The Event

‘Run for the Young’ Marathon

Charity Fundraiser

Located in the picturesque Yarra Valley, this event is run by Bridge Builders Youth Organisation. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Bridge Builders to assist them in continuing the valuable work with young people.

Runners can choose to participate (walk or run) in a 2.5km kids run (12 and under), 5km, 10km, 21.1km Half Marathon or 42.2km Marathon. Location: Mount Lilydale Mercy Collage, Lilydale.

The Marathon course will be open for 6 hours, concluding at 1:00pm. More information can be found in the Runners Guide.

Official Timings

The courses are measured, they will have official timing and will also have drink stations along the course to provide adequate hydration.


Every participant receives a finishers medal.

Separate Timings

We are also introducing separate timing and a podium finish for females across every category!

Winner Prizes

Prizes for the winners of each category will be announced soon!

Recovery zone

Once you have crossed the finish line, we have a dedicated recovery zone where you can relax, refuel and receive some well earned post-run treatment!

Food and Entertainment

Food and Entertainment will be available at the finish line.

Register Now

Registrations are open up to and including Race Day. There are limited timing bibs and finisher medals available, so it is advised to sign up beforehand to avoid missing out!

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 –