Get active
to stop
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GET ACTIVE TO STOP CANCER

Challenge yourself by walking 10km a day, running a lap around your local oval, hit the lap lane at the pool, or cycling to work. Set up your fundraiser and share your active challenge with family and friends so they can support you on your active journey. Raise funds today by getting active, your way! 

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Challenge
Yourself

Do 100 pushups a day for a month, walk to work for a week, or set a huge daily steps goal.

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Clock up
the KMs

Whether it’s running 50km in a week or riding 300km in a month, set a distance target and time period and see how far you can get!

Run Melbourne Event


Join an organised event

Run Melbourne is back! With a brand-new home at Grand Slam Oval, Olympic Park. Early Bird registrations have now opened so sign up today and run with us for a cancer free future.

Get active to stop cancer

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What You’ll Get


FREE fundraiser kit

You’ll receive a kit with posters, donation box, thank you cards and handbook to help you get started.


Fundraising page

This is your fundraising hub. Put up pictures, share your story and ask for support – and keep track of all your donations as they come in!


Personal support

We’re here to help. For guidance, support, advice or ideas, just get in touch whenever you need us.

Get Active, to a tee.


Raise $300 or more to claim your exclusive Team Cancer Council t-shirt! Show the world that you’re breaking a sweat for a cancer-free future with this special piece of Get Active-wear.

This t-shirt is guaranteed to look amazing in your post-workout selfie and add style points to any walk, ride, or run!


Join team cancer council and make a difference

Join team cancer council and make a difference

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Participants
getting active
to fundraise

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433

People donated to
help stop cancer

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$28,679

Dollars raised
so far

Cameron ran 300km to stop cancer

“My aunty just passed away from cancer, so I thought I could do that and raise money for cancer. I had so much fun doing it. There are so many positives – you get more energy, so many benefits for your health, and you’re doing it for a good cause as well.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Get Active? 

Get Active is an active challenge event for you to do however you want, whenever you like, to help raise funds for cancer research, prevention, and support services.

Simply challenge yourself with personal goals such as tracking steps, total distance travelled, or increasing your personal best tally of push-ups or time planking. For instance, you can try walking 10km a day, running a lap around your local oval, hit the lap lane at the pool, or cycling to work. Set up your fundraiser and share your active challenge with family and friends so they can support you on your active journey. Raise funds today by getting active, your way! 

Can I choose any activity or exercise?

Yes, you can choose to get active any way you like! As an example, you could walk, run, swim, cycle, or any range of fitness challenges. By taking part, you will be reducing your cancer risk, promoting physical activity, and helping raise vital funds for cancer research, prevention, and support services. 

What does my raised funds go towards? 

The funds you raise for your challenge goes towards cancer prevention, research, and support services. Learn more about where your money goes here.

How much does it cost to register my fundraiser? 

It is FREE to register and participate in Get Active. You can register solo, as a team, or as a workplace. 

Can I register a team or workplace? 

Absolutely, teamwork makes the dream work! 

Gather a crew to help sustain motivation and get the word out about the great work you are doing. 

There is no limit to the amount of team members you can recruit, so gather your friends, family, and workmates to get on board. 

Can I do my Get Active fundraiser at any time? 

Absolutely! You can register for Get Active at any time, and you can choose the length of your fundraiser. Some people complete their challenge in a month while others may complete their challenge over a few weeks. You can choose the time frame that works best for you. 

Do I have to raise a certain amount to participate?

Every dollar counts, so there is no minimum fundraising goal to take part in Get Active. By fundraising, whether you raise $5 or $500, you are helping us raise valuable funds for cancer research, prevention, and support services.

Can I participated in Get Active if I have or have had cancer? 

There is now clear evidence that regular exercise benefits most people both during and after cancer treatment. Cancer Council’s Exercise for People Living with Cancer booklet features step-by-step instructions and illustrations for 20 simple exercises and provides general information on starting an exercise program after a cancer diagnosis. 

Are donations tax-deductible?

All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.

Are there any prizes or rewards for fundraising this year?

Raise $300 or more to claim your exclusive Team Cancer Council t-shirt! Show the world that you are breaking a sweat for a cancer-free future with this special piece of Get Active-wear. 

This t-shirt is guaranteed to look amazing in your post-workout selfie and add style points to any walk, ride, or run! 

I have some more questions, who can I talk to?

No worries, that is what we’re here for! Feel free to contact us via e-mail at fundraising@cancervic.org.au or call us on 1300 65 65 85.

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