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MS Walk + Fun Run – Melbourne (Sunday June 2nd 2013)

MS Walk and Fun Run 2013

Albert Park Lake, ALBERT PARK
Sunday 2nd June, 2013

The MS Walk and Fun Run Melbourne event is on again at Albert Park so if you are looking to participate in an upcoming fun run, walk, ride or charity event in Melbourne then come and join us in the MS Walk and Fun Run at Albert Park Sunday 2nd June 2013.

Register HERE Online Now!

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About the Albert Park MS Walk and Fun Run

Every year on the first Sunday in June, thousands of people come together in Melbourne to walk and run in support of Australians living with multiple sclerosis. Taking part in the 2013 MS Walk and Fun Run will not only improve your overall health and fitness, it will also make you feel warm inside for contributing to such a great cause. Stroll or power-walk, travel by wheelchair, pram or stroller, wear serious sports gear or wacky team costumes. Whatever you choose, you will be helping thousands of Australians who are living with multiple sclerosis.

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The MS Walk and Fun Run is organised by MS Australia and our own MaxNRG Personal Training team are once again helping support the event by organising the ‘warm up’. Since the first event in 1989, MS Walk and Fun Run participants have raised millions of dollars to fund essential services and support for people living with MS.

The MS Walk and Fun Run will go ahead rain or shine. Come prepared with sunscreen, warm layered clothes and wet weather gear to ensure you have a great day no matter what the weather brings. Bring your own water bottle and a snack or two to keep your energy levels up.

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MS Fun Run Event Details

If you are feeling energetic, why not take on the challenge of completing the 5km or 10km routes at a faster pace than a walk and reach for a personal best on the Melbourne MS Fun Run while being timed with a professional chip timing system. Timing chips are attached to all race bibs and the chips will activate automatically as you cross timing mats at the start and finish lines, recording the time you take to complete the course.

5km and 10km MS RUN

Warm Up and presentations: 8.45am
Start Time: 9.00am
Distance 1: 5km
Distance 2: 10km
The map of the MS Walk Route is below here

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MS Walking Event Details

The walk and run will start and finish from Palms Lawn, Albert Park Lake and will follow a scenic track around the lake with some fantastic views of Melbourne. Join 5,000 others for a warm-up with the MaxNRG PT team at Palms Lawn before setting off on a fun 5km or 10km route around the beautiful Albert Park Lake.

5km and 10km MS WALK

Warm Up and presentations: 10.00am
Start Time: 10.30am
Distance 1: 5km
Distance 2: 10km
The map of the MS Walk Route is below

MaxNRG Warm Up Exercises

This year MaxNRG Personal Training is happy to announce that our team of exercise professionals will be at the event on stage helping the 5,000+ participants with warm-up exercises and celebrations before you make your way around the beautiful Albert Park Lake.

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The Melbourne MS Walk and Fun Run Course

The Melbourne MS Walk and Fun Run sets off from Palms Lawn on the shores of Albert Park Lake. Enjoy a scenic route with views of the Melbourne city skyline. Keep your energy up at our morning tea and water stops and watch out for roving entertainers along the way. Then it’s back to Palms Lawn to replenish and relax with food, music and entertainment for the whole family. The MS Walk and Fun Run route is wheelchair, pram and stroller friendly.

5km participants complete one lap of the route; 10km participants complete two laps.
MS Walk + Run Melbourne 2013 Map

Enter online now or come down to Albert Park Lake and register on the day.
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Take the first step in becoming part of this iconic winter event and register online now!

Wear RED at the MS Walk and Fun Run

Make a statement and wear RED at the 2013 MS Walk and Fun Run. Show your support and help draw attention to the multiple sclerosis cause by wearing RED. Or get creative and complete the event in a fun costume of your choice. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dressed Individual in Red, Best Dressed Team, and Best Uniformed Team. Lead the way by wearing your red hats, red scarves, red gloves, red jackets, red pants, red shoes or even painting your faces red or spraying your hair red!

Do it for Charity!!!

This is one of the major events held in Melbourne and a vital part of this event is to raise money for MS Australia. By participating and fundraising for the MS Walk and Fun Run, you are helping MS Australia – ACT/NSW/VIC to provide a range of essential services and support for people living with multiple sclerosis.

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MS Australia provides programs and choices to people with MS including a range of residential facilities, social support programs, accommodation support services, attendant care in private homes, involvement with regional centres and country link programs. These services are vital to maintain the independence and dignity of people with MS.

MS Australia is also the largest funder of MS research in Australia through its research branch MS Research Australia.

Find out more about multiple sclerosis and MS Australia Click here for details

Living with MS

Every person’s experience with MS is different. Some people find that their symptoms can be largely managed with medication and lifestyle changes. For others, MS can cause chronic pain, depression and disability.

Watch Megan Healey and Emma Giunti, two remarkable ladies with MS, speak about their personal experiences and why fundraising is so important:

Register HERE for the Melbourne MS Walk + Fun Run

MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

This year we are hoping to have a number of our clients and a few of our personal training team entering the 5 and 10km fun runs. So make sure to keep an eye out for our Albert Park personal trainers who will participating in the charity event and come and say hello. We will also be on-stage at 10.00am with warm-up exercises and routines for all participants.

