Olivia Newton John at cancer fun run

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    She’s the iconic Australian entertainer who made the heartbreaking announcement in May that her breast cancer had returned and spread to her back.

    But Olivia Newton-John looked the picture of health on Sunday when she turned out for a cancer fun run in Melbourne.

    Raising money for her Olivia Newton John cancer Wellness and Research Centre, the Grease star was joined by a throng of supporters, including federal opposition leader Bill Shorten.

    Looking good: Olivia Newton John looked the picture of health on Sunday when she turned out for her cancer fun run in Melbourne

    Looking good: Olivia Newton John looked the picture of health on Sunday when she turned out for her cancer fun run in Melbourne

    Good cause: Raising money for her Olivia Newton John cancer Wellness and Research Centre, the Grease star was joined by a throng of supporters, including federal opposition leader Bill Shorten for the Wellness walk and research Run at La Trobe University

    Good cause: Raising money for her Olivia Newton John cancer Wellness and Research Centre, the Grease star was joined by a throng of supporters, including federal opposition leader Bill Shorten for the Wellness walk and research Run at La Trobe University

    Good cause: Raising money for her Olivia Newton John cancer Wellness and Research Centre, the Grease star was joined by a throng of supporters, including federal opposition leader Bill Shorten for the Wellness walk and research Run at La Trobe University

    The 68-year-old looked vibrant at the event held at La Trobe University and beamed as she excitedly addressed the assembled crowd.

    Dressed in a lime-coloured ONJ Cancer wellness and Research Centre track suit top over a matching T-shirt in a lighter shade of green, she seemed fit and happy.

    Olivia also wore a pair of form-fitting blue tracksuit pants and grey trainers with lime green shoelaces.

    Battler: The 68-year-old looked the picture of health at the event, beaming as she excitedly addressed the assembled crowd

    Battler: The 68-year-old looked the picture of health at the event, beaming as she excitedly addressed the assembled crowd

    Battler: The 68-year-old looked the picture of health at the event, beaming as she excitedly addressed the assembled crowd

    Battler: The 68-year-old looked the picture of health at the event, beaming as she excitedly addressed the assembled crowd

    Battler: The 68-year-old looked vibrant at the event held at La Trobe University and beamed as she excitedly addressed the assembled crowd

    Bright: Dressed in a lime-coloured ONJ Cancer wellness and Research Centre track suit top over a matching T-shirt in a lighter shade of green, she seemed fit and happy

    Bright: Dressed in a lime-coloured ONJ Cancer wellness and Research Centre track suit top over a matching T-shirt in a lighter shade of green, she seemed fit and happy

    Bright: Dressed in a lime-coloured ONJ Cancer wellness and Research Centre track suit top over a matching T-shirt in a lighter shade of green, she seemed fit and happy

    With her golden locks styled in a fetching bob that grazed her shoulders, Olivia accessorised with gold hoop earrings and a pair of dark sunglasses.

    Olivia was joined on the walk by husband John Easterling and the pair looked smitten as they walked for the good cause.

    The pair strolled hand-in-hand and were seen smiling broadly as they stared into each other’s eyes.

    Simple style: With her golden locks styled in a fetching bob that grazed her shoulders, Olivia accessorised with gold hoop earrings and a pair of dark sunglasses

    Simple style: With her golden locks styled in a fetching bob that grazed her shoulders, Olivia accessorised with gold hoop earrings and a pair of dark sunglasses

    Simple style: With her golden locks styled in a fetching bob that grazed her shoulders, Olivia accessorised with gold hoop earrings and a pair of dark sunglasses

    Strong bond: Olivia was joined on the walk by husband John Easterling and the pair looked smitten as they walked for the good cause

    Strong bond: Olivia was joined on the walk by husband John Easterling and the pair looked smitten as they walked for the good cause

    Strong bond: Olivia was joined on the walk by husband John Easterling and the pair looked smitten as they walked for the good cause

    Smitten: The pair strolled hand-in-hand and were seen smiling broadly as they stared into each other's eyes

    Smitten: The pair strolled hand-in-hand and were seen smiling broadly as they stared into each other's eyes

    Smitten: The pair strolled hand-in-hand and were seen smiling broadly as they stared into each other’s eyes

    While Olivia was all smiles at the event, she appeared was overcome with emotion when she was presented with a cheque for $250,000 from Curves Fitness founders Gary Heavin and his wife Diane.

    An appreciative Olivia looked to be fighting back tears as she spoke into the microphone, leaning in close to Diane for a gentle hug.

    Olivia was also joined onstage by iconic Channel Nine newsreader Peter Hitchener with the pair sharing a laugh as they addressed the crowd.

