Rocky River Run

What is the Rocky River Run?

The Rocky River Run raises funds to address youth mental health issues and the prevention of youth suicide, which has been a significant issue in Rockhampton for several years. The Rocky River Run has become a great tourist attraction for Rockhampton and is a major contributor to funding local community groups.

This popular run has a variety of races you can sign up for that cater for different fitness levels. The race distances range from half marathons to a 2km and 5km wheelchair course as well as a more relaxed family walk or run of 2km.

The Rocky River Run will be held on the 27th of May 2018.

Learn more about this event and details of registration

Community grants

As a result of the successful Rocky River Run charity event in June 2016, there are additional funds available for the local community, focusing on supporting young people and especially on the prevention of youth suicide. has $26,000 of community grants to donate to businesses and charities.