Good luck to all our St Kilda Personal Training clients and our South Melbourne group personal training clients who are attending this charity event!!!

If you are looking to participate in a Melbourne 2013 charity fun run, walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers that operate throughout Melbourne can help you make sure that your current training regime will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form and a member of the MaxNRG Personal Training team will contact you shortly.

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Register HERE Online Now!

Run for the Kids (Sunday March 24th, 2013)

Run for the Kids 2013

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Melbourne, Victoria
Sunday, 24 March 2013

**UPDATE 24/03/13 – This morning the Herald Sun / CityLink Run for the Kids helped raise over $1.95 million for the Royal Children’s Hospital. CityLink has also donated another $50k, taking the total to $2 million raised.

Congratulations to everyone who came down and took part in today’s event!

Check out Herald Suns great photo gallery of the event online – HERE

2013 R4TK Results / Times

VIEW THE 2013 RESULTS ONLINE

The timing and results from the 2013 Run for the Kids will be available shortly. The results were captured by Timing Sports, using an electronic timing tag system that recorded participants via a signal emitting chip attached to each entrant’s shoe as they cross the start and finish lines.

If you ran in this years Run for the Kids and had a timing tag attached to your shoe on your laces the results and times should be available soon.

We will be updating our Facebook Page as soon as we are made aware of timing results being released, so if you would like to stay up-to-date with the release of all this years race results all you need to do is like our page below and we will let you know as soon as it happens.

The results have been released and can be viewed online here or buy a copy of the Herald Sun for Tuesday 26th March, 2013.

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It’s time for everyone to sign up for the main fun run event in Melbourne for 2013. That event of course is The 2013 Herald Sun/CityLink Run for the Kids.

As you are participating in the challenge of Run for the Kids 2013 and enjoying the best of Melbourne, spare a thought for the hundreds of patients at the Royal Children’s Hospital, who aren’t able to run, walk or skip their way around the unique course.

Each will benefit from your involvement in the event, as money raised will fund projects, research and technological innovations to ensure that every child receives the very best treatment now and into the future.

By doing a little bit more, you can help so much.

01/04/2012 NEWS: Herald Sun Run for the kids. Start of 5 km event.

Race Event Details & Entry Fees

ENTRY UPDATE: Time to celebrate – the Run for the Kids 2013 has officially SOLD OUT! Thank you to each and every one of the 35,000 people who have signed up in 2013 to make it the biggest run yet.

We can’t wait for Sunday, 24 March and hope that together we can keep raising as much money as possible for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
 

This enormous event of 35,000 entries could not be staged without the dedication and hard work of volunteers. Behind the scenes the event relies on more than 800 volunteers to man drink stations, street corners and the finish line to assist and cheer the runners on their way.

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The Run for the Kids is on Sunday 24th March 2013 and there are two distances to choose from. The long course is 15km and starts at 8.50am, and the short course which is 5.5km starts at 8.10am.

The long course (15km) event is $52 per person, with $31 donated to the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal.
The short course (5.5km) event is $47 per person, with $29 donated to the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday appeal.

How do I enter?

You can enter via two methods either online via the registration page, or by obtaining an entry form from the Herald Sun, completing and returning it to the Race Office for processing.

To register online, all runners and walkers need to register via the Run for the Kids website……click here (EVENT SOLD OUT!)

No entries will be accepted on race day!

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Run for the Kids Volunteers!


This enormous event of 35,000 entries could not be staged without the dedication and hard work of volunteers. Behind the scenes the event relies on more than 800 volunteers to man drink stations, street corners and the finish line to assist and cheer the runners on their way.

Volunteering is a terrific way of being involved and helping to raise vital funds for the 2013 Good Friday Appeal.

Lunch is provided, and all volunteers receive a free tshirt.

Volunteers for the 2013 Herald Sun/CityLink Run for the Kids must be 16 years of age on 24 March 2013 and will be required to attend one of two Information and Training Sessions in February-March 2013. Further details regarding training sessions will be provided.

Course Marshal – On Course
Course Marshals are assigned to designated areas along the run course to help ensure that the course is safe for participants to compete on. The course is divided into 6 Sectors. Each Sector will have a Sector Leader and these Sector Leaders will be issued a radio and will brief and deploy individual marshals to the course.

Drink Station Assistant – On Course
Volunteers are deployed to drinks stations on the course to ensure that runners are provided with drinks while participating in the event. Volunteers set up drink stations before the runners arrive by laying out cups and filling with water. They then provide drinks to runners, and remove empty/used cups.

Start / Finish Drink Station Assistant – Race Village
Volunteers provide drinks to runners at the start line. After the long course starts, they pack up the start line drinks station and move to the finish line. At the finish line, volunteers provide drinks to runners, and remove empty/used cups.

Start Line / Finish Line Marshal – Race Village
Volunteers help direct entrants to the correct marshalling zone areas at the Start line. Each zone is clearly indicated with feather flags & signs corresponding to coloured race numbers. When the runners cross the finish line they will be exhausted and excited. They will most likely want to stop, rest and chat. This can create a very congested finish area. It is your job to congratulate and thank them but to then kindly ask them to keep moving as they need to pass through the back-up timing system to ensure their time is captured.

