrance Day by taking part in the 2018 Red Run on Sunday 3rd of November 2019.

Our veterans were there for us in our time of need. Now its our turn.

Sign up for the Red Run now to raise funds for research into veteran health, liver Cancer and liver Disease.

One in four Australians has, or will develop, fatty liver disease, which can progress to liver cancer if left untreated. It is a health crisis that affects all Australians - with liver cancer now the fastest increasing cause of cancer mortality in the country.

AUD $40 - AUD $55
Red Run – Remembrance Day Fun Run
NOV23
Registration Perks
Grapest 5k Fun Run – TAS
Pipers Brook, TAS, Australia

There's no race quite like the Grapest 5K run. Enjoy an evening 5km or 10km run through the wineries of the Hunter Valley, and re-hydrate and cool down after with the wine tasting 1km Waddle. A great evening to enjoy with friends, topped off with live entertainment as the sun goes down.

AUD $25 - AUD $77
Grapest 5k Fun Run – TAS
AUG11
Kalinga Dash Fun Run
Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Welcome to the Kalinga Dash. Come and join us for an awesome day of running and having fun. There's something for everyone!

Kalinga Dash Fun Run
AUG25
Vision Challenge Fun Run/Walk
Adelaide, SA, Australia

Grab a partner & meet the challenge of walking, jogging or running 2, 4 or 8km whilst wearing a blindfold! You can choose to either run blindfolded, being guided by your partner(s) through the course or just have a run on your own. However, if you arent comfortable wearing a blindfold, run the course as your favourite masked superhero and have the chance to win some exciting prizes!

Vision Challenge Fun Run/Walk
AUG25
VRR Princes Park Fun Run
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

The Victorian Road Runners Princes Park Fun Run on Sunday, 25 August 2019 is on a flat course around Princes Park and Melbourne General Cemetery. This event is organised by the Victorian Road Runners but you do not need to be a club member to participate. Enter on the day.

VRR Princes Park Fun Run
SEP8
Lane Cove Fun Run
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Be among the crowd on the starting line in the Lane Cove Fun Run OUR community Fun Run. We encourage everyone to enter into the FUN of the event, dress up, get your kids to dress up and dress up those strollers!

Lane Cove Fun Run
SEP8
Coburg Fun Run & Walk
Coburg North, VIC, Australia

Welcome to the Coburg Harriers Fun Runs, join one of Melbournes oldest athletic clubs by participating in our friendly fun run events. All events are run by Coburg Athletic Club volunteers and all income from events goes to the club to enable us to put on affordable community events such as fun runs and to foster junior athletic development at the club level. We welcome runners (and walkers) of all levels, our emphasis is on participating at your best

Coburg Fun Run & Walk
SEP15
Budget Hobart Fun Run
Hobart, TAS, Australia

Running for over 25 years the Hobart Fun Run is one of Tasmanias longest running event. Each year it sees a capacity crowd as participants young and old enjoy the freshness of the Spring morning on Hobarts waterfront.

Budget Hobart Fun Run
OCT5
ReBoot in Bermagui Fun Run/Walk
Wallaga Lake, NSW, Australia

Shake off the winter wobbles and spring into Bermagui on the first weekend in October for ReBoot in Bermagui. A long weekend to run, refresh, relax and renew in beautiful Bermagui in Spring.

ReBoot in Bermagui Fun Run/Walk
NOV17
Glenelg Classic
Adelaide, SA, Australia

Celebrate the end of the year with SARRC with a fast out and back course along the Glenelg Coastal Path!
The Glenelg Coastal Path is known for being a flat and easy trail with scenic views of the coast as well as passing some iconic landmarks. Come get active and enjoy the beautiful Adelaide beaches!

Glenelg Classic
NOV24
Seaford Wetlands Fun Run
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

The Seaford Wetlands Fun Run was initially created to give us an event focused on raising funds for Mental Health programs in our area. What has been extremely pleasing is the fantastic community involvement. We continue to work to raise funds for Mental Health and support the Kindred Clubhouse.

The 2km competitors enjoy a warm up before setting off. Next is the warm up for the 5km and 10km runners. Each participant receives a medal that was specially designed by a student at Seaford North Primary School.

The track is flat and sealed so weather should not cause an issue, so far we have only experienced very nice sunny mornings.

This a community fun run to raise awareness and funds for the establishment of a new mental health service in the wider Frankston area: Kindred Clubhouse Program.

Seaford Wetlands Fun Run
DEC1
Carman’s Women’s Fun Run
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Grab your gal pals and proudly run around Port Phillip Bay for Breast Cancer Network. Great for those who want a fun run in the sun and to raise much-needed funds for an great cause. Come along for the finisher's medal and quality t-shirt.

Carman’s Women’s Fun Run
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