Our Race Partners are an essential part of our program. We couldn’t exist without them.

join our team of fantastic race partners!

We are constantly looking for race partners to help us expand the work we do and contribute to the diversification of our wonderful running community. Get in touch to find out more!


the sydney striders 10km series

A series of certified 10km races, held at 7:00am on the first Saturday of each month, from February to November. Venues include North Head, Sydney Olympic Park and Lane Cove National Park. The Run Beyond Project has been welcomed by the Striders since 2015. Come and join us!

Sydney Marathon clinic

A non-profit running club, run entirely by volunteers, the Sydney Marathon Clinic conducts a series of monthly races, ranging from 5km to a long run of up to 30km, from September to May, in Smithfield. They Sydney Marathon Clinic has welcomed Run Beyond students since 2015.


Cadbury Marathon

The Cadbury Marathon Running Festival includes a range of events ranging from 1km to a full marathon. It is held each January. Run Beyond students have been welcomed by the Cadbury Marathon Running Festival since 2016.

While Run Beyond hasn’t made it down to this event for a few years, their support was integral to us being viable in those early years. We are eternally grateful Put this one on your bucket list!



The Bare Creek Trail Run, just 30 minutes from Sydney’s CBD, is the perfect event for all ages and abilities.

Bare Creek have been friends of Run Beyond since 2019 and we are fortunate to have such a great relationship with such a great race. If you get the chance, don’t miss out on this wonderful event!



GC50 Run festival

With a course that hugs the jaw dropping Gold Coast Coastline the GC50 Run Festival offers a challenge for everyone, including 50km, 25km, 12km, 5km and Kids Dash events. The beautiful southern Gold Coast town of Coolangatta awaits you and your run crew and Run Beyond is proud to be associated with this great race!



BLACKMORES sydney running festival

Is running across one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks on your bucket list? Then this is the event for you.

Choose from the Blackmores Sydney Marathon, Blackmores Half Marathon, 10km Blackmores Bridge Run or 3.5km Blackmores Family Fun Run for a truly unforgettable experience.  A challenging and memorable run with 3 of the 4 distances finishing at the Sydney Opera House.

The only running event in Australia to be broadcast live each year, the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival boasts over 40,000 participants from over 66 countries! Run Beyond loves being part of this event!


bendigo bank coffs harbour running festival

The Bendigo Bank Coffs Harbour Running Festival is organised by the Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour and is a community event for people of all ages and abilities.

The event consists of a 21.1km Half Marathon, a 10km run, a 5km Fun Run/Walk and a 3km Fun Run/Walk.

Held on a bush trail on the Coffs Creek walkway, the flat, shady courses are ideal for runners. The picturesque track hugs the beautiful Coffs Creek and competitors run over floating boardwalks, through swamp forests of mangrove, casuarina and paperbark trees from the centre of town to the coast and back. A truly beautiful festival that Run Beyond is proud to be associated with! 



Mount Panorama Punish is “one hot lap” of the iconic Bathurst motor racing circuit, with a different… it’s your legs that will provide the horsepower and your lungs that will burn.

With 174m of elevation gain over the 6.2km track, Mount Panorama Punish is a running race with no peer. Generously supported by Bathurst Regional Council, the track is closed to traffic, giving you the only opportunity to really test yourself around this track without the risk of vehicles. A great race for Run Beyond students!  


What people are saying

I have seen that the Run Beyond Project has improved all participants’ confidence and self-esteem and has allowed them to set goals that they may never have done before.
Mel, Westfield Sports High School
– Teacher

Throughout this journey we’ve been given opportunities I never would have thought of having before. I’ve made friendships and unforgettable memories; accomplished goals; received awesome freebies; and met some very inspirational people.
Marissa, Evans High School
– Run Beyond Graduate

t’s something that I will always talk about and … that I recommend other people to try because it changed my perspective on the world.
Mohamed, Chester Hill High School
– Run Beyond Graduate


The Run Beyond project is a charity which uses running as a medium to help students facing adversity; through the project they learn goal setting, commitment, resilience and feel a sense of belonging.

Reg charity: 66613492005