Category Archives: Fun Walking Not Running Tour

Mother’s Day Classic 2019—Adelaide (SA)

On Sunday 12 May 2019, I completed the SA and final leg of my Fun Walking (not Running) Tour, by participating in the Mother’s Day Classic 2019 in Adelaide. According to their official website, the Mother’s Day Classic is “an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Their aim is to deliver a fun,

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Run Devonport 2019 (TAS)

On Sunday 17 March, I participated in Run Devonport 2019. Run Devonport is a family focused event where everyone can participate.  It’s non-competitive and affordable for the whole family, and this year the entry fees were donated to the Tim Blair – Run for Kids Foundation. Run Devonport 2019 was held at Mersey Bluff near Devonport Surf Life Saving Club.

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2018 Step Up for MSWA (WA)

On Sunday 17 June, I participated in the 2018 Step Up for MSWA. Step Up for MSWA is a stair climbing event at Perth’s tallest building, Central Park. Central Park is 53 storeys high and Step Up for MSWA raises money for MSWA, who support those in Western Australia with neurological conditions. Step Up for MSWA consists of three climb

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Resolution Run Series (Run 3) 2017 (ACT)

On Sunday 12 November, I participated in Run 3 of the Resolution Run Series. The Resolution Run Series is a series of three fun runs held in Canberra throughout the year, with the aim of raising funds for and awareness of various men’s health issues. The first run was held on 26 February to raise awareness of testicular cancer, the

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Melbourne Marathon Festival 2017 (VIC)

On Sunday 15 October, I participated in the Melbourne Marathon Festival. The Melbourne Marathon Festival consists of five distances—a marathon, a half-marathon, a 10km run, a 5.7km run and a 3km walk. I chose to complete the 3km walk, a shorter distance to the previous fun runs I’ve completed as part of my “Fun Walking not Running Tour”. Unusually, the

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Alice Springs Running Festival 2017 (NT)

On Sunday 20 August, I participated in the Alice Springs Running Festival. Its official website states that the Alice Springs Running Festival “is the Red Centre’s pinnacle running event, held on the third Sunday in August.” The Alice Springs Running Festival consisted of four distances–a marathon, a half-marathon, 10km and 5km. I chose to complete the 5km distance. Weather-wise, the

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