Race for Charity
The following charities will be the holders of a limited number of Garmin Noosa Triathlon entries, which are available for enthusiastic fundraisers.
Platinum Charity Partner - Mater Smiling for Smiddy
Take on Noosa Triathlon as part of Team Smiddy!
Mater Foundation’s Smiling for Smiddy program has been the Noosa Triathlon platinum charity partner since 2010 and to date, more than $1.3 million has been raised from Team Smiddy triathletes for cancer research at Mater.
Mater Smiling for Smiddy was launched in memory of Adam Smiddy who passed away to an aggressive cancer aged 26. What started as a humble memorial ride for a mate has grown to a series of cycling and triathlon challenges. Since 2006,the program has grown to encompass more than 2,400 athletes, 53 events and raised more than $10 million.
Limited places will be available in Team Smiddy – make your experience about more than just the finish line. Access exclusive perks for both you and your family including an early wave start,performance tri suit and pre-event virual sessions with seasoned triathletes. Are you ready to be part of the Smiling for Smiddy Noosa Triathlon experience?More
You might also like to commit to a little training to get you through the 1.5 km swim, 40 km cycle and 10 km run! The Mater Smiling for Smiddy team will host physical and virtual training and information sessions in the lead up to the event to help get you there!
Best of all is the extra sense of achievement of crossing the finish line knowing you have contributed to a higher goal by raising funds for game changing cancer research at Mater.
Join hundreds of other athletes who have made Noosa Tri about more than the finish line and experience the unique 'Smiddy spirit'.
Cancer… We’re coming for you!
To learn more contact the team on (07) 3163 8000 and be a part of the amazing Team Smiddy experience!
Your VIP Noosa Tri Team Smiddy Experience
Enter today to secure exclusive, premium benefits as a Team Smiddy participant, including:
- Guaranteed entry into the 2022 Noosa Triathlon
- Early wave start before age group competitors
- Premium bike racking position in transition
- Priority Team Smiddy check-in (avoid those long queues on Saturday!)
- Custom tri suit (valued over $200) and swim cap
- Exclusive post race recovery zone with refreshments and massages provided by Allsports Physiotherapy
Pay the reduced rate Smiling for Smiddy Noosa Triathlon entry fee of $395
Fundraise a minimum of $1,000 for cancer research - the Smiddy fundraising support team are here to help every step of the way with resources, advice and motivation!
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The wonderful charities below have been selected as the 2022 Noosa Triathlon Charity partners. These charities will be the holders of a limited number of 2022 Noosa Tri entries, which are available for enthusiastic fundraisers. If accepted for a Charity Entry, you will be obligated to raise a minimum amount of funds for the charity (amounts stipulated by the individual charities).
Each and every day, Make-A-Wish® Australia brings amazing people together to grant life-changing wishes for children with a critical illness.
Make-A-Wish has 100 spots at the 2022 Noosa triathlon.Read more
Despite being one of Australia’s most trusted charities, we receive no government funding. That’s why wish kids need stars like you on Team Wish!
To secure your spot on Team Wish, we ask that participants raise a minimum of $1,500 and in return you’ll get:
- An exclusive Make-A-Wish tri-suit
- Dedicated fundraising coordinator
- Post event BBQ
- Charity hero medal
- Your name on your race bib
Best of all, you’ll be helping to make wishes come true. Each year, thousands of Australian children are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Our mission is to grant the wish of every eligible child. With more than 800 kids currently on a Wish Journey, every dollar helps create more wishes, which is why your support is so important.
Robert Connor Dawes Foundation
PLACES STILL AVAILABLE!
Inspired by a big heart and brain, the Robert Connor Dawes (RCD) Foundation was created in 2013 in the memory of 18-year-old Robert Connor Dawes. The foundation is the largest, solely dedicated charity for paediatric brain cancer-which kills more children than any other disease. We’re battling brain cancer through funding research, care, and development projects.
The RCD Foundation is committed to changing the odds for young people with brain cancer, you can help make a difference by joining our 2022 Noosa triathlon team.
To secure your spot we ask that Team RCD participants raise a minimum of $1,500 (which includes your reduced entry fee of $200) and in return, you’ll get some awesome benefits including:
•A custom-designed RCD tri-suit
•Complimentary Connor’s Run entry (Melbourne event + Your Way Any Day, plus a limited edition t-shirt)
•Reduced entry fee
•Early wave start
•Post event party
Spots are limited, so please lend your big heart and ‘brawn’ to help beat the #1 disease killer of young Australians.
Australian Cancer Research Foundation
PLACES STILL AVAILABLE!
Australian Cancer Research Foundation has 25 exclusive spots in the 2022 Noosa Triathlon Multi-Sport Festival. To secure your spot, we ask you to commit to raising a minimum of $2,000 for ACRF. In return you’ll receive free, guaranteed entry to the race, a team ACRF triathlon suit, a 12 week training program and much more!Read more
Are you ready to be part of Team ACRF and live the Noosa Triathlon experience! Apply now!
