Get ready as the Yarra Valley welcomes the Up and Running fun run this February. Register in one of five categories to raise money for the local Warburton community.

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 SFA/SES. The event is a family-friendly affair offering 5 run options including a 2km kids’ run, 5km walk, 5km run, and for those who slightly more serious - a 10km run and a Half Marathon.


Date: Sunday 26 February 2017

Address: Warburton, Victoria


2km kids’ run: 8:00am

5km walk: 7:45am

5km run: 8:30am

10km run: 8:30am

Half Marathon: 7:30am

Race Categories & Cost

2km kids’ run: $10

5km walk: $40 (Children U16 @ $20)

5km run: $15

10km run: $50 (Children U16 @ 25 | Senior/Concession @ $42.50)

Half Marathon: $60 (Senior/Concession @ $51 | Team Discount @ 15%)

Last year's event had close to 800 participants and raised $10,000 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.

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