Make A Wish Australia, Children's Charity - Team Wish running events

Run Melbourne 2022

5km run l 10km run l Half Marathon (21km)
July 2022

Join Team Wish in Melbourne

Each July, Run Melbourne fills the streets with more than 20,000 runners passing many of Melbourne’s famous landmarks (think Flinders Street Station, the MCG, the Shrine and the Yarra River).

Join Team Wish for the chance to experience one of the world's most liveable cities on foot, and make wishes come true for sick kids at the same time - with the chance to run free when you raise $500 or more.

Perks of joining Team Wish

Run for FREE

Raise $500 or more and we'll refund your registration fee

Official Team Wish singlet

Raise $50 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

How it works

Joining Team Wish

Head to the official Run Melbourne website to sign up for your place in the event. During registration, you'll be asked to nominate a cause you care about - be sure to add Make-A-Wish!

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!

Don't forget
, when you raise over $500, we'll refund your registration fee!

Make your way to Federation Square for the big event on July 2021. 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.

Run for free

Raise $500 or more and we'll refund your registration fee!

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

WHY RUN FOR TEAM WISH

Wish kids need stars like you!

Right now more than 800 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

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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