Be part of Team Freeman
Since 2011, Australians have participated in major running events as part of Team Freeman in support of the Cathy Freeman Foundation.
We invite you to become part of a revitalised Team Freeman to help us raise awareness and support for our programs
how to get involved
After registering for your preferred running event/s you can be part of Team Freeman in one or more of the following ways:
join our team freeman facebook group
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Click here to join our Team Freeman Facebook Group, where you can share your running journey, experiences and tips with other like-minded members.
Our focal events in 2021 will be the Melbourne Marathon FestivaL and our Stride for Education virtual event
While we were planning on participating in this year's City2Surf event as one of our focal events of 2021, it has since been announced that the event will not be proceeding due to COVID-19, and will be replaced by a virtual run. Following the cancellation of this physical event, we encourage you to join us for our Stride for Education virtual event this November.
STRIDE FOR EDUCATION
Click here to find out more about the inaugural 2020 edition of the virtual running event.
#StrideForEducation is back this November!
Join us for Stride for Education in 2021 by being as active as you can throughout the month of November. You can do this in whichever way you wish, whether that be walking, rolling or running. With weekly prizes and giveaways on offer, it's the perfect opportunity to get involved with friends and friendly and challenge yourselves. Don't forget to join our Facebook group where you can share your Team Freeman journey with other community members. Join our movement to make a difference and help raise awareness for our Foundation.
Participants will have the option to choose from five daily distance
challenges named after our four partner communities and Melbourne office:
CFF HEAD OFFICE CHALLENGE:
1km daily - approx. the distance from the Melbourne office to the MCG and back (approx. 1,250 steps)
2km daily - approx. the distance from one end of Woorabinda to the other (approx. 2,500 steps)
5km daily - approx. the distance around Wurruminyanga (approx. 6,500 steps)
7km daily - approx. the distance around Galiwin’ku (approx. 9,000 steps)
PALM ISLAND CHALLENGE:
10km daily - approx. the distance from one end of Palm Island to the other (approx. 13,000 steps)
Registrations will open in September. Watch this space for further details.