RunRona 2020 | Virtual Run Walk Event

30th & 31st May 2020

Run cancelled?

Race day postponed?

Really missing your closed gym?

Ready to get some routine back and take control of something?

We hear you and RunRona has got you covered!

With absolutely everything up in the air right now, having a goal to keep us focused and active has never been so important. Let’s control the controllable and continue or start to kick our health and well-being goals. Looking after our physical, emotional and spiritual health right now is a huge protective factor in staying well.  

Sign up for RunRona and let’s get the motivation (Rona-vation?!) back on track together, virtually! 

100% of profit fundraised from entry fees supports grassroots Health Promotion programs in Aboriginal Communities through the work of Spark Health

100% of profit fundraised from entry fees supports grassroots Health Promotion programs in Aboriginal Communities through the work of Spark Health.

RunRona in 3 Simple Steps.

Step 1

Pick your distance

Register here

STEP 2

Download your bib

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step 3

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A note from us

The organising team behind RunRona is made up of a collective of Aboriginal Health Promotion practitioners, Personal Trainers and communication gurus from Clothing The Gap and Spark Health Australia. The team are seriously concerned about the rising levels of inactivity, obesity and mental ill health in our communities and we know the difference social connection, physical activity and a positive routine can make.

With the COVID-19 situation unfolding rapidly in Australia, we are abiding by the advice from relevant health authorities and staying up to date with the latest information. The health and safety of our participants will always remain our highest priority. You can stay informed with COVID-19 national updates by clicking here.

The RunRona team echo the concerns from health promotion peak bodies such as VicHealth for the rising inactivity levels gripping the country. We too are deeply concerned about the effects this physical inactivity will have on our communities long term while many seem to be bunkering down on the couch with Netflix amidst COVID-19.  Hear more on how exercise can help during COVID-19 from VicHealth CEO, Sandro Demaio. Don't get us wrong, staying at home is important right now, but so is staying physically active. 

Social distancing is actually physical distancing; it does not mean 'social' isolation. The RunRona team refer to 'social distancing' as 'physical distancing', as we're aiming to stay as socially connected as possible.

Throughout the current situation, looking after our mental health is really important as it can be left more vulnerable than usual. Keeping up our social support helps to boost mental health and is also connected to our physical health. Getting some time outdoors safely and connecting to the land, Country, does wonders for our well-being too. Body, mind, spirit and Country...it’s all connected, Aboriginal people have known this for tens of thousands of years.

Some things to remember

Run Safe

Aim for less crowded spaces, less busy times of the day, keep your distance and stay local to your home. As soon as you return home, wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.

Run Well

If you’re well and haven't been asked to self-isolate enjoy training safely. However, if you are not feeling well, stay inside and refer to medical advice.

Run Relaxed

You’ll need to be flexible and adaptable whilst training in these times - you may need to slow right down, or even stop, to pass other people safely.

Run ‘Together

Share your training journey by joining our Strava Run Club, using #RunRona and tagging @ClothingTheGap so we can cheer you on.

Register Smart

Pick the event distance that feels right and manageable for you.

Run Fresh

Check out the Clothing The Gap active wear range to level up your training kit and get you motivated to get out that door and feel fresh while you do it!

 

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