KIDS FUN RUN 2024

Join us on 25 August 2024 for a day of family fun

$1,413 raised

$70,000 Goal

$1,413 raised

$70,000 Goal

How the Kids Fun Run works

The Kids Fun Run is on Sunday 25 August 2024 in 4 locations or join our virtual fun run from where ever you are:

~ Coogee (NSW),
~ Sunshine Coast (QLD),
~ Gold Coast (QLD), and
~ Twin Ovals 1 (Top Oval) - 35 Twin Ovals Rd, Kingston TAS

From 11am, all children (12 years and under) walk, run, or roll (wheelchair or pram) as many laps as they can.

Everyone is a winner and no distance is too short, none too far (within the time limit).

Entry is $25 and everyone receives a T-shirt and a special finisher’s medal.

Prams welcome and parents can run with kids!

Join us at one of 4 locations across Australia, or virtually on 25 August 2024 for a day of family fun! 

 Register now for an amazing family day out!

Who's in the lead?

The Wiggles say join the Kids Fun Run 
 for a day of fun for the whole family! 

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the Kids Fun Run work?
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There are Kids Fun Run events in 5 locations in Australia plus a Virtual option. Choose a location that works for you, and register. On the day, you'll check in before 11am, be given a shirt for your child/ren and we'll let you know when the Fun Run will start.

It's a fun activity with no winners. Run as many laps as your child would like. At the end, all the children will receive a medal.
Where is my closest Kids Fun Run?
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There are 5 locations around Australia:

  1. 25 Aug - Gormley Park, 14 Gormley Drive, Kingston TAS 7050
  2. 25 Aug - Grant Reserve, Coogee, NSW 2034
  3. 25 Aug - Fawkner Park, South Yarra, Victoria 3141
  4. 25 Aug - Saint Thomas More Primary School, Sunshine Beach QLD 4565
  5. 25 Aug - Gold Coast Little Athletcis Club, Pizzey Drive, Mermaid Waters, QLD 4218

Or you can run your own Kids Fun Run whereever you are. Simply click 'Virtual Fun Run' when you register. We'll send a t-shirt to every child who raises $50 or more.

Is there an entry fee?
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Yes, your entry fee of $25 per child is a donation to Running for Premature Babies. There is no obligation to fundraise but we'll provide a fundraising page and we'd love it if you would consider sharing it to benefit premature babies.
Where do the funds raised go?
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In the last 12 months, we've been able to provide the following  specialised equipment to our larger city hospitals with Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) and smaller regional and remote hospitals with Special Care Nurseries (SCNs), following a careful assessment of needs by our expert committee:

 
  • Drager Babylog Ventilator VN600
  • ECG Machine
  • 2 x Video Laryngoscopes
  • Baby Leo TN500 Incuwarmer
  • Phillips Humidicrib
  • GE Giraffe Warmer + Resuscitation Unit
  • Babyroo RN300 Open Care Warmer 
  • 2 x Bilisoft 2.0 Phototherapy Units
  • Lullaby Phototherapy System
  • Ophthalmoscope
  • 2 x Blood glucose point of care monitors 
  • Baby Roo Resuscitaire
  • SLE 6000 ventilator
  • 2 x Patient Cardiac Monitoring Units
  • Kanmed Twin cot
  • Multiple Calesca Waterless Warming/Thawing Devices
  • GE Giraffe Carestation OmniBed
  • Koala Video laryngoscope blades

This equipment will make a profound positive impact on premature babies born all over Australia.

What if there's not an event near me?
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If there's not an event near you, don't worry. You can sign up for the virtual Kids Fun Run with the same registration link.

See more of our story

Hear how together, the money we raise goes directly to hospitals, neonatal units, and live-saving equipment that's giving premature babies a better chance at survival.

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