To secure your spot with ACRF, we ask you to commit to raising a minimum of $2,000. In return, you will receive:
- Free and guaranteed entry into the race
- 12 week training program developed by our expert Triathlon coach
- Nutrition guide to help you with training and race day nutrition planning
- Team ACRF Facebook Group with training, nutrition and fundraising tips
- Team ACRF triathlon suit designed by Champion Systems
- Designated charity wave start*
- Priority check-in and race pack collection from the event expo
- Team ACRF post-race celebration
- One-on-one support from one of our fabulous Fundraising Coordinators, who will guide you through your fundraising journey and help you reach your goal!
Best of all, with every step you take, you'll help Australian Cancer Research Foundation back brilliant research by giving scientists the technology and equipment they need to find new and improved ways to prevent, detect and treat all types of cancer.
Cystic Fibrosis Queensland
PLACES STILL AVAILABLE!
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a degenerative condition that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. It is a chronic, lifelong, progressive and life-shortening disease. There is no cure.
Team CF needs warriors like you to join the fight to breathe! Participate in the 2022 Noosa Triathlon to help raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis. We have 25 spots available and ask that you commit to raising $1,500. In return, you will receive your registration, a custom designed Cystic Fibrosis branded performance tri-suit, designated early wave start, priority check-in, a invitation to the Cystic Fibrosis post event party and know that all funds raised will go towards providing support, services and hope for people living with cystic fibrosis.
National Breast Cancer Foundation
Breast Cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia. 55 Australians are diagnosed each and every day.
The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Australia’s leading national body funding game-changing breast cancer research with money raised entirely by the Australian public.Read more
Our mission is simple: stop deaths from breast cancer. How? By identifying, funding and championing world-class research -research that will help us detect tumours earlier, improve treatment outcomes, and ultimately –save lives.
Join the NBCF Team at the 2022 Noosa Triathlon Multi-Sport Festival and help us reach our goal of zero deaths from breast cancer by 2030.
By joining our team and raising money for breast cancer research, you’ll receive free event entry and an NBCF branded Sub4 tri-suit when you hit your fundraising milestone.
KIDS mission is to ensure that every child is safe, free from harm and injury. As a Charity Partner, KIDS welcomes individuals or teams of people wanting to race with a purpose. Register for $490 (individual) and $650 (team) and pledge to raise a minimum of $1,000.Read more
KIDS mission is to ensure that every child is safe, free from harm and injury. As a Charity Partner, KIDS welcomes individuals or teams of people wanting to race with a purpose. Register for $490 (individual) and $650 (team) and pledge to raise a minimum of $1,000.
In Australia eight babies are born every day with congenital heart disease and sadly four babies lose their battle every week.
HeartKids is the only national charity dedicated to supporting children, teens and adults affected by congenital or acquired heart disease. For over forty years, we have provided funds towards lifesaving medical research, hospital support programs, practical and emotional support to families and emergency assistance.
HeartKids are excited to be returning as a Charity Partner for the 2022 Noosa Triathlon Multi-Sport Festival. Sign up and secure your individual entry now and commit to raising a minimum of $1,200 for HeartKids. In return, you will receive a custom designed HeartKids branded performance tri-suit, designated early wave start (individual), priority check-in and an invitation to the HeartKids post event.
Help Us to Help another Heart Kid!
Our support is a commitment for life as there is no known cure! People living with congenital heart disease (CHD) face unique challenges for their entire life. Eight babies are born every day with CHD, which means over 3,000 families are thrown into turmoil each year? Our aim is to help and support them all - and their families - to lead the most fulfilling life possible and to reach their personal goals.
We are the voice for all people impacted by CHD - one of the largest causes of infant death in Australia.
We also provide dedicated support services and information for parents, young people, adult's and Heart Angels (bereaved) families, providing guidance and support through the lifetime journey.
HeartKids needs heroes like you to sign up so we may continue to give every CHD baby, child or adult a fighting chance!
Team Beyond Blue has 50 spots in the 2022 Noosa Triathlon Multi-Sport Festival. To secure an entry, we ask you to commit to raising a minimum of $2,000 for Beyond Blue, and in return you’ll receive free entry to the race, a Beyond Blue triathlon suit designed by 2XU, plus many more perks.
Many of us have been affected by anxiety or depression, either personally or through family, friends or colleagues. Right now, over 1 million people in Australia are experiencing depression and 2 million are experiencing anxiety. On average, eight people take their own lives every day in Australia.
Beyond Blue’s vision is for all people in Australia to achieve their best possible mental health. The funds and awareness raised from the Noosa Triathlon will help us enormously as we work to support people to protect their mental health and to recover when they are unwell, reduce people’s experiences of stigma and discrimination, and improve people’s opportunities to get effective support and services at the right time.
With your support, we will continue to innovate and deliver new services and programs, distribute free information resources and share powerful stories of hope and recovery across Australia, fund world-leading research, roll out evidence-based campaigns and advocate for all people in Australia affected by anxiety, depression and suicide.
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation
Did you know brain cancer kills more children in Australia than any other disease and more people under 40 than any other cancer?
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation’s is determined to change this devastating statistic by uniting our community to increase brain cancer survival and quality of life.Read more
To secure an entry with Team Cure Brain Cancer, we ask that you commit to raising a minimum of $1,500, and in return you’ll receive free entry to the race, a Cure Brain Cancer triathlon suit designed by Cannibal, plus many more perks.