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Legal Fun Run & Walk

Legal Fun Run & Walk

Date & TimeMonday 20 November 2017 5pm-8.30pm
Format Social & Networking
Price

Member

$70.00

Non-Member

$78.00

CPD Units NA
Venue Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, 3004 View Map

Each year, hundreds of legal professionals and law students gather in Melbourne and take to the track. Get your colleagues together for an evening of fresh air, exercise, networking – and the delicious post-run reward of a BBQ.

Runners can register as an individual or team. There is also an opportunity to register as a spectator and cheer on your friends and colleagues from the sidelines. Lawyers of all ages and fitness levels welcome, participants compete in a 8km or 4km run or a more relaxed 4km walk around the  Royal Botanic Gardens.  Click here to register as a spectator.

Further detail below.

Further Details

  • Full Description

    Each year, hundreds of legal professionals and law students gather in Melbourne and take to the track. Get your colleagues together for an evening of fresh air, exercise, networking – and the delicious post-run reward of a BBQ.

    Runners can register as an individual or team. There is also an opportunity to register as a spectator and cheer on your friends and colleagues from the sidelines. Lawyers of all ages and fitness levels welcome, participants compete in a 8km or 4km run or a more relaxed 4km walk around the  Royal Botanic Gardens.

    The Fun Run has been an annual event for more than 35 years, created to support the health and wellbeing of the legal profession. Beyond just being a “fun run”, this event raises money for the Wellbeing and the Law Foundation (WATL), a charity that focuses on improving the mental health of the legal profession.

  • Benefits

    Benefits of this event:

    • $1 from each ticket sale will be donated to the Wellbeing and the Law Foundation
    • A chance to win prizes from LIV and sponsors
    • A great opportunity to do some fun exercise
    • A chance to do some networking
    • Eat some delicious food with friends and other people from the legal field
  • Wellbeing and the Law Foundation

    The Wellbeing and the Law Foundation is a joint initiative of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) and Victorian Bar (Vic Bar) established in 2013 to support the health and wellbeing of the legal profession; people who work within the profession and law students.

    The foundation promotes and supports the legal community, both at an employee and employer level, with their workplace wellness aspirations.

    Why wellness at work?

    Employee health and wellbeing continues to be a significant concern for employers worldwide. Creating a strong culture of wellbeing and promoting wellness as a business strategy imperative positively contributes to:

    • overall employee wellbeing
    • boosting individual engagement
    • organisational image and brand
    • furthering organisational values
    • employee value proportion
    • talent acquisition and retention
    • organisational performance