FREE 3km Walk

Participate in the 3km Walk to raise money for charity or for your own personal challenge. Complete the course and finish with a lap of the hallowed turf of the MCG to the cheers of family & friends.

Thanks to the generous support of the City of Melbourne, the 3km Walk will be a free-entry event in 2021. 

Event Information

Date Saturday 11 December 2021
Distance 3km
Start Time 6:00pm
Cut Off Time 8:00pm
Field Limit 5,000
Start Line Yarra Park Path (parallel to Jolimont Station)
Finish Line Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Age Limit Children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Entry Fees & Inclusions


  • Entry
  • Digital Race Bib
  • Finishers Medal
  • E-Certificate

Course Map

2021 Melbourne Marathon Course Map


Start at Yarra Park Path.   

Take a left turn down Jolimont Tce then follow road to the right onto Jolimont St. Head left and turn onto William Barrack Bridge.  

Veer left through Middle Tce to turn left at Wooden Bridge. Take a hairpin right onto Yarra River Bank Path following through Birrarungmar Lower Terrace.  

 Take a right towards Princes Walk and continue onto William Barrack Bridge.   

  Take a hairpin left onto Jolimont St. Finally, turn left onto Brunton Ave before turning left via Gate C onto the hallowed turf of the MCG finish line.  

Drink Stations

Drink Station Locations

Birrarungmar / William barrack Bridge 1 Water Hydration Station
Finish 3 Water + SiS Sports Drink



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