How does this event benefit the community?

This event attracts a huge number of tourists to the city for the weekend. The City of Busselton estimates economic return for the weekend of over $1.25 million dollars!

The Busselton Runners Club will also be donating part proceeds of this event to our charity partner.

Donations to date: $67,895

2021 Beneficiary

Cape Care

Beach access matting

Donation: $13,915

2020 Beneficiary

Busselton State Emergency Service

Donation: $8,000 (est)

2019 Beneficiary

Naturaliste Volunteer Marine Rescue.

Your support of our 2019 Busselton Half Marathon will help support the work that the Naturaliste Volunteer Marine Rescue does. A true volunteer organisation that saves lives!.

Donation: $10,000

2018 Beneficiary

Cape to Cape Track

Busselton Runners Club supported the work that the Cape to Cape group do by aiding in the construction of a board walk on the Cape to Cape trail in order to protect sensitive flora that is currently being damaged.

Donation: $8,000

2017 Beneficiary


FAWNA is a wonderful organisation and its members of well over 100 people are dedicated each in their own way to helping wildlife. We rescue, care for, rehabilitate and release sick, injured or orphaned wildlife.

Donation: $10,000

2016 Beneficiary

Busselton Sea Rescue

Our 2016 event raised money to help them purchase a new model “Flir” - Forward Looking Infrared Camera for their rescue boat “BJ Lucy”. This enables them to more efficiently search for vessels in distress in the night hours or in situations of low visibility.

Donation: $11,580

2015 Beneficiary

WA Disabled Sports Association

Donation: $6,400