Fun runs and marathons provide a great opportunity for individuals and teams to fundraise for their favourite charity. We have included a selection of events around Australia you may be interested participating in to help raise funds for our Beyond the Bear counselling and support group services.


Take part in the 13km run on Sunday 22nd August 2021, from Dee Why Beach to Newport Beach, the 6km run from Warriewood or 3km…

Blackmore’s Sydney Running Festival

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is an iconic event held on Sunday 21st September 2021, with a spectacular course that includes a run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and a finish at the Opera House.

Sydney City2Surf

Take part in the Sydney City2Surf on Sunday 17th October 2021, and raise vital funds for Bears Of Hope. Walk, jog or run with us in our 13th year and help fund our early support initiative.

Run Melbourne

With closed roads and a fast, flat course, more than 20,000 runners will descend on the streets this Sunday 25th July 2021, heading past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks. Choose from 3 courses, cheer zones and epic vibes make this a race weekend unlike any other.

Melbourne Marathon

On Sunday, 10th of October 2021, take part in Melbourne’s premier running festival and help to make a difference! This is your chance to run, jog or walk your way through the streets of Melbourne and finish on the hallowed turf in the MCG!

Bridge to Brisbane

Enjoy the iconic 10km course, on Sunday 19th August 2021, that includes the Gateway Bridge, Kingsford Smith Drive ending at the festive Finish Village at Brisbane Showgrounds.

Gold Coast Marathon

Be part of team Bears of Hope in the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon on Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th July 2021.

Point to Pinnacle Vertical Challenge

A challenge of the human spirit, with just over 1270m of ascending, gradients above 10% and extreme changes in climate and weather conditions, this road half marathon is open to people of all skill levels. Held on 21st September 2021 in Hobart, we invite you to sign up and help raise funds for Bears Of Hope.

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