    Thankful: While Olivia was all smiles throughout the event it appeared that she was overcome with emotion at one point, after being presented with a cheque for $250,000 from Curves Fitness founder Gary Heavin and his wife Diane

    Thankful: While Olivia was all smiles throughout the event it appeared that she was overcome with emotion at one point, after being presented with a cheque for $250,000 from Curves Fitness founder Gary Heavin and his wife Diane

    Thankful: While Olivia was all smiles throughout the event it appeared that she was overcome with emotion at one point, after being presented with a cheque for $250,000 from Curves Fitness founder Gary Heavin and his wife Diane

    Thankful: While Olivia was all smiles throughout the event it appeared that she was overcome with emotion at one point, after being presented with a cheque for $250,000 from Curves Fitness founder Gary Heavin and his wife Diane

    Thankful: While Olivia was all smiles at the event, she appeared was overcome with emotion when she was presented with a cheque for $250,000 from Curves Fitness founders Gary Heavin and his wife Diane

    Having fun: Olivia was also joined onstage by iconic Channel Nine newsreader Peter Hitchener with the pair sharing a laugh as they addressed the crowd.

    Having fun: Olivia was also joined onstage by iconic Channel Nine newsreader Peter Hitchener with the pair sharing a laugh as they addressed the crowd.

    Having fun: Olivia was also joined onstage by iconic Channel Nine newsreader Peter Hitchener with the pair sharing a laugh as they addressed the crowd.

    No politics: Federal opposition leader Bill Shorten also turned out for the event and took time to personally meet and greet runners

    No politics: Federal opposition leader Bill Shorten also turned out for the event and took time to personally meet and greet runners

    No politics: Federal opposition leader Bill Shorten also turned out for the event and took time to personally meet and greet runners

    Federal opposition leader Bill Shorten also turned out for the event and shook hands with many of the runners.

    Olivia posed for snaps with supporters and even stopped to chat with a playful pooch who wore a fetching bandanna in the charity’s signature lime green colour.

    Well done: Olivia also took time to get up close and personal with the throng of revelers, with the Xanadu star posing, hands in the air, with a group of supporters

    Well done: Olivia also took time to get up close and personal with the throng of revelers, with the Xanadu star posing, hands in the air, with a group of supporters

    Well done: Olivia also took time to get up close and personal with the throng of revelers, with the Xanadu star posing, hands in the air, with a group of supporters

    Paw-fect: It wasn't just people that Olivia was eager to meet either as she stopped to chat with a playful pooch who wore a fetching bandanna in the charity's signature lime green colour

    Paw-fect: It wasn't just people that Olivia was eager to meet either as she stopped to chat with a playful pooch who wore a fetching bandanna in the charity's signature lime green colour

    Paw-fect: It wasn’t just people that Olivia was eager to meet either as she stopped to chat with a playful pooch who wore a fetching bandanna in the charity’s signature lime green colour

    Let's get physical: Olivia looked elated as she walked with the crowd, beaming broadly as she held her hands aloft

    Let's get physical: Olivia looked elated as she walked with the crowd, beaming broadly as she held her hands aloft

    Let’s get physical: Olivia looked elated as she walked with the crowd, beaming broadly as she held her hands aloft

    She looked elated as she walked with the crowd, beaming broadly as she held her hands aloft.

    Olivia was also spotted deep in conversation with a female cancer sufferer.

    She also showered the crowd with confetti that she shot from a toy gun and was seen holding a hand-shaped noise maker.

    Heart to heart: Olivia was also spotted deep in conversation with a female cancer sufferer

    Heart to heart: Olivia was also spotted deep in conversation with a female cancer sufferer

    Heart to heart: Olivia was also spotted deep in conversation with a female cancer sufferer

    What a blast! She also showered the crowd with confetti that she shot from a toy gun and was seen holding a noise maker

    What a blast! She also showered the crowd with confetti that she shot from a toy gun and was seen holding a noise maker

    What a blast! She also showered the crowd with confetti that she shot from a toy gun and was seen holding a noise maker

    Good fun: As she shot the colourful confetti into the air, Olivia also clapped a noisemaker

    Good fun: As she shot the colourful confetti into the air, Olivia also clapped a noisemaker

    Good fun: As she shot the colourful confetti into the air, Olivia also clapped a noisemaker

    Thank you: Olivia also gave a heartfelt hug to one of the walkers as the youngster's team members looked on

    Thank you: Olivia also gave a heartfelt hug to one of the walkers as the youngster's team members looked on

    Thank you: Olivia also gave a heartfelt hug to one of the walkers as the youngster’s team members looked on

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