Asics 5.7km Run

ASICS are proud to sponsor the 5.7km Run in 2017- continuing to support our community and encourage an active lifestyle. At the forefront of running footwear and apparel technology, ASICS prides itself on providing the best gear to get you across the line. To find the correct shoe for you, visit

Event Information


Date  Sunday 15th October, 2017
Distance 5.7km
Start Time 11:30am
Cut Off Time 2:00pm
Field Limit 5,000
Start Line Batman Avenue (150m North of Rod Laver Arena)
Finish Line Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Age Limit Children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times
Registration Cut Off 12pm Saturday 14th October, 2017

Entry Fees & Inclusions

Registrations for the 2017 Medibank Melbourne Marathon are now open.

Please note entry fees are subject to change at any time, so sign up early to secure the best pricing.

Adult – Early Bird Child (0-16 years) – Early Bird Early Bird Cutoff Date
$40.00 $25.00 Friday June 30th


  • Entry
  • Race Bib
  • Safety Pins
  • Race Information Booklet
  • Competitor Gift*
  • Finishers Medal
  • E-Certificate

*Please note Competitor Gifts can only be collect from the Gift Collection Tent located at the MCG during Race Week Office opening hours. You must bring your bib with you in order to collect your gift.

Race Pack Distribution

Your Race Pack includes your Race Bib, Safety Pins and Race Information Booklet.

Australian Competitors

  • If you register before 11:59pm Friday June 30th, your race pack will be sent to you, at the address provided.
  • If you register from 12:00am Saturday July 1st, you will be required to collect your Race Pack from the Race Week Office.

International Competitors

  • No race packs will be sent to international addresses. If you do not provide an Australian postal address on your registration form, you will be required to collect your Race Pack from the Race Week Office. If you register prior to June 30th you will be required to collect your personalised race pack from the ‘International Collection’ window. Any international registrations after June 30th will be asked to collect their race pack from the corresponding event window.

Please note that after June 30th, there will be no opportunity to have your Race Pack posted. If you register after June 30th you will need to attend the Race Week Office prior to event day in order to pick up your race pack including your bib.

Course Description

  1. Start Batman Avenue
  2. Entrants head north along Batman Avenue and turn left just past William Barak Bridge (320m) and follow the path next to Birrarung Marr and Princes Walk.
  3. Entrants turn left onto Princes Bridge and left again into the path that leads down the back of Alexandra Gardens.
  4. Runners then cross Boathouse Drive, and follow the Yarra River on the lower path under Swan St Bridge, proceed to the upper path to left hand turn crossing Morell Bridge, left hand turn onto the path under Swan St Bridge, following the river path before veering right onto wooden bridge in Birrarung Marr.
  5. Turn right onto William Barak Bridge with a hairpin left hand turn on to Jolimont St at the end of the bridge followed by a left turn onto Brunton Avenue under the William Barak Bridge to a left hand turn into the MCG

If you wish to WALK, please enter the 3km Walk event. If you do choose to walk in, please keep an eye out for runners as you get close to the MCG and do not block their path.

Course Map

Drink Stations

Batman Ave – Start 0 Water
Batman Ave 3.7 Water
Finish 5.7 Water

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