Timing Chip Removal Marshals – Race Village
Volunteers assist competitors to remove their timing chips after they cross the line and collect them in the supplied tubs. Clippers will be provided.

Information Assistant – Race Village
A specific Information Tent will be set up in the Village as a central point for general questions and enquires. Some volunteers are required to staff the tent, some will be positioned on stands to help direct people and others will wander through the Village and help answer people’s questions.

Baggage Services Assistant – Race Village
A fenced baggage storage area will be set up in the village with entries at one end and exits at the other. Volunteers assist with managing the flow of participants through this area.

Volunteer Services Assistant – Race Village
Volunteers will be responsible for checking in all volunteers for the event and providing them with meal vouchers and tshirts.

REGISTER TO BE A VOLUNTEER

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You can select from two different distances to enter for the Run for the Kids

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15.5km Event


15km long course
Start Time – 8.50am
Start Location – Alexandra Avenue

A brief course description:The 2013 Herald Sun/CityLink Run for the Kids long course incorporates all of the unique features that have made it a landmark event and gives participants access to normally off-limit roads. The race village and start/finish area are in Kings Domain, making it easy for family and friends who are not competing to be part of the fun and close to the action.

The race starts at Kings Domain in Alexandra Avenue, right next to the Alexandra Gardens, heads over Swan Street Bridge, into Batman Avenue and through the Domain Tunnel.

Coming off Bolte Bridge, runners travel back into the city via Docklands along Waterfront Promenade, New Quay Promenade and Harbour Esplanade where Channel 7 staff will be waiting at a drink station with entertainment and special give-aways.

The course will rejoin Spencer Street as per last year, cross Queensbridge and proceed down the waterfront at Southbank. Runners will pass Hamer Hall, and continue under Princes Bridge, along Boathouse Drive, turn through the Alexandra Gardens into a short uphill section along Petticoat Lane to enter St Kilda Road and onto the same finish as previous years.

To view the course map Click here, or scroll to the bottom of this page.

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5.5km Event


5.5km short course
Start Time – 8.10am
Start Location – Boathouse Drive

A brief course description:A shorter 5.5km scenic course is also available to allow those participants who do not feel comfortable about running or jogging 15km but wish to be involved in the event and play a significant part in raising money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

The short course starts in Alexandra Avenue, does a circuit of the Yarra River via Batman Ave and Federation Square, and then down St Kilda Road, along Birdwood Avenue and u-turns back to the finish in Linlithgow Avenue.

To view the course map Click here, or scroll to the bottom of this page.

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EVENT SOLD OUT!

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Do it for Charity!!!

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This is the biggest fun run event in Melbourne each year and helps raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
In 2013, we hope to raise more than ever for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Every little bit helps provide the Hospital with funds for new equipment or facilities.

Each donation is recorded on your fundraising page along with messages of encouragement from your supporters, and all the administration is taken care of by Everyday Hero, so you’ll still have plenty of time to train for race day.

Start your donation page here

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GOOD FRIDAY APPEAL

The Good Friday Appeal is the public face of fundraising for Victoria’s Royal Children’s Hospital. It has provided more than $245 million to the hospital since the Appeal began in 1931. 90 cents in every dollar raised is used by The Royal Children’s Hospital to purchase medical equipment and to fund research. Click here for details

The Run for the Kids 2013 Map

Run for the Kids Course Map
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MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

This year we are hoping to have a number of our clients and a few of our personal training team entering the event. So make sure to keep an eye out for our Moonee Valley based personal trainers who will participating in the charity event and come and say hello.

Our mobile personal trainers that operate throughout Melbourne can help you make sure that your current training regime will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form and a member of the MaxNRG Personal Training team will contact you shortly.

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2013 Sunset Series, presented by Brooks

2013 Sunset Series, Presented by Brooks

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Race 1: The Tan, Kings Domain – Wednesday 6 February, 2013
Race 2: Melbourne Zoo, Royal Park – Wednesday 20 February, 2013
Race 3: Princes Park, Carlton – Wednesday 6 March, 2013

If you’re looking for a fun way to gauge and increase your fitness level in 2013, while fundraising for a great cause, enter the Sunset Series, presented by Brooks, and strive to smash your personal best!

This year FebFast are the official charity of the Sunset Series, so take a break from alcohol for 28 days and help raise money that goes to programs which help the most vulnerable young people and families who are tackling serious alcohol and drug issues.

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Race 1 is on Wednesday, 6 February at The Tan Track, and the Sunset Series offers a 4km or 8km run/walk and the opportunity to measure your progress and get better with each race spread out over the month. Race 2 will be taking place on Wednesday, 20 February at Melbourne Zoo, and Race 3 will be held on Wednesday, 6 march at Princes Park.

With three unique running locations, including the Melbourne Zoo this year, there is something new to experience at each event! Enter the 3-Race Series today to help you keep your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions on track.

