Wildfire Sports Events & Sponsorships

We firmly believe in supporting Australians who share our values of spirit, adventure, dedication and good sportsmanship.

We are very selective in who we sponsor, but feel free to email us at enquiries@wildfiresports.com.au to submit a sponsorship proposal if you think you have that adventurous flair to catch our eye!

Here are some of our latest sponsorships and exciting events:

Our Partners

River Run 100

River Run 100 was established in 2013 as an event to raise money and awareness for cancer. River Run 100 is held along the beautiful Brisbane River and caters to a wide range of participants as they offer 5k, 10k, half marathon, marathon and a 7 hour enduro event. Wildfire Sports were proud to sponsor River River 100 in 2023 with prizes, freebies, prize money and hosting the River Run 100 crew in store so participants could pick up their race packs ahead of the event. We loved being involved with an event that does so much for the community, looking forward to the next River Run 100.

Visit River Run 100

ANZAC Day Criterium Relay

In the spirit of mateship, the annual relay around Nundah is a short, fun team event you can participate in with 2-4 friends and support the Heart Foundation. The challenge: complete as many laps on the 1.2km course as your team can in 90 minutes. 

Wildfire supplied prizes in 2024.

Visit ANZAC Day Criterium Relay

QUT Classic

An annual all-inclusive run that supports the QUT Learning Potential Fund, which helps to provide scholarships and opportunities for low-income students to attend university.

In 2019, Wildfire sponsored the QUT Classic Wildfire 1km Run that was tailored for kids and families. We provided a free gift for all participants in the 1km event in 2019, and gave free ASICS and Saucony kids' shoes away to the race winners.

In 2024, we are sponsoring with prizes for winners. 

Visit QUT Classic

Brisbane Trail Runners

The Brisbane Trail Runners is an established group of friendly explorers from Brisbane and surrounds. Their events cater to everyone from beginners to experts, and you're likely to spot their colourful singlets on many a SEQ trail outing or race day.

Wildfire is a long-running sponsor of the Brisbane Trail Runners, first sponsoring the group way back in 2015!

Visit Brisbane Trail Runners

Wildfire Raid

Queensland's premier 'sprint-length' adventure race, with 3 or 6 hour course options. Teams must navigate the course using a map and compass on a route of their own choice, attempting to collect as many or as few checkpoints as they wish, while trekking, mountain biking, kayaking and even completing a few mystery disciplines.

We've sponsored the Wildfire Raid since its inception - hence the name! 2024 marks the 7th year of this unique event.

Visit Wildfire Raid

Weipa Running Festival

The Weipa Running Festival is held in the coastal township of Weipa in far north Queensland and hosts 5 different races; marathon, half marathon, 10km, 5km and fun run. The marathon and half marathon are open to individuals and teams. An additional challenge which has proved popular is the grand slam, where all race distances are run separately.

Wildfire is proud to have sponsored the festival since 2021, supplying a number of prizes for category winners.

Visit Weipa Running Festival

Cooroy Mountain Park - Dash for Cash

The Cooroy Mountain Park- Dash for Cash is a 5km trail run for runners of all abilities. With a combination of single track, cross country and some paths, it’s a well varied course with an elevation of 289m. Located a 30 minute drive out of Noosa, the view from the turn around point at the Cooroy Mountain Park Lodge provides a great panorama of the surrounding Sunshine Coast. 
Wildfire has supplied prizes since 2022.

Visit Cooroy Mountain Park - Dash for Cash

Wondai Country Running Festival

Located 3 and a half hours north-west of Brisbane, Wondai is a small rural town which will be hosting the Country Running Festival, combining small town hospitality and physical activity. In addition to the marathon, half marathon, 10km, dash-for-cash, family fun run and an all-abilities race, there will also be two forest trail runs; 21.1km and 11.1km. A family-friendly weekend with market and food stalls, rides, live music, plus displays at the timber museum and Wondai Art Gallery.   

Wildfire has continued to supply prizes since the 2022 festival.

Visit Wondai Country Running Festival

Griffith Sport Toohey Trail Run

This scenic all-terrain race takes place in Toohey Forest, next door to Griffith Uni's Nathan Campus. Participants from all over SE QLD choose distances from 5km to half marathon

Wildfire is a proud sponsor of this event, and has provided over 800 small prizes for participants, as well as discounted entries for our social media followers.

Visit Griffith Sport Toohey Trail Run

2021 Nominee for Best Small/Medium Retailer

In 2021, Wildfire Sports & Trek was honoured to be nominated for the award for Best Small/Medium Retailer at the Power Retail All Star Bash. 

