Get inspired by the amazing walking events on offer around Australia. From stunning coastal walks to charity challenges and endurance treks, My Next Challenge is the place to find your next walk.


31 Walk events
The Kokoda Challenge Sunshine Coast
image descriptionImbil State Forest QLD

The Kokoda Challenge Sunshine Coast event will take place at Imbil State Forest from the 20-21 April 2024.  The Kokoda Challenge is a team endurance event that pays respects to fallen Australian Defence Force members and raises funds for the Kokoda Youth Foundation's youth programs.

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Memory Walk & Jog Ballarat
image descriptionLake Wendouree, Ballarat VIC

Dementia Australia's Memory Walk and Jog heads to Ballarat on the 21st of April 2024 at Lake Wendouree. Walk, jog or run the Steve Moneghetti track around the lake and help those impacted by dementia.

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The Great Aussie Hike 2024
image descriptionWombat State Forest VIC

The Great Aussie Hike is back, April 26-27th 2024. This is team challenge event; choose your distance - 100km, 80km, 50km & 30km. Participants can walk the entire distance or just a section, catering to all fitness levels and so all your mates can be included.

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New Town Toyota Walk for Women's Cancer
image descriptionPerth WA

Welcome to the New Town Toyota Walk for Women’s Cancer, a 35km walk around Perth raising vital funds for the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.

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Memory Walk & Jog Geelong
image descriptionEastern Beach Reserve, Geelong VIC

Dementia Australia returns to Geelong on the 28th of April 2024 at Eastern Beach Reserve. Register for the 2km, 6. 5km and 8. 5km and help those impacted by dementia.

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JUST MOVE 30 Minutes, 30 Days in May - Exercise Right
image descriptionAll of Australia

We are hosting a 30-day challenge for all Australians during the month of May. It's free and open to everyone, and encourages movement of any kind for 30 minutes a day, 30 days in May.

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Coastrek Sydney 2024
image descriptionSydney

This May join Coastrek, Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge and walk 50km, 30km or the Twilight 20km along Sydney's spectacular Northern Beaches, proudly supporting the Heart Foundation. Experience a stunning coastal route, offering scenic views, wild rocky headlands, beautiful nature trails and the golden sands of Sydney.

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Memory Walk & Jog Melbourne
image descriptionPrinces Park, Carlton North, Melbourne VIC

Dementia Australia returns to Melbourne for the annual Memory Walk & Jog on the 5th of May 2024 in Alexandra Gardens. Choose from 2km, 6. 5km or 10km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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Memory Walk & Jog Hunter 2024
image descriptionSpeers Point Park, Hunter NSW

The Memory Walk & Jog Hunter event will take place on the 12th of May 2024. Dementia Australia is returning to the Hunter for the annual Memory Walk & Jog. Choose from 2km or 8km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.  

 

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Memory Walk & Jog Sydney 2024
image descriptionBay Run, Lilyfield, Sydney NSW

Dementia Australia's Sydney Memory Walk & Jog will return to the Bay Run in Lilyfield on the 19th of May 2024. Choose from 2km or 7. 5km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Melbourne 2024
image descriptionMelbourne VIC

The Bloody Long Walk in Melbourne is a 35km challenge on 19 May 2024 from Yarra Bend Park to St Kilda; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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Coastrek Mornington Peninsula 2024
image descriptionMornington Peninsula VIC

This May join Coastrek, Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge and walk 50km, 30km or the Twilight 20km along Victoria's spectacular Mornington Peninsula. Explore the dramatic cliffs, soft sand beaches and secluded bays of this world-class natural wonderland.

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Memory Walk & Jog Brisbane
image descriptionSeventeen Mile Rocks, Brisbane QLD

The Brisbane Memory Walk & Jog returns to Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks on the 26th of May 2024. Choose from 2km, 5km or 10km and walk, jog or run in the race against dementia.

