Community Events

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

Find an event in WA. 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, and you can now play in WA! A portion of each raffle tickets gets donated to JDRF - it's the ultimate WIN-WIN raffle.

Rottnest Channel Swim
24 Feb 2024

The largest open water swim event in the world, the South32 Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km open-water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island.

Port to Pub Hotel Rottnest
16 Mar 2024

The Euroz Hartley's Port to Pub with Hotel Rottnest is a quintessential West Australian sporting event where swimmers cross the iconic Rottnest Channel.


HBF Run for a Reason
19 May 2024

Another year of long strides and good vibes! This celebrated event is a WA-proud fitness challenge all about championing charities from around Australia.

Perth Kilt Run 
6 Oct 2024

Celebrate all things Scottish at the largest Highland Gathering event held in Western Australia. Enjoy a fun and quirky Perth Kilt Run - the only charity fun run in Australia that’s done in a kilt! 

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.