Community Events

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

Find an event in VIC. 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.


Melbourne Corporate Teams Triathlon 

25 Feb 2024

Melbourne Teams Corporate Triathlon is the ultimate way for workplaces to participate in a  competitive environment.


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!


Run the Rock

20 Apr 2024

Experience the beautiful natural scenery on an incredible weekend getaway at one of Victoria's most iconic natural landmarks.


Ballarat Marathon

27 Apr 2024

Held annually in late April, the Ballarat Marathon will be a two-day running festival, open to both elite and recreational athletes.


Mornington Running Festival

28 Apr 2024

Set in what is one of Australia's most stunning courses to run, from Mornington to Mt Martha and back.


Great Ocean Road Running Festival

18-19 May 2024

Winding along the wild and windswept coast of the Southern Ocean, the scenic course is guaranteed to take your breath away.


Stadium Stomp MCG

2 June 2024

Join a stair climbing challenge at the MCG stadium. Challenge yourself in a 7,300-stair climb. Enjoy rest stops, drink stations, and energizing music along the way.


Run Melbourne

21 July 2024

With closed roads and fast, one lap courses, more than 20,000 runners head past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks. Cheer zones and epic vibes make this a race weekend unlike any other.


Sandy Point Half Marathon 

25 Aug 2024

Embark on a 5K, 10K or 21.1K run along Melbourne's beautiful Bayside for Sandy Point Half Marathon 2024.


Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival

13 Oct 2024

Run, jog, wheel or walk your way through the city streets, passing iconic Melbourne landmarks before finishing with a lap of honour around the MCG’s hallowed turf.

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.