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Race 1 – The Tan, Kings Domain – Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Race Start Times:
6:50pm: 4km run
7:15pm: 8km run
7:20pm: 4km and 8km walk

Where:
The assembly area is located at Kings Domain, Botanical Gardens on Alexandra Avenue (Melway Ref: 2G 9A) and the start and finish line is at the assembly area.

Race 1 Map - The Tan Track

Anderson Street Hill Dash Competition

Anyone that has ever run the Tan Track before will know of the dreaded Anderson Street Hill! Located along Anderson Street, a third of the way along the course at Race 1, the hill gives you an added challenge to push through in your run.

This year, all participants in Race 1 will be timed how long it takes to get to the top of Anderson Street Hill. The fastest male in the 8km and the 4km will take home a pair of Brooks Vapor Running Shoes and the fastest female in both distances will get a $100 moving comfort voucher!

Participants must complete the race to win the hill dash.

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Race 2 – Melbourne Zoo, Royal Park – Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Race Start Times:
6:50pm: 4km run
7:15pm: 8km run
7:20pm: 4km and 8km walk

Where:
The assembly area is located at Brens Oval (right next to the main entrance to the Zoo) in Royal Park on Elliott Avenue (Melway Ref: 29 12F) and the start and finish line is at the assembly area.

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Race 2 Map - Melbourne Zoo - Royal Park

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Race 3 – Princes Park, Carlton – Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Race Start Times:
6:50pm: 4km run
7:15pm: 8km run
7:20pm: 4km and 8km walk

Where:
The assembly area is located at VISY Park (Princes Park), on Garton Street (Melway Ref: 29 H12) and the start and finish line is at the assembly area.

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Race 3 Map - Princes Park, Carlton, VIC

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How to Enter:

Early bird entries close at 5pm Wednesday, one week prior to the event.

Early Bird Closes – Race 1: Wednesday, 23 January
Early Bird Closes – Race 2: Wednesday, 13 February
Early Bird Closes – Race 3: Wednesday, 27 February

Online entries close 12 noon Tuesday prior the event.

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There is also on-day registration available at the assembly area of each event starting at 5:30pm.

What do I get for my entry fee?

– The first 1200 series entrants will receive a free Brooks running tee
– Accurate electronic timing from the Start to Finish Events Ipico timing system
– Giveaways for those entering the individual events
– >Medals to overall placegetters in run events
– Win one of many spot prizes!

MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

For those who have entered the entire 2013 Sunset Series CONGRATULATIONS from the team at MaxNRG Personal Training, best of luck with tracking and seeing your improvement across the 3 events.

This year we have a few of our MaxNRG clients who competed in last years events as well as some first timers who will be completing all 3 races in the series. We will also have some of our MaxNRG trainers competing so please come up and say hello before or after the race if you see us.

If you’re not yet registered for this event but you think that this might be the challenge you are looking for but need some help getting started fill out our online enquiry form or call 0403-741-278 and speak to either of our head personal trainers Russell Laurie or David Atkinson and we can help get you started.

At MaxNRG we are a mobile personal training company that comes to you and can assist you with any of your health fitness goals; we currently have a number of clients training with us in preparation for various fitness events this year. Learn more about our personal training services in Carlton, VIC

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Buddy Walk (Sunday 14th October, 2012)

Buddy Walk 2012 – Down Syndrome Victoria

Princess Park, Carlton
Sunday 14th October, 2012

In 2012, there will be a number of walks held in Australia with most coinciding with Down Syndrome Awareness Week (14 – 21 October). If you are looking for an exercise event in Melbourne, come and support Down Syndrome Awareness Week at Princes Park in Carlton.
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Buddy Walk is an international walk-a-thon style event aimed at raising funds for and awareness of Down syndrome.

Buddy Walk brings together people with Down syndrome and their ‘buddies’ – everyone from friends and family to teachers, politicians and co-workers – to raise funds for education, support and advocacy programs provided by Down Syndrome Victoria.

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Buddy Walk Event Details

Buddy Walks in Victoria for 2012 are:

Melbourne Sunday 14th October 2012 at Princes Park, Carlton

Registration/ Check in opens at 9am, walk commencing at 10:30am

Geelong Sunday 21st October 2012 at Rippleside Park, Rippleside

Registration/ Check in opens at 10am, walk commencing at 10:30am

There are more than 260 Buddy Walks around the world. In Australia, the walks coincide with Down Syndrome Awareness Week during October.

2012 Entry Fees

Early Bird Registration is $8 per adult (persons aged 17 and under are free). Early bird prices are effective until Friday 21st September. After, registration fees will be $15.

Registration fees assist Down Syndrome Victoria in covering administration costs and fees that go into running this event

Register Online Here

For further information on any Buddy Walk event, contact Kimberly Williamson or Casey Taylor on 1300 658 873 or email buddywalk@dsav.asn.au

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Do it for Charity!!!

With great entertainment for people of all ages and entry free for kids, this event is more than just another fundraising event, it’s a great family day out!

Buddy Walk brings together people with Down syndrome and their invited ‘buddies’ – everyone from friends and family to teachers, politicians and co-workers – to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome within the community.

