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WIN a trip for 2 to Sri Lanka

Experience the warmth of paradise… To celebrate the 2019 Melbourne Marathon Festival our official airline partner SriLankan Airlines is giving you the chance to WIN the trip of a lifetime! Win two Economy class tickets from Melbourne to Colombo and return […]

Posted on August 12, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #10

This year’s race will be the 42nd Melbourne Marathon. Since the first one in 1978, there have been many highs and lows with two fun run booms, plenty of race records and quite a few lean years in the 90s. […]

Posted on August 9, 2019

Developing Technique

“Running is a series of falls, aided by gravity.” Sven Otto Kanstad. Physicist and former competitive runner. Running is such a repetitive activity that places significant stress through your entire body. During most long runs and certainly any ultra I […]

Posted on July 23, 2019

So you’re running in the Melbourne Marathon Festival – Now what?

You’ve done it! You’ve committed to running in the Melbourne Marathon Festival on Sunday 13 October. Now it’s time to get down to business and prepare your body for the exciting challenge ahead. Before you start training it’s important to […]

Posted on July 22, 2019

Why running is great for your family

While it’s tempting to spend down time with your loved ones vegging out in front of Netflix after frantic week in the office (guilty!), getting the family up and active over the weekend provides a range of short and long-term […]

Posted on July 15, 2019

Why strength training?

A great question. Life is busy. Training for an event can be an all-consuming enterprise that cuts in on your social life, family time, hobbies (what are they again???), oh, and that other time filler called work. so how are […]

Posted on July 11, 2019

Personalise your medal

MiTime lets you personalise your medal with your name and finish time. It is a custom engraved insert of your race time that fits perfectly on the back of your #melbmara medal. It is engraved on-site and available within 1 […]

Posted on July 2, 2019

MELBOURNE MARATHON CELEBRATES 42 YEARS

Following record-breaking numbers in 2018, the Melbourne Marathon Festival returns to the revered Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Sunday, 13 October 2019. Australia’s largest marathon is set to be bigger and better than ever, with organisers encouraging participants to choose their […]

Posted on June 21, 2019

How to pick the distance right for you!

With the Melbourne Marathon only 4 months