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Federation University Run for a Cause 2022

The Federation University Run for a Cause is the largest community fun run and walking event in the Ballarat area with all proceeds going directly to Ballarat Christmas Appeal, proudly supported by 3BA 102.3FM.

7:00AM - 3:00PM Sunday 20th November 2022
Victoria Park, Newington, VIC
Showbiz Cinemas 5km - Adults (16+)
$35
Showbiz Cinemas 5km - Under 16
$25
McGrath 10km - Adults (16+)
$45
McGrath 10km- Under 16
$35
the Y Kids' Dash - Under 12
$15
The Federation University Run for a Cause brings together schools, businesses and community groups to participate in the McGrath 10km run, the Showbiz Cinemas 5km run or walk, or as part of the Y Kids' Dash. Join us on Sunday 20th November for a great family day.

The Federation University Run for a Cause is the largest community fun run and walking event in the Ballarat area with all proceeds going directly to the Ballarat Christmas Appeal, proudly supported by 3BA 102.3FM. Genesis Health and Fitness are this years' Community Impact Partner. 


Event Day Schedule

7:00am - Event village open 

8.00am - McGrath 10km Run 

9:00am -  McGrath10km Run Presentation 

9.40am -  the Y Kids' Dash, approximately 1km.

10.00am - Showbiz Cinemas 5km Run/Walk

11:00am - the Y Kids' Dash, Showbiz Cinemas 5km Run/Walk and Final Presentation 


Enter a Team

We invite all school and workplaces to create a team and enter together. Prizes will be given to the largest workplace and school team, so get everyone on board and signed up! If you would like to enter your workplace and provide a code for your employees, please email info@ballaratfoundation.org.au.

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The Course Location

The course is once again set amongst the beautiful parklands of Victoria Park. Run or walk through the shady treelined roads within Ballarat's iconic park. 

Showbiz Cinemas 5km and McGrath 10km Route

Runners and walkers will start on Elm Ave and follow paths and roads within Victoria Park. The 10km route will repeat the 5km course twice. A water station will be situated at around the 2.5km mark and water and fruit will be available at the finish line.

the Y Kids' Dash

The Kids' Dash is about a 1km course around the event village. One parent is permitted to run with a child.

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Registrations:

Please note there are absolutely no on the day registrations. Registrations close on Friday 18th November at 11:59pm.

Bib pick up will be available the week prior to the event to avoid the rush on the morning. Further information regarding bib pick up times will be provided in November.

Event Village:

Enjoy the atmosphere and soak up the feel good vibes at the conclusion of your run or walk at the Event Village. Food trucks, coffee vans, music, children's activities, toilets and a bag-drop will all be available within the Event Village.

Parking:

Parking areas will be available on Gillies St and Sturt St and surrounding streets around Victoria Park. Please note: No parking is permitted within Victoria Park.

Medals and Prizes:

All participants will receive a medal and prizes will be given to winners in categories.

Cut off Times:

  • McGrath 10km - 9:35am
  • Showbiz Cinemas 5km - 12:00pm


Volunteer at the Federation University Run for a Cause 2022

The Federation University Run for a Cause is a community event that relies on volunteers to ensure a well run and fun day. Volunteering at the event includes marshalling, giving out drinks or medals, taking photos, helping with registrations or directing runners and walkers. All volunteers will receive training on their role and receive a certificate of appreciation.

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The Ballarat Foundation would like to thank the generous sponsors for this event.


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