Community Calendar


Write a Book in a Day

Write a Book in a Day is a competition for students in years 5 to 12 and adult writing groups. Teams of up to ten write, illustrate and publish a book in 12 hours. Registrations open on 1 May. The competition runs from 1 June to 31 August. Students can fundraise until 30 September.

June 1 to August 31, 2021 Australia wide Registrations open 1 May 2021

Lose Your Locks

Clip, cut or chop your hair! Shaving your head or getting a short crop is a great way to show solidarity for kids affected by cancer and to fundraise for childhood cancer research. You can Lose Your Locks as an individual or grab your mates and make this a team challenge!

1 January - 31 December, 2021 Australia wide Learn more

Cupcakes 4 a Cure

Bake a difference for childhood cancer research all year long! Sell your fresh baked cupcakes at a morning or afternoon tea at your school, workplace or just between friends to raise funds for the bold research needed to find better treatments and ultimately a cure for childhood cancer. 

1 January - 31 December, 2021 Australia wide Learn more

Run Melbourne

This run in Melbourne's CBD attracts entrants across a 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and 4km Friendship Dash. Register today and raise money for The Kids' Cancer Project!

Melbourne Learn more

50-50 Charity Raffle | Round 9 - NSW Swifts v Adelaide Thunderbirds

The Kids' Cancer Project are proud partners of the NSW Swifts. Get involved in our 50-50 Charity Raffle, available on NSW Swifts match days and online here. And the best part, 50% of raffle sales goes to supporting childhood cancer research.

August 7, 2021 Sydney, NSW Learn more


This year, the iconic Beach2Beach Charity Fun Run and Festival celebrates its 28th year. The event has three course options, catering for everyone from serious runners to families. A huge Family Festival is held at the finish line with live music, a licensed bar area, food and fun rides and games. Sign up now and support The Kids' Cancer Project while you run!

Sydney, NSW

The Bloody Long Day

The Bloody Long Day is a 24hr Ultra Triathlon which started in 2019 by a humble father and fundraiser named Mark. This September, Mark challenges YOU to join him and take on your own Bloody Long Day. Will it be a 24hr triathlon? or will you split up the time? A relay with friends? What can you imagine?


Women in Business Lunch

The Kids' Cancer Project is pleased to announce our inaugural Women in Business event in Sydney.
Thursday 9 September, 12pm - 3pm.
Contact for more information and to book.

September 9, 2021 Sydney, NSW

Crazy Hair & Sock Day

The Netball NSW Crazy Hair & Sock Day is Saturday 12 September, but Netball Associations can choose any date in their fixtures calendar to wear their loony locks and silly socks. Not a netballer? You can still join TEAM CRAZY and raise awareness and funds for children's cancer research by hosting a Crazy Hair & Sock Day.

September 12, 2020 Netball Associations across New South Wales Register today

Be a Pineapple

Join the Blue Bottle swarm, and be ONE FINE-APPLE, in creating the WORLD'S LARGEST HUMAN PINEAPPLE! We are attempting to smash the current Guinness World Record for 'The Largest Human Image of a Fruit' of 250 people. There is no limit to how many people can join!

Sydney, NSW

Spring Corporate Golf Day

Get ready to par-tee and raise funds for kids’ cancer research during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September. Join us at the prestigious St Michael’s Golf Club, located on Sydney’s coastline for a round of golf, followed by a sit down meal hosted by The Kids’ Cancer Project CEO, Owen Finegan. Sponsorship opportunities available. Email to learn more.

September 17, 2021 St Michael’s Golf Club, Little Bay, NSW

Blackmores Running Festival

Blackmores Marathon Run one of the world's most scenic Marathons, crossing over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and finishing at the Sydney Opera House. Which race will you choose to raise vital funds for childhood cancer research?

September 19, 2021 Sydney, NSW

Melbourne Marathon

Don't miss your chance to be part of "Australia's Largest Marathon!" This is your chance to run, jog or walk in Melbourne's premier running festival to help make a difference for kids with cancer. 

October 10, 2021 Melbourne, VIC Learn more

The Sun-Herald City2Surf

The World's Largest Fun Run, The Sun-Herald City2Surf, will be back on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Bringing 85,000 people together from all walks of life to run, jog, walk or stroll the famous 14km course from Sydney’s CBD to the iconic Bondi Beach. Save the date for another spectacular year and get ready to fundraise for kids cancer research!

August 8, 2021 Sydney, NSW Learn more

Bowral Classic

Since 2016, the Bowral Classic has become a staple in the cycling calendar. With four courses to choose from, all showcasing beautiful scenery, there is a course to suit everyone’s ability. Challenge yourself while you fundraise for a good cause!

October 17, 2021 Bowral, NSW

Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Marathon

A pinnacle event on the Australian sporting calendar the Noosa Tri is ranked one of the world’s top 10 triathlons for good reason. Don't miss your chance to fundraise for The Kids' Cancer Projectin this spectacular beachside event.

October 27, 2021 Noosa, QLD

Canberra Fun Run

Take up the challenge and enjoy the music, energy and fun at one of Canberra’s most spectacular fun runs. Raise funds for The Kids' Cancer Project while you do!

November 7, 2021 Parkes, ACT

Christmas for a Cure

Join us for a fun and festive celebration at our flagship event. Guests at Christmas for a Cure will enjoy a three course meal hosted by The Kids’ Cancer Project CEO with an entertainng panel of speakers and live music. The event will also include fundraising activities and lucky door prizes. Christmas for a Cure is open to all guests, whether you are an individual or a company wanting to celebrate the end of the year with your staff. Sponsorship opportunities available. Email to learn more.

December 2021 Sydney, NSW

Captain Austraila's Big Walk

SUPERHERO UP FOR SCIENCE and support Captain Australia’s BIG WALK as he walks the east coast with nothing but the bare essentials.

December 26, 2021 - January 30, 2022 Australia

Larapinta trek

In August 2021, The Kids’ Cancer Project is taking on the iconic Larapinta trail in the Northern Territory, and we want you to be part of it. This is an adventure not to be missed, as you’ll get to explore one of the most iconic bushwalking tracks in the world alongside expert hikers and likeminded charity supporters.

May 2022 Larapinta, NT Register your interest