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5 reasons to run the Melbourne Marathon

The Melbourne Marathon Festival is Australia’s premier Marathon event. There are five event distances to choose from all ending with a lap of the colossal MCG, so there is a distance for everyone.  October 13th will see the streets of Melbourne fill […]

Posted on March 5, 2019

2019 fitness trends

In its latest global trends report, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) identified 20 trends it believes will shape the global fitness industry in 2019. For its 13th annual forecast, ACSM asked more than 2,000 fitness professionals employed by commercial […]

Posted on January 31, 2019

2018 Best Marathon Moments

2018 was massive for the running industry and since it’s coming to the end of the year we thought we would take a look back at some of the most amazing moments from Marathons all over the world. 1 – […]

Posted on December 14, 2018

Top 6 Melbourne events this November

Looking for your next ‘must see/do’ event in Melbourne this November? The Melbourne Marathon team have put together a list of the top 6 events that you can’t miss this month!  We’ve looked at all industries; music, arts, running, culinary […]

Posted on November 7, 2018

Beat the heat this summer

Summer is a great time to run, but the heat and humidity can wreak havoc on your running pace. The warmer the weather, the more challenging it becomes to adequately cool your body. Heart rates are higher and breathing is […]

Posted on November 7, 2018

2018 key performances

THE NUMBERS Medibank Marathon numbers jumped back up with more than 7000 entrants and 6373 finishers – our largest tally since 2014 and we were again the largest marathon in Australia this year. The Sri Lankan Airlines half marathon sold […]

Posted on October 18, 2018

Biggest Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival in history

SINEAD DIVER SETS NEW RECORD AT THE BIGGEST MEDIBANK MELBOURNE MARATHON IN FESTIVAL HISTORY Irish Australian Sinead Diver has set a new course record at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon, with a time of 2:25:19 – making her the fastest woman […]

Posted on October 14, 2018

Win a trip to Sri Lanka

To celebrate the 2018 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival our official airline partner SriLankan Airlines is giving you the chance to WIN the trip of a lifetime! Return flights for 2 from Melbourne to Colombo, Sri Lanka including transfers & 3 […]

Posted on September 20, 2018

Facebook Live

Tune into our special Facebook Live session with our panel of experts on Tuesday, 18 September at 7:30PM. Ask your questions live, win prizes & get ready for the #melbmara countdown! Hear from Olympic Winner Steve Moneghetti on his top training […]

Posted on September 14, 2018

6 ways runners can beat hay fever

Hay fever can be damaging to your performance &  can really start to interfere with your training schedule. Symptoms include sneezing, a runny/stuffed up nose, itchy, watery, or streaming eyes and a general congested feeling in the nose and throat. […]

Posted on September 5, 2018

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