Our Sponsors and Supporters
Our sponsors are our lifeblood
At parkrun we work very closely and in partnership with our sponsors and supporters. Together we have been successful in developing a unique partnership where our partners secure the operational costs of parkrun allowing parkrun to operate a no cost to the runner model.
This unusual, innovative and inventive method of partnership is delivering unbelievable results in the community. Grassroots sport has never witnessed collaboration of this nature before.
The benefits to all parkrunners are that you get the running experience you want with a very light touch from our sponsors.
Medibank is proud to be teaming up with Australia’s biggest running event. At Medibank, we are committed to investing in the health and wellbeing of the Australian community. This includes supporting events that encourage Australians to be healthy and active. We have been insuring the health of Australians for almost 40 years under our Medibank and ahm brands. More than 3.9 million Australians trust us with their health every day and depend on us for support and peace of mind in both in and out of hospital. We also provide pet, travel, life and funeral insurance products we we’re there for every member of the family at any life stage. Everything we do is aimed at delivering better health to our members through our provision of health services, online information through Medibank be. Magazine, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, our health advocacy and our work in the community. Our association with parkrun Australia is another way to enable us to deliver on our promise of encouraging and supporting Australians to take small steps towards more healthy and active lifestyles – for better health.
Suncorp Bank is proud to reconfirm its commitment to health and wellbeing by sponsoring parkrun Australia. This partnership complements Suncorp Bank's focus on supporting what matters to the community and its existing sponsorship with major running events including the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and The Sunday Mail Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane.
The team at TomTom are thrilled to have joined the parkrun Australia family. We want to be there to support your parkrun journey; from attending your first event, to improving your fitness or pace and of course smashing those personal best times. We made our name in GPS Navigation however our focus is now Fitness Watches and our Spark range is our best model yet. Offering 3GB of built-in music storage, built-in heart rate monitoring, all your real-time GPS stats (time, distance, pace, speed), multi-sport modes and so much more - all right from the wrist. So we encourage you to leave your phone at home, train freely and more efficiently, and see how much you can improve over time by tracking all your parkruns.
The Queensland Government is pleased to partner with parkrun Australia in the lead up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). Funding provided by the Australian Government has enabled the Embracing 2018 Legacy Program to team up with parkrun Australia and provide 20 new parkrun sites across Australia. This brings with it the opportunity for more Queensland adults and children to participate in free timed runs and to get active in their local community.
GC2018 will be a Game-changer for Queensland. Beyond the 11 days of unforgettable sporting competition, GC2018 holds the promise of a transformative legacy, creating active and inclusive communities of which everyone should feel proud to be a part of.