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City-Bay Fun Run 2021

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Sunday 19 Sep, 2021

Join our Childhood Cancer Team in the City-Bay Fun Run on Sunday 19 September and raise vital funds for hundreds of local families battling childhood cancer.

There are so many reasons why people take part in the City-Bay Fun Run. Whatever your reason or excuse is, we need your help to raise $20,000 to support our daily Hospital Visitation Program.

Help raise funds for the Childhood Cancer Association by following these steps:

  1. Join our Grassrootz fundraising page by clicking here.
  2. Select the pink "Start Fundraising" button.
  3. Create your account by filling in your details and click "Next".
  4. You will then be asked to set up your fundraising page. Choose the option that best represents you:

    Are you fundraising in a team, Yes/No?

    If you answer is no then: choose a name for your fundraising page, select your fundraising target and finish entering any further details.  Click finish and move to step 5.

    If you want to join an existing team then: click on the drop down arrow and select your team.  Enter a name for your individual fundraising page, set your personal fundraising target and finish entering any further details.

    If you want to start a new team then: Enter a name for your team and set a target for your team to raise.  Create a fundraising page for yourself, enter a name and set your personal target and finish entering any further details.
  5. Once you have successfully created your page(s), you can then personalise your page with photos and your story.
  6. Now you're ready to start fundraising!
    Ask family, friends, work colleagues etc to sponsor or join your team.  All donations will receive a tax-deductible receipt.  Using the shortcut links from the left hand side of your fundraising page, it’s easy to share via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and email.
  7. Email [email protected] to let us know that you are fundraising for us and she'll send you the link to the 'Sponsor Me' social media promo kit.
  8. The first 10 fundraisers to reach $500 are eligible for a FREE registration*.
    Once your donations have reached $500 per person, please contact the City-Bay Fun Run office at [email protected], and once confirmed you will be given a promotional code to be used during the registration process for a free entry to the event in 2021.
  9. If you miss out on one of the 10 free registrations, don't forget you still need to register for the City-Bay Fun Run at to ensure you receive your Race Number bib.

*Please note: the City-Bay office only allocates each charity 10 free entries will go to the first 10 individual fundraisers who reach $500.

City-Bay Fun Run Registration deadlines are:

  • Early Bird – 20 June
  • Regular – 31 August
  • Late – 5pm, 18 September

Reach these fundraising milestones and be rewarded!
  • $100 to become a Very Important Fundraiser!*
  • $250 a pair of glitter gold shoelaces to wear on your walk/run
  • $500 a Childhood Cancer branded cap
  • $1000 a pair of our socks, drink bottle and keyring

*Our Very Important Fundraisers
  • Receive the link to the 'Sponsor Me' social media promo kit
  • Enjoy a BBQ after the race at the Childhood Cancer Association marquee in Glenelg
  • Have a photo taken with Elliot, our Mascot, at the Marquee
  • Are eligible for the special prize draw

* Based on individual fundraising. Funds must be received by the Childhood Cancer Association before Monday, 6 September 2021.

Join our Team of Virtual Runners

We understand, not everyone can join us in the City-Bay Fun Run and that's ok, because you can still raise money for kids with cancer by joining our Team of Virtual Runners - raising money from absolutely anywhere.

How do I become a Virtual Runner?

  • Follow Steps 1 to 7 above.
  • Once your fundraising page is set-up, we'll send you the link to the 'Sponsor me' social media promo kit.
  • You'll also be eligible for a special prize draw when you reach $100 in donations.


Please contact Tracey on (08) 8239 1444 or email [email protected]


Have you thought about what you’ll be wearing on the day? Our team colours are Cyan (blue), Magenta (pink) and Yellow, perhaps you already have something in your wardrobe?

We also have a range of apparel which can be purchased online, pick the style and size you need and have it delivered straight to your door. Orders typically arrive within 10-12 business days of being placed.  Shop online.

Can't participate, but want to donate instead?

Watch Thomas’s Story

Watch this 5 minute film where Chris Hartley talks through his family’s journey after his son’s diagnosis of a brain tumour and the support he received from the Childhood Cancer Association.

View film

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