Byron Bay Lighthouse Run is organised by Lisa Parkes, with the assistance of the Lighthouse Run committee, an amazing group of volunteers and sponsors. Now in its 15th year, the run has grown from humble beginnings. The organisers take no money from the event at all – all money raised goes to charity. Each year they select different charities. They consider that some charities get huge support so, they try to go for the underdog and smaller ventures. They also like to keep in touch with projects to see where the money has gone. Their team of committee members, volunteers and sponsors work hard to organise the event. The participants who run or walk pay for the event, so they like to take notice of what happens to the money.