Meli Kids’ Run

We love seeing active kids and involving them in all the fun so we always conduct a Kids Run as part of the Surf Coast Century weekend. We have over 200 kids aged from 4 to 10yrs take part each year and the atmosphere is always fun and electric – JOIN US FOR 2024!

This year the event is being held in support of our charity partner Meli and the great work they do to support children, families and individuals in need.

When: 9am, Sunday 22 September, 2024
Where: Start / Finish on the Anglesea Main Beach – near the Anglesea Surf Life Saving Club
Who: For kids aged up to age 12 Years
Distance: 2.5km

  • $10 entry – includes race plate, ribbon and fruit at the finish
  • Enter online prior right up to the start of the race or sign up at registraton on the day!
  • A parent / guardian will be required to attend Registration to complete the entry form


Marshals will be positioned in key places to encourage kids along the way.

Yes, parents can run with your kids.

Please note, this run is NOT a race! It is purely participation-based to get the kids involved in this inspiring event weekend. Participants will receive a race plate however the event is NOT timed. 


The course starts and finishes on Anglesea Main Beach but does a complete lap of the Anglesea River in between. Kids do not cross any roads or get near any traffic, and the course is marked with arrows with marshals at key locations.