Event date: Sunday 8 September, 2019
Event ProfileThe Sandy Point Half Marathon is held along the streets of Melbourne’s iconic bayside, starting at Green Point, Brighton. Held on Sunday 8 September 2019, the event offers a fast and flat course close to the water giving participants the advantage to maximise their performance. With three distances (Half-Marathon, 10K, 5K) and a bonus, 3K kids run you’ll take in stunning views of Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay, which will help you stay motivated to cross the finish line.
How to set up a Sandy Point Half Marathon supporter pageSetting up an online supporter page in the Sandy Point Half Marathon is easy – after registration, your supporters can choose to fundraise for you by creating an Everydayhero supporter page:
Step 1: Register as an event participant online at the Sandy Point Half Marathon official website.
Step 2: After the registration process, participants will be prompted to set up an online supporter page as part of their run.
Step 3: Set up your new Everydayhero supporter page.
Step 4: Personalise your page with a profile photo and tell everyone why you’re supporting your chosen charity.
Step 5: Share your unique supporter page link with your friends, family and colleagues via email and social media.
Asking your supporters to compete for youIt’s easy to make the most of the event opportunity. It all begins with asking your supporters to take part and support you by giving their effort and time. Make sure you ask:
- Past supporters who have run, walked, ridden or swam for you previously
- Both your one off and regular donors, by offering them another way they can support you with their effort
- Your volunteers
- Your charity’s staff
Setting up a charity teamSetting up a fundraising team is a great way to build a sense of community for all your supporters in the event. Once you’ve created your charity team, make sure you invite anyone supporting you in the event to join. Need help setting up a charity team? download our guide here.
- Major Community Event Fundraising Guide
- Fundraising tips for your supporters.
- Email templates to engage your supporters to fundraise for you.