Education Minister's message


"I’m delighted to announce the opening of the Minister’s Running Challenge for 2024. Register and log on, and make sure you put down the distance, whether you’re running, walking, or wheeling. Get active and get moving."

Minister for Education, Hon Dr Tony Buti MLA

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By engaging in regular physical activity, participants develop endurance, strength, and overall fitness, leading to improved wellbeing and increased self-confidence. The challenge provides the structure and incentives needed to motivate children to make fitness a priority, helping them lay the foundation for a healthier future.


Join the running challenge for your chance to win! Students who log their running achievements each week go in the draw to win a prize. 

Perth Running Festival Burswood Park 4km Dash

Select runners who compete in the challenge between Monday 15 July and Friday 13 September, and log their activities, will receive free entry into the Perth Running Festival Burswood Park 4km Dash on Sunday 6 October, at Optus Stadium in Perth. 


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