Get ready as the Yarra Valley welcomes the Up and Running fun run this February.
Get out the sneakers and start training as the Warburton Up and Running fun run is just around the corner. Choose one of the five categories to participate in, post run, enjoy the various food and drink stalls that Warburton Up and Running has on offer.
Just on the fringe of Melbourne, and approximately an hours drive from the capital’s CBD, Warburton is buzzing with tourist activity. Visitors can be found strolling through the Blue Lotus Water Garden - situated on a unique 14-acre display, cycling along the Lilydale to Warburton cycle-rail trail, or visiting the stunning Rainforest Gallery. However, late this February, Warburton will be buzzing with runners from abroad in the annual Up and Running fun run.
Up and Running is a fun run held in the beautiful rural township of Warburton that aims to raise money for the local CFA/SES. The event is a family-friendly affair offering 5 run options including a 2km kids’ dash, 5km walk/run, and for those who slightly more serious - a 10km run and a Half Marathon.
Date: Sunday 24 February 2019
Address: Warburton, Victoria
2km kids’ dash: 8:00am
5km walk/run: 7:45am
10km run: 8:30am
Half Marathon: 7:30am
Race Categories & Cost
2km kids’ dash: $12
5km walk/run: $40 (Children U16, Senior/Concession @ $32)
10km run: $55 (Children U16, Senior/Concession @ $44)
Half Marathon: $85 (Senior/Concession @ $68)
Last year's event had close to 500 participants and raised $5,000 for the Warburton CFA and Upper Yarra SES. Up and Running is aiming to increase the number of participants this year, and see more money raised for the local community. If you are interested in participating in the event you can register at the official Up and Running website.
For any other information on your accommodation options for the event, be sure to check out the Visit Yarra Valley accommodation page.