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Join Team Bulldog for the 2017 Melbourne Marathon

Melbourne Marathon

Date: Sunday 15 October 2017

Event times: Times vary, visit Melbourne Marathon for more information

Location: Batman Avenue to the MCG

Events: 3km Walk, 5.7km Run, 10km Run, 21.1km Half Marathon, 42.195 Marathon

Why join Team Bulldog

  • Whether you’re completing the 3km walk or taking on the Marathon, you're helping to support some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of our community.
  • All Team Bulldog members who fundraise for the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation through their dedicated fundraising page on GoFundraise will receive a Team Bulldog Racer Kit which will include a Team Bulldog t-shirt, face paint and a free trial pass to a Victoria University Fitness Centre.
  • Unique opportunities to interact with the Western Bulldogs and the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation in the lead up to the Melbourne Marathon.
  • Every dollar you fundraise will help support and strengthen our programs and a tax-deductible receipt for all donations over $2 to your fundraising page will automatically be emailed to your supporters.

So, if you would like to help support the programs offered by the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation, join Team Bulldog!

Join Team Bulldog and help raise funds for the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation.

The Western Bulldogs Community Foundation is the community services arm of the Western Bulldogs Football Club.

We work in partnership with government, corporate and community agencies to deliver services and programs that endeavour to improve social capital and the quality of life of people living in Melbourne’s West through to Ballarat.

The Western Bulldogs Community Foundation delivers services to over 5,000 people across four streams annually:

Health and Wellbeing - Our Health and Wellbeing stream aims to address some of the predominant health concerns through the development of facilitated health pathways, co-branded health networks and co-designed health and wellbeing programs.

  • 4000 men impacted through our Sons of the West health and wellbeing program since it began in 2014

Social Inclusion & Diversity - Our Refugee Settlement Services assist migrants in Western Melbourne to integrate successfully into the broader community.

  • Over the past seven years, this program has helped 18,000 refugees and their families settle in Melbourne

Youth Leadership & Development - Our Youth Leadership & Development programs provide young people with hands on opportunities to become engaged in a learning pathway and to grow as social leaders.

  • 250 young social leaders have participated in the Leadership Project, a 7-month program designed to enhance life skills including: leadership, teamwork, communication, resilience, goal setting and support networks.

Community Advocacy - We facilitate and promote community harmony through our work with all disadvantaged communities.

How to register

Step 1Register here and choose from one of these events

  • 3km Walk, 5.7km Run, 10km Run, 21.1km Half Marathon, 42.195 Marathon
  • Complete registration
    • Select “Another Charity not listed here” in the “Who will you be fundraising for?” section
    • Enter “Western Bulldogs Community Foundation” in the “Which charity will you be fundraising for?” section
    • Select “Team Bulldog” in the “Select a Team” drop down list

Step 2 –Set up your online fundraising page here.

  • Select “Start Fundraising”
  • Find “Western Bulldogs Community Foundation” in the “Select a Charity” section
  • Complete the GoFundraise registration
  • Fundraise as an individual or as a team

To be eligible for the Team Bulldog Racer Kit and Rewards you must be registered on the GoFundraise site and selected “Western Bulldogs Community Foundation” as your chosen charity.

Step 3 – Personalise your Melbourne Marathon fundraising page

Step 4 – Keep an eye on your inbox for updates from the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation

For more information or questions contact If you wish to donate, click here.