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Perth – RUN FOR PALESTINE MELBOURNE 2018

The Perth Swan River foreshore put on a pleasant 22° C with cloud cover for the 2018 Run for Palestine event. Among spectacular views 160 people gathered to participate in this year’s fun run. The course was 9km (x3 laps of a 3Km circuit) for the runners and 4.5Km (x1.5 laps of a 3Km circuit) for the walkers. The excitement …

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MELBOURNE 2018 A SUMMER’S DAY IN PAL-VEMBER

Melbourne turned on its finest for this year’s Run for Palestine.  The glorious sunshine was obviously motivation enough for 500 people to come out and take part —running, walking and/or watching — in what has become a much anticipated event in the Pal-vember calendar. People of all ages breathed in the early summer air and spirits were high – then …

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AND THEN THERE WAS THE RECOGNISE PALESTINE WALK 2018

We should not forget John Salisbury’s “Recognise Palestine Walk” from Melbourne to Adelaide. John took off right after the Run for Palestine with Nasser Mashni and other willing supporters joining in for the first leg to Caroline Springs.  For those not used to long-distance walking, it helped knowing a delicious feast awaited them from Huda’s Kitchen Rules at the end of …

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A RUN IN 4 CITIES – RUN FOR PALESTINE AUSTRALIA 2017

Runners, walkers and families came together to support Palestinian human rights on a day blessed with sunshine. From its first beginnings in 2012, this Run keeps on growing and receives increasing support from the Australian community. After all, who can deny anyone human rights when we enjoy our own freedoms, often without a second thought? Two of those cities held …

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The Run 2016 – Bravo Melbourne & Adelaide

Every year we worry about the weather for Melbourne’s Run for Palestine, and with the particularly unseasonal squally, wet spring weather we have been having, there was good reason to worry. But like every other run, we were blessed with mild, pleasant conditions – just perfect for runners! What a gorgeous Melbourne day it was on every level. With 650 …

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2015 – A big hit!

Australians for Palestine’s annual run was bigger and better than ever this year with over 600 people attending. Judging from the photos below, the event attracted a mix of serious competitors who had trained long and hard to claim medals and times, walkers who just wanted the exercise and the company and plenty of others who were there to enjoy …

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2014 – Run for Palestine brings community together

If you missed our third annual Run for Palestine yesterday, you missed a glorious day – lots of sunshine, lots of people, lots of fun. It was our best run ever. Those who came before were there with high expectations: they were not disappointed. First-time comers were swept up in the excitement of competition and community and wanted to put …

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2013 – Run for Palestine – What A Day –

What a day! What a run! Australians for Palestine’s second annual Run for Palestine ended up being a fabulous day despite the initial misgivings about the weather after mixed reports of rain, isolated showers with possible sunny periods. We need not have worried: there was no rain and the temperature was just right for the runners. Families arrived and mingled …

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2012 – SUNDAY’S “RUN” HITS A HIGH NOTE FOR PALESTINE

Some 400 people attended our inaugural Run for Palestine event on Sunday 18 November 2012 around the “Tan” in Melbourne. Not expecting such an enthusiastic response, we ran out of T-shirts, bibs and had just enough sausages for everyone at the sausage sizzle afterwards. We certainly will know to provide more for next year’s run. 

Despite an early downpour on …