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#10TEN10 Highlights

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE THAT TOOK ON THE #10TEN10 CHALLENGE SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER! Seeing our #MelbMara community take to their local streets to celebrate what would have been the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival has been incredible. Thank you for sharing […]

Posted on October 15, 2021

City of Melbourne’s 10k Track of Choice

You are invited to take part in the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival’s #10TEN10 Challenge and clock up 10k this October 10! It can be your fastest 10k, a race pace 10k, a mindful 10k, your first ever 10k, or even […]

Posted on October 8, 2021

Personalise your medal with MiTIME

MiTIME captures the final piece of your #MelbMara journey with a personalised memento for your well-earned medal. The custom engraved insert of your name and race time is mailed to you post-event and fits perfectly on the back. Register for your distance now […]

Posted on September 21, 2021

Four of Steve Moneghetti’s Favourite Runs in Victoria

The idea of a fun run might seem like an oxymoron to some people. But anyone who’s ever run, walked or crawled their way over the finish line of a fitness challenge can tell you the atmosphere is electric.  Check out the […]

Posted on March 24, 2021

Introducing the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival 2021

We are excited to announce Nike as the Melbourne Marathon Festival’s official major partner ahead of our highly anticipated return this October. The partnership will celebrate the power of sport to bring communities together and encourage both elite and everyday […]

Posted on March 10, 2021

Re-discover Melbourne

Melbourne! Now is the time to re-discover our city. In true Melbourne Marathon style, we have put together five of our favourite Melbourne running tracks for you to explore this long-weekend. Why not make a day of it? Invite along […]

Posted on October 29, 2021

COVIDSafe Event Update

COVIDSAFE EVENT UPDATE The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival has received a direction from the Victorian Government Department of Health that all registered runners, spectators, staff, and volunteers aged 16 years and over will be required to be fully vaccinated against […]

Posted on October 27, 2021

What does “running safely” mean to you?

BY DANIELLE BRYANRUN LIKE A GIRL AUSTRALIA Top 10 Tips to running safely: Run in a group or with a mate. Try to run where it’s well lit and populated. Tell someone before you leave where you’re going and how long you’ll […]

Posted on November 3, 2021

SiS Beta Fuel for Running

Science in Sports new Beta Fuel uses an optimised ratio of maltodextrin to fructose to provide a science-based complete fuelling solution for runners. Beta Fuels formula has been developed to enhance carbohydrate delivery whilst minimising stomach fullness and gastrointestinal issues. […]

Posted on November 4, 2021

Which Energy Gel should I be using?

With multiple energy gels available selecting the right one for you can seem tricky. Science in Sport offers several different gels each developed to combat challenges a runner might face during training or competition. Below details the gels available and […]

Posted on November 10, 2021

Secure Your Spot Before it’s too Late!

Registrations for the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival will close on November 21, unless sold out prior. Register before November 14 and have your race bib posted to you for free. Limited spots remain for all Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival events, […]

Posted on November 5, 2021

The Importance of Hydration

During moderate to intense exercise, we can produce up to 2 litres of sweat per hour depending on individual sweat rates and the environmental conditions that surround us. Sweat contains vital electrolytes such as sodium, calcium and magnesium which are […]

Posted on November 10, 2021

Your FAQs Answered

With just under three weeks to go until the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival we know you have lots of questions and wanted to share important updates as we head towards race weekend. Keep an eye out for more important COVIDSafe […]

Posted on November 24, 2021

Marathon Age Category Winners and Records

All up 373 runners broke the magical 3-hr barrier at the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon – the most since 1987 and the Deek-inspired marathon boom. Of those to finish the marathon by 9am, 21 were female, including Bendigo’s Jill Wilkie […]

Posted on January 21, 2022

2021 Age Category Winners

Take a look and see how you did in comparison to our 42k, 21k, 10k and 5k Age Category Winners at the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival! For full 2021 results, click here. Nike Marathon AGE CATEGORY GENDER WINNER NET […]

Posted on February 1, 2022

Robinson and Clark’s Winning Splits

See how you stack up against Brett Robinson and Milly Clark, our 2021 Nike Marathon Winners! The 20-21km sweet spot had them both running their fastest, with Robinson at a pace of 2 minutes, 48 seconds per kilometre and Clark […]

Posted on January 25, 2022

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