Sunday 27th August 2017 | Kew Boulevard


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!


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.


Our Partners


Monash University Central Clinical School’s Department of Medicine within the Division of Clinical Sciences is based at the Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP) in Prahran, Victoria. Co-located with a number of world class research institutions and Alfred Health, the Department of Medicine is a premier centre for clinical and biomedical research and education, offering undergraduate and postgraduate study programs.


Race Sponsors




At Vision Personal Training 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.


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!


Resilience Agenda

Resilience Agenda guides people through the maze of Mental Fitness and helps people with strategies, ideas and inspiration for building their Mental Fitness.

Resilience Agenda will be launching their 2018 Australian Mental Fitness Diary at the 2017 Run2MendMinds and all visitors will receive 20% off on Race Day only.

Special offers and prizes for participants 2017




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!



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.



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 MAPrc! Use the code MAPRCDONATE10 at



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




From the spring of Morning Time to the calm of Night Time, Pukka have created delicious organic herbal teas to match your every mood. Specially blended by herbalist Sebastian Pole, each blend is full of natural flavour and rich in the incredible benefits of organic herbs.

Pukka pay particular attention to the quality of the plants they use, literally going to the edge of the world to bring you the most potent, vibrant and flavour-filled herbs. Keeping in balance with nature, the herbs used are from fair trade, sustainable sources, anything less just wouldn’t be Pukka.

We hope you enjoy drinking these beautiful teas as much as we do. Thank you Pukka for the samples in our runners swag bag!


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



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



The Toscano family is one of Melbourne’s finest fruit and vegetable purveyors. Since the first Toscano’s store opened its doors in 1950, three generations of the Toscano family have established unsurpassed standards in quality and service for fruit and vegetable retailing. Their stores offer an extensive range of quality fruit and vegetable with service that is friendly and informative, providing a pleasurable shopping experience that our customers have come to expect.




A blend of modern and traditional, Via Verona offers something for everyone.  From light snacks through breakfasts for champions, breads and pastries baked fresh on the premises, and a wide range of lunch options to tempt corporate clients and fussy friends alike, Via Verona brings the high-end in service to High Street!
Fully licensed, our chefs can tailor a food and beverage menu for any age birthday parties, along with product launches, intimate weddings, or any special occasions.
193 High Street, Kew    Tel: +61 3 9853 2657 for bookings.





Thank you to AGAPI for Donating an $85 Gift Voucher!

Stylish restaurant with exposed-brick walls and white tablecloths, serving Greek mains and banquets.

Agapi Restaurant in Richmond is famous for its authentic home-style Greek cuisine, genuine charm and Athenian atmosphere.

Set in a relaxed and sophisticated setting in the heart of Swan Street in Richmond, discover the latest inspiration and Greek flavours in a fine-dining restaurant.

Whether it’s grilled octopus, fresh pan-fried calamari or mouth-watering lamb on the grill, the menu caters to everyone. 

Get in touch to enquire about your next booking or function

Address: 262 Swan St, Richmond VIC 3121   Phone: (03) 9428 8337






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 Website

Sessions can be 1 hr, 90 mins or 2 hrs. The longer you float the better the experience.

With over 80 peer reviewed studies on Floatation therapy there are many benefits to floating that have been medically proven. Continued research in the field is showing highly promising results in several areas relating to:relaxation, pain relief, magnesium absorption, creativity, critical thinking, learning, problem solving and self-improvement. All types of people with various backgrounds and ages can benefit from floating. It can almost serve as a mini vacation from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

ELEVATION FOAT  167 Camberwell Rd Hawthorn East 03 8376 6140





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



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



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



Established in 1991, the Jellis Craig network is a business based on ethics, integrity and personal service. With a commitment to progressive thinking, Jellis Craig has continually evolved and grown to become one of Melbourne’s leading real estate groups. Jellis Craig’s networks of 16 strategically located offices are positioned across Melbourne’s most sought after suburbs and reach into local, interstate and international markets.