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Ballarat Begonia Classic

Run for Cancer Research - 21.1km- 16km- 6km

From: Sunday, 20 March, 9:00 am
Until: Sunday, Mar 20, 1:00 pm
Where: View Point, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat
Tickets: Various

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Set yourself a goal and take on a challenge for cancer research Sunday 20 March

Distances include a Half Marathon (21.1km), 16km, 6km lap of Lake Wendouree.

Participants will enjoy the picturesque streets of central Ballarat, Arch of Victory and Ballarat Botanical Gardens and feel part of this special fun run raise much needed funds for the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute.

All runs start and finish on View Point on beautiful Lake Wendouree. COURSE MAP

The Ballarat Begonia Classic long-distance running event, has a history of over 40 years and was last held 20 years ago.

The Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute in collaboration with Ballarat Regional Athletics Assocation and Athletics Victoria, are thrilled to bring this much-loved event back to the community.

This is a participation fun run and is not timed. All participants will receive a certificate at the completion of the event.


Registration fees:

Category                          Age Bracket                    Amount

Half Marathon                   10-17                                     $35.00

Half Marathon                   Over 18                                 $50.00


16km                                    10-17                                     $35.00

16km                                    Over 18                                 $50.00


6km Lap of the Lake         Kids Under 10                    $0.00

6km Lap of the Lake         10-17                                     $10.00

6km Lap of the Lake         Over 18                                 $25.00


This will be an COVID safe event. Participants are required to be double-vaccinated or have a lawful exemption from COVID-19 vaccination. This is in accordance with  Victorian State Government’s rules which require individuals to be double-vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend events (which includes this Event) and will to show vaccination status or if applicable, an exemption from such vaccination in a form prescribed by the State and/or Federal Governments.


Proudly part of the 2022 Ballarat Begonia Festival calendar.