Friday the 13th has a bad reputation with the superstitious - and it was on that date in March that StGiles had to cancel their annual Balfour Burn fundraiser.
General manager profile and engagement Danielle Blewett said it was a heartbreaking decision for the disability support provider.
"The weekend before our yearly fundraiser, the restrictions on mass gathering numbers were put in place. We had no choice," Ms Blewett said.
"We thought we'd have to postpone next year's Balfour Burn as well."
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The cancellation of the event in March didn't stop the Barnett family from putting on their racing singlets and doing the climb.
Father Jonty Barnett said the event was a much-loved family tradition.
"StGiles have been a great support for us that we wanted to do something. When it got called off we thought it was a great idea to do as a family, still on the same afternoon," Mr Barnett said.
After StGiles successfully ran its Niche Market fundraiser in August under a COVID-safe plan, Ms Blewett said staff acted quickly to reignite the Balfour Burn.
"As restrictions are at the moment, we can safely run the event in the same format as previous years," Ms Blewett said.
"It's split into divisions - you can push a pram, crawl if you're unfit, or you can register with the elite runners and see how fast you can go."
"We've even seen people doing the challenge hungover before - so it really is for everyone," Ms Blewett said.
With all registrations from the March event automatically transferred to the new event, the Barnett's are excited to give the challenge a second go.
"We've done it every year since they came up with it, we've always supported it," Mr Barnett said.
StGiles is hoping to raise $10,000, with all money to go towards supporting its all-abilities theatre company Studio Space.
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