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Down Syndrome Victoria

Down Syndrome Victoria works to empower individuals with Down syndrome for a lifetime of meaningful inclusion in the community. Down Syndrome Victoria can provide parents, families and friends of children and adults with Down syndrome with support, encouragement, information and resources.

Register Online Here

For further information on any Buddy Walk event, contact Kimberly Williamson or Casey Taylor on 1300 658 873 or email buddywalk@dsav.asn.au
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MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

This year we hope our clients as well as our personal trainers will be joining in on the day. Keep an eye out for our Carlton personal trainers who will hopefully be at Princess Park during the charity event for Down Syndrome Victoria.

If you are looking to take part in other Melbourne 2012 fun run, charity walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers that operate throughout Melbourne can help you make sure that your current training regime will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form and a member of the MaxNRG Personal Training team can create an individualised program for you to train with.

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Sussan Fun Run (Sunday 2nd December, 2012)

Sussan Women’s Fun Run 2012

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Catani Gardens, St Kilda
Sunday, 2 December 2012

Are you looking to participate in an upcoming fun run, walk, ride or charity event in Melbourne?

One of Australia’s premier women’s only fun run The Sussan Womens Fun Run, is now open for 2012!

The Sussan Women’s Fun Run is an iconic event on the Australian women’s fun run scene. This years 2012 Melbourne Fun Run will be the 27th consecutive year running of the Event which will again start and finish at Catani Gardens, St Kilda, Victoria.

What began in 1986 as a relatively small fun run has grown into one of Australia’s premier women’s only fun run with thousands of women taking to the streets of the City of Port Phillip creating an extraordinary experience based on fun and camaraderie, whilst supporting a very worthwhile cause.
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Fun Run Event Details

SuperSprint and the event sponsors are excited to present the Sussan Women’s Fun Run for 2012. Entrants can choose between a 5km or 10km run or walk which is again being held at Catani Gardens, St Kilda.

Enter Early and WIN! – All entries received before 5pm Friday 26th October 2012 will go into the draw to WIN 1 of 5 $200 Sussan Vouchers.

Last year over $91,000 was raised and over 5,000 women took up the challenge to walk or run either the 5km or 10km course. Get a team together of mothers, daughters, grandmothers or your group of girlfriends together and enjoy a great day whilst you help raise money for Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA).

Register Online Here

2012 Entry Fees

Adults

Loyalty Entry (Ends 03.08.12 at 9am) – $55
Early Bird Entry (Ends 03.10.12 at 9am) – $60
Standard Entry (Ends 26.10.12 at 9am) – $65
Late Entry (Ends 28.11.12 at 5pm) – $72

Junior (Under 18)

Loyalty Entry (Ends 03.08.12 at 9am) – $40
Early Bird Entry (Ends 03.10.12 at 9am) – $45
Standard Entry (Ends 26.10.12 at 9am) – $50
Late Entry (Ends 28.11.12 at 5pm) – $57

Entry closing date: Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 at 5pm

All entries include an official event t-shirt and a showbag!

There will be NO race day entries!!!

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FREE Official Event T-shirt

SuperSprint and the major event sponsors Sussan and all entries include a FREE 2012 Sussan Women’s Fun Run T-Shirt.
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For more information on the T-Shirt sizing visit the Sussan Event Website for full details.

Other Event Merchandise

Show your support even further and purchase your very own Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) merchandise to wear at the event.

All proceeds from the caps, shoelaces and socks go to BCNA and their quest in ensuring that women diagnosed with breast cancer, and their families, receive the very best information, treatment, care and support possible, no matter who they are or where they live.

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Get your very own pink cap, socks or laces. You can purchase these items when you register online for the event or by visiting http://www.bcna.org.au/store/Merchandise

Register Online Here

Do it for Charity!!!

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Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) will once again be on board as the event’s official charity, so all those taking to the streets of St Kilda will have the opportunity to raise funds for a very worthy cause.
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Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)

Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) and Sussan share an important and special partnership. Through the partnership Sussan is helping make a significant difference to Australians diagnosed with breast cancer. Join in the 2012 Sussan Women’s Fun Run and take the opportunity to help Sussan continue their role to support women with breast cancer by sending your fundraising page around to all your family and friends.

How to begin your fundraising Page

Upon entering the Sussan Women’s Fun Run event, GoFundraise will automatically send you an email detailing the simple steps involved in creating your own personalised fundraising web page. Click Here to start Fundraising!
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The Sussan Women’s Fun Run Course & Map

Starting and finishing in St Kilda’s picturesque Catani Gardens the Sussan Women’s Fun Run heads north along Beaconsfield Parade towards Port Melbourne.

The 10km Fun Run starts on Beaconsfield Parade where competitors head north to the first turnaround point at Kerferd Road before heading back past Catani Gardens; along Jacka Boulevard to Marine Parade and then to the southernmost turnaround point at Point Ormond and the home stretch to the Finish line at Catani Gardens.

The 5km Fun Run also starts on Beaconsfield Parade and heads north to Wright St – the first turnaround point before heading back past Catani Gardens and along Jacka Boulevard to the second turnaround point and then home to the finish line at Catani Gardens. Both Fun Runs are held under a full road closure and there are plenty of drink station and KM signage along the course.

