The Good Friday Appeal's annual Run for the Kids fundraiser will take on a slightly different look this year, with event to take place virtually heading into Easter before the traditional run takes place in August.
It is the second consecutive year the event has taken place virtually due COVID-19 restrictions, with participants encouraged to take part in 90 minutes of exercise in the days leading up to Good Friday in recognition of the Good Friday Appeal's 90th year.
The 16th on-the-road edition of the fun run will take place in Melbourne on Sunday, August 29 around its famous course which includes Docklands, the Bolte Bridge and Domain Tunnel.
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Mr Moneghetti said the flexibility of the online event allowed participants to exercise however they liked.
"We're trying to have people thinking about what they want to do and come up with some radical ideas," he said.
"I've come up with a really radical idea, I'm going to run. How radical is that for me to be out running?
"I think just getting out and exercising is a positive thing and that's the way we've supported the appeal and the hospital in the past."
Mr Moneghetti said since its inception in 2006, the Run for the Kids has raised more than $19 million for the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
"I think we're over $19 million for the hospital which makes me feel pretty proud to think back then when the idea was being raised and here we are now having made a very significant contribution to what is an institution in Victoria, the Royal Children's Hospital," he said.
"The Victorian community's been incredible in their support and we know that will continue. It's a difficult time and people are under different circumstances, coming off COVID... we hope that people will still support what is a significant fundraising effort for the hospital."
For more information or to register, visit the Run for the Kids website.
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