Be the answer. Be active.

Welcome to rebel Be Active.

Uniting Australians to take action against the growing number of lives lost to suicide.

Motivated to do something? rebel Be Active delivers a great range of activities to join through community participation, allowing you to experience the transformative power of sport in your own time and in your own way.

Sport means something different to us all. You might want to run, swim, cycle or hike.

It can be a big race or your own personal challenge. It doesn’t matter how you decide to Be Active. What really counts is keeping the phones running. Your efforts will help ensure that the next caller is heard.

Be active, be challenged, be brave
There’s strength within, a life you can save
Unlock your hero with every stride you make
Heart full, a stranger helped with the call we could take

We can’t wait to see what you do next

The Push Up Challenge
June 1st - 24th

Together, Lifeline and The Push Up Challenge aim to raise awareness about mental health and the impact of suicide on Australians. Participants will take on 3,139 push-ups across 24 days in June, putting the spotlight on the tragic number of lives lost to suicide in Australia in 2020.

All funds raised will go towards mental health and crisis support services, helping to break stigmas and provide hope to those struggling with their mental health, so no one is going through their darkest moments alone.

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Brisbane Marathon Festival 2022
Sunday, 05 Jun 2022

One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, the Brisbane Marathon Festival has iconic resonance with the 1982 Commonwealth Games where the famed Robert de Castella was first across the line in a celebrated victory. This magnificent day embarked a running frenzy in Brisbane where the first official Brisbane Marathon was open to the public in 1992.

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True Grit NSW 2022
Saturday, 25 Jun 2022

True Grit is the only Australian owned and operated military inspired obstacle course race created by Australian special forces. It is the perfect mix of physical and mental challenge delivered through fun, fitness and friends to give racers of all ages and fitness levels a sense of achievement and accomplishment.

Since 2013, True Grit has been giving purpose to athletes of all ages and ability - testing your mental resolve and stamina. True Grit is all about tackling obstacles, not running a marathon or racing the clock. True Grit courses are designed based on over 35 years combined experience in the Australian special forces over either a 10km (30+ obstacles) and 5km (15 obstacles) course. To date, True Grit has run over 60+ events in a variety of formats all around Australia.

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7 Cairns Marathon Festival 2022

Sunday, 17 Jul 2022

The 7 Cairns Marathon Festival will become a must-do destination event in Australia for all running and lifestyle event enthusiasts. Located in beautiful North Queensland participants will want to increase their stay to take in the beauty of the tropics.

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Run Melbourne 2022

Sunday, 24 Jul 2022

New start and finish line for 2022!
With closed roads and a fast, flat course, more than 20,000 runners descend on the streets, heading past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks. Cheer zones and epic vibes make this a race weekend unlike any other.

Join the movement and let’s inspire our city to run.

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City2Surf 2022
Sunday, 14 August 2022

Support Lifeline Australia in the 2022 City2Surf
The World's Largest Fun Run!

The City2Surf - will be back in Sydney on Sunday 14 August 2022. Bringing 80,000+ people together from all walks of life to run, jog, walk or stroll the iconic 14km course from Sydney CBD to Bondi Beach.

Save the date for another spectacular year as we celebrate Sydney with live entertainment, food, training runs, fundraising and much more. We'll see you on the start line!

Let’s run Sydney!!

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True Grit QLD 2022
Saturday, 20 Aug — Sunday, 21 Aug 2022

True Grit is the only Australian owned and operated military inspired obstacle course race created by Australian special forces. It is the perfect mix of physical and mental challenge delivered through fun, fitness and friends to give racers of all ages and fitness levels a sense of achievement and accomplishment.

Since 2013, True Grit has been giving purpose to athletes of all ages and ability - testing your mental resolve and stamina. True Grit is all about tackling obstacles, not running a marathon or racing the clock. True Grit courses are designed based on over 35 years combined experience in the Australian special forces over either a 10km (30+ obstacles) and 5km (15 obstacles) course. To date, True Grit has run over 60+ events in a variety of formats all around Australia.

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Beach2Beach 2022

Sunday, 28 Aug 2022

Your registration fee, together with any other donations you make as part of your involvement in the Beach2Beach Charity Fun Run & Festival (run by Rotary Club of Brookvale) goes to support many worthy local organisations. Each of these charities has been selected as a beneficiary of the 2021 Beach2Beach for the services they offer the community as well as their commitment to supporting the event.

