There is something special about the 777 Marathon: It is not a competition and, just like at parkrun, you do not have to be an athlete to take part. All you need is the will to do something good and the drive to protect Australian children from sexual harm.
Registering as a STATE RUNNER for the 777 Marathon is super easy. You can RUN or WALK the marathon as an individual, with a mate, or get a TEAM together! You choose the distance you run - 7km, 14km, 21km, 28km, or 42km.
Show you care about protecting the kids of Australia. The 777 Marathon will travel through a city near you, so register now:
Perth: Monday 25 June
Adelaide: Tuesday 26 June
Canberra: Wednesday 27 June
Melbourne: Thursday 28 June
Hobart: Friday 29 June
Sydney: Saturday 30 June
Gold Coast: Sunday 1 July
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