Auckland Round the Bays 2021

28th February 2021

Get your sweat on and raise funds for mental health at the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays!

With more than half of us experiencing a mental health problem in our lifetimes, every dollar raised helps us to boost the wellbeing of people across Aotearoa and makes sure no one has to face tough times alone. Being active is also a great way to boost your own wellbeing! 

The Ports of Auckland Round The Bays features a course that stretches along 8.4km of breathtaking NZ coastline, with the Hauraki Gulf showcasing the best Auckland has to offer. The course is flat as a pancake, meaning it's accessible and achievable for people of all abilities. There is something for everyone so turn your run into a fundraiser and run for mental health. We'll be here to support you every step of the way. 

How it works

  1. Set up an online fundraising page and set your fundraising goal.
  2. Share your page link far and wide to tell the world you're running for mental health and why.
  3. Don't forget to buy your entry ticket to the event. You'll also see a link to purchase your ticket when you set up your online fundraising page.

Score a free T-shirt

Raise $200 and we'll send you a FREE "I'm sweating for mental health" running T-shirt.

 

Fundraise with friends

Fundraising is heaps of fun with your friends so set up a team fundraising page and invite your friends to join you.

 

Let's get started

 

 Start fundraising

FAQ

Have you got questions about this event or fundraising for mental health? Check out these frequently asked questions or get in touch with the contact form below. We'd love to hear from you. 

How do I enter the Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2021?

Head on over to the Ports of Auckland Round The Bays 2021 website. You'll be asked to register for the event, select your distance, and pay your entry fee. You'll also see a link to purchase your ticket when you set up your online fundraising page.

How do I get fundraising supplies?

Head on over to our Fundraising Store where you'll find a range of free downloadable resources to help promote your fundraising event. We also have a small stock of physical resources available on request. Check it out.

Fundraising store

How will the fundraising money be spent?

Your donations help support communities care for each other by contributing to all the work the MHF does. This work covers:

  • Suicide prevention and bereavement
  • Resource and information services
  • Positive mental health promotion
  • Policy and advocacy
  • The MHF website
  • Māori Development

Our Key Messages Document provides information on these areas, as well as other key facts and tips on how to talk about fundraising for mental health in a safe and supportive way.

Fundraising tips

For loads of great ideas to help you fundraise check out our Fundraising Toolkit.

Boost your fundraising by asking other to guess your finish time for a koha. Download our Guess My Time chart and start your sweepstake.

Fundraising toolkit

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Help us improve the wellbeing of Kiwis

Thanks to your generosity, we can tautoko/support more Kiwis to enjoy good mental health and wellbeing. By supporting our māhī you can be part of creating an Aotearoa where people, their whānau, employers and communities have the know-how to talk about mental health openly and where everyone is supported through tough times with the kindness they deserve.

Around 1 in 5 of us will experience a mental health problem this year

Nearly 50% of us will experience a mental illness in our lifetime

Our youth suicide rate is the highest of 41 OECD countries

Get in touch

Fill out this contact form or email our friendly fundraising team directly at events@mentalhealth.org.nz.