30th Birthday Party Checklist!

Your 30th birthday marks a milestone event where you can either be dreading the ‘responsibility decade’ ahead or celebrating having gotten this far (or a bit of both)! Either way, a few beers at a pub is not going to cut it for marking the occasion and gathering your loved ones together. As the Masters ofMore

By | March 7, 2017

A 50th Birthday Celebration

A guest post: I used to think that 50 was really old, until I turned 40 and realized that life was only getting good and the choices I was making these days were all about what I wanted, instead of what other people expected. My friends were feeling the same way. All my friends wereMore

By | February 28, 2017

6 Fun Themes for your Corporate Christmas Party

We love Christmas at Great Race HQ as it is our busiest (and most wonderful) time of the year! A question we are always getting asked is ‘should I theme my Christmas event and if so- WHAT?’ It’s not 100% necessary in order to have an awesome event but it really can add to theMore

By | February 21, 2017
Amazing Race School Excursion

Albert Park College Amazing Race

Last week marked the 4th year of an amazingly rewarding partnership we have with Albert Park College in Melbourne’s Eastern Suburb of Albert Park. Each year their year 11’s come together to compete in a uniquely designed Amazing Race specifically designed to force the students to work together as a team, plan, strategise and ultimatelyMore

By | November 25, 2016
world record written on pizza base

That’s A Mighty Big Pizza

Continuing our series on the remarkable things we’re capable of when teams of people get together, we’re heading to Naples in Italy, where the world record for the longest pizza ever made was recently broken by a huge team of pizza chefs. Forever lodged in ancient history by the nearby Mt Vesuvius and the catastrophicMore

By | November 14, 2016
team photo at a great race australia event

How Team Building Strengthens Relationships At Work

There’s a reason why corporate group activities are called “team building events”. Besides having an absolute blast, team building events are specifically designed to make groups of people work together, learn from each other, and combine every member’s strengths in order to achieve something as one cohesive unit. In this post, we’re going to outlineMore

By | November 7, 2016
photo of cluedo board game

How To Host A Cluedo Party

Ever thought that board-games would be way more fun if you could take it off the board and into the real world? While feeding hungry hippos is probably super dangerous and the contraptions in mouse trap would take an engineering degree to create, Cluedo is an awesome board game that can be taken off theMore

By | October 31, 2016

Amazing Live Artwork, The Sea Of Hull

Feature Image credit. Artist Spencer Tunick has once again gathered an enormous group of people together to create his latest artwork; The Sea of Hull. Over 3,000 people gathered in East Yorkshire to be painted in one of four shades of blues and greens. We’re all about getting groups of people together to achieve something awesomeMore

By | September 13, 2016

It’s never too early for team building!

There’s an old saying in television: “Never work with kids or animals”! And granted, we don’t work in television anymore but we certainly have not listened to that old adage – we love working with kids! It’s never too early for young people to start focusing on how they work within a team and learningMore

By | August 4, 2016

Fun Is A Serious Business!

It’s time to take fun seriously! The success of a workplace or business should not be measured on global domination or a killer profit and loss margin. Unless of cause you are looking to get in and out quickly, build it up then sell it off retiring to your private island hidden somewhere in theMore

By | July 17, 2016