Where we came from

The Upstream Foundation was established in 2005 when business partners Gordon Hoen and Neil Tilley decided they wanted to make a greater impact in the community. After completing the Oxfam Trailwalker in 2005, Gordon conceived the idea of a 50km walk in the Melbourne metro area. The first Upstream 50km Challenge occurred in 2005 with just over 100 participants and raised in excess of $100,000. Over the past twelve years, over 4,600 people have participated in the Upstream 50km Challenge and they have raised in excess of $2,400,000. The Upstream Foundation event is funded by its major sponsor, Upstream Solutions, a Fuji Xerox Australia company.

Where we are going

The Upstream Foundation is a DGR registered, not for profit foundation and costs associated with organising the event are covered by Upstream Solutions and our supporters, allowing 100% of donations to be passed onto the beneficiaries projects. All donations over $2 are tax deductible (ABN: 20 796 698144). The Upstream Foundation selects the projects supported by the Upstream Challenge very carefully to ensure they have long term and sustainable impacts and benefits to the surrounding community.

Results 2017

Results 2017

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