Named in honour of one of our greatest ever distance runners, the 34th de Castella Run – for mental health is one of Melbourne’s longest standing fun runs. It features 5k, 10K or 15K courses and a new kids run for 2014, all on the scenic and challenging Kew Boulevard. The event is community based and a family friendly event, with children’s activities and the post-event Mind and Body Expo. The event raises awareness and valuable funds for mental health research at the Alfred and Monash Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) MAPrc conducts cutting edge clinical research to improve treatments and quality of life for the many people living with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder.
The de Castella Run is proud to partner with the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) to raise funds and awareness for mental illness and the urgent need for new treatments. You can help mend minds by asking your friends and family to sponsor you in the this years run. Fundraising is easy, just follow the link to set up your own fundraising page and then email your friends to invite them to support you! There are great fundraising prizes to be won too! Follow the prompts when entering to set up your fundraising page.
To support our Inner South Family and Friends’ team in the run just follow the following steps:
2. the name of our team is Inner South Family and Friends
3. the password is: isfaf
4. the rest is up to you!