Suit up, Santas! Let's light up lives.

Get ready to dash through the holiday season with Vision Australia's Santa Fun Run. Join hundreds of Santas on November 25th at Melbourne's Royal Botanical Gardens for a festive run, walk, jog or roll around 1 or 2 laps of the iconic Tan Track. 

This family-friendly event raises funds for children's services at Vision Australia contributing to the magical Carols by Candlelight event, helping kids who are blind or have low vision live the life they choose.

$20,807 raised

$30,000 Goal

$20,807 raised

$30,000 Goal

How to get involved


Online registrations for Vision Australia’s Santa Fun Run have now closed. You can still register at the event between 8am -9am. 

Raise Money

Ask friends, family and your workplace to sponsor you

Enjoy a very merry run

Run along the iconic Tan track, finishing with a festive celebration at our event village

Let's start the the silly season right!

25 November 2023, Pillars of Wisdom, The Tan Track  

Join us for the inaugral Santa Fun Run to help start the festive season in the lead up to Carols by Candlelight on Christmas Eve when the big man in red himself arrives.

Register to get an official Santa Fun Run T-Shirt to run in (while stocks last, 4+ years old ticket entry only). Please note free entry childrens tickets will not be eligible to receive a t-shirt.
Back and front of the Santa Fun Run Tshirt. Red tshirt with white trim and a belt with buckle on the front. Santa Fun Run logo on the front and back. Carols by Candlelight logo on the back. Vision Australia and Brooks logos on the sleeves.

The Santa Fun Run Event village will be buzzing with activities including photos with Santa, kids' face-painting, adorable Seeing Eye Dogs puppies, carol singers, a sizzling sausage feast (vegan options too), giveaways, AND an exclusive chance to meet 2023 Toyota AFL Premiership winning player, Josh Daicos, thanks to AAMI!

Help us spread the magic of Christmas

All funds raised will support our Carols by Candlelight fundraising efforts which help fund Vision Australia's childrens services program, Life Ready.

Help us spread some christmas cheer this festive season and light up the lives of Aussie kids who are blind or have low vision.


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