Community Events

Join an organised T1D meetup, fun run, marathon, cycle or swim near you!

Find an event in NSW. Here's what you can explore on this page...

Check out JDRF hosted opportunities to meet other local families living with type 1 diabetes through T1D meetups. 

Explore fitness challenges like marathons or cycling where you can fundraise for T1D research... there’s no shortage of events to join.

Remember, if you're entering a fitness event, create a fundraising page using their sign up platform and send the link to your friends!

Ask to be sponsored for completing the event, for every km you conquer, or set a target time and ask for $5 for every minute you’re early.

Blackbutt Reserve T1D Meetup 

3 Mar 2024

Join us for a day of laughter and wild adventures in Newcastle. Enjoy a sausage sizzle, Critter Encounter and meeting other T1D families who understand.


Play for Purpose 

Drawn 14 Mar 2024

Play For Purpose is Australia's 100% not-for-profit community raffle. A portion of each raffle tickets gets donated to JDRF. It's the ultimate WIN-WIN raffle!


Nepean Triathlon 

6-7 April 2024

The Nepean Triathlon offers one of the best venues in Australia to race a triathlon. The fast, flat and traffic free course has ample spectator opportunities and finishes in front of the main grandstand.


Sebastian's Journey

21 April 2024

Take on a 135km challenge in honour of 32-year-old Sebastian, who passed away in September last year as a result of DKA. Sebastian was loved for his humour, warmth, charm and kindness.


Cycling Mudgee Classic 

4 May 2024

Set in New South Wales’ beautiful Mudgee wine region, the Mudgee Classic will surely be a bike ride to remember.


Runaway Sydney Half Marathon 

5 May 2024

Come and experience a truly unique city running experience through the beating heart of the Sydney CBD with two event distances.


Ultra-Trail Australia 

16-19 May 2024

A trail running celebration like no other, and just a 90 minute drive from Sydney CBD, UTA is set in one of the most spectacular locations you can imagine - Katoomba.


Sydney Marathon 

15 Sept 2024

We’re asking YOU to join us and take action for type 1 diabetes. You’re already challenging yourself to run in the Sydney Marathon, so make your efforts count!

JDRF Night of Champ1ons

12 Oct 2024

Join us for a night to remember in a money-can't-buy experience bringing together sports stars, celebrities and business leaders in support of T1D research.


Bowral Classic 

19-20 Oct 2024

The Bowral Classic has become a staple fixture in the cycling calendar. Now with five rides to choose from, there is a course to suit everyone’s ability.

Other ways to raise money for type 1 diabetes research

Sign up for Entertainment

Save on takeaway, dining, shopping, groceries, gift cards, activities and more with Entertainment! 20% of every membership purchased goes to support JDRF Australia!

Connect to Drimtel

DrimTel is a local Australian telecommunications service provider that empowers connectivity and transforms lives. 50% of their profits go directly to JDRF Australia.