What is Run for Reason?
SCR's Run for a Reason
is a month-long virtual challenge event that helps raise funds for a
local charity and Sapphire Coast Runners Inc.
challenge event sees participants setting a personal goal to run or walk
a set number of kilometres (e.g. 10km, 21.1km, 42.2km, 50km, 100km,
150km, 200km, 250km), that they may complete all in one go, or throughout the
nominated challenge month being 1st to 31st March.
can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another
race, completing their nominated kilometeres when and wherever they
Where do the proceeds go?
In 2016 and 2017 $10 of every Run for a Reason registration will be donated to OzHarvest Sapphire Coast.
OzHarvest Sapphire Coast collects excess food from local food providers and
distributes that food to not-for-profit organisations. Food goes into
community cafes, food hampers or is available from charities and helping
agencies for those in need.
Learn more about OzHarvest Sapphire Coast
balance of the registration fee covers the costs of registration
processing, medals, postage and administration with any remaining
proceeds allocated by Sapphire Coast Runners Inc. to aid hosting other
running events and initiatives that assist in encouraging health and
wellbeing in our communities through the sport of running.
How do I enter?
- Entry is via online registration
- Online registration opens 9:00am 1st February
- The entry fee is $30 with members of Sapphire Coast Runners Inc. receiving 10% discount - join now
method for online entries is via credit card or Paypal. If you do not
own or have access to a credit card Australia Post have a facility where
you can purchase a prepaid card that can be used for online purchases
- Entrants must accept the Virtual Challenge Terms and Conditions
- Online registration closes at 11:59pm on 31st March
What awards are on offer?
SCR Run for a Reason Virtual Challenge entrants receive a medal, with
those registering prior to 14th March having their medal
engraved with their nominated kilometres on reverse side.
Medals are posted to the address provided on registration during early April.
How are challenge results tracked?
Sapphire Coast Runner's Inc. will make available a full list of participants with a search facility. This list will indicate name and nominated distances of all entrants.
this is a Virtual Challenge event and works on an honour system you do
not need to report your tally and organiser's will not verify track or
verify results. All participants will receive a Finishers Medal,
regardless of whether you record or share your run results.
Entrants will be invited to join: