Perth Running Festival 2019 | Proudly Supporting the Perkins

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The Perth Running Festival for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research is WA’s newest mass participation community event.

Join Perth’s exciting new running festival with participants running or walking along the beautiful Swan River with all participants finishing inside Optus Stadium.

This is your only chance to run or walk on the Optus Stadium playing surface and see yourself on the big screen! Run over the new Matagarup Bridge and into the new Optus Stadium! Numbers are strictly limited and with affordable pricing, this event is sure to sell out so get the team together today and register to secure your position on the big screen!



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Run to support the Perkins

Right now, in labs right here in Perth, hundreds of scientists are working toward the next medical breakthrough.

When you make a tax-deductible donation to the Perkins it allows us to plan for our big goals, like making cancer non-lethal, discovering disease genes that give families answers they so desperately need and finding treatments for heart disease. Your donation supports brilliant minds at work with the best interests of your family and loved ones at heart. You provide researchers with stability and security so that they can focus solely on lifesaving research.

With your support, the results of these hardworking researchers could one day help millions of people stand up to any number of devastating diseases, now and in the future. The breakthroughs Perkins researchers are making in the labs will lead to potential cures. Without research, there are no new treatments, no advances in medicine, no chance of finding that one thing that will stop a disease in its tracks.

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The BHP Boardwark & Amphitheatre & Chevron Parklands at Optus Stadium are an amazing place to hang out with your family and friends once you've crossed the Perth Running Festival finish line inside Optus Stadium.

Our 4km walk/run and 7News 10km race distances are family and pram friendly, so why not make a day of it and join us on 6 October?

Join us - Link in bio!

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✉️ 4km runner Tim asked us recently when he'll receive his race pack in the mail. ✉️ Well Tim, we are happy to tell you that race packs will start hitting participant maiboxes the week commencing 23 September. 📮

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Spare a thought for our marathon and half marathon runners who should be heading into peak training for the Perth Running Festival this week. 🗣️ Tell us how your training is going? 🗣️ ...

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C'mon, jump out of bed 🛏️
It's a beautiful day 🌞
And we've got THREE FREE training sessions taking place around the metro area at 8:00am today with a few spots left.

Optus Stadium -
Rockingham -
Scarborough -

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Each week between now and race day, we're going to feature some inspirational @westaustralianmarathonclub runners who will guide you to achieve your half and full marathon goals.
Name: Chantal Oliver

Event: Half Marathon

Pace Time: 2 hours

Age: 29

Number or Marathons: 10 (excluding Ironmans)

Marathon Personal Best: 3:23hr

Why I got into running To help with work stress and maintain fitness.
Favourite place to run? In new cities whilst travelling.

Tips for a well-paced run? Don’t go out too hard at the start, hold yourself back for the first half.

What made you want to be a pacer? To help others enjoy their races.

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Today only at @rebelsport , get 20% off everything storewide!
Get stocked up on all your running essentials and save!
But hurry, offer today only, Saturday 7th September.
Shop instore or online at *Not available with any other offer and gift purchases.

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🏆 Running again this year and want to set your sights on a PB in 2019?
⏲️ Check your 2018 race results -

Perth Running Festival courses are flat, fast and beautiful. Perfect for those chasing a personal best.

Register to run into Optus Stadium on October 6 - Link in Bio.

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ParkRun is a perfect tempo training run for anyone doing the Perth Running Festival 4km, 7News or half marathon distances in 4 weeks.

Who's running tomorrow? 👟

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100% of your fundraising goes directly to the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research!