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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

Recipe: Protein Squares

The best bit about homemade protein bars? You have complete control over what’s in them. Which means? You can up their nutritional ante with the addition of super-charged ingredients such as antioxidant-rich berries, power-packed spices and natural sweeteners. Ultimately, they […]

Posted on September 4, 2018

The 2018 app has landed

This year our app is bigger and better than ever! With new features and live race-day updates, you’ll want to make sure you’ve download the 2018 Melbourne Marathon app before race-day for the ultimate event experience. How to download the […]

Posted on September 4, 2018

How to prepare for a running event?

Even the most experienced runners in the world can be nervous leading up to an event. These handy hints can reduce your race day nerves so you can enjoy the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival. The following tips will help you, […]

Posted on August 17, 2018

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