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Make a tax-deductible donation and help save lives now


Run to save

Take pride in your stride.

Turn your next run into a fundraiser for Save the Children 

Every child deserves a safe and happy childhood. You can take steps to help make this a reality. Join Team Save the Children and help raise money for our programs to assist children in Australia and overseas.

Some upcoming events includes:

Run Melbourne

Enjoy running alongside Melbourne’s iconic city landmarks.


Take part in the world’s largest fun run.

Gold Coast Marathon

Challenge yourself while enjoying the views of renowned surf beaches.

Brisbane Marathon

Soak in this magnificent event labelled the “boutique” marathon of choice.

There are two easy ways to join Team Save the Children

Enter a running event

Enter a running event

You can simply enter an existing running event - such as Run Melbourne or City2Surf – and connect your fundraising to Save the Children.   

Find your event
Create your own fitness challenge

Create your own fitness challenge

Alternatively, you can create your own fitness challenge. Set yourself a challenge such as running every day for a month, swimming 10 laps, biking 5km, or creating an event for all your friends and family to join! 

Find out more

Whatever way you choose to Run to Save, it's the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself while supporting children all around the world to be safe, healthy and reach their full potential. 
Your next steps could be towards a better world for children.  

We’re here to help 

If you have any questions, our friendly Supporter Care team are available to chat Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm AEST. Or, you can send us an email anytime.

Stay up to date on how Save the Children is creating a world where every child has a safe and happy childhood