The All Star Bash was attended by a large range of inspirational representatives, and although we didn't win our category, we're thrilled to have been a part. We're angling to win that coveted 'Best Sports & Outdoors Retailer' trophy one day!

Visit 2021 Nominee for Best Small/Medium Retailer

QLD Open/Masters Boulder Titles (Sport Climbing Australia)

The QLD Open Boulder Titles are held to determine the QLD Open and Masters bouldering champions, and is the qualifying event for the Open National Championships.

Wildfire sponsored the event in 2021 and offered 1 major prize, plus a pile of lucky door prizes on the day.

Visit QLD Open/Masters Boulder Titles (Sport Climbing Australia)

Cystic Fibrosis Queensland - Sporting Heroes of the Month

CF Queensland is a local charity which runs a number of programs aimed at improving the lives of Queenslanders with cystic fibrosis, a condition which impacts lung function - making staying active that much harder!

Wildfire is a sponsor of CF Queensland's Sporting Hero of the Month program, which celebrates children with CF who use sports as a regular physical activity. 

Visit Cystic Fibrosis Queensland - Sporting Heroes of the Month

Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife

The FNPW is an Australian charity, focused on raising and allocating funds to a wide variety of causes, including revegetation and wildlife rehab after bushfires, and protecting and expanding our National Parks.

As part of our 10th birthday celebrations in April and May 2021, Wildfire raised $4,180 for FNPW, enough to plant over 400 new trees, or sponsor several rehabilitation projects.

Visit Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife

Running Heroes

Running Heroes is an app and large community of runners, offering amazing prizes and rewards for pushing yourself and running just that little bit further. Join their community and earn rewards for running today! Wildfire runs challenges on Running Heroes, as well as offering select discounts to unlock with your reward points.

In 2020, we challenged the Heroes to run 30km total on trails in 3 weeks. Almost 1,500 runners completed the challenge, and we gave away over $1,000 in prizes to four lucky winners.

In 2021, we set the challenge to run 4x 8km in 2 weeks. The Heroes rose to the challenge, with over 1,200 finishers. Eleven winners received vouchers and gift packs worth over $100 each. 

Visit Running Heroes

Brisbane Trail Ultra Festival

2019 marked the inaugural Brisbane Trail Ultra and Festival, with 30km 60km, 110km and 100 mile races. This course is amongst the most picturesque and challenging trail ultra marathons in Australia, with generous sections of vertical gains and losses.

We were the local trail running retail partner for the BTU - if you attended, you would have worn our name on your race singlet. We were also BTU's local gear check partner: we checked over mandatory gear, provided advice on correct gear for your event, and offered competitive prices on top-quality trail running gear.

Visit Brisbane Trail Ultra Festival

Mount Glorious Mountain Trails

Organised by the Trail Running Association of Queensland (TRAQ), this is a tough and beautiful 22km run with 1200m of climb and 650m of descent. The race leads from Cedar Flats via the top of Northbrook Mountain and England Creek to the rainforest at the top of Mount Glorious, finishing at the clearing opposite the Maiala picnic area.

Wildfire supplied prizes for the event in 2023.

Visit Mount Glorious Mountain Trails

The Urban Rogue

Established in 2013, the Urban Rogue is an annual 3-hour metrogaine held against the Friday night lights of Brisbane's CBD. Teams of up to 5 compete to navigate around the city and collect as many checkpoints as possible. The event aligns with the cooler summer temperatures and is open to any level of athlete.

Wildfire supplied prizes for the 2023 Urgan Rogue.

Visit The Urban Rogue

Scouts Victoria Monster Raffle

The Scouts and Schools Monster Raffle is back in 2024! Over its 18-year history, the raffle has raised money and awareness for scouts, schools and community groups.

Wildfire is a prize contributor for the 2024 raffle. 

Visit Scouts Victoria Monster Raffle

Untamed Border Run

This trail running/walking/skipping event takes place in the glorious hills of the Southern Downs and Tenterfield regions, beginning at the Killarney showgrounds. Competitors can choose from 50km, 21km and 10km courses, all of which include spectacular views from normally not accessible locations. Both the inaugural event in 2023 and the 2024 event were hugely successful.

Wildfire proudly sponsored the 2024 Untamed Border Run.

Visit Untamed Border Run

NOL Series

The National Orienteering League, known as NOL, is Australia's premier elite domestic competition, with 3-4 rounds held in the Autumn season. It is primarily a team competition with individuals racing to gain points for their state team. It also provides a great opportunity to socialise with those from other state teams, continuing and building new friendships from junior years.

Wildfire provided prizes for the 2024 NOL series.

Visit NOL Series