10km Run

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.

Event Information

Date Sunday 2 October, 2022
Distance 10km
Start Time 7:30am
Cut Off Time 2:00pm
Field Limit 10,000
Start Line Batman Avenue (150 North of Rod Laver Arena)
Finish Line Melbourne Cricket Ground
Age Limit 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


  • Entry
  • Race Bib + Safety Pins
  • Finishers Medal
  • E-Certificate

Course Description

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.

Course Map

2022 Course Map Coming Soon

Preferred Starts

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.

MALE Sub 00:36 Sub 00:37 Sub 00:39
FEMALE Sub 00:40 Sub 00:42 Sub 00:44

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.

Preferred Start applications are now open.

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.

Drink Stations

Drink Station Locations

LOCATION Distance KM Supplied Medical Toilets
Birdwood Ave/Govt House Dve 5.8 Water + Gatorade Yes Yes
St Kilda Rd / Linlithgow 7.5 Water + Gatorade Yes No
Finish 10 Water + Gatorade Yes Yes

Prize Money

10KM RUN $1000 $500 $300


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