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Australian charities are struggling with the loss of fun runs and other ‘fitness philanthropy’ events

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posted on 14.10.2021, 22:27 by Matthew WadeMatthew Wade, Catherine Palmer, Kevin Filo, Nicholas Hookway

In a typical year there are around 21,000 mass participation sporting events across Australia, attracting 3.4 million participants. From fun runs to marathons, road cycling to bush trekking, walking with pets to obstacle courses, Australians take part in these events at an extraordinary scale.

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01/09/2021

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The Conversation

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The Conversation Media Group Ltd

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Melbourne, Australia

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