Vaccination Checks and Wristbands

You have all played such an important part in the return of live events, and we just want to say thank-you for your support and participation. We cannot wait to see you at the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival. You […]

Posted on December 3, 2021

Vitamins & Supplements – Stay At Your Personal Best

In endurance sports, it can all come down to the fine margins. As much as a balanced diet, quality sleep and hydration help when it comes to sporting performance, from time to time you may still need a little bit […]

Posted on November 25, 2021

Your FAQs Answered

With just under three weeks to go until the Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival we know you have lots of questions and wanted to share important updates as we head towards race weekend. Keep an eye out for more important COVIDSafe […]

Posted on November 24, 2021

The Importance of Hydration

During moderate to intense exercise, we can produce up to 2 litres of sweat per hour depending on individual sweat rates and the environmental conditions that surround us. Sweat contains vital electrolytes such as sodium, calcium and magnesium which are […]

Posted on November 10, 2021

Which Energy Gel should I be using?

With multiple energy gels available selecting the right one for you can seem tricky. Science in Sport offers several different gels each developed to combat challenges a runner might face during training or competition. Below details the gels available and […]

Posted on November 10, 2021

Secure Your Spot Before it’s too Late!

Registrations for the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival will close on November 21, unless sold out prior. Register before November 14 and have your race bib posted to you for free. Limited spots remain for all Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival events, […]

Posted on November 5, 2021

SiS Beta Fuel for Running

Science in Sports new Beta Fuel uses an optimised ratio of maltodextrin to fructose to provide a science-based complete fuelling solution for runners. Beta Fuels formula has been developed to enhance carbohydrate delivery whilst minimising stomach fullness and gastrointestinal issues. […]

Posted on November 4, 2021

What does “running safely” mean to you?

BY DANIELLE BRYANRUN LIKE A GIRL AUSTRALIA Top 10 Tips to running safely: Run in a group or with a mate. Try to run where it’s well lit and populated. Tell someone before you leave where you’re going and how long you’ll […]

Posted on November 3, 2021

Re-discover Melbourne

Melbourne! Now is the time to re-discover our city. In true Melbourne Marathon style, we have put together five of our favourite Melbourne running tracks for you to explore this long-weekend. Why not make a day of it? Invite along […]

Posted on October 29, 2021

COVIDSafe Event Update

COVIDSAFE EVENT UPDATE The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival has received a direction from the Victorian Government Department of Health that all registered runners, spectators, staff, and volunteers aged 16 years and over will be required to be fully vaccinated against […]

Posted on October 27, 2021


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