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Running is a powerful tool to manage mental health and improve your wellness.

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December 1st, 2024
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St. Kilda Melbourne

5km
Run or Walk

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10km
Run

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21.1km
Half marathon

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1km
Junior fun run

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Why Run?

On December 1st 2024, let’s run, jog or walk, 5km, 10km, or 21.1km and raise $500,000 for Beyond Blue 🏃 💙

Every dollar you raise helps to fund Beyond Blue’s 24/7 Support Services 📞

Let’s get training, feeling better, and help support others. 💪

When you register we encourage you to create a fundraising page for Beyond Blue and share with your network. 📱

If you can fundraise or donate $66 – This helps a qualified mental health counsellor answer the call any time of day or night. 🤝

All distances start and finish at Catani Gardens, St Kilda. 🏁

Meet our inspiring 2XU Wellness Run ambassadors and hear their stories about why they run.

Event Details

Event Date

Sunday, 1st of December 2024

5km

9:50am start

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10km

8:40am start

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21.1km (2 lap course)

6:45am start

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1km (U12 Junior)

11:00am start

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Event Venue (Start & Finish)

Catani Gardens, St Kilda, Victoria (Google Maps Here)

Course Description

Flat and scenic. Run alongside the iconic St Kilda palm trees on Beach Road, passing Luna Park while taking in the fresh beach air.

Road Closure

Beach Road closed, Kerferd Rd to St. Kilda Street – 5:30am to 11:30am. Managed crossings at Cowderoy Street and St Kilda Marina. Resident access lane provided for residents of Beach Road.

Optional Event Kit Postage or Collection (T-shirt & Timing Bib)

Kit postage is an optional purchase that can be made during the registration process ($15 postage per person, with no group postage option available as it’s 1 x t-shirt and timing bib per satchel). Kit postage will close on the 7th of November 2024, with all runners receiving their packs within 3 weeks of the event day.

Kit Collection is available on the event weekend from 10am – 2pm Saturday 30th Nov, or from 5:30am on Sunday 1st Dec, Catani Gardens, St Kilda.

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Entry Pack

Only the best for you!
  • 5km, 10km and 21.1km runs includes the new 2024 2XU Wellness Run t-shirt
  • Baggage drop at the start/finish of venue
  • 1km U12 junior run includes a kids t-shirt
  • Finishers medal (all distances)
  • Race bib and pins
  • Beyond Blue wristband for all fundraisers (share your page!)
  • The best support you’ve ever had on course
  • Results and splits
  • Water points on course (plus Electrolyte for 10km and 21.1km)
  • Closed Beach Road, medical, and the best staff/volunteer support

Pricing & FAQs

21.1km Half Marathon

Opening Special (Ends 29th August 11:59pm) $110
Super Early Bird (Ends 26th September 11:59pm) $120
Early Bird (Ends 31st October 11:59pm) $125
Standard Entry (Ends 27th November Midday) $135
Late Entry $140

Inclusive of GST and Booking Fees

10km Run

Opening Special (Ends 29th August 11:59pm) $75
Super Early Bird (Ends 26th September 11:59pm) $80
Early Bird (Ends 31st October 11:59pm) $85
Standard Entry (Ends 27th November Midday) $95
Late Entry $99

Inclusive of GST and Booking Fees

5km Run & Walk

Opening Special (Ends 29th August 11:59pm) $65
Super Early Bird (Ends 26th September 11:59pm) $67
Early Bird (Ends 31st October 11:59pm) $70
Standard Entry (Ends 27th November Midday) $75
Late Entry $85

Inclusive of GST and Booking Fees

1km (Under 12) Junior

Opening Special (Ends 29th August 11:59pm) $35
Super Early Bird (Ends 26th September 11:59pm) $37
Early Bird (Ends 31st October 11:59pm) $39
Standard Entry (Ends 27th November Midday) $44
Late Entry $50

Inclusive of GST and Booking Fees

Withdrawing & Registration Fees

Registration Cancellation Policy. Participants can choose to withdraw or transfer at any stage prior to receiving their timing bib OR eTicket.
– Transferring to the next event date, or
– Refund of registration fees minus an administration fee of 20%.

FAQs

Q A
Can I walk the event? Yes, the total time available to you is featured on the top of each course map, these allow for walkers in the 10km and 5km events, and joggers/walkers in the half marathon.
Can I walk with my Pram/Baby? Yes, you can. Please nominate the appropriate start category when registering.
What is available at drink stations? Water and electrolyte for each course
Does everyone get a medal? Yes, everyone receives a medal as they cross the finish line!
Does the event have pacers? Yes – pacers noted below for you to run with on event day.

 

10km
40mins
45mins
50mins
1hr
21.1km
1hr 20mins
1hr 30mins
1hr 40mins
1hr 50mins
2hrs

Group Specials

Got a group of 3 or more?

We’ll give you 10% off all entries. Simply ‘create your team’ when the first person from your group registers. Teams are just for those with 3 or more runners, and a discount will be automatically applied from the first team member.

Note, no discounts will be applied retrospectively, so remind your team coordinator to jump in and register first.

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Workplace Wellness

Run with your workplace for wellness!

Join the 2XU Wellness Run event as a workplace activity. It can be a great way to promote wellness among employees and fosters team spirit and camaraderie among colleagues. Get a crew together and run for Beyond Blue and mental health awareness in your workplace.

Groups and Teams Information

2XU Wellness Run Proudly Supports Beyond Blue

Did you know that over 3 million people in Australia experience depression or anxiety? As Australia’s most well-known and visited mental health organisation, Beyond Blue has worked with the community for over 20 years to improve mental health and prevent suicide, so that all people in Australia can achieve their best possible mental health.

Register to run and use your fundraising page to motivate your network and raise funds for Beyond Blue!

Every dollar you raise helps to fund Beyond Blue’s 24/7 Support Service which gives every person in Australia the opportunity to talk through their concerns with a trained mental health professional via phone, webchat or email.

People who access the service can receive a brief one-on-one counseling session to address an immediate concern, as well as receive information and advice on continuing to seek support.

To learn more about Beyond Blue and how to get support, please visit www.beyondblue.org.au.

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5km
Run or Walk

10km
Run or Walk

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Half marathon

1km
Junior fun run