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.

Event Information

Date Sunday October 10 2021
Distance 3km
Start Time 11:45am
Cut Off Time 2:00pm
Field Limit 3,000
Start Line Batman Avenue (150m North of Rod Laver Arena)
Finish Line Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Age Limit Children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times
Registration Cut Off 12pm Saturday October 9 2021

Entry Fees & Inclusions

Please note entry fees are subject to change at any time, so sign up early to secure the best pricing. Adult $31 Child (0-16 years) $15


  • Entry
  • Race Bib
  • Safety Pins
  • Race Information Booklet
  • Finishers Medal
  • E-Certificate

Race Bib Distribution

Please note: for the 2020 event if you wish to have your race bib mailed out to you, you must pay a postage fee of $5.50. This must be paid for during the registration process and will be sent to the postal address on your registration form. Australian Competitors

  • If you register before 11:59pm July 1st and select and pay for postage ($5.50), your personalised race bib will be sent to you at the address provided.
  • If you register from 12:00am July 2nd or do not pay for postage, you will be required to collect your race bib from the Race Week Office.

International Competitors

  • No race bibs will be sent to International addresses. If you do not provide an Australian postal address on your registration form, you will be required to collect your race bib from the Race Week Office. If you register prior to 11:59pm 1st you will be required to collect your personalised race bib from the ‘International Collection’ window. Any international registrations after 11:59pm on July 2nd you will be asked to collect their race bib from the corresponding event window.


Course Map

2021 Melbourne Marathon Course Map

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 upper Birrarunmar turn right onto path to a left turn and proceed down the wooden bridge

To a left turn at the Federation Bells veering left 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


Register as a Companion

Register as a Companion for a person in need of assistance in order to achieve their goals at the Melbourne Marathon Festival. To register as a Companion for a person in need of assistance in this year’s Melbourne Marathon Festival, please email enquiries@melbournemarathon.com.au to complete the carers application. Please note, once you have applied to be a companion you will be eligible to collect a companion bib from the Race Week Office during opening hours. Please note all companion bibs will be distributed from the ‘Enquiries’ window outside Gate 2. Unfortunately no companion bibs can be mailed out however a friend or family member can collect your bib on your behalf. Thank you for your assistance in helping a runner or walker achieve their goals at the Melbourne Marathon Festival.

Drink Stations

Drink Station Locations

Birrarungmar / William barrack Bridge 1 Water hydration station
Finish 3 Water + Science in Sport


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