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Heart Foundation

Welcome to the Heart Foundation’s Melbourne Marathon Festival Fundraising Page

Heart disease is the single biggest killer of ALL Australians. In fact on average, one Australian dies as a result of heart disease every 26 minutes!

Join the Heart Foundation’s Melbourne Marathon team today and you will be joining a team of dedicated, passionate people who are helping to fight heart disease. – Your support will help fund ground-breaking research and maybe save your life or the life of someone you love.

There are two ways you can run for us; Champion entry, and General Entry. Champions get FREE race entry and VIP benefits when they commit to raising over $1000.

All Heart Foundation runners will receive one-to-one support from our dedicated team, hospitality from the Heart Foundation pre and post run in our exclusive marquee, team spirit and the chance to make a real difference in the fight against heart disease. You will also be invited to join our private facebook running group.


  1. Click on Start Fundraising and select the Heart Foundation.
  2. Personalise your page, tell us why you want to stop people dying from heart disease
  3. Email your friends, family and colleagues and tell them about your amazing effort
  4. Don’t forget to Register for the event

Become a Champion Charity Runner - We’re looking for 20 amazing people to form our 2017 Champions squad! Commit to raising at least $1,000 and in appreciation of your fundraising efforts, you will receive:

  • A personlised Heart Foundation Running Singlet!
  • FREE ENTRY to Melbourne Marathon (Reimbursed through a Coles/Myer gift card)
  • One-to-one support from our dedicated fundraising team to help you reach your goal
  • Team spirit and the chance to make a real difference in the fight against heart disease

How to register as a Champ – simply set your fundraising target at $1000 on your fundraising page and we will be in touch!

Top Individuals

  • Samuel Johnson Love Your Sister Pelicans $22,285.60
  • Stacee Staley Running the Melbourne Half Marathon for Neville! $15,385.76
  • Katie Claire Claire & Katie $13,135.88

Top Teams

  • #Run4Refugees . Asylum Seeker Resource Centre $202,663.73
  • Spur Afrika Australia Spur Afrika Australia $55,476.89
  • Heart Foundation Team Heart Foundation 2017 $49,835.95