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Join us in Melbourne on Wednesday 15th November, 2017 for a 5k or 10k run at 8pm.

Your $38 donation will play a big part in helping the Mark Pollock Trust to reach its $750,000 fundraising aim this year to fast-track a cure for paralysis, which will change the lives of millions of paralysed people around the world.

There are a limited number of places available so make sure to sign up early so you don't miss out!


 This year's event will be championed again by the dashingly handsome Niall Galvin. 


The reception team will meet you at P.J. O'Brien's Irish Pub in Southbank half an hour before the start of the run to complete your registration and hand out the flashing armbands. Please feel free to leave your bags and clothing with the team in the bar.

The start and finish line will be located at Southbank Promenade. The run will continue along the banks of the Yarra River to Punt Bridge and then back along the far bank to Southbank Footbridge. The 5km run will finish at the Southbank Promenade. While the stoic 10km runners will loop around once more.

After the run participants are invited back to P.J's for a nightcap.

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Your FAQs answered:

Your entry fee of $38 will be donated to the Mark Pollock Trust mission to find and connect people worldwide to fast-track a cure for paralysis.

You will receive  a run entry, Run In The Dark buff and flashing armband.

Refreshments will be distributed to all participants at the finish line.

Chip-timing is not in operation for our pop-up events.

It is important that you arrive 30 minutes in advance of the start time (8pm) so that you can receive your buff and flashing armband.

A group photo will be taken with all participants in advance of the run.

Registration will close at 6pm sharp on Tuesday 14th of November.

For any queries relating to this event please feel free to contact Melbourne champion Niall Galvin: [email protected] 

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