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#thisis40 Ambassador Search

The Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival is on the hunt for ambassador’s to join us in our 40th year. We’re looking for people who are about to turn 40, or who are in their 40’s, to run the Medibank Melbourne Marathon […]

Posted on July 21, 2017

Get ready to train with a new pair of runners

Perhaps it’s time for a new pair of runners, or a fresh set of kicks is just the motivation you need to get out and start clocking up those training miles? We’ve got just what you need. All participants in […]

Posted on June 16, 2017

Early Bird Ends June 30

EARLY BIRD ENDSCountdown Winter has arrived, and the countdown to this year’s festival is well and truly underway. We are excited to offer an Early Bird discount to all of our prospective runners. Make sure you sign up before Early Bird […]

Posted on June 2, 2017

2017 Registrations Now Open

The date you’ve been waiting for has been set – the 2017 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival will be held on Sunday 15th October, 2017. With over 30,000 participants once again expected to take part, the Festival is Melbourne’s premier running […]

Posted on December 5, 2016

Gone with the wind

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the 39th Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival on Sunday October 16. On a very windy morning, which played havoc for all runners, Elwood PE teacher Virginia Moloney and 30-year-old Sydneysider Tom Do Canto took […]

Posted on October 21, 2016

National crowns to Do Canto and Moloney at Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

Over 32,000 participants embraced windy weather conditions and hit the streets of Melbourne at the 39th Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival today. Elwood PE teacher Virginia Moloney (Vic) and Thomas Do Canto (NSW) became Australia’s marathon champions after taking line honours […]

Posted on October 16, 2016

A Postcard on the Run – Brodie Harper Style

As the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival’s presenting sponsor, Channel Nine is often asked to provide a few identities that will run one of the five events at the Festival. Nine News Melbourne’s sport presenter Tony Jones regularly puts his hand […]

Posted on August 22, 2016

Vale Shirley Young, 1930 – 2016

The Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival was saddened this week to learn of the death of Shirley Young, one of the pioneers of female distance running and the face of our race until 2008 when Alzheimers Disease forced her into an […]

Posted on July 23, 2016

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