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Developing Your Technique

Getting used to running, if you haven’t done it in a while or ever, can be brutal. But once your body and mind start to acclimate, running can be blissful, meditative, and provide a sense of freedom.  The team from Science […]

Posted on May 11, 2020

5 Reasons To Run

Almost every part of our daily routine has been impacted by the current COVID-19 situation. As the government tightens it’s lockdown measures, we all seem to share the same understanding that running, and other forms of moderate intensity exercise are crucial […]

Posted on May 1, 2020

Vale Ted Paulin 1938-2019

Melbourne Marathon’s first race director Ted Paulin has passed away, aged 81. IMG would like to pay our respects to one of the race’s iconic figures and pass on our best wishes to his family. As race director from 1978 […]

Posted on December 11, 2019

Early Bird registrations now open!

The 2020 Melbourne Marathon Festival is back, returning to the MCG Sunday 4 October and Early Bird registrations are now open. After a sell-out event in 2019, 37,185 people took part in the 42nd Melbourne Marathon Festival – making it Australia’s […]

Posted on December 5, 2019

SAVE THE DATE

Following record-breaking numbers in 2019 and four sold out events, the Melbourne Marathon Festival returns to the revered Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Sunday, 4 October 2020. Featuring five cleverly curated courses for people of all ages, abilities and athletic stature, […]

Posted on November 25, 2019

AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST EVER MARATHON RECYCLES PAPER CUPS

Australia’s largest ever marathon saw over 37,000 people take to the streets of Melbourne on Sunday 13 October – and for the first time, a new initiative meant cups from the event could be recycled. As the official sustainability partner […]

Posted on November 14, 2019

2019 results guide

The Melbourne Marathon Festival for the second year in a row achieved another record 37,185 participants and a new highlight as the largest ever Marathon event in Australian history. Melbourne turned on an almost perfect day for the event with […]

Posted on October 28, 2019

WIN a 2020 race entry, Garmin watch & more!

How would you like an entry into the 2020 Melbourne Marathon Festival, a Garmin Vivosport watch & merchandise pack? All you have to do is: Follow @melbmara on Instagram Like & comment on the competition post and you’ll be in […]

Posted on October 24, 2019

2019 MELBOURNE MARATHON OFFICIALLY AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST EVER MARATHON

Today 37,185 people took part in the 42nd Melbourne Marathon Festival – making it Australia’s largest ever Marathon. Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-2-hour marathon in Vienna last night inspired Kenyans Isaac Birir and Naomi Maiyo to victory in the Melbourne Marathon, each […]

Posted on October 13, 2019

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