Come and join us for the eighth annual Coast Guard Around the River Fun Run to be run on Sunday, February 19th, 2023. This year we are running 6 km Run/Walk and 12 km Run only events. There will also be a full range of family entertainment including free 50 m kids run.

Prices have not changed since 2016!

All proceeds go directly to support Carrum Coast Guard.

General info:


BBQ: Bacon & egg rolls and Sausages in bread availableGreat prizes for winners – medals for all participantsParticipant package pick up and on-day registration: 7:00 amStart: 8:30 amAgain this year:
– Electronic timing bibs
– Timing result printout & on web
– Water stations
– Bouncing Castle
– and much more

Early Bird (before 22 January 2022)
– Adult (17 and over): 6 km $30.00 12 km $35.00
– Child (7 to 16): 6 km $22.50 12 km $27.50
– Young Runners (6 and Under) : Free
Regular Entries:
– Adult (17 and over): 6 km $40.00 12 km $45.00
– Child (7 to 16): 6 km $27.50 12 km $32.50
– Young Runners (6 and Under) : Free
Team entries available

About The Fun Run

The Fun Run is on Sunday 19 February 2023. Starting time is 8:30amRegistration & bib collection is available on:

  • Saturday 18th between 9:00am and 1:00pm at the Carrum Coast Guard Flotilla building on Launching Way, Carrum.

  • Sunday 19th from 7:00am, down by the river near the starting line – please follow the signs.

Parking is available in and around Launching Way, but not at the boat ramps.Onsite registration will be available from 7:00am on the day.Again this year, there are great prizes to be awarded!Post Race BBQ and drinks will be available. Bacon & Egg Roll: $5, Sausage in Bread: $2.50, Veggie Burgers and drinks

About Us

Coast Guard Around the River Fun Run is organised by the Carrum Flotilla of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard – VF07. Founded in 1966, VF07 is one of the busiest flotillas in Victoria, averaging 120-150 assists every year. We patrol from Seaford to Sandringham and well beyond if other flotillas are not patrolling.The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard is a national marine rescue organisation run entirely by volunteers. Our volunteers work hard to raise funds to deliver marine rescue and education services across across four states and Territories, from Port Vincent in South Australia right around our coastline to Darwin in the Northern Territory.Our Services include:
-Patrol of local and coastal waters
-Marine Radio Services
-Search and Rescue
-Public Boating Education
We have vessels and radio bases in:
-South Australia
-Northern Territory

For general public registrations:

For emergency services team registrations:

This event would not be possible without the generosity of the following sponsors