Scene News: Shannon Bennett (Vue de Monde) and Ben Shewry (Attica) battle it out, racing up the 1642 stairs of the Eureka Tower, to launch the annual Eureka Climb

Eureka Climb is Australia’s biggest vertical race held at one of the world’s tallest residential buildings, Eureka Tower in Southbank, Melbourne.

The event raises much needed funds via donations for our charity partners Interplast & Whitelion, who are both committed to helping disadvantaged people. Our motto is ‘Every step you take changes lives.’  You can read more about our charity partners here.

Eureka Climb participants will ascend 1642 steps to level 88’s observation deck known as Eureka Skydeck (the highest observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere). Eureka Climb is open to people aged 12 years and over and with walker and climber categories is open to all fitness levels!

Eureka Climb is in the top 20 (amount of stairs) of stair climbs in the world and is host to an Elite Race for some of Australia’s best stair climbers.

The Wednesday October 18 Eureka Climb and Dine will see Shannon Bennett (Vue de Monde) and Ben Shewry (Attica) battle it out in a race up the 1642 stairs of the Eureka Tower, to launch the annual Eureka Climb.

The pair will do whatever it takes to reign supreme up the 88-storeys, and the champion chef will be determined by whomever reaches the restaurant at the 89th floor of the tower, first.

Other celebrities taking part in the Climb and Dine event include:

  • Elizabeth Watson – Melbourne Vixens
  • Anthony Koutoufides – ex-Carlton Football Club
  • Archie Thompson – Melbourne Victory
  • Dan Reilly – The Block
  • Lehmo – Comedian and host of Gold 104.3 Breakfast
  • Georgia Bonora Vs Ashlin Herbert – Australian Ninja Warrior
  • Abby Gilmore (@abbgilmore) Vs sister Danni Gilmore
  • Lauren Tscharke (@loz_tscharke) Vs Amelia Webb
  • Brooke Hogan – model

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Eureka Climb, which raises money for charities Interplast and Whitelion. The Climb, which this year hopes to raise more than $260,000, is being held on Sunday, 19 November.

Anyone aged 12 and above can register for the Climb, and registrations are now open at www.eurekaclimb.com.au.

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