Race through the streets of Melbourne, passing by numerous iconic landmarks such as Flinders Street Station, the Shrine of Remembrance and the Royal Botanic Gardens. This race is perfect if you’re looking for a challenge, whether it’s setting a new PB or completing your first 10km run.
Sunday 2 October, 2022
Cut Off Time
Batman Avenue (150 North of Rod Laver Arena)
Melbourne Cricket Ground
All children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult
Entry Fees & Inclusions
Pricing: Adult $80 / Child (0-16 years) $55
Race Bib + Safety Pins
Start at Batman Avenue.
Head north along Batman Avenue in south bound lanes to a U Turn just before Flinders St and proceed along the city bound lanes of Batman Ave .
At Swans St Bridge cross using the pedestrian path to a right turn onto the upper trail next to the yarra river.
Cross Boat House Drive and proceed through Alexandra Gardens path to St Kilda Rd
Turn right and cross at Princes Bridge Proceed along St Kilda Road to a right hand turn at Princes Walk (just prior to) Fed Square where competitors will then be running along the paths of Birrarung Marr before veering right onto the William Barak Bridge with a hairpin left hand turn on to Jolimont St
At Jolimont Tce turn right and proceed to a U turn at Wellington Pde south Veer right onto Jolimont TCe and Brunton Ave then left into the MCG via Gate C and do one lap of the MCG to the finish line
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.
2022 Course Map Coming Soon
Once you have successfully registered for the event, you can apply for a Preferred Start, which is a starting position immediately behind the Elite field. To be granted a preferred start you must have achieved the following qualifying times for your event since 1st January 2021.
Applications for Preferred Starts must be made via the website and should include details of the races (i.e. race name, date and distance) at which qualifying performances have been achieved. Upon submission of your application an auto response will be generated – this is a receipt of your application only and not an approval.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications are checked to guarantee times submitted are valid.
Please note:applying for a Preferred Start is a separate process to the online race entry system. Applying for a Preferred Start does not guarantee race entry, so please be aware of the race entry cut off times and field limits.