2016 Northern Health Community Fun Run







The 2016 Northern Health Community Fun Run is a morning filled with fun, activities and entertainment for the whole family, and will raise money to support paediatric services at Northern Health.

Participants will stop traffic as they enjoy a 3 km or 6 km run or walk, commencing at The Northern Hospital and continuing down Cooper Street.  Afterwards, there is an opportunity to relax and enjoy a festive atmosphere and be entertained with performances, stalls and family friendly activities.

The Northern Health Foundation, with our event partners, the City of Whittlesea, Plenty Valley Community Health and Melbourne Markets is excited to be able to offer this unique event, which combines the fun run with entertainment and promotes healthy activities for the community.

Whether you are an enthusiastic runner, just starting out with your fitness, or just want to enjoy a leisurely stroll with your family, there is something for everyone. The exciting course caters for people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT including performances by Northern Health staff members and St. Monica’s College students

FREE Melbourne Victory Activities and Giveaways

FREE AFL Auskick Activities and Giveaways

FREE Jumping Castle

FREE Petting Zoo

FREE Face Painting

Show Bags and Giveaways

FREE Massages from Melbourne Polytechnic Massage Students

Food Trucks

And much more!

Northern Health is one of the busiest public health services. Our acute and sub-acute health services cover a local community of approximately 728,000 people and our emergency department treats almost 70,000 patients each year. Most local residents will come into direct contact with the work of the hospital at some stage either through their own care, or that of their and friends.

Support Northern Health by participating in the Community Fun Run, and help raise funds to improve the health and wellbeing of children in Melbourne’s north.

Participant Information – 2016 Northern Health Community Fun Run

Click here to download course map


Thank You to The City of Whittlesea as our Principal Partners