Get active

Cycle, run, walk or swim? Get active at one of these existing events and choose Dementia Australia as your charity. It’s an easy and fun way to make a difference to those living with dementia.

How it works

It's as simple as

1. Register your challenge

2. Have fun and raise funds

3. Start your challenge!

Making a difference together

Worried about doing it alone? Never fear! When you sign up to fundraise for Dementia Australia, we’ll be with you every step of the way. Think of us as your fundraising mentor, motivational coach and cheerleader – all in one! Take on the challenge today, and make the world of difference to people living with dementia.

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Let’s get physical!

Join our team as we take on some of the biggest challenges around the world

Great Ocean Road Running Festival

Run along some of Australia’s greatest views and landmarks. All ages and abilities can run or walk one of six distances, from the 1.5km Kids' Gallop through to the 60km Ultra Marathon.

Date: 15-16 May

Location: Great Ocean Road


Brisbane Marathon

Run with us in Brisbane’s only marathon distance running event. You can also take part in the half marathon, 10km run, 5km run/walk or the 2km ‘mini-marathon’.

Date: 6 June 2021

Location: Brisbane


Do a trek to remember

In teams of two to six, trek through the beautiful D’Aguilar National Park in South East Queensland. Test your fitness and enjoy the spirit of camaraderie while fundraising for Dementia Australia.

Date: 13 June

Location: Mount Nesbo to Brisbane

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Run Melbourne

Grab your family and friends and descend on the streets, heading past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks. Choose from the half marathon, 10km or 5km distances.

Date: 25 July

Location: Melbourne


Bridge to Brisbane

Join team ‘Dementia Australia’ at the Bridge to Brisbane and enjoy the course that takes in some of Brisbane’s most iconic landmarks.

Date: 29 August

Location: Brisbane


Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival has a range of distances to suit everyone, all of which run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Date: 19 September

Location: Sydney


Melbourne Marathon

Come and take part in Melbourne’s premier running festival and help to make a difference! This is your chance to run, jog or walk your way through the streets of Melbourne.

Date: 10 October

Location: Melbourne


Pedal the Map

Come and join us as we ride to complete a lap of the map, whether you’re a part-time pedaler, exercise bike enthusiast or an avid cyclist, Pedal the Map.

Date: Ongoing

Location: National


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