DID YOU KNOW? Over 130,000 Australians have Type 1 diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes is the most common chronic disease in children, and is more common than cancer and cystic fibrosis.
DID YOU KNOW? People with Type 1 diabetes face many serious long term health complications.
Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong incurable disease, and without daily insulin injections people with Type 1 diabetes would die.
DID YOU KNOW? The cost to Australia of Type 1 diabetes is estimated to be $600m per annum.
DID YOU KNOW? Over 275 people a day are newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
DID YOU KNOW? Nearly 1 million Australians have Type 2 diabetes.
DID YOU KNOW? The cost to Australia of diabetes is nearly $7billion per annum.
DID YOU KNOW? Over 60% of people with Type 2 diabetes can overcome it with fitness and healthy lifestyle.

The event will have a high level of IT and communications infrastructure in place, including phone and internet connection at each checkpoint and campsite. Participants can bring their own devices and communicate with the outside world during the event, allowing friends and family to follow their progress.

The event timing system will be live to web with full Facebook integration, including regularly updated pictures and videos of competitors.

 Each competitor (Big Red Run and Born to Run 100km) will have a GPS tracker to enable, friends, family and event organizers to follow their progress.

Video and pictures from the event will be posted to the event website regularly throughout the event.