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Run to save

Take part in a fundraising event to raise money for children in Australia and around the world.

Here's your challenge

Do you love to run? Want to make a difference to children's lives? Combine the two and Run to Save. Join Team Save the Children and help raise money for our programs to assist children in Australia and overseas. 

Every child deserves a safe and happy childhood. You can help make this a reality.

Enter an existing running event, such as Run Melbourne or City2Surf, or an event of your choice and create your own individual fundraising page. It's your chance to challenge yourself and to help children around the world fulfil their potential and have happy, healthy lives.

Run to save, and join Team Save the Children today.

Run and raise funds for Save the Children

$10 could provide mosquito nets, protecting five children from malaria in Ethiopia.

$60 could train a female health worker to provide newborn and maternal care in Pakistan.

$130 could enable a family support worker to help families in Australia.

$500 could provide first aid kits and training for four remote communities in the Solomon Islands.

New York Marathon 2019

Challenge yourself like never before and run the iconic TCS New York City Marathon, while raising vital funds for Save the Children Australia.

This is your chance to run one of the world’s greatest road marathons and have an incredible experience in The Big Apple. 

Beyond the city’s famous sites and bright lights is the Big Apple’s finest: The TCS New York City Marathon 2019. Regarded as one of the world’s greatest road races, the TCS New York City Marathon is 42.195 km, encompasses 5 bustling boroughs, and is a life changing bucket-list challenge thousands of unsung heroes tick off annually.

As part of the Save the Children Australia NYC Marathon 2019 team, you’ll be helping to make sure vulnerable children around the world get the heath care, education and protection they deserve.

Marathon fast facts:

When: Sunday November 3rd 2019
Registration Fee: $770 
Fundraising Target: $10,000
Accommodation Package: From $2,395 (3 or 5 night packages in 3 -4 star hotels

Register your interest today.

Contact us:

Need to know more? Please email the Events team at or phone on 1800 76 00 11.

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