Please Note: This is last years 2011 Map, but the 2012 course and location is similar to below

Sussan Womens Fun Run Map

Register Online Here

If you are looking to participate in a Melbourne 2012 fun run, charity walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers that operate throughout Melbourne can help you make sure that your current training regime will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Enquire about Private Group Training in St Kilda – We encourage people to get together in small groups with friends, family or work colleagues to train together with our private group training sessions. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online contact form.

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Albert Park MS Walk + Fun Run (Sunday June 3rd 2012)

MS Walk and Fun Run 2012

Albert Park Lake, ALBERT PARK
Sunday 3rd June, 2012

The annual MS Walk and Fun Run at Albert Park is on again in 2012 so if you are looking to participate in an upcoming fun run, walk, ride or charity event in Melbourne then come and join us in the MS Walk and Fun Run at Albert Park Sunday 3rd June 2012.
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About the Albert Park MS Walk and Fun Run

As we start moving into the winter weather of June it is sometimes too easy to stop exercising and stay indoors in front of a nice warm fire. Taking part in the 2012 MS Walk and Fun Run will not only improve your overall health and fitness, it will also make you feel warm inside for contributing to such a great cause. Stroll or power-walk, travel by wheelchair, pram or stroller, wear serious sports gear or wacky team costumes. Whatever you choose, you will be helping thousands of Australians who are living with multiple sclerosis.

Walking Event Details

The event will start and finish from Palms Lawn, Albert Park Lake and will follow a scenic track around the lake with some fantastic views of Melbourne.

Warm Up Time: 10.00am
Start Time: 10.30am
Distance 1: 5km
Distance 2: 10km
The map of the MS Walk Route is below

MaxNRG Warm Up Exercises

This year MaxNRG Personal Training is happy to announce that our team of exercise professionals will be at the event on stage helping the 5,000+ participants with warm-up exercises and celebrations before you make your way around the beautiful Albert Park Lake.

We also have a team entering the event and would love for you to join us!
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Join our MS Fun Run Team!

Fill out our online form or contact David – 0403-741-278 to join our team and help us raise money for MS by wearing a ‘Special MaxNRG RED MS Fun Run T-Shirt’.

Running Event Details

The fun run event will start and finish in the same location as the walkers event at Palms Lawn, Albert Park Lake and will follow a scenic track around the lake with some fantastic views of Melbourne.

Start Time: 9.00am
Distance 1: 5km
Distance 2: 10km

**All participants receive an electronic timing chip

Enter online now or come down to Albert Park Lake and register on the day.

Take the first step in becoming part of this iconic winter event and register online now!

Good luck to all our St Kilda Personal Training clients and our South Melbourne group personal training clients who are attending this charity event!!!

Wear RED at the MS Walk and Fun Run

Make a statement and wear RED at the 2012 MS Walk and Fun Run. Lead the way by wearing your red hats, red scarves, red gloves, red jackets, red pants, red shoes or even painting your faces red or spraying your hair red!

Imagine a flowing SEA OF RED around Albert Park Lake displaying a visual support for people living with Multiple Sclerosis.

Don’t own anything red? On the day you can purchase a warm red beanies or red scarves.
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*Note:The merchandise tents will be accepting cash sales on the day.

Do it for Charity!!!

This is one of the major events held in Melbourne and a vital part of this event is to raise money for MS Australia.
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MS Australia

MS Australia provides programs and choices to people with MS including a range of residential facilities, social support programs, accommodation support services, attendant care in private homes, involvement with regional centres and country link programs. These services are vital to maintain the independence and dignity of people with MS.

MS Australia is also the largest funder of MS research in Australia through its research branch MS Research Australia.

Find out more about multiple sclerosis and MS Australia Click here for details

Donate Here

Enter the walk/run online now.

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Albert Park Fun Run Map

MS Albert Park 2012 Map

MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

This year we are hoping to have a number of our clients and a few of our personal training team entering the 5 and 10km fun runs. So make sure to keep an eye out for our Albert Park personal trainers who will participating in the charity event and come and say hello. We will also be on-stage at 10.00am with warm-up exercises and routines for all participants.

Join the MaxNRG 2012 Team

 
If you are looking to participate in a Melbourne 2012 charity fun run, walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers that operate throughout Melbourne can help you make sure that your current training regime will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form and a member of the MaxNRG Personal Training team will contact you shortly.

Help preparing for a Fun Run

Running Fit Super Sunset Series – Race 3 (Wednesday March 7th, 2012)

Running Fit Super Sunset Series – Race 3

Princess Park, Carlton North
Wednesday 7 March, 2012

This is the 3rd and final part of the Running Fit Super Sunset Series held at Princes Park, Carlton on the 7th March 2012.
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Some of you may already be series entrants BUT you don’t have to be!

This is a fantastic location for a run/walk, so whether you’re looking to test yourself and improve your time, need to mix up your weekly training routine or you simply want to have some fun while you exercise get on board this final race of the series.

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Running Fit Super Sunset Series – Race 3

Entry Details

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  • Early bird entries are still open! Closing on the 29th February 2012 5pm.
  • Enter online HERE (this will remain open until Tuesday 6th March 12pm)
  • On the day entry from 5:30pm – arrive early to avoid queues

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Your race number and timing tag are provided ON THE DAY at the Number Pick-up marquee. This will be open from 5pm, please cue up under the first letter of your surname.

