Running for a Very Special cause

The starting line of a marathon can stir up many emotions. But while preparing to hit the pavement at last year’s Nike Melbourne Marathon, Ryan Gormly (36) never expected to see a familiar charity logo so close to his heart. […]

Posted on March 29, 2024

How Pets of the Homeless is keeping best friends together 

If you’ve ever had a pet, you know the joy, support and companionship your furry friend can bring.  That’s why Pets of the Homeless (POTH) works to keep vulnerable people and their pets together by alleviating the burden of providing […]

Posted on March 25, 2024

Vision Australia – Kate and Bonnie’s Story    

When Bonnie was only two weeks old, her parents and doctor noticed that her vision was not tracking the way it should and she was referred to an ophthalmologist and connected with Vision Australia.  Bonnie was diagnosed with oculomotor apraxia, […]

Posted on March 8, 2024

Meet Paige

“I’ve done a lot of independent travel, especially to third-world countries. But it wasn’t until I was back in my hometown surrounded by friends and family that I felt feel so lost and so anxious – I couldn’t understand why. […]

Posted on February 28, 2024

Run To Save A Babies Life

Taneille Brann, 39, is travelling all the way from Darwin to Melbourne this October to fulfill a goal she set herself ten years ago after giving birth to her firstborn son eight weeks early – to run a marathon before […]

Posted on February 27, 2024

Run For A Cause

Running for a charity is one of the primary ways to GUARANTEE your spot in the Nike Melbourne Marathon and Nike Half Marathon. We now have more charity opportunities available!  We are excited to announce nine new charity options for you to […]

Posted on February 14, 2024


The Nike Half Marathon has officially reached general capacity! With two events already at capacity we are so excited for a massive 2024 #melbmara, and we want to make sure you have a chance to secure a spot on course! […]

Posted on February 14, 2024

Pacer Applications – NOW CLOSED

We have been overwhelmed with applications for our 2024 Nike Melbourne Marathon Pacer Program, and the application window is now closed. We will be reviewing all applications but please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

Posted on February 8, 2024

Running For Premature Babies

Run For A Cause at the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival! Sign up a Charity Runner for our Platinum Charity Partner, Running for Premature Babies, and commit to raising $2,000 or more in return for a GUARANTEED and FREE entry into […]

Posted on December 20, 2023

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