Run Melbourne 2023
5km run l 10km run l Half Marathon (21km)
16 July 2023
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 $100 and you'll get an official Team Wish singlet to train in
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. 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!
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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