4km run/walk and 8km run/walk

Adults: EARLY- $30 LATE – $35 ON DAY – $38
Children U/15: EARLY- $20 LATE – $23 ON DAY – $26
Concession (Full-time student or health care card holder): EARLY- $26 LATE – $30 ON DAY – $33

– No refunds. No dogs/bikes/rollerblades.
– Early entries close at 5:00pm on Wednesday. 29 February 2012.
– Online entries close at 12:00pm on Tuesday, 6 March 2012.
– Credit notes will only be issued if notified by 5pm Friday, one week prior to the event.A $10 administration fee will be deducted.

What do I get for my entry fee?

Accurate electronic timing from the Start to Finish Events Ipico timing system
Giveaways for those entering the individual events
Medals to overall placegetters in run events
– Win one of many spot prizes!

Running Fit Super Sunset Series Entry Pack

Where:

VISY Park (Princes Park, Carlton, VIC)
Garton Street (Melway Ref: 29 H12)
– Begin and Finish at the Assembly Area

Public Transport Options:

There is about a 20 minute walk to the site from Flinders Street station.
Go to www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au for train and tram timetable information.

Race Times:

– 6:50pm 4km run
– 7:15pm 8km run
– 7:17pm 4km & 8km walk (event times subject to change)

Running Fit Super Sunset Series – Race 3 Map

MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

For those who have entered the entire series CONGRATULATIONS from the team at MaxNRG Personal Training, you are almost there!

Hopefully you have seen an improvement across the first two races and will continue your success at Princess Park on March 7th.

We have a few of our MaxNRG clients completing their 3RD race in the series as well as some first timers so in show of support and to give some of our clients an extra push we will have some of our MaxNRG trainers competing so please come up and say hello before or after the race.

If you’re seeking more of a challenge and wish to change your distance for the final part of the series please notify Start to Finish by visting their website or calling (03) 9285 0600. On the day, you can also notify Start to Finish at the Number Pick Up marquee on the day.

If you’re not yet registered and think that this might be the challenge you are looking for but need some help getting started fill out our online enquiry form or call 0403-741-278 and speak to either of our head personal trainers Russell Laurie or David Atkinson.

At MaxNRG we are a mobile personal training company that comes to you and can assist you with any of your health fitness goals; we currently have a number of clients training with us in preparation for various fitness events this year. Learn more about our personal training services in Carlton, VIC

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Queen of the Lake (Sunday February 5th, 2012)

Brazilian Butterfly Queen of the Lake 2012

Albert Park Lake, ALBERT PARK
Sunday 5th February, 2012

Are you looking to participate in an upcoming fun run, walk, ride or charity event in Melbourne? Come and join in the Brazilian Butterfly Queen of the Lake at Albert Park on Sunday 5th February 2012.
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BECOME A QUEEN FOR THE DAY!!!

On Sunday, 5 February, become a Queen for the morning, celebrate women’s health and fitness and run/walk 5km or 10 km around Albert Park Lake in the 2012 Brazilian Butterfly Queen of the Lake.

The Melbourne Fun Run event provides a fantastic opportunity for you to gather your friends and family, compete in a running or walking event, celebrate women’s health and fitness and actively support Ovarian Cancer Australia.

Catering for both serious runners and those participating for fun, the 5km or 10km run/walk around Albert Park Lake includes a group fitness warm-up and post event activities for everyone!

Do it for Charity!!!

Women of all ages and abilities are welcome to come down and join in the fun of this longstanding event. And, in 2012 participants are encouraged to sign up and help raise money for Ovarian Cancer Australia.
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Ovarian Cancer Australia

As a national not-for-profit organisation founded in 2001 by people directly affected by ovarian cancer this charity is the country’s leading organisation for ovarian cancer awareness, support, advocacy and research.

Every 11 hours an Australian woman dies from ovarian cancer. There is no detection test – the Pap test does not detect ovarian cancer so learning the risks and symptoms is critical to ensure early diagnosis.

For more information and to learn the symptoms visit www.ovariancancer.net.au or call 1300 660 334.

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Queen of the Lake Event Details

Entry Prices

5km run/walk and 10km run/walk – ENTRY ON THE DAY
Adults – $41
Children U/15 – $25
Concession (Full-time student or health care cardholder) – $36
Mother-Daughter U18 – $56
Mother-Daughter over 18 – $68

Please note: your race number will not be sent to you. Please collect your race number on the morning of the event from the Number Pick-up marquee.

Click here to download a manual entry form.

