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Bendigo Bank North Ryde


North Ryde "Dress Up" Fun Run



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Online Registrations are now closed. Please register at site on Sunday 26 August 2018. 

The 2018 North Ryde "Dress Up" Fun Run is on Sunday 26 August 2018 from 9am to 2pm at the Macquarie University Sport Fields, corner of Culloden and Talavera Roads, Macquarie Park.  For detailed information about the event see our Fun Run page and FAQ.

This year will again be a "dress up" (OPTIONAL) walk or run. Come and enjoy your walk or run, dressed up in your favorite/funky/colorful outfits.

There will be a new fun event this year, the mothers or fathers and babies pram push.  One sociable lap of the oval. There are no winners and no prizes, it's just a fun interlude.  The donation to enter is $10.

Have some fun, do something good for your health and give something to a worthy cause!!!

Registration is now open: $25 for adults, $15 for students, $10 for the pram push- see our Entry Form


 8:30 Morning Safety Briefing for Volunteers and Stall/Vendor participants
 9:00 Registration desk opens for events

Assembly for Open 2km Walk/Run   


Open 2km Walk/Run starts




Assembly for pram push

Mothers and fathers pram push starts

Assembly for 5km Run/Walk (combined Open and Intercollegiate) 

10:45 5km Run/Walk starts










The North Ryde Fun Run is a community event organised by the Rotary Club of North Ryde, with venue partner Macquarie University and local community groups. It is for fun walkers and runners, not for professionals. We thank all the sponsorssupporters and volunteers who generously donate time, money, merchandise and services to make this event possible.

The proceeds go to fund research into youth mental health and treatment programs, and to other worthy Rotary projects.

It is important to care for the mental health of our young people. Between 2-5% of young people will suffer from anxiety. Young children with anxiety are 3-5 times more likely to develop teenage depression.

It costs over $30,000 per year for a PhD student to research youth mental health problems and develop appropriate solutions. A subsidised place in a Cool Kids treatment program for children costs $500. You could help fund research or a place in a treatment program for a child whose parents can't afford it.

Register and/or donate now to this worthy cause or sponsor us.

Macquarie University's Cool Kids Program

Would you like to donate to the Cool Kids Program or have your friends sponsor you on your North Ryde Fun Run? You can click on this Go Fund Me link and maximise your participation in the fun run  http://northrydefunrun2018.gofundraise.com.au/


Australian Rotary Health

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 You can make a tax deductible donation directly to Australian Rotary Health by clicking on ARH below.  Please remember to note North Ryde Rotary when you donate to ARH

Vision Personal Training

The Vision Personal Training team will be at the fun run and for a small donation of $10 will run a health bioscan for you.  You will receive some valuable insights into your fitness levels.  As well as revealing body fat and muscle mass, you will have your BIO age revealed and an overall health score will be provided.