Community Events

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

Find an event in QLD. 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.


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!


GC30 Main Beach  

19 May 2024

With a course that combines closed roads and the best running trails on the Gold Coast, this event has a challenge for everyone, including 30km, 15km, 7.5km and Kids events!


Noosa Marathon  

25 May 2024

Escape to world famous Noosa for the Runaway Noosa Marathon with a flat, fast and friendly multi-lap course. Get set for a great weekend filled with sunshine and good times!


Brisbane Marathon Festival

2 Jun 2024

Don't wait any longer, register for the Brisbane Marathon Festival today! There's nothing like the feeling of crossing that finish line.


Gold Coast Marathon

6 July 2024

Celebrate the 44th edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on the beautiful Gold Coast.


7 Cairns Marathon

14 July 2024

Take the opportunity to experience the thrill of crossing the finish line with the Cairns iconic Esplanade as the backdrop.


Port Douglas Grand Fondo

6-8 Sept 2024

The Port Douglas Gran Fondo Festival is held in  Tropical North Queensland. The three-day festival is the perfect excuse to visit and explore this stunning region.


Garmin Noosa Triathlon

3 Nov 2024

A pinnacle event on the Australian sporting calendar, the Noosa Tri is ranked one of the world’s top 10 triathlons for good reason. There’s nowhere else you’ll want be!

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.