SriLankan Airlines 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

DateSunday 13 October, 2024
Start Time7:30am
Cut Off Time2:00pm
Field Limit11,000
Start LineBatman Avenue (150 North of Rod Laver Arena)
Finish LineMelbourne Cricket Ground
Age LimitAll children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult


Entry Fees & Inclusions

Adult: $80

Child: $60


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

Course Map

Please note 2024 course subject to change 

Course Flyover

Please note 2024 course subject to change 

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 2022.

MALESub 00:36Sub 00:37Sub 00:39
FEMALESub 00:40Sub 00:42Sub 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. Only successful applicants will be contacted

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.

Drink Stations

Drink Station Locations

LOCATIONAid Station Total Dist.SuppliedMedicalToilets
#6 – Birdwood Ave/Govt House Dve5.8Water + GatoradeYesYes
#7 – St Kilda Rd / Linlithgow7.5Water + GatoradeYesYes
Finish10Water + GatoradeYesYes


Warm Clothing

A Warm Clothing service is available on Race Day for participants in the above events to leave a bag of their belongings, to be collected post-race. You will be required to tear off strip from race bib and attach it securely to your clothing bag to ensure that it is easily identified.

Location and Time: Open from 6:00AM on the lawn area outside Gate 2

Prize Money

10KM RUN$1000$500$300

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