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Tell us your running story

Over 30,000 of you amazing people take part in the Melbourne Marathon Festival each year. Every runner has a story behind them and we want you to help us tell these stories. Are you running for a particular charity? Are […]

Posted on May 22, 2019

5 ways your body changes by running

One of the hidden benefits of running is how your muscles adapt to improve your performance, burn energy more efficiently and have improved recovery. 1. Slow is the way to go Many thousands of muscle fibre cells are bundled together […]

Posted on June 1, 2018

Global running day

Tomorrow (June 5) we celebrate Global Running Day. Global Running Day is a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving. It doesn’t matter how fast you run or how far you go—what’s important is that you take […]

Posted on June 4, 2019

For the first time, there are more female than male runners

Research released to the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) first Global Running Conference in Lanzhou in China shows that, for the first time in history, there were more female runners than male runners in 2018, with 50.23 per cent […]

Posted on June 3, 2019

EARLY BIRD ENDING SOON

Winter is certainly here, and the countdown to this year’s Melbourne Marathon 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 […]

Posted on June 3, 2019

Make yourself a VIP!

You deserve the all-in, exclusive treatment at the 2019 Melbourne Marathon Festival as a Very Important Runner. Exclusive room in the MCG Private shower access Exclusive post run massage Preferred start place VIR Packages are now available for the Full […]

Posted on June 14, 2019

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