North Cares are Building a Better Community

North Cares is the charity arm of the North Ballarat Sports Club that has an extensive history of supporting the local Ballarat community and surrounding districts. Each year the club contributes approximately $1.3 million to a range of community sectors and organisations. North Cares supports local sporting clubs to give young athletes the opportunity to […]

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Federation University Enhancing the Local Community

  Federation University Australia are driven to make a real difference in the lives of every student who walks through their doors. They work with industry to deliver programs that ensure their graduates are job-ready when entering the workforce. Federation University are consistently recognised as Australia’s number one university for graduate employability skills* and have […]

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PETstock supporting the community to be Fit for the Future.

  PETstock are the proud sponsors of this years’ 5km Family Run and Walk, with the exciting addition of pet passes so the family pooch can join in. A 100% Australian owned and operated business, born in 2002 in our home town of Ballarat. PETstock was built on family values and a passion for pets, […]

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Get Training!

Run For A Cause 2019 is only just around the corner…are you race ready?! Training Programs Whether your goal is to get a little fitter, have some fun or run a PB, we have you got your training covered. To get ready for Run For a Cause 2019, elite marathon runner and coach Julian Spence, […]

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Introducing the 2019 Charity Partners

On November 17th, we will all be heading down to Victoria Park to participate in Ballarat’s biggest fun run event, Run For A Cause. As the name suggests, it’s all for a cause and this year the cause will focus on early childhood issues in Ballarat. Recent statistics have found that one in 5 children […]

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Run For A Cause 2019 – Registrations are Open!

Published: 2019/09/13

                                    Hosted by running legend, Steve Moneghetti, the morning set the scene for what can be expected from the second Run For a Cause fun run event on November 17th. Bigger and better was the message delivered loud […]

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Half Marathon for 2019 event

Published: 2019/08/01

Half Marathon Run for a Cause 2019 will be hosting Ballarat’s first half marathon in a decade. The course designed by Julian Spence, international marathon runner and owner of The Running Company, will take the runners through some of Ballarat’s hidden running spots over a 21km course. Ballarat is the home of distance running with […]

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Seeking 2019 Run for a Cause Charity Partners

Published: 2019/07/15

Early Childhood The Ballarat Foundation invites all charitable organisations working in early childhood across our region to express their interest in becoming a charity partner of our 2019 ‘Run For A Cause’ community fun run, and family day. In our inaugural event last year we had almost 2000 participants and raised over $30,000 for organisations […]

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Uniting Ballarat Uniting Ballarat has been providing invaluable support to our community for over 35 years. Offering a range of services, Uniting Ballarat identifies the pressing needs and issues within our community and establishes the relevant support services. Currently they offer 55 different services over 7 main community service areas.  Additionally they also operate 3 […]

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Published: 2018/11/16

BROOKS helping Run for a Cause to ‘Run Happy’ Brooks running has a simple purpose- “to inspire people to run and enhance their running experience.”  At the core of everything they do is their mantra of ‘Run Happy’.  Touching on each runner’s deep and meaningful love of running, Brooks running shoes are created with their […]

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