Community Calendar


Cupcakes 4 a Cure

1 January - 31 December, 2023
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.

Write a Book in a Day

1 June 2024
You can write a book for kids in hospital and transform their day by transporting them to another time, place or even dimension through the power of your imaginative words and pictures! 

Pirate Day

17 May 2024
Dress up like a pirate, bring your treasure, and raise money for kids' brain cancer research. The ship is pushing out again on Friday 19 May 2023 but you can register any date that suits you and your crew. Registration opens soon.

Lose Your Locks

1 January - 31 December, 2023
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!

Runaway Noosa Marathon

25 May 2024
Escape to world famous Noosa for a weekend filled with sunshine and good times. With a flat, fast and friendly multi-lap course set in the heart of Noosa township, you can conquer this course all while making a difference for childhood cancer research.

Cole Classic 2024

February 04 2024
One of Australia’s most historic and famous ocean swim events, entrants will take to Manly’s ocean waters in 1km, 2km and 5km swim, starting at Shelly Beach and finishing in front of Manly Life Saving Club. Swim in support of The Kids' Cancer Project.

Sunset Series

07 February 2024
Celebrate summer 2024 with good vibes and great times as you run a 4K or 8K across 3 of Melbourne's favourite running tracks - The Zoo, Princes Park and The Tan at the Sunset Series. Run to support the Kids' Cancer Project and make a difference to childhood cancer research.

Canberra Times Marathon Festival

Sunday, 07 April
Whatever your goal, Canberra’s fast and scenic course is the perfect place to put your training efforts to the test. Run to support The Kids' Cancer Project and cross the finish line knowing you are making a difference to childhood cancer research.

The Better Challenge

1-30 September 2024
Express your interest for The Better Challenge 2024!
As many as 90% of the kids who survive will develop one or more chronic health conditions. This September we want to help them feel BETTER. Run, walk or roll 90km and help raise money for research into BETTER treatments, BETTER care and BETTER outcomes. You’ll be helping to create a BETTER future for kids with cancer.

Brisbane Marathon Festival

6 June 2024
One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, Brisbane's only marathon distance running event is back for 2023. Run in support of The Kids' Cancer Project and raise money for childhood cancer research.

NIKE Melbourne Marathon

13 October 2024
Join thousands of others and make a difference as you run, jog, wheel or walk your way through the city streets, passing iconic Melbourne landmarks before finishing with a lap of honour around the MCG’s hallowed turf to help make a difference for kids with cancer.