At Canteen, young people’s real experiences are at the heart of everything we do. We don’t shy away from the tough stuff - we use it to build hope, resilience and meaning. 

Join us this year to Stand Up to Cancer and challenge yourself head on.

For more information or support please contact us at fundraising@canteen.org.au 

Sydney Half Marathon

5th May 2024

Join #teamcanteen for an amazing run in perfect Autumn running conditions, enjoying the best of Sydney’s city streets without the traffic.

Ultra Trail Blue Mountains

16th May 2024

Katoomba will once again welcome thousands of runners, spectators and support crew to Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB (UTA).


11th August 2024

Save the date for another spectacular year as we celebrate with live entertainment, food, training runs, and much more.

We'll see you on the start line!


15th September 2024

Treat yourself to an exclusive breakfast and physio massage at the Canteen Marquee.  Meet the team and learn more about the amazing work your fundraising will support.

Other challenge events


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Aussie Peace Walk
23 March 2024

The Aussie Peace Walk is not a race, it is a fun multicultural walking challenge held over a weekend in Canberra.

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The Canberra Times
Marathon Festival, 7 April 2024

Join us this year to face a new challenge head-on and demonstrate your commitment to changing lives of young people impacted by cancer.

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Nepean Triathlon
6 April 2024

The event offers one of the best venues in Australia to race a triathlon. 

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Mudgee Classic
4-5 May 2024

Catering for all levels of cycling ability, the event offers four courses.

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Ultra-Trail Australia UTBM
16 May 2024

An iconic trail running festival across 4 incredible days in the Blue Mountains.

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Sydney Marathon
15 September 2024

A two-day running festival, open to both elite and recreational athletes.

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25 August 2024

The event offers three course options, catering to everyone from serious runners to families

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Bowral Classic
19 October

Now with five rides to choose from, all showcasing the most beautiful scenery you can experience on two wheels

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Hobart Airport Marathon
7 April 2024

Runners and fans will be beguiled by the charming, contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture.

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fisiocrem GC30 
19 May 2024

The fisiocrem GC30 Main Beach event provides the ideal stepping stone distance between Half-Marathon and Marathon.

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Rocky River Run
19 May 2024

Central Queensland's largest charity running event, and is a fun day out for a good cause.

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Noosa Marathon
25 May 2024

A flat, fast and friendly multi-lap course set in the heart of Noosa township and multi distances to choose from

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Brisbane Marathon Festival
2 June 2024

One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar,with resonance to the 1982 Commonwealth Games marathon victory

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Gold Coase Marathon
6 July 2024

The world class marathon will attract participants of all ages and abilities across eight races.

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Cairns Marathon Festival
14 July 2024 2024

A must-do destination event in Australia for all running and lifestyle event enthusiasts.

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Port Douglas Gran Fondo
6 September 2024

The courses will take you along Great Barrier Reef Driveso you can take in breathtaking views through the palm trees alongside the Coral Sea.

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Run the Rock
20 April 2024

Run amongst the beautiful scenery and enjoy the fun in the Event Village post-event with live music, food trucks, games for the whole family and more.

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Ballarat Marathon
27 April 2024

The first of its kind, bringing together Ballarat for elite or recreational running through this iconic city.

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Mornington Running Festival
28 April 2024

The weekend features a variety of running & walking events to suit all ages and fitness levels.
All finishers receive a finishers medal and a free donut.
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Great Ocean Road Running Festival,18 May 2024

Set in what is truly Australia's most stunning place to run, the scenic course is guaranteed to take your breath away.
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Stadium Stomp
 June 2024

Climb your way up, down and around the MCG grandstands in this epic stair challenge.

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Run Melbourne
 July 2024

With closed roads and fast, one lap courses, more than 20,000 runners descend on the streets, heading past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks.

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Frankston Running Festival 21 July 2024

A unique experience running along a traffic-free Nepean Highway with the unmissable and stunning backdrop of Port Phillip Bay.

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HBF Run for a Reason
 May 2024

Thousands are expected to hit the streets of Perth again next year when the city’s biggest fitness fundraising event returns in 2024.

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