Sydney Running Events in June 2015

Run Leader Emma Salkild speeding to the finish line at the MS Fun Race in May

Run Leader Emma Salkild speeding to the finish line at the MS Fun Race in May

Barnardos Beach Bolt 

Date: Saturday, June 14th

Distance: 1.61km

Fees: $10-$40 - family passes available

Location: Coogee Beach

Be more beach run than beach bum in Sydney’s only 1-mile race. All proceeds go to Barnardos Australia to raise awareness and funds for the important work that Barnardos undertakes for child protection. Register a team or as an individual and help outrun child abuse.

Neuroblastoma Run 2 Cure 

Date: Saturday, June 14th

Distance: 1km, 3km, 5km, 10km

Fees: $6-$70 - family passes available. Children under five are free

Location: The Domain and Botanical Gardens

You and the family can fight neuroblastoma - the number one cause of cancer deaths in children under five. The family fun day activities include face painting, kindy farm, pony rides, jumping castles plus, Little Kickers soccer and a Fun Cricket area for children 10 and under. Except for the 10-kilometre, all the courses are pram friendly.

Cooks River Run 

Date: Saturday, June 21st

Distance: 2km, 5km, 10km

Fees: $15-$40 - $5 of all fees go to Bowel Cancer Australia

Location: Cooks River, Freshwater Park, Strathfield

The Cooks River Fun Run is back for its sixth year. This flat, scenic course is a great opportunity to test your fitness in the lead up to some of Sydney’s biggest races or enjoy an active morning with family and friends. In a new addition to the event, team up with a partner and enter a 10 kilometre relay.

City Mile Dash 

Date: Friday, June 26th

Distance: 1.6km

Fees: $39-$50

Location: Bangaroo Point Headland Park

Be one of the first to run through Sydney’s newly created Barangaroo Point Headland Park. Also, this lunchtime 1-mile corporate run is the perfect opportunity to challenge your colleagues or the boss and settle corporate rivalries, while raising funds to help beat cancer.