Experience Melbourne like never before and race around some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks and iconic scenery. Take part alongside racegoers participating in their first long-distance competitive run, those running with family members or those that prefer to run shorter distances. The ASICS 5.7km Run is an excellent first step into the world of competitive running.
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 www.asics.com.au
Sunday 15th October, 2017
Cut Off Time
Batman Avenue (150m North of Rod Laver Arena)
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
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
Please note entry fees are subject to change at any time, so sign up early to secure the best pricing.
*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.
If you register before 4:59pm Monday July 3rd, your race pack will be sent to you, at the address provided.
If you register from 5:00pm Monday July 3rd, you will be required to collect your Race Pack from the Race Week Office.
If you were an Early Bird entrant, please read the below information on your separate race pack distribution information.
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 5pm July 3rd you will be required to collect your personalised race pack from the ‘International Collection’ window. Any international registrations after 5pm on July 3rd you will be asked to collect their race pack from the corresponding event window.
Early Bird Entrants
Race packs are currently in the process of being packed and distributed. Please note with the large number of packs to distribute, packs are sent out in batches which means some participants will get their race pack before others. All participants should expect to receive their race pack by Wednesday 11th October. If for any reason your race pack does not arrive in the mail you will be required to pick up a replacement pack from the Race Week Office at the MCG. Please see opening hours below. If you cannot make it to Race Week office a friend or family member can collect a replacement pack on your behalf, they will simply need to present your confirmation email with your QR code.
Please note that after 5pm July 3rd, there will be no opportunity to have your Race Pack posted. If you register after this time you will need to attend the Race Week Office prior to event day in order to pick up your race pack including your bib.
Start Batman Avenue
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.
Entrants turn left onto Princes Bridge and left again into the path that leads down the back of Alexandra Gardens.
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.
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.