Smiddy Fun Run 2022

Smiddy Fun Run

Event address
Russell Strong Auditorium, Woolloongabba, QLD

Event date
Thursday, 2 March, 2023

Event start time

Registration close date
Thursday, 2 March, 2023

Registration close time

Smiddy Fun Run 2022 - 5km Loop of the PA Hospital Campus

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Smiddy Fun Run

The Smiddy Fun Run is an event held in honour of Adam Smiddy who was just 26 years old when he died, only 6 months after being diagnosed with a malignant melanoma.

Adam passed away on 6th August 2006 after only 8 days in hospital. Adam was a keen triathlete and runner and a dedicated physiotherapist at the PA Hospital.

As a way for staff to celebrate and remember Adam through something he loved doing, the Physiotherapy Department organised a fun run a few months later to coincide with his birthday on the 7th November.

Since then, the Smiddy Fun Run has taken place every year (both on site and virtually) during National Skin Cancer Action Week (21st - 27th November) to help raise funds and awareness for skin cancer research at the PA and has raised over $150,000.

We’re excited to have the Smiddy Fun Run back on site once again! Unfortunately, due to circumstances out of our control, the 2022 Smiddy Fun Run will be held on Thursday 2nd of March 2023.

Join us in honouring Adam Smiddy and support skin cancer research at the PA Campus by signing up for the Smiddy Fun Run.

Date: Thursday 2nd March

Time: 6:00am – 8:30am (meet at Russell Strong Auditorium at 5:45am)

Course: 5km Loop of the PA Hospital Campus

Start and Finish Line: Crossover St, PA Hospital Campus (behind the Spinal Unit and Mental Health building)

Early bird registration price: $20 (available until 2nd of February)

Registration from the 2nd of February: $30