Make A Wish Australia, Children's Charity - Team Wish as a Foam Fest event covered in foam and cheering

5K Foam Fest

A 5km fun run through obstacles and 2.5 million cubic feet of foam!

5K Foam Fest is back for another epic season in Australia, and we're proud to be its official charity partner.

With 7 locations around the country each boasting amazing obstacles, don't miss out on getting your place in Australia's bubbliest fun run!

Dates & Locations

Sydney - 19th & 20th November 2022

West Melbourne - 3rd December 2022

Brisbane - 10th December 2022

Perth - 7th January 2023

Adelaide - 21st January 2023

East Melbourne - 28th January 2023

Sign up with your mates, join Team Wish and make wishes come true for sick kids - with the chance to run free when you raise $500 or more*.

We're also recruiting volunteers!

Perks of joining Team Wish

Run for FREE

Raise $500 or more as an individual, or $2,000 as a family and we'll refund your registration fee*

Official Team Wish singlet

Raise $25 and you'll get an official Team Wish singlet to train in

Dedicated support

Access our fundraising experts and online toolkit to help smash your goals

Run for free

Raise a minimum of $500 as an individual or $1,000 as a family and we'll refund your registration fee!*

How it works

Joining Team Wish

Get your place by visiting the official Sunset Series website.

Sunset Series is the perfect way for you to track your fitness across three of Melbourne’s favourite running tracks - The Zoo, Princes Park and The Tan. Choose from a 4K or 8K course.


Got your place? Great!

Join Team Wish by creating your fundraising page. It's easy to do and only takes a couple of minutes to set up.

Don't forget, when you raise over $500 as an individual, or $2,000 as a family, we'll refund your registration fee!*

After creating your fundraising page, personalise it with the story of why you're taking part. Then share it with friends and family and start collecting donations.

Every dollar counts when making wishes come true!

Give it your best, have fun and know that you're part of the amazing team making wishes come true for sick kids across the country.

Be a Foam Fest volunteer

We're recruiting an awesome team of volunteers to help across the event series. You'll lend a hand at the gear check, making sure everything runs smoothly as the participants getting ready to get foamy!

Whether you sign up to one or multiple events, you'll get full support on the day to make sure you have an epic time.

Interested? Enter your details and a member of the team will be in touch.

Sign up to volunteer
Make A Wish Australia Children's Charity - Female volunteers with arms around each other smiling

Your impact

Every dollar counts

Every year, thousands of Australian children are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness like cystic fibrosis, a heart condition, or cancer.

Fundraise with Team Wish and you'll help us reach more seriously ill kids at the time they need it most.

Make A Wish Australia Children's Charity - Archie on his wish to be Australia's next cricket captain

I don’t think people realise how important wishes are for kids. They are going through hell and it gives them a distraction and something to look forward to.

Beni’s mum - Beni, 11 wished to meet WWE hero

FAQs

Got a question? We're here to help!

Yes, of course! When you raise money for Make-A-Wish, our expert Fundraising team is available at every step of the way to support you.

Call us on 1800 032 260 or email [email protected] anytime - we're here to help.

  • Create and personalise your fundraising page. Add a photo and tell people why you're helping make kids wishes come true - your friends want to hear your story.
  • Aim high, and tell people why. Fundraisers who tell potential donors what their target is -and what it will achieve - raise 74% more than those who don’t.
  • Spread the word. Share your page with family and friends, and let the world know you're making a difference for kids with life-threatening illnesses all over Australia. #makeawishAustralia
  • Keep your page fresh. Update donors and potential donors about your event preparation and fundraising progress - what you're inspired by, any hurdles you've come across, what you're enjoying etc.

For more fundraising ideas and tips to reach your goal, get in touch with us.

No problem! We're here to help. Let us know your question by emailing [email protected] or calling the Fundraising team on 1800 032 260.

Find out more about the trek, including the full itinerary, by downloading our info pack above.

*Registration fee refunded up to the value of $200 when at least $500 is raised as an individual or at least $1,000 as a family.

Wish children whose images feature on this page:
Archie, 6, congenital heart disease - I wish to be Australia’s newest Cricket Captain