Sunday 27th August 2017 | Kew Boulevard

Event Naming Sponsor




The Nostra Homes name translates to “Our Homes” – At Nostra Homes we build homes that we are proud to call home ourselves. Building homes in Melbourne since 2006, We stand out from the crowd with a truly personal service. Our aim is to build affordable homes that exceed the industry standard using quality products that stand the test of time. Whether you are building one of our conventional homes, a townhouse, a custom home or a multi unit development you will receive a standout result each and every time. With an enviable list of standard inclusions across our range you’ll be surprised by what we call standard.


Race Sponsors





At Vision Personal Training Hawthorn our friendly and motivated staff will help you reach your individual fitness or weight-loss goals – the fast, friendly and fun way! Vision Personal Training is unlike any other fitness studio – so come and experience the Vision Personal Training difference today!




The MAPrc mission is to develop new treatments, new understanding and new services for mental illnesses. With over 100 research staff and students at MAPrc they are one of the largest clinical research centres in psychiatry in Australia.
The MAPrc crew will be on hand to give out info about their research, answer questions and they will also have a fund raising bake stall and sausage sizzle on the day.




Mizuno are driven by a performance focus, continuing to develop new ideas and new technologies that work in harmony with your body to make you an even better you. Visit their stall and try on their latest product range.
Thanks to MIZUNO for the last 8 years of prize vouchers and being a proud race sponsor.

Runners World Mind and Body Expo Stalls!




Runners World of High Street, East Kew is run by Neil Ryan who has servicing Melbourne’s running community since Deek was a boy! Neil and his merchandise will be on hand at the event to meet all your running apparel needs. Come and have a chat to Neil, he’s a legend of our sport!
Place getters prize vouchers are only redeemable at Runners World.


Mizuno are driven by a performance focus, continuing to develop new ideas and new technologies that work in harmony with your body to make you an even better you. Visit their stall and try on their latest product range.
Thanks to MIZUNO for the last 8 years of prize vouchers and being a proud race sponsor.



AquaForce will be providing their optimum hydration fluids at the drinks stations. The AquaForce Solution is a scientifically designed system that combines the three main principles in electrolyte replacement, creating the optimum hydration system for any body. Their formula replenishes, energises and revitalises, all while maintaining the ideal electrolyte balance.


Hawthorn Triathlon Club (HTC), Based in Hawthorn – a bunch of people who enjoy the challenge of Triathlon and a friendly, sociable and supportive environment to train in.


Join expert Yoga instructor’s from Rise Yoga for a fun and relaxing post event Mini Yoga recovery session on the oval. Each session will be about 10mins in length and everyone can join in – even if you’ve never done Yoga before – give it a try!



The friendly physio staff from Performance Medicine will be on hand after the event to provide hands on physiotherapy and massage to help you recover more quickly for your next challenge. All free of charge.


Special offers and prizes for participants 2017




Cheeta are focused on providing seriously COMFY compression garments and we are just as serious in supporting a great cause. That is why we have teamed up with the deCastella Run to not only provide this year’s official running tees but also provide a series of prizes and specials through our compression range (Cheeta Recovery).

Win Prizes!

To support the cause we are providing $500 worth of Cheeta Recovery compression garments for this year’s event.

BUY and support mental health!

Additional offer a Special 10% + 10% donation offer. Use the code R2MM at and buy any product and we will not only provide you a 10% discount on the purchase but we will also make a 10% contribution of that order to the deCastealla #Run2MendMinds fundraising efforts.
Lastly any sports club, business or event associated with the deCastealla run community is welcomed to contact us at Cheeta Teamwear ( to see how we may be able to assist you with your merchandise and apparel requirements.



She Science is a speciality Sports Bra store offering the latest in Sports Bra education, fitting and prescription. A variety of optional shopping experiences are offered which include a measure & fit service, wear testing on our treadmills or a biomechanical breast assessment using motion analysis software to analyse dynamic breast displacement. Stock covers cup sizes A – J and includes a vast array of style and support options from industry leading brands.



Comfy Kew Apartments, 3 Studley Park Road KEW
Less than 1.2km from the run, Comfy Kew Apartments are offering a special for FAMILIES!
Stay for $160 per night for the fun run and you will be in a family room for a single room rate!
Just mention the de Castella Run on booking.



Whether you are travelling from afar or just want to stay close to the event the night before, our event accommodation partner Quest Hawthorn (616 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn) are offering a great rate just for entrants of the 2017 de Castella Run 2 Mend Minds – Mention it when you book.

Prize Donated : One night free accommodation

  • Conditions apply

 Special price: $160 Studio Apartment
Quest Hawthorn is just a 5 minute taxi ride from the start and is located in the heart of the Glenferrie shopping strip, not only providing easy access to the run but the perfect location for shopping, hanging out in the cafes and dining in the local restaurants.



5 X $100 Prize Vouchers for giveaways at the presentations – each year we have are grateful for the support of these great prize voucher from our loyal supporters at Bob Stewart.
Be sure to shop at this family and community friendly local business in return!



You save $5 and R4YL will donate $10 on your behalf!
Exciting news: we have teamed up with Run For Your Life, Australia’s running bible, to bring our supporters a special offer. Purchase a 12 month sub, use the code MAPRCDONATE10 and you will get a $5 discount, PLUS they will donate $10 to MACrc! Use the code MAPRCDONATE10 at



Corn Thin – Proud supporters who provide samples in your show bag!



Slim Secrets – Proud supporters who provide samples in your show bag!



Go Natural – Proud supporters who provide samples in your show bag!


When Shira Kramer founded BeActive, she was on a mission to create a centre dedicated to the health and wellbeing of women. A physiotherapist and fitness instructor herself, Shira’s passion for women’s health was the driving force behind her determination to make BeActive a reality, and offer women of all ages and physical capabilities a safe, nurturing environment to focus on their health and fitness.Put your health and wellbeing first. Be inspired. Be strong. Be active
Pilates Prize Vouchers to be Won!



People Float to relieve stress, recover from injury, stop fatigue, eliminate chronic pain, improve sleep and much more. Floating naturally increases your dopamine and endorphin levels, boosting your mood. Elevation Float
Sessions can be 1 hr, 90 mins or 2 hrs. The longer you float the better the experience.
167 Camberwell Rd Hawthorn East 03 8376 6140
There will be 4 Floats available as prizes
Come and see them to learn more at their stand at the EXPO!



Thank you to At One for supplying 1200 samples in showbags of these delicious and healthy snack bars!


Our Great Suppliers




Bring the kids and enjoy our free jumping castle! From Bongo Bounce …. Loads of fun!



Animals On The Move will be onsite with a petting zoo with a wide range of animals for the whole family to enjoy!



Professional Face Painters providing free decorating of your children’s faces!



Mocha Monkey is run by professional baristas and a dynamic catering team, specializing in coffee catering & major events.



Old Xaverians Athletics Club is a local athletics club which offers training and competition for athletes of all standards. If you are looking to develop your athletic potential or just get involved with a supportive and inclusive club, OXAC is for you!