Be part of history and join our inaugural event!
Run2Cure Melbourne - Caribbean Gardens, Scoresby
After a decade of success in Sydney, we are excited to launch Run2Cure in Melbourne! Join us on Sunday 12th November in the Caribbean Gardens to run or walk to benefit the childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
Choose between our popular, timed distances of 10k, 5k and 3k or our 1k Little Heroes Walk. (Please note our 10k course is 2 laps of our 5k course).
Don't forget to register by Saturday 11th November to avoid on-the-day price increases!
Stay with us for the morning too and enjoy our family fun day activities. There will also be food and coffee carts on site to re-fuel post run!
BONUS for Run2Cure Melbourne Registrants
Get your feet ready to run! When you register, you will automatically be sent a $50 voucher toward a shoe purchase at Active Feet.
We also have discounts from MD Health, Veriu hotels as well as the Hyatt Place Melbourne Caribbean Park. For more information, Ts & Cs and offer details, click here.
- 7:30 am - 10k
- 9:30 am - 5k
- 10:30 am - 3k
- 11:15 am - 1k Little Heroes family walk - a fun dress up for children 5 and under with parents and grandparents
Bib Mail Out:
For participants who selected and paid for their bib to be posted you should have received your bib at this time. Please drop us a line at [email protected] if you feel your bib has been lost in the mail!
Bibs can be collected in-person for free at the following venue on Thursday 9th Nov (8-10am, 12-2pm) or Saturday 11th Nov (8-12pm).
Beyond Bank - 315 Coventry Street, South Melbourne VIC
*You can also collect your bib the morning of the event, please aim to arrive 50 minutes prior to your start time in case of queuing in the bib collection area.*
Whether you're looking to race or simply enjoy a morning out with your family, we have an event for everyone!
Our 10k, 5k and 3k distances are timed runs. (The 10k course is 2 laps of the 5k course.) The 1k Little Heroes Walk is not a timed event.
Our events are suitable for prams, however not suitable for wheelchairs or mobility scooters.
Family Fun Day
Make it a fun morning out for the entire family! We have engaging entertainment lined up for children and families to enjoy before or after your scheduled run.
- Cute and Cuddly Ponies pony rides (9am-12pm)
- Amazing Mr Twist magician and balloon twisting stage show (30 min stage show) and roving entertainment (45 min roving magic and balloons)
- The Mik Maks duo entertainment (kids music duo 40 min stage show)
- Farm 2u Petting Zoo (9am-12pm)
- Western Bulldogs AFL mascot appearance
- North Melbourne Kangaroos AFL mascot appearance plus team representative will be handing out free activity books
- Knoxville Police Activation – an actual police car plus a ride on car/motorbike
Get your medal engraved on site!
For $15, you can have your event medal personalised after your run, just visit the creative Daniel from Adlaser Engraving Services.
The perfect memento to remember your inaugural Run2Cure Melbourne, plus a portion of the proceeds from each engraving will be generously donated back to the charity!
*Have a medal from another event you'd also like to have engraved? Perhaps you've recently run a PB or conquered a new distance, feel free to bring those medals along too for Daniel to engrave!
We Run 2 Cure for the children and families directly affected by the aggressive childhood cancer neuroblastoma. We Run 2 Cure for our young heroes who are #2little and deserve the best possible treatments available as well as a cure. Please read our hero stories shared here.
Run2Cure merchandise will be available for purchase at bib collection as well as at the event. Stop by and support the cause!
We have an amazing range of Run2Cure products in our online shop AND the best part is, your purchase will help support Neuroblastoma Australia's mission to fund research so all children diagnosed with neuroblastoma get the chance to grow up.
Updated course maps for the 10k, 5k, 3k and 1k are here.
*Please note that the 10k distance is a lapped course (2 times the 5k course).
Get all of your questions about Run2Cure Melbourne 2023 answered here! Please note this FAQ section is a work in progress as we gather information for our inaugural event at this location. More information will be added to this section over the coming weeks.
If you have a question not listed below, please get in touch with our event team at [email protected].
Please download the full terms & conditions for Run2Cure Melbourne by clicking on the link below.
Please enter through GATE 1 on Ferntree Gully Rd for the event. Parking rates are $10 for the day or $15 for the day for VIP spaces.
We are thrilled you've chosen to run or walk at Run2Cure Neuroblastoma and we'd appreciate further support through your fundraising efforts. Have a look at our fundraising milestones that you can achieve and the wonderful thank you reward prizes for your efforts - just click on the link above.
As a THANK YOU for your efforts, you will be eligible to receive fundraising thank you reward prizes at the $60, $150, $300, $1000 and $1500 milestone levels. Have a look below.
THANK YOU REWARDS
THANK YOU to all of our participants, families, sponsors, volunteers and everyone who made our inaugural Run2Cure Melbourne a huge success! Together we have reached our fundraising target and surpassed $100,000!
Individual and Team Leaderboards
Download a training program for the 5k or 10k, best suited for your level of experience!
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced plans are available.
The downloads below provide you access to Run2Cure Melbourne 2023 A5 posters and A2 flyers to help with your fundraising and team building efforts.
Have a look here for Run2Cure Melbourne race results and photographs from past years!