Virtual Challenges

Virtual challenges and events are a great way to get active; so we’ve compiled some opportunities for you to break out your pair of sneakers and get moving!

No matter what physical activity you choose to do, just 30 minutes a day is all it takes to live a healthier life!

*Please ensure you adhere to any and all restrictions that may exist in your Local Government Area.

Scroll or click below to explore upcoming Virtual Events!




Virtual Events you can do ANYTIME:

Sport Related Activities : This list has an array of activities and programs you can do remotely, even in your own living room!

Fitness App Strava Launched On Samsung Galaxy Watch - TizenHelp

STRAVA: This free app allows you to follow your friends, create your own groups, and connects with most fitness trackers.

Fitness Tracker Art: Why not explore your neighbourhood and show off some fancy art at the same time? Using your fitness tracker (like Strava) design and walk (or run) to make patterns or outline shapes!

Geocaching > Geocaching 101

Geocaching: Join in the world’s biggest treasure hunting community! Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor adventure – don’t get caught by the muggles!

Title: Base to Bush
Activity: Walk, Run, or Ride
Distance: 250km – 461km (5.9km/day – 10.5km/day)
Timeframe: Over 6 weeks
Cause: Royal Flying Doctor Service VIC Wellbeing program (Fundraising)


Augmented Reality Games

(Please be aware of your surroundings at all time and comply with any and all restrictions)

Jurassic World Alive: Explore your world with augmented reality, and save the dinosaurs from a second extinction!

ARrrrrgh - Apps on Google Play

ARrrrrgh: Explore the world around you while you go on a treasure hunt with pirates, parrots and of course gold!

Ringing in the new year with January events! - Pokémon GO

Pokemon GO: The game that kickstarted augmented reality games! Discover and capture Pokemon in your local neighbourhood!

For more augmented reality games, check out this list from

Think Mobiles


Past Virtual Events:

The Bloody Long Walk - 35Km Challenge to Cure Mito

Title: The Bloody Long Walk
Activity: Walk
Distance: 35km
Timeframe: 10 days starting August 1st
Cause: Mitochondrial Disease (Fundraising)

Step Up To Breast Cancer

Title: Step Up To Breast Cancer
Activity: Walk
Distance: 10,000 steps per day
Timeframe: Throughout August
Cause: Breast Cancer (Fundraising)

Fred's Big Run : Home

Title: Fred’s Big Run
Activity: Walk / Run
Distance: Set your own distance
Timeframe: Throughout August
Cause: Fred Hollows Foundation to restore sight (Fundraising)

Area Fifty Run Virtual Challenge

Title: Area 50 Run
Activity: Run/Walk/Swim/Cycle
Distance: 51km
Timeframe: August
Cause: Runnovation (Fee: $40)

Title: #SouthWestMoves
Activity: Draw a picture by moving around your neighbourhood!
Distance: Various
Timeframe: September School Holidays 19th Sept – 4th Oct
Cause: Just for Fun!

STEPtember 2020 | Move Together for Cerebral Palsy

Title: STEPtember
Activity: Walk, Run, Swim, Ride, Wheel, Spin
Distance: 10,000 steps per day
Timeframe: 28 days from September 1st
Cause: Cerebal Palsy (Fundraising)

The Long Run - Help Love Go the Distance - BayTalk

Title: The Long Run
Activity: Walk, Run, or Wheel
Distance: 72 km
Timeframe: Throughout September
Cause: Prostate Cancer Foundation (Fundraising)

Tour de Kids 2020

Title: Tour de Kids
Activity: Cycle, Spin
Distance: 200km – 1000km
Timeframe: Throughout September
Cause: Starlight Children’s Foundation (Fundraising)

Murder Mystery Virtual Run 2020

Title: Murder Mystery: Who Dunnit?
Activity: Run/Walk/Swim/Cycle
Distance: 60km
Timeframe: September
Cause: Runnovation (Fee: $35)

Title: Saputo STEP into September
Activity: Run/Walk/Swim/Cycle
Distance: 3km, 6km, 9km
Timeframe: September 1st – 6th
Cause: Just For Fun!

Great Cycle Challenge Australia - Riders

Title: The Great Cycle Challenge
Activity: Ride or Spin
Distance: Set your own target
Timeframe: Throughout October
Cause: Kids Cancer (Fundraising)

Zaidee's Rainbow Foundation

Title: Zaidee’s Run For Life
Activity: Run
Distance: 25km, 50km, 100km, 150km, 200+km
Timeframe: Throughout October
Cause: Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation: Organ & Tissue Donation (Fundraising)

Run in the Dark Virtual 5k & 10k - 11th November 2020

Title: Run in the Dark
Activity: Run
Distance: 5km or 10km
Timeframe: Wednesday 11th, November
Cause: Mark Pollock Trust & Charity Partner (Fundraising)