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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

Cerebral Palsy Education Centre

Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (CPEC) is once again excited to be the official charity of the 2018 Medibank Melbourne Marathon. Focusing on early intervention, CPEC is a world leading centre providing essential therapy and equipment for children with cerebral palsy […]

Posted on August 15, 2018

Beat the price rise

Winter is almost over, and the countdown to this year’s festival is well and truly underway.  It’s time to rise to the challenge & beat the #melbmara price rise! Make sure you sign up before 21 August to join the […]

Posted on August 10, 2018

Common running injuries and how to heal

Although there are ways to prevent running injuries, it’s common for runners at every level of participation to experience pain that is above and beyond the usual aches of training. That’s why it’s important to recognise running injury symptoms early […]

Posted on August 3, 2018

How to get motivated to run when in a rut

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned runner, everybody can get into a rut sometimes. Maybe you get bored with the same old route, or you just find your motivation slumping. So, to get back on track, here are 10 […]

Posted on July 30, 2018

How to improve your running posture

While your legs power you forward and handle the ground impact, it’s important to remember your upper body. When you start to tire, upper body posture is often the first thing to go. You start to slouch, which restricts your […]

Posted on July 28, 2018

Iconic MCG moments

The ground was built way back in 1853 when the then 15-year-old Melbourne Cricket Club was forced by the government to move from its former site because the route of Australia’s first steam train was to pass through the oval. […]

Posted on July 24, 2018

What to look for in a running shoe?

With so many choices out there, choosing the right running shoe can be a daunting task. We’re here to help you navigate through what everything means and help you find the perfect running shoe. When it coming to running footwear, […]

Posted on July 16, 2018

2018 Merchandise Range

The 2018 Official Merchandise Range by ASICS has landed, and you’re going to want to check it out. Designed specifically for our runners, you’re going to look great in our range of shorts, singlets, tights, hoodies and more for both men and […]

Posted on July 11, 2018

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