Starting in 2018 to fill the void left over from Run Ballarat, Run for a Cause is Ballarat’s largest mass participation running event. Each year funds raised from the event will be distributed to one the Ballarat Foundations key impact areas of Early Childhood, Youth Success, Food Security or Housing.

In it’s first year almost 2000 people turned out in support of food insecurity and raised over $31,000, with extremely high praise for the inaugural event.

Lock Sunday November 17th into your calendar as 2019 is set to be bigger and better again with more events, more competitors and additional value for the competitors.

To learn more about Run for a Cause visit our dedicated website at