We all know the power of community and as we rally Geelong together and ask them to run, walk and support our kids, some of our cities most respected personalities are ready to lead the charge.
Meet our Run For Geelong’s Kids ambassadors:
It seems very unnecessary to give Geelong Cats Captain, three time premiership player, six time All-Australian footballer and local hero, Joel Selwood, a formal introduction.
A passionate and long standing supporter of the Barwon Health Foundation, Joel is lacing up to participate in the 5km family walk on Sunday 18th November.
Born and raised in Geelong, Madi Robinson is one of our regions true sporting success stories. The current captain of Collingwood Magpies netball team, Madi is best known for her incredible career with Melbourne Vixens and Australian Diamonds which saw her win a gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
An advocate for the Geelong community, Madi has proudly supported the Barwon Health Foundation for many years. Join Madi at the starting line of the 5km family walk on Sunday 18th November.
Paralympic Gold Medalist and local hero Richard Colman is living proof that with a positive mindset you can achieve anything. A keen sportsman, Richard is held in high regard for his sporting achievements in wheelchair racing.
A proud Geelong local, Richard has actively supported the Barwon Health Foundation for several years and can’t wait to participate in the 10km wheelchair friendly event on Sunday 18th November.
An advocate for giving back to the local community, Brit Davis is a school teacher at Geelong’s Nelson Park Primary, a school that positively supports children with disability. A lover of the outdoors and being active, Brit has been a dedicated supporter of the Barwon Health Foundation for the past two years. Brit will be lining up to take part in the 5km family walk on Sunday 18th November.
Meet our child ambassadors Jenna & Jayde Conci, who know first-hand the importance this new facility will have on theirs and many other kids in our communities recovery.