About The Event
The Pork Pie Charity Run is a bi-annual fundraising road trip for all Mini owners, based loosely on the route taken by the Blondini Gang in the original movie.
The first run took place in 2009 with 36 teams making the trip from Kaitaia to Invercargill over 5 days. The subsequent 6 runs have seen participant numbers increase to a 60 car maximum with the run extended to 6 days on the road. Entries consistently fill in just minutes!!
The Run has raised funds for Starship Hospital, Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand and KidsCan. To date across all 7 previous events over $1,000,000 has been raised, with $320,000 raised in 2021.
We are proud to once again have KidsCan as our charitable partner for the 2023 event.
You can check out some pictures of the journey and teams adventures in the photo gallery.