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Support Lifeline Australia in the Sandy Point Half Marathon 2022
Sunday, 04 Sep 2022

Take on Sandy. Join us for a 5K, 10K or 21.1K run along Melbourne's iconic bayside.

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Hobart Airport Marathon Festival 2022
Sunday, 25 Sep 2022

The inaugural Hobart Airport Marathon Festival is set along the spectacular Constitution Dock, Derwent River and Salamanca Wharves, runners and fans will be beguiled by the charming, contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture nestled amongst world- class attractions throughout the 2 lap course. With picturesque waterways, pristine bushland, rugged mountains, captivating history and a world- class gourmet & cultural scene, runners will be enamoured by all this great city has to offer.

With five distances on offer Full Marathon - 42.2km | Half Marathon - 21.1km | 10km | 5km run & 5km walk | 2km Fun run and walk. Everyone has an opportunity to experience the thrill of crossing the finish line with Hobart's iconic waterfront as the backdrop

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2022 NIKE Melbourne Marathon Festival
2nd October, 2022

The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival returns October 2nd, 2022.
Join thousands of others and make a difference as you run, jog, wheel or walk your way through the city streets, passing iconic Melbourne landmarks before finishing with a lap of honour around the MCG’s hallowed turf.

Get a team together or take on the challenge solo and choose from 3km, 5km, 10km, 21.1km or 42.2km.
Whether your focus is the finish line, or the finish time, don’t miss the chance to go the extra mile and fundraise for Lifeline Australia!

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2022 Spring Cycle Challenge
Sunday, 16 Oct 2022

Join over 8000 people of all ages and abilities for this years Spring Cycle! This iconic event is still the only ride that goes over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, along the Cahill Expressway and through the CBD on closed car free roads.

Riders can take part in the 10km City Ride and 50km Classic Ride and experience Sydney like never before.

In 2022 the new look event will include the introduction of adaptive cycling. Spring Cycle will be accessible to all by bike, including children and adults living with a disability. Again, breaking boundaries, Spring Cycle will be the first recreational bike ride with a disability wave, giving everyone access to cycling, and pedalling the iconic event in the heart of Sydney.

Do not miss out on NSW’s largest family friendly recreational bike ride!

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Ultra Trail Australia 2022
Thursday, 27 Oct — Sunday, 30 Oct 2022

Without a doubt, Ultra-Trail Australia (more affectionately known as UTA) is one of the best trail running events in the world and is the world’s 3rd largest trail running event, held in the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains National Park from 12-15 May 2022.

The Blue Mountains provide an almost purpose-built trail running nirvana. There’s a variety of trails and terrain across some of the most spectacular natural landscape anywhere in Australia or around the world.

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Support Lifeline Australia in the Canberra Fun Run 2022

Sunday, 06 Nov 2022

Take up the challenge and enjoy the music, energy and fun at one of Canberra’s most spectacular fun runs.

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Ultra-Trail Kosciuszko 2022
Thursday, 15 Dec — Saturday, 17 Dec 2022

Our team’s search for a new destination that delivers on the promise of epic scenery, super fun trails, and the ultimate trail running high has come to an end – and it just had to be here.

The Snowy Mountains... rooftop of Australia and mother nature at her breathtaking best. Snow gum forests pierced by crystal clear mountain streams. Alpine meadows and granite outcrops. Thredbo, Perisher, Charlottes Pass, Crackenback, Lake Jindabyne, Guthega… names synonymous with adventure and all part of this new, unique trail running festival that honours its pedigree and welcomes friends new and old to something a little bit special.

Developed by the hearts and minds behind Oceania’s premier trail runs Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB and Tarawera Ultramarathon by UTMB, Ultra-Trail Kosciuszko by UTMB has been created to extract that same endorphin kick you get from running any of these iconic events.

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Create Your Own Challenge

It could be climbing Everest or climbing the stairs every day at work, riding your bike around Australia or walking 10km every day for a month.

Set your challenge and create your fundraising page – tell all your friends what you’re doing and why. If you have a very unique challenge why not contact your local paper or radio station and see if they’ll help to spread the word.

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If you’re stuck for ideas, please get in touch and we’ll help figure out the best option for you

How others did it

Be Like the Tenacious Turtles

The Tenacious turtles are an incredible group of swimmers who travelled form South Coast NSW all the way to the UK to swim the English Channel. Lifeline Australia was chosen as a team members father used to volunteer for our service. The dedication in the training, preparation and raising significant funds for Lifeline Australia was inspirational!

The hard work paid off, the Tenacious Turtles raised $11, 209.97

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