ONLINE ENTRIES HAVE CLOSED. ON DAY ENTRIES OPEN 7AM SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5TH AT PALMS LAWN, ALBERT PARK (Mel Ref 2K F6)

Date: Sunday 5th February 2012
7.00am: Registration opens
7.55am: MC interviews Tanya Farrar (Brazilian Butterfly owner)
8.00am: Saucony fashion showcase to start
8.17am: 5km Warm up (Presented by MSHF Training)
8.30am: 5km Start
8.31am: MC interviews Ovarian Cancer representative
8.37am: 10km Warm up (Presented by MSHF Training)
9.00am: 10km Start
9.15am: 5km medal ceremony
9.30am: MC interviews Ovarian Cancer representative
10.30am: 10km medal ceremony

Queen of the Lake 2012 Fun Run Map

Queen of the Lake Map 2012

MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

This year we are hoping to have a number of our clients and some of our mobile personal trainers entering the 5km and 10km fun runs. So make sure to keep an eye out for any of our local personal trainers who will participating on Sunday, and if you do see us come and say hello.

If you would like more information about the event – CLICK HERE

If you are looking to participate in a Melbourne 2012 fun run, charity walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers operate all throughout Melbourne and can help you with a training regime that will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form to find out more.

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Walk for Prems (Sunday 6th November 2011)

Walk for Prems 2011 Charity Fun Run/Walk

Palms Lawn, Albert Park Lake, Albert Park
Sunday 6th November, 2011

Each year thousands of babies are born premature or sick, and a whole family begins the journey through neonatal intensive care units and special care nurseries.

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On the 6th of November 2011 at locations throughout the country families, friends and supporters will walk for these special babies to help raise funds for the Life’s Little Treasures Foundation. Melbourne will hold the biggest event with both a walk and a fun run. The Palms Lawn Area will be a hub of activity with music, entertainment, children’s entertainment and market stalls.

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Walk for Prems Charity Fun Run/Walk

The major walk/fun run will be held at Albert Park Lake in Melbourne where participants can take part in a timed 10km run, 5km run or 5km walk. This will be followed by a wide range of entertainment including music, jumping castle, face-painting and much more, with everybody invited to come down to Albert Park Lake and enjoy the day.

Date: Sunday, 6th November 2011
Where: Albert Park Lake, Albert Park
Start Times: 9.30am – 10km run, 9.45am – 5km run, 10.30am – 5km walk
Distance: 5km walk/run, 10km run

Entry Fees

Adult: $30
Child: $10

There will be NO race day entries!!!

Entries can be made online here

Do it for Charity!!!

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Life’s Little Treasures

Lifes’s Little Treasures Foundation is a non government funded volunteer run charity that aims to improve the outcome of babies born premature or sick. We do this by providing support, friendship, information and assistance to families and supporting research throughout Australia.

“Raising Awareness of Premature Births”

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MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

This year we hope our clients as well as our personal trainers will be joining in on the day. Keep an eye out for our local albert park personal trainers who will be down at Albert Park Lake during the charity event and come and say hello if you see one of us.

If you are looking to participate in a Melbourne 2011 fun run, charity walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers that operate throughout Melbourne can help you make sure that your current training regime will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form and a member of the MaxNRG Personal Training team will contact you shortly.

Help preparing for a Fun Run

Buddy Walk (Sunday 16th October, 2011)

Buddy Walk 2011

Princess Park, Carlton

View Buddy Walk 2012 details HERE

Sunday 16th October, 2011

If you are looking to participate in an upcoming charity event in Melbourne, then come and support Down Syndrome Awareness Week at Princes Park in Carlton.
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Buddy Walk is an international walk-a-thon style event aimed at raising funds for and awareness of Down syndrome.
There are 13 walks being held across Australia in 2011, with most walks coinciding with Down Syndrome Awareness Week.

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Buddy Walk Event Details

Buddy Walk is an international walk-a-thon style event aimed at raising funds for Down Syndrome Victoria and awareness of Down syndrome. The walk itself is an easy walk suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.

There are more than 260 Buddy Walks around the world. In Australia, the walks coincide with Down Syndrome Awareness Week during October.

Date: Sunday, 16 October 2011
Where: Princess Park, Carlton
Registration Check In: 8.30am
Start Time: 10.00am
Distance: 3.2km

Registration to take part in the walk is $5 per adult (persons aged 17 and under are free).

Register Online Here

For further information on any Buddy Walk event, please phone 1300 658 873 or email fundraising@dsav.asn.au

Do it for Charity!!!

With great entertainment for people of all ages and entry free for kids, this event is more than just another fundraising event, it’s a great family day out!

Buddy Walk brings together people with Down syndrome and their invited ‘buddies’ – everyone from friends and family to teachers, politicians and co-workers – to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome within the community.

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Down Syndrome Victoria

Down Syndrome Victoria works to empower individuals with Down syndrome for a lifetime of meaningful inclusion in the community. Down Syndrome Victoria can provide parents, families and friends of children and adults with Down syndrome with support, encouragement, information and resources.

Register Online Here

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MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement

This year we hope our clients as well as our personal trainers will be joining in on the day. Keep an eye out for our Carlton personal trainers who will at Princess Park during the charity event and come and say hello if you see one of us.

If you are looking to participate in a Melbourne 2011 fun run, charity walk or bike ride our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. Our mobile personal trainers that operate throughout Melbourne can help you make sure that your current training regime will allow you to participate in any fun run, walk or bike ride that you set out to achieve. Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form and a member of the MaxNRG Personal Training team will contact you shortly.

Help preparing for a Fun Run