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The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane 2024
image descriptionD'Aguilar National Park, Brisbane QLD

The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane will return in 2024 on the 1st - 2nd of June.  The Kokoda Challenge Brisbane is an annual team endurance event located throughout the beautiful D'Aguilar National Park with 3 distances for teams to choose to participate including 18km, 30km and 48km distances.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Sunshine Coast 2024
image descriptionSunshine Coast QLD

The Bloody Long Walk in the Sunshine Coast is a 35km challenge on 2 June 2024 from Coolum Beach to Mooloolaba Beach; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Brisbane 2024
image descriptionBrisbane QLD

The Bloody Long Walk in Brisbane is a 35km challenge on 16 June 2024 from Sandgate to Botanic Gardens; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation. Walk, jog or run and enjoy spectacular scenery whilst raising vital funds to help find cures for mitochondrial disease (mito).

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The Bloody Long Walk: Wollongong 2024
image descriptionWollongong NSW

The Bloody Long Walk in Wollongong is a 35km challenge on 23 June 2024 from Stanwell Park to Lang Park; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast 2024
image descriptionGold Coast QLD

The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast will return from the 13-14 July 2024.  The Kokoda Challenge Gold Coast, is hailed as the toughest team endurance event in Australia.

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Coastrek Sunshine Coast 2024
image descriptionSunshine Coast QLD

This July join Coastrek, Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge and walk 50km, 30km or the Twilight 20km along Queensland's spectacular Sunshine Coast with its glorious ocean vistas, rocky bays and amazing wildlife. Explore beautiful white sand beaches, picture perfect coastal trails and jaw-dropping views of the sparkling Sunshine Coast.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Sydney North 2024
image descriptionSydney NSW

The Bloody Long Walk in Sydney is a 35km challenge on 4 August 2024 from Palm Beach to the Manly Promenade; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Newcastle 2024
image descriptionNewcastle NSW

The Bloody Long Walk in Newcastle is a 35km challenge on 25 August 2024 from Belmont to Pacific Park; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation. Walk, jog or run and enjoy spectacular scenery whilst raising vital funds to help find cures for mitochondrial disease (mito).

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Coastrek Fleurieu Peninsula 2024
image descriptionFleurieu Peninsula SA

This September join Coastrek, Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge and walk 35km or 20km along Adelaide's stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, home to some of South Australia's finest coastal, scenic and culinary experiences. Explore beautiful beaches, secret trails through national parks and jaw-dropping views of rugged South Australia.

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The Great Island Trek Magnetic Island 2024
image descriptionMagnetic Island QLD

The Great Island Trek Magnetic Island 2024 will take place on the 7th of September. Trek, walk or run 15km, or 25km point to point across Magnetic Island. This event is an awesome adventure with spectacular scenery and a fundraiser for the mental health support organization, Beyond Blue.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Perth 2024
image descriptionPerth WA

The Bloody Long Walk in Perth is a 35km challenge on 15 September 2024 from South Perth to Cottesloe Beach; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Mornington Peninsula 2024
image descriptionMornington Peninsula VIC

The Bloody Long Walk on the Mornington Peninsula is a 35km challenge on 6 October 2024 from Point Nepean National Park to Martha Cove; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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Kokoda Challenge Lake Macquarie
image descriptionOlney State Forest NSW

The Kokoda Challenge Lake Macquarie event will take place at Olney State Forest from the 12-13 October 2024.  The Kokoda Challenge is a team endurance event that pays respects to fallen Australian Defence Force members and raises funds for the Kokoda Youth Foundation's youth programs.

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Coastrek Margaret River 2024
image descriptionMargaret River Region WA

This October join Coastrek, Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge and walk 35km or 20km along Margaret River's spectacular coastline and the lush forest scenery of the famous Cape to Cape track. From beautiful bays to rugged cliffs, whale-watching and wildflowers, this is our wildest Coastrek yet.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Adelaide 2024
image descriptionAdelaide SA

The Bloody Long Walk in Adelaide is a 35km challenge on 27 October 2024 from Carrick Hill in Springfield to Glenelg; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Canberra 2024
image descriptionCanberra ACT

The Bloody Long Walk in Canberra is a 35km challenge on 10 November 2024 from Red Hill to Reconciliation Park; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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Walk for Change 2024
image descriptionGreat Ocean Road VIC

Join us in trekking 40km's to commemorate the 40 year anniversary of Women's Legal Service Queensland, through the 2024 Walk for Change.

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The Bloody Long Walk: Sydney East 2024
image descriptionSydney NSW

The Bloody Long Walk in Sydney East is a 35km challenge on 17 November 2024 from Malabar to The Rocks; the event is owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

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