3km Walk

Participate in the 3km Walk to raise money for charity or for your own personal challenge. Complete the course and finish with a lap of the hallowed turf of the MCG to the cheers of family & friends.

Event Information

Date Sunday October 13 2019
Distance 3km
Start Time 11:45am
Cut Off Time 2:00pm
Field Limit 3,000
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 October 12 2019

Entry Fees & Inclusions

Please note entry fees are subject to change at any time, so sign up early to secure the best pricing. Adult $41 Child (0-16 years) $26 Inclusions:

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

*Please note Competitor Gifts can only be collected 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 Bib Distribution

Please note: for the 2019 event if you wish to have your race bib mailed out to you, you must pay a postage fee of $5.50. This must be paid for during the registration process and will be sent to the postal address on your registration form. Australian Competitors

  • If you register before 11:59pm Monday July 1st and select and pay for postage ($5.50), your personalised race bib will be sent to you at the address provided.
  • If you register from 12:00am Tuesday July 2nd or do not pay for postage, you will be required to collect your race bib from the Race Week Office.

International Competitors

  • No race bibs 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 bib from the Race Week Office. If you register prior to 11:59pm Monday 1st you will be required to collect your personalised race bib from the ‘International Collection’ window. Any international registrations after 11:59pm on July 2nd you will be asked to collect their race bib from the corresponding event window.


Course Map

Entrants head north along Batman Avenue in southbound lanes Under William Barrak Bridge turn right and a left into the car park following the service road through to Federation square service area onto Princes Walk Birrarung Marr turn left toward onto William Barak Bridge and a U turn at the end of the Bridge down Jolimont St, left onto Brunton Ave then left into Gate C and into the MCG for one lap into the finish line.


Register as a Companion

Register as a Companion for a person in need of assistance in order to achieve their goals at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival. To register as a Companion for a person in need of assistance in this year’s Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival, please complete the carers application via the link below. Please note, once you have applied to be a companion you will be eligible to collect a companion bib from the Race Week Office during opening hours. Please note all companion bibs will be distributed from the ‘Enquiries’ window outside Gate 2. Unfortunately no companion bibs can be mailed out however a friend or family member can collect your bib on your behalf. Thank you for your assistance in helping a runner or walker achieve their goals at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival. REGISTER AS A COMPANION  

Drink Stations

Drink Station Locations

Birrarungmar / William barrack Bridge 1 Water hydration station
Finish 5 Water + Science in Sport

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