5km every day for 365 days

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He said he was going to do it and he did… 5km every day for 365 days!

Adrian McCarthy was so inspired by his running mate Luke Raymond’s fundraising efforts, he created his own challenge: to run 5km every day for a year to raise funds for the Foundation. He saw a lot of bullying at his son’s school and local sporting clubs and wanted to do something to help. 

Some of the hurdles Adrian experienced throughout his 365 day challenge were injuries, as well as sleep deprivation from having a new baby in the house. This problem was solved by getting a running pram and taking bubs along on his 4am runs. Adrian recorded every run on his Everydayhero page to show his supporters how serious he was about achieving his goal. He logged a total of 1,825km over his 12 month fundraising journey and raised $5,651.12, such an incredible result.

Congratulations Adrian for an amazing effort. Your passion and commitment to helping keep kids safe is inspiring - thank you!

If you would like to achieve a personal challenge and help us support children affected by violence and bullying, go to our website to start your fundraising journey. It’s easy and fun – so what are you waiting for?!

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