Young man running in blue singlet and backwards cap Young man running in blue singlet and backwards cap

Lumary City Bay Fun Run

15 September 2024

Join Team Wish in SA

Make fundraising your focus, and become a City-Bay Fun Run Hero. Raise much needed funds and awareness for a cause close to your heart, and become a part of a special community.

How it works

Joining Team Wish

Click here to sign up for your place in the event.

Got a place already? Join Team Wish by creating a fundraising page

Got your place? Great! You can now officially join Team Wish by creating your fundraising page. It's easy to do and only takes a couple of minutes to set up.

Personalise your fundraising page with your story of why you're taking on the challenge. Then share it with friends and family, collect donations and help make wishes come true. Every dollar counts!

Make your way to SA for the big event on 15 September 2024. Give it your best, and know that wherever you place, you're part of the team making wishes come true for sick kids across the country.

Former Wish Child and Fun Run Expert

Ed's Incredible Feat

On September 17, 2023, Ed laced up his running shoes and set out to achieve a goal he set himself 3 years ago - to complete a fun run, whilst raising funds for Make-A-Wish. When asked why he chose Make-A-Wish as his charity of choice, Ed said that he wanted to give back for what Make-A-Wish had done for him. He wanted to "give other kids a chance to smile and have their dreams come true, like they did for me."

28-year-old former Wish Recipient, and inspiration, Ed, has recently achieved a major milestone, long after his wish was granted in 2010.

When reminiscing on his wish, Ed said "It has given me memories that will stay with me forever, and we often talk about it in our sessions… There’s always something new that I talk about with Dad to keep the memory alive."

Read more on Ed's story

Why run for Team Wish?

Wish kids need stars like you!

Right now more than 900 critically ill children are waiting for their wish.

By joining Team Wish, you can help bring more life-changing wishes to life. Make a lasting impact to seriously ill kids and their families across Australia by signing up today!

Make A Wish Australia Children's Charity - Kael on his wish with the teenage mutant ninja turtles

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.

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