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. The Sydney Marathon Clinic has welcomed Run Beyond students since 2015.


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!



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

Choose from the Sydney Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km Run or 4.2m  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 Sydney Marathon 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!  


Bay to Bay Running Festival

The Bay to Bay Running Festival, one of the premier running festivals on the Central Coast, has welcomed Run Beyond students in 2023 as they work towards completing their 12km Goal Race. 

Run Beyond students look forward to a long relationship with this wonderful Running Festival which raises significant funds for local charities.  



Runners from all over the state are excited for the sixth year of The Kiama Coastal Classic. Held right in the heart of the running season, this event gives runners of all ages and abilities, including Run Beyond students, the perfect lead up event to other major events, as well as an opportunity to enjoy themselves among friends and family.



The Lake Mac Run is designed to enable the broader community and families to compete and also attract athletes of an international standard. Previous competitors have included Steve Moneghetti, triathlete Kristin Molloy, as well as local international stair runner Angela Leadbeatter.

The fantastic course location follows The Esplanade at Warners Bay and is adjacent to the beautiful scenic foreshore of Lake Macquarie.  It is a multi-loop course that is completely free of traffic.

With a Half Marathon (21.1km), 10.5km Fun Run and 4km Family Scamper it captures the whole family experience.

Sunday 25 August 2024 – Warners Bay NSW
7.15am    Half Marathon
7:30am    10.5km Fun Run
9:00am    4km Family Scamper


A spectacular 5km, 9km, 21km or 42km run along Parramatta River, only 30mins west of Sydney CBD. The Three Bridges course takes in the sites of George Kendall Riverside Park, Meadowbank Park, Rhodes Point, and Newington Nature Reserve using the Parramatta Valley shared use path. With stunning river views showcasing the beauty of this area, it’s one not to be missed!

The Three Bridges Run is proudly supporting The Run Beyond Project and have nominated us as their charity partner!

Run Prix is back on the Grand Prix circuit in Albert Park on 22 September 2024 with a Half Marathon, 10km and 5km distance. This is record setting territory on a flat looped course with no hairpins turns, no off roading, no gravel and no grass. All traffic islands will be removed for the day, and you will be racing on smooth flat bitumen.


Whether you are a competitive runner, or just wanting to enjoy a fun walk with family and friends, you’ll have until 10am to complete either the 5km or 10km race at the Marsdens Law Group Fisher’s Ghost Run.

Walkers and prams are welcome to participate over either distance with the gradual 5km and 10km incline courses weaving around the Western Sydney University and TAFE NSW Campbelltown campuses, with scenic views of the city and surrounding hills.

Get Off the Tarmac and In 2 Australia’s Home Grown Trail Running Series

Trail Run Australia takes runners to some of the most iconic and stunning destinations in this spectacular land down under.  It challenges participants to get off road and take on a challenge against mother nature in some of the most demanding and diverse terrain that the country has to offer.

From stunning beaches, to historic goldfields, remote rocky outcrops and rich rainforests, all the way to the iconic Snowy Mountains. Trail Run Australia inspires runners to tread the path less travelled in this wild and beautiful land.

Presented by In2Adventure, Trail Run Australia is a series for all ages and abilities.  All you need is a desire to pull on a pair of running shoes and get off road in a challenge against yourself and mother nature.

The NT City2Surf is the Northern Territory’s most iconic fun run, featuring a range of events and festivities for the whole family.

The most iconic mass participation sporting event in the Northern Territory will return with the traditional events on 2 June 2024:

Territory Sports Medicine 12km – The traditional City2Surf, starting on the Darwin Esplanade and finishing at Nightcliff Pool.

Minisurfer 4km Run or Walk – Perfect for young, old and newcomers to running. Run or walk and experience the finish line high! Choose from the 4km  run or walk.

Macca’s Mile (1.6km) – Get training kids! Complete our Marathon4Kids program and become a mini-marathoner on race day.

Finishers Medal – All finishers will receive an 51st Edition participant medal to proudly wear!

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