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2017 CFA/MFB 14hr Treadmill Relay

By: Christine Henderson

Category: Events / Fundraising / Offers, Partnerships

  6.54 PM 9 March, 2017


Location: CFA HQ News, General

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The 8th Annual CFA/MFB '2 Services - 1 Cause' relay event is on again.

This annual tradition sees the two fire services join forces to help raise funds for the Royal Childrens Hospital Good Friday Appeal by doing a 14-hour treadmill challenge in Bourke St Mall in Melbourne CBD.
 
Thursday 13 April 2017 from 7am until 9pm
 
We are seeking joggers/runners to come do a km or 2 or 10 on the treadmill for a hour or couple of hours.
 
Also we seeking assistance from those interested in tin rattling around Bourke St Mall and surrounding areas.
 
As per tradition we have a friendly competition to see which service can run the furthest distance on the treadmill. (MFB won last year by a few kms!)
 
If you can't make it to the event donations can be made online https://goodfridayappeal.mfbcrc.org.au/
 
This link on the will have live updates on the day, showing funds raised and distance run including photos of our participants.
 
In 2016 The Relay raised $22,572.71 and a ran a distance of 254km in 14hrs Equivalent of running from Bourke st Mall to Wangaratta
Since the event started 8 years ago we have collectively raised over $150,000 for the Royal Childrens Hosptial Good Friday Appeal.
 
If you wish to come and join in the fun please contact CFA Sports Recreation Association member Christine Henderson
via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0417 137 789.
 
Please see attached flyer
Last Updated: 09 March 2017