The North Ryde Fun Run is organised by the Rotary Club of North Ryde, the Rotary Club of Macquarie Park, the Rotaract Club of Macquarie University, Dunmore Lang College, Robert Menzies College, Macquarie University Village, Morling College, the Centre for Emotional Health at Macquarie University, with venue partner Macquarie University Sport and Recreation.
Australian Rotary Health is the main beneficiary of the fund raising event. It is a registered charity and direct donations are tax-deductible. Australian Rotary Health is a fund of Rotary International and is the largest non-government funder of mental health research in Australia. It has provided over $1m to Macquarie University over the past few years to fund research into mental health. Other worthy Rotary projects may benefit from the event as well.
The North Ryde Fun Run Project Director is Victoria Crawford. Victoria is the President of the Rotary Club of North Ryde for the 2016/17 year. Victoria joined the Rotary Club of North Ryde on August 1st 1992 and has been in most roles within the club over that time, including previous stints as President in 2003/04 and 2010/11.
Our website development and hosting service is provided by Paul Williamson of Complete Web Services. While a Rotary Foundation grant provided seed funds for the website development, Paul has given a great deal of personal time and effort to the development. Paul is a member of the Rotary Club of Macquarie Park and an exemplary Rotarian.