20 October 2019

Buddy Run

Save the date!

Our second Buddy Run will be held on Sunday 20 October at Yarra Park in Melbourne.

This 1km anti-bullying fun run is a great way for families to get together and say no to bullying.  The Event Village returns this year as well, with entertainment and activities for everyone, from toddlers to grandparents.

 Last year saw about 1000 people at our inaugural Buddy Run, and we’re hoping to double that this year!  You can walk or run the 1km, making it perfect for all ages and fitness levels.

 So, gather your family and friends and join us on Sunday 20 October 2019 to promote inclusion and respect, and help make a difference in the lives of children.

Register your interest below and we'll be in touch with all your Buddy Run news shortly.  

One in four children are bullied at school

Bullying can have a severe effect on a child and can impact their self-esteem, behaviour and ability to succeed at school.

The effects of bullying can last a lifetime, and we want to make a change and keep fighting against the serious issue that is bullying and cyber-bullying.

Our first Buddy Run took inspiration from our International Patron, HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, who holds a very similar event, now in its 11th year, called the ‘Free of Bullying Children’s Run’.

Thanks to last year's sponsors

We would like to thank the Department of Education and Training for helping to make this event possible, and our sponsors Spotless, Pexa, Demos, Spotlight, Hairhouse Warehouse, and Richmond Football Club for their support on the day.


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