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We raised more than $100,000

Read all about our final tally here:  Media Release – Mates Run a Winner for Rural Health

Mates 500 Relay Merchandise still for sale

We have a few Mates 500 Relay polo shirts and caps left for sale.
*Shirts $50
*Caps $10
*Combo Shirt & Cap $55
You will look as handsome as Paul and Wayne do wearing these items – we promise !
All proceeds go towards us hitting our total of raising $100,000.
Send us an email at [email protected] if you would like […]

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.
Aglime of […]

Mates500relay 2014 run schedule now available

We have now finalised our run schedule and dates for our 2014 event :  23 March – 3 April
1500 kms!!!  Check out the schedule here

2014 Sponsorship Package now available

We are excited to launch our 2014 Sponsorship Package – please click here for the full package or go to the Sponsorship page.

Day 6 – Wagin to Kojonup (142 kms)

Where in the world is Moodiarrup?
Anyone who knows Heath East, will have witnessed many times the great resolve shown this morning when he was out on the road 2 hours prior to the other runners walking 12 kms to give his Mates a head start for Day 6.
Accompanied by his wife, one car with 2 support […]

Tambellup | Katanning | Lake Grace and Kulin

Day 4 – Dumbleyung to Kulin (151 km) | Day 5 Kulin to Wagin (158)

Injury: an atheletes worst nightmare (Michael Jordan circa 1988).
309 kilometres in 2 days saw the resting of Relay Mate, Heath East on day 5 to prevent further injury.
Cold mornings, rain and warm days have seen our Mates endure tough conditions during this leg of the relay but every morning (along with the ‘Pit Crew’) they […]

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 […]


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 […]