• Wharfs Entrance Progressive Marathon
  • 4th - 18th MAY 2019

  • Thinkpink
  • Mirvac

HAVE YOU EVER DREAMT OF COMPLETING A MARATHON?

Get active and complete a marathon at your own pace! Cover 42.2 kilometres between May 4 & May 18 and help make a difference for Think Pink!

Whether you’re a daily walker, regular short distance runner or marathon champion, the Yarra’s Edge Progressive Marathon is the perfect way to get active, fit and healthy this May while raising money for breast cancer charity Think Pink.

Open to people of all fitness levels, participants are invited to complete the 42.2km marathon distance at their own pace over a two week period. Track your distance by joining our Yarra’s Edge Progressive Marathon Strava group and complete the distance between May 4 & May 18.

You can walk 3kms a day or jog 21kms over two days - how you get to the finish line is completely up to you!

There’s no excuse not to tick ‘complete a marathon’ off your bucket list! Grab your friends and family and sign up today.

SADLY 1 IN 8 WOMEN ARE AFFECTED BY BREAST CANCER^

HELP THINK PINK SUPPORT MORE BREAST CANCER PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES^

EXERCISE IS ACKNOWLEDGED TO ASSIST BREAST CANCER RECOVERY^

THERE WILL BE PRIZES AWARDED TO

MOST MONEY RAISED

First to complete marathon

AND MORE SO STAY TUNED!

How to join
& fundraise

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STEP 01.

REGISTER!

Registration fee is $25 (more if you wish) via donation to the Think Pink foundation.

Be sure to note your Donation Reference Number (all donations are tax deductible).

Complete the entry form below and be sure to include the Donation Reference Number.
ENTRY FORM

STEP 02.

JOIN US ON STRAVA!

The Strava app logs your distance using your mobile phone.

Simply download the Strava app to your mobile phone and join the Yarra's Edge Progressive Marathon Club to participate.

Ensure you have the Strava app up and running, and take your mobile phone or fitness device on your walk/run to log your kilometres.

How to find the Yarra's Edge Progressive Marathon Club on Strava
1. Use the Explore icon at the bottom of the screen
2. Select 'Clubs' tab
3. Type Yarra's Edge into the 'find a club' field and then hit search

JOIN THE CLUB

STEP 03.

GET FUNDRAISING!

Create a Gofundraise Account and get fundraising for Think Pink. Once your account is set up, reach out to friends and family and ask that they support your Yarra’s Edge Progressive Marathon effort all in the name of a good cause! Go to the 'Events' dropdown menu and the 'Find an Event' page and search for the Yarra’s Edge Progressive Marathon.

Get Fundraising

TELL YOUR FRIENDS on Facebook

MOST MONEY RAISED

Enjoy a three hour cruise for six people on ‘The Boss’ – a 47ft luxury cruiser with your very own Skipper.
Value $2,400

Courtesy of Pleasure Cruising Club

3 free outdoor personal training sessions with Energym Management Gyms. Value $255

STM ‘Myth’ backpack and ‘Must Stash’ accessory case. Value $169.95

1ST To Complete Marathon

Host 10 people on a two hour adventure on the ‘Aqua Doughnut Chill & Grill’. Value $240

3 free outdoor personal training sessions with Energym Management Gyms. Value $255

STM ‘Myth’ backpack and ‘Must Stash’ accessory case. Value $169.95

2ND To Complete Marathon

Be a captain for the day with a two hour self-drive Yarra River cruise for six people. Value $150

3 free outdoor personal training sessions with Energym Management Gyms. Value $255

STM ‘Myth’ backpack and ‘Must Stash’ accessory case. Value $169.95

3RD To Complete Marathon

$200 voucher and fitting for a new pair of running trainers from speciality running store, Sole Motive.

THE LEADERBOARD

CHECK BACK APRIL 20

SUPPORTING

All money raised goes to breast cancer charity Think Pink - an independent foundation that raises funds to provide free services to breast cancer patients and their families, assisting them with their journey through breast cancer.

All donations are directly used to provide services such as:

  • Free unlimited counselling with Senior Breast Care Nurses;
  • Therapeutic massage and exercise classes;
  • Professionally fitted free wigs;
  • Free accommodation for families from regional and country Victoria;
  • Special events and classes for those returning to work after breast cancer;
  • Financial counselling to cope with the cost of breast cancer; and
  • Classes such as art therapy, creative writing and family social activities.