Aglime of Australia right behind Men’s Health Run

Premier supplier of lime in WA, Aglime of Australia has become the naming rights sponsor of the 2014 Mates 500 Relay – a 1500 kilometre 11 day running event from Mukinbudin to Manjimup from Monday 24March 2014.  This event aims to raise funds and awareness of men’s health and wellbeing issues in regional areas.
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Media Release – Mates Rural Run to Raise Awareness of Men’s Health

7 February 2014
Mates Rural Run to Raise Awareness of Men’s Health
The Aglime of Australia Mates 500 Relay – a 1500 kilometre 11 day running event from Mukinbudin in the Wheatbelt to Manjimup in the Great Southern will take place on Monday 24March 2014.  This year’s event hopes to build on the $120,000 previously raised, as […]

Day 3 – Cranbrook to Dumbleyung (132 kms)

Despite the 40 degree heat, the Mates battled through the day to finish the 132 kilometres from Cranbrook to Dumbleyung in a touch under 12 hours.
A BIG thank you to Katanning locals Jimbob, Johnno and Sully and to the over 100 strong crowd who came out in support of our evening event.
Mr Vince Garreffa the ‘Prince of […]

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Saturday, 10 March 2012
As first light broke through the karri trees, six mates and a dedicated crew began the epic adventure of running 1,000 kilometres in a bid to highlight men’s health and wellbeing throughout regional Western Australia.
Covering a massive 122 kms on Day 1,  Tim Lyster, Heath East, Anthony Stubberfield, Mat Johnston, Wayne Barnden and Paul Omodei took on natures finest from […]

Long road ahead for charity runners

The countdown to the Mates 500 Relay 2012 has begun.
In just three days, six Manjimup runners will attempt to cover 1000km around the South West to raise money for the Regional Men’s Health Initiative and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.
Tim Lyster, Paul Omodei, Heath East, Wayne Barnden, Mat Johnston and Anthony Stubberfield hope to […]

Mates double their efforts for charity run

They may all be a year older, but age isn’t stopping the Mates 500 Relay team taking on an even bigger challenge in 2012.
The six runners from Manjimup are attempting to cover a colossal 1000km in aid of the Regional Men’s Health Initiative and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.  It is an ambitious plan […]

Manjimup runners look to conquer 1000km

SIX mates, 1000 kilometres.
That is the challenge six Manjimup locals have set themselves as the Mates 500 Relay takes shape again this year.
Last year Tim Lyster, Heath East, Anthony Stubberfield, Mat Johnston, Wayne Barnden and Paul Omodei ran 500 kilometres through the South West and Great Southern and this year have upped the workload to […]

Mates Rally Support For Men’s Health

On the back of Shane Crawford’s recent run from Adelaide to Melbourne raising money for Breast Cancer, a group of mates from Manjimup are setting about a feat of their own.
The mates have been involved in the coaching of the Lower South West Football League’s, Landmark Country Football Championships team for the past three years. […]