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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

Run and Raise at the 2020 Virtual Melbourne Marathon

Join the 2020 Virtual Melbourne Marathon and run for a cause. Set the challenge and connect with our incredible running community, all whilst supporting your chosen charity. 2020 participant Erica and her team Run of Courage for Megan are using […]

Posted on November 4, 2020

We’ve Teamed up with CorePlus Connected

Where there’s running, there’s recovery. And to assist you in both those things, there’s a warm up! We’ve teamed up with CorePlus Connected to deliver you 5 classes, each intentionally created to support your training in the lead up to […]

Posted on October 22, 2020

Choose the Music that moves you

Help create the OFFICIAL Virtual Melbourne Marathon Soundtrack Have your say! Submit your favourite running tracks to add to the Official Virtual Melbourne Marathon Spotify Playlist. We will be creating a playlist of all your favourite tunes. Select upbeat songs […]

Posted on October 20, 2020

Fuelling a Virtual Marathon

Whether you are training for your first ever marathon or you have lost count of how many times you have covered 42kms, Marathon events this year are a new experience for everyone. The lack of crowd encouragement and the absence […]

Posted on October 8, 2020

Australia’s Largest Marathon Goes Virtual

The Melbourne Marathon Festival holds a special place in the hearts of generations of runners, and although we can’t physically bring everyone together this year, we will be staging a Virtual Melbourne Marathon on December 5 – 13 to help our […]

Posted on September 16, 2020

Fuel: Strawberry & Coconut Protein Muffins

Science in Sport Ambassador Christie Johnson, also known as “The FitNut Kitchen” has come up with some great tasting recipes fulled by science. RECIPE: MAKES 12 | 7.9g protein per muffin Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour 1/3 cup […]

Posted on July 28, 2020

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