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14 April, 2024

Perron Institute Bridges Fun Run

50Days
15Hours
7Mins
24Secs
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Running since 1970

The West Australian Marathon Club was founded in 1970 and since then we've grown to become WA's major running organisation with over 1,000 members aged from four to over eighty.

Learn more about WAMC.

Major events

  • 2024

    14
    Apr
    Perron Institute Bridges Fun Run
    10km*#, 5km*# & 0.3km
    26
    May
    Brooks Joondalup Running Festival
    21.1km*, 10km* & 5km*
    16
    Jun
    Brooks Wadjemup Rottnest Running Festival
    42.2km*#, 21.1km*#, 10km*#, 5km# & 0.3km
    04
    Aug
    Perth Half Marathon & 5km
    21.1km* & 5km*
    08
    Sep
    The Athletes Foot Women's Classic Fun Run
    10km*# & 5km*#
    10
    Nov
    Brooks Fremantle Running Festival
    21.1km (Solo & Relay), 10km*#, 5km*# & 0.3km

Our charities

Sometimes we run for fun. But throughout the year we also have special events which raise funds for our selected charities.

Hannah's House logo
On My Feet logo
Native Animal Rescue  logo
Cahoots logo
Royal Flying Doctor logo
Lions Save Sight Foundation logo
Breast Cancer Care WA logo
Operation Sunshine logo

We love to run

Despite our name, not all of our members actually run marathons. We simply love running.

WAMC membership is open to anyone who enjoys running; from the beginner to the elite, from the competitive to the casual, from the young to the young at heart and for friends and families.

If you love running too, check out the many benefits of a WAMC membership and come run with us.

Member benefits

Our sponsors

Our events are made possible through the kind support from our sponsors.

City of Perth  logo
Perron Institute logo
Eduka logo
Koda logo
Fremantle Ports logo
Brooks logo
Value Creators  logo
RunFun Travel  logo
Rottnest Express logo
Sealink logo
Rottnest Fast Ferries logo
Rottnest Island Authority  logo
Rottnest General Store logo
Rottnest Bakery logo
The Athletes Foot logo

Programme 2024

  • 25
    Feb
    Point Walter Run
    Distance: 16km* & 5km*
  • 04
    Mar
    2024 Joondalup Running Festival Half Marathon Training Program
    Distance: 21.1km
  • 11
    Mar
    2024 Rottnest Marathon & Half Marathon Training Program
    Distance: 42.2km & 21.1km
  • 17
    Mar
    Darlington Half Marathon & 8km
    Distance: 21.1km* & 8km
  • 14
    Apr
    Perron Institute Bridges Fun Run
    Major Event
    Distance: 10km*#, 5km*# & 0.3km
  • 28
    Apr
    Perth 32
    Distance: 32km*# & 10km*#
  • 05
    May
    Fremantle Ports Harbour Master Classic Fun Run
    Distance: 10km*, 5km* & 0.3km
  • 26
    May
    Brooks Joondalup Running Festival
    Major Event
    Distance: 21.1km*, 10km* & 5km*
  • 16
    Jun
    Brooks Wadjemup Rottnest Running Festival
    Major Event
    Distance: 42.2km*#, 21.1km*#, 10km*#, 5km# & 0.3km
  • 30
    Jun
    King of the Mountain
    Distance: 16.1km
  • 21
    Jul
    Shelley Loop
    Distance: 10km* & 3km
  • 04
    Aug
    Perth Half Marathon & 5km
    Major Event
    Distance: 21.1km* & 5km*
  • 04
    Aug
    WAMC Perth Kids Marathon
    Distance: 2.2km
  • 18
    Aug
    Cyril Norman Lake Gwelup
    Distance: 10km* & 5km*
  • 08
    Sep
    The Athletes Foot Women's Classic Fun Run
    Major Event
    Distance: 10km*# & 5km*#
  • 22
    Sep
    Col Junner Spring To It Run
    Distance: 10km* & 5km*
  • 06
    Oct
    MARQUEE EVENT: 45th Perth Marathon at Perth Running Festival
    Distance: 42.2km*, 21.1km, 10km & 4km
  • 13
    Oct
    Wally Cairns Pancake Run
    Distance: 15km*, 10km* & 5km
  • 25
    Oct
    John Gilmour Track Race
    Distance: 10km*
  • 10
    Nov
    Brooks Fremantle Running Festival
    Major Event
    Distance: 21.1km (Solo & Relay), 10km*#, 5km*# & 0.3km
  • 24
    Nov
    Applecross Shoreline Run
    Distance: 15km*, 7.5km* & 3km
  • 08
    Dec
    Founders City Beach Christmas Cup
    Distance: 8km* & 4km

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We're run by volunteers.

We're a not-for-profit organisation, so we rely on our members to volunteer at events. Every event we hold needs volunteers to make sure everyone has a safe, enjoyable run.

Find out how you can volunteer for an event.

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