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Join Run 4 Farmer Health at the 2019 Melbourne Marathon!

If you still haven't registered, now is the time. Dust off your running shoes, limber up and join us at our annual Run 4 Farmer Health!

As a Run 4 Farmer Health team member, you’re invited to join us at the team village marquee to enjoy a post run massage / physio treatment (please BYO towel).

With events ranging from a leisurely 3km walk, right through to a full marathon there is a distance for everyone.  All events finish with a victory lap of the iconic MCG and one thing is guaranteed—you’ll have accomplished something great!

So come and join us and support the programs that make a difference to farmers’ lives.

Already registered but want to join our team? Log back into your registration via ‘My Events Portal’ and select ‘Join a Team.’

Not able to make it? Show your support by making a donation. 

Read more: Click here

As part of Women’s Health Week (September 2-6th, 2019), the National Centre for Farmer Health has partnered with Gen Health, Western District Health Service and the Jean Hailes Foundation to bring you ‘Ladies Let’s Talk’. This is a girls’ night out with local field experts discussing all things Women’s Health. Come and join us from 6.30pm on Friday 6th September for a panel discussion while enjoying drinks and nibbles at the WDHS Education Centre. Limited tickets are available ($25).

For information and bookings: Click here

This month we are heading to Agricultural Field Days in Victoria and New South Wales thanks to the support of Agriculture Victoria, Lions Club of Strzelecki and Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network.
The free 20-minute health and lifestyle assessment involves cholesterol, blood glucose and blood pressure readings, diabetes risk, BMI, measure of wellbeing and eyesight testing along with education on health behaviours and safety practices.

See us at:
  • Saputo Dairy Expo, Korumburra VIC; 11-12 September, SITE 23
  • Henty Machinery Field Days, Henty NSW: 17-19 September, SITE 620-621 NSW Farmers Shed
If you are at the field days, our team of agri-health professionals look forward to seeing you there.

Read more about the health & lifestyle assessments: Click here
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Each Wednesday we feature a Farmer Health fact sheet from on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. These fact sheets are a useful resource to keep you on top of your game! You asked for a quick recap so here it is!   
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