Melbourne Marathon Competition Terms and Conditions

Beyond Blue’s Competition (Competition) is being held and promoted by Beyond Blue Ltd ABN 87 093 865 840 of Suite 501, 278 Flinders Lane Melbourne, Victoria 3000 (Beyond Blue).

Opening and closing dates

The Competition opens on 5 November 2020 at 3.00pm (AEDST) and concludes on 9 November 2020 at 9.00am (AEDT) (Competition Period).

Who may enter

The only people who many enter the Competition are:

  • Australian residents;
  • ·over 16 years of age;
  • registered Melbourne Marathon participants;
  • are not Beyond Blue employees or immediate family of Beyond Blue employees.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, ‘immediate family’ means a spouse, parent, child or sibling, whether or not they live in the same household as a relevant Beyond Blue employee. 

How to enter

The Competition will open to Beyond Blue fundraisers who participated in the 2018 and/or 2019 Melbourne Marathon, advertised in an email. Eligible people may enter the competition by signing up to the 2020 Virtual Melbourne Marathon and raising a minimum of $48 during the competition period.

Entrants may only enter in their own name. Inaudible, incomprehensible, illegible, and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid. Entrants may enter as many times as they like. Each $48 raised is one entry.

Conditions of entry

By entering this Competition, participants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Beyond Blue reserves the right to verify the validity of entries received, and to disqualify any participant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

Any entry that is entered outside of the Competition Period will be invalid.

Selection of the winner and prize details

On 9 November at 3.30pm (AEDT), one entrant will be selected at random (Winner).

The Winner will be contacted by 5.00pm (AEDT) on 9 November 2020. If the Winner does not respond to Beyond Blue within 24 hours, an alternate Winner will be selected.  

The Winner will receive:

  • The Ultimate Race Day Pack (Prize).

The Winner will be notified via email at which stage Beyond Blue will require details of a mailing address for delivery of the Prize. The Prize must be accepted as offered and is not exchangeable, transferable or redeemable for cash. If any aspect of the Prize cannot be provided for any reason, Beyond Blue reserves the right to substitute the Prize, in whole or in part, for any other item of equal or greater value.

If the Prize remains unclaimed after one month of the selection of a Winner (including due to the failure by a Winner to supply a mailing address), the relevant prize will be considered forfeited and may be used by Beyond Blue for an alternative purpose, entirely at the discretion of Beyond Blue. 


Personal information collected by Beyond Blue in conjunction with its Competitions will be used to contact Winner(s).

All personal information collected by Beyond Blue in conjunction with its Competitions will be handled and used in accordance with Beyond Blue’s Privacy Policy, available on Beyond Blue’s website.

Competition entries will be promoted on Beyond Blue channels, but participants will remain anonymous.


If, for any reason, the Competitions do not run during the Competitions Periods due to a computer virus, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of Beyond Blue that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Competitions, Beyond Blue reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competitions or disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process.

Beyond Blue is not responsible for any:

  1. malfunction, delay or traffic congestion on any network or line, computer on-line system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software or website; or

failure of any email or entry to be received by Beyond Blue.

Limitation of liability

Beyond Blue makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or merchantability of the Prizes.

To the extent permitted by law, Beyond Blue is not liable for any loss or damage that is suffered  (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss) or for personal injury which is suffered or sustained  by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by Beyond Blue, its employees, agents or contractors in connection with its Competitions.

In the event that any such liability cannot be excluded by law, the total liability of Beyond Blue will not exceed the total value of the Prizes.