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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

Virtual Melbourne Marathon Top Tips

A few things to keep in mind when running the Virtual Melbourne Marathon this week. It’s virtual so we need GPS to see where you’re going. Make sure your phone is fully charged and that you set your location services […]

Posted on December 8, 2020

Important Information for Virtual Melbourne Marathon Race Day

ARE YOU READY FOR RACE DAY? The Virtual Melbourne Marathon enters Race Mode this Saturday 5 December and ends Sunday 13 December. This means participants will be able to log their event distance at any point over the 9 days. IMPORTANT INFORMATION […]

Posted on December 4, 2020

Safely participate in the Virtual Melbourne Marathon

Although we have gone virtual due to the safety precautions caused by COVID-19, there are still safety practices that you should follow when participating in the Virtual Melbourne Marathon. Follow social distancing practices.  If you find yourself on a crowded […]

Posted on December 2, 2020

A Message from the Lord Mayor of Melbourne

2020 Virtual Melbourne MarathonA message from the Lord Mayor of Melbourne The Melbourne Marathon Festival is one of our city’s great running events. While the start and finish lines look a little different this year, it’s great to see Melburnians […]

Posted on December 1, 2020

Share Your Finish Line Experience

We know your Start and Finish Lines will be looking a little different this year but we want to see them nonetheless! We encourage you to create unique Start and Finish Lines, as well as Water Stations in order to […]

Posted on November 26, 2020

Rediscover the city: more Training Missions unlocked

We’ve added 2 NEW Training Missions to give you some inspiration to get logging those kms in preparation for Race Mode. We’ve thrown in a brand new 5km mission as well as a 10km option, both taking in iconic scenes […]

Posted on November 26, 2020

WIN a Garmin

There’s just over a week to go until the 2020 Virtual Melbourne Marathon enters Race Mode 🏅 Until then, keep up your training and log your distance within the official Virtual Melbourne Marathon app to WIN a Garmin Forerunner45! Its simple, log your run on the […]

Posted on November 26, 2020

TRAINING MISSIONS UNLOCKED

There’s less than one month to go before the 2020 Virtual Melbourne Marathon takes over the streets, and we plan to make up for lost time. We’ve created three training missions which will take you along the Yarra River, through […]

Posted on November 10, 2020

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