11th Annual Run for the Young Marathon
Charity Fundraiser Event
Sunday 24th November 2024
Start line: Mount Lilydale Mercy College
Categories: 2.5km, 5km, 10km, 21.1km, 42.2km

Entries open this Friday 5th April at 5pm!

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We had some great feedback from our 2023 race, and as a result we have changed the start times for all races. Please see NEW race start times below.

7am – 42.2km Marathon (including Marathon Newbie)
7:30am – 21.1km Half Marathon
8am – 10km Event

10am – 5km Event
11am – 2.5km Kids Run

2024 Entry Price Guide


42km Marathon
Male: Erick Niyiragira 02:29:12
Female: Rhiannon Snipe 03:10:57
42km Marathon Newbie
Male: Zackary Beasley 02:56:19.2
Female: Simone Brick 03:19:25.1
Male: Shane Mallia 01:18:41
Female: Abi Hyndman 01:27:44
Male: Simon Field 00:35:04
Female: Sarah Franks 00:42:12
Male: Shane Grund 00:15:33
Female: Charlee Dornom 00:20:13
2.5km Kids Run
Male: Ollie Dean 00:09:30
Female: Chloe Grund 00:09:40

Run by Youth, for Youth!

Run for the Young is a local community event, hosted by Bridge Builders Youth Charity. 100% of the proceeds goes toward supporting youth programs!

Plastic free drink stations

At Run for the Young, we really care about the environment. The majority of our course is on the beautiful and serene Warburton Trail, and we’d like your help to keep it that way. As part of our commitment to becoming a plastic free event, our event will not have any plastic cups at our drinks stations. Water and Tailwind will be available in drums with push button access, and you will be encouraged to BYO your reusable cup or purchase one of our collapsible cups. Thank you all for your assistance in keeping our natural trails the way they should be, natural.

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This event will be a great day out for the whole family. Whether you want to run a Marathon or simply run for fun, it is a great day out for the whole community!

If you would like further information you can contact our office on 1300 640 160 or email runfortheyoung@bridgebuilders.com.au

Countries previously represented in Run For The Young