A charity fundraising event success story

Recently the Sport Projects team had the honour of organising the Olivia Newton-John Wellness Walk and Research Run on behalf of Austin Health. Our team had already been involved in the course and traffic management planning and delivery for the event for the previous two years, but in 2018 our role was stepped up. With a new fundraising and events team on board and limited experience with … Continue reading A charity fundraising event success story

Removing the hats… slowly

Running Sport Projects can be a hectic, challenging and non-stop experience but after three years it’s worth taking some time to reflect on the journey so far. We are always busy which is great, but it means you don’t always get around to everything you want to… writing about our third birthday three months after the fact probably points to that! Without big expectations or … Continue reading Removing the hats… slowly

Events Management…at Scale

25,000 hit the streets of Melbourne’s CBD on a pretty soggy, miserable April morning for the 12th Herald Sun-Citylink Run for the Kids. Imagine if the sun was out!? An iconic event and one of the biggest fun runs in Australia, Run for the Kids has become a Melbourne institution. Apart from the fact that it is carried along Melbourne’s freeways and major arterial roads, … Continue reading Events Management…at Scale

Fast, Furious cycling…and that’s just the planning phase!

Sometimes in events, you just don’t get the amount of time you want to in order to pull together a project. Actually, who am I kidding – when do you ever get the time you want?! When our clients came to us in November 2016 and said we need to get a brand new, high profile road cycling event off the ground and on the … Continue reading Fast, Furious cycling…and that’s just the planning phase!

An adventurous project

River rapids, adventure racing, trail running and mountain biking, Australian Adventure Festival (AAF) was a multi-sport event project with multi-challenges galore! Based in the beautiful region of East Gippsland in Victoria and blessed with some of the most unique natural assets anywhere in Australia, East Gippsland’s hosting of an event like this in what is an outdoor adventure playground was a no brainer. With the … Continue reading An adventurous project