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Join an active event and support Barnardos!

Support our cause by adding extra meaning to your fitness goals, and use your fun run, cycling or swim challenge to help raise vital funds to break the cycle of disadvantage. 

Check out our active challenges below and make huge strides and raise money to support children’s welfare.

Set your goals on one of these active events:

Canberra Fun Run

The Canberra Times
Fun Run

Sun 23 September

Enter the Canberra Times Fun Run. With a choice of 1km, 5km or 10km, anyone of any age and ability can enter one of Canberra's most welcoming and inclusive Fun Run!

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Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder

Sat 16 - Sun 17 November

Test yourself with this hardcore bootcamp race of 5km or 16km! This fitness phenomenon will put you through your paces in a military-style training regime of obstacle courses and endurance tests in the mud.

Enter race

Fundraise for Barnardos

Use your fun run, cycling or swim challenge to support Barnardos by raising vital funds to help us break the cycle of disadvantage for children, young people and families.

Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run

The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run

February 2020

A 7km or a 10km run from Dee Why Beach to Manly Beach and The Cole Classic, which honours Graham Cole, has 1km, 2km or 5km swims at Manly beach.

City 2 Surf Logo

The Sun-Herald

August 2020

It doesn’t get any more iconic than the City2Surf: 14km, 80,000 people, hundreds of onesies and the occasional sweaty celebrity. Join team Barnardos and raise funds to outrun child abuse!

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

September 2020

Immerse yourself in scenic harbour views! With options for 3.5km family fun runs and marathons - this is Australia’s largest and most spectacular running festival.

Not sure where to start?

Contact us via email or call (02) 9218 2318. We would be happy to help.

Don’t see the event you’re looking for? If you’re looking for a specific race that we haven’t mentioned above, get in touch and we’ll make sure that you join Team Barnardos for the correct event you’re participating in.