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Annabelle Quinn

8 Years OldMelbourne Marathon Festivals: x4 (3km) Annabelle, with assistance from her family, has participated in the Melbourne Marathon Festival as part of Team CPEC since she was three years old. In 2019 she was one of the first children […]

Posted on August 24, 2021

Get Your Hands on the Latest Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival Merchandise

HOW TO ACCESS OUR EXCLUSIVE 2021 NIKE MELBOURNE MARATHON FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: 1. Register now for the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival and simply add your merchandise to your cart as you follow the registration process. 2. Head to our Nike Melbourne Marathon […]

Posted on August 13, 2021

Jessica Hay

38 / Mernda Melbourne Marathons Festivals: x2 (10km) Jessica kept waiting to sign up to a running event, “when I’m fitter, when I’m feeling better, there was always an excuse.” One day something changed within her, she had a moment […]

Posted on August 9, 2021

Wayne Thompson

68 / Seaford Melbourne Marathons: x42 (Spartan Legend) MM PB: 2:40.36 – 19821978 Time: 3:32:102019 Time: 4:06:42 Wayne started running because he was “hopeless at football and cricket”.  He had always loved running as a kid, he “just felt like […]

Posted on August 9, 2021

Melissa Yu

Melissa Yu / 31 / South Melbourne Melbourne Marathon Festivals: x1 (21km) “I love this city, so I love running this city’s marathon. The atmosphere, the energy. It’s that many passionate and like-minded people coming together and running for a […]

Posted on August 2, 2021

David Foskey

David Foskey / 74 / Malvern Melbourne Marathons: x42 (Spartan Legend) MM PB: 2:58.51 – 19861978 Time: 4:14:102019 Time: 5:42:30 “I’ve always liked running, never very good at it” admits David. When the first Melbourne Marathon was announced, he and […]

Posted on August 2, 2021

Who are the Melbourne Marathon Spartans?

Runners who have successfully completed 10 or more Melbourne Marathons are known as ‘Melbourne Marathon Spartans’. Over 1,500 runners have achieved this, including 5 Spartans, who have run all 42 Melbourne Marathons since the event was established in 1978. These […]

Posted on July 28, 2021

Sometimes you just have to stop… to appreciate the restart.

In the late seventies and early 80s, most major cities decided to follow in the successful footsteps of Boston and host a marathon. Melbourne staged its first marathon in 1978 to 2,500 runners on a course that began in Frankston, headed up […]

Posted on July 8, 2021

Dropped: NEW Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival Merchandise

HOW TO ACCESS OUR EXCLUSIVE 2021 NIKE MELBOURNE MARATHON FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: 1. Register now for the 2021 Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival and simply add your merchandise to your cart as you follow the registration process. 2. Head to our Nike Melbourne Marathon […]

Posted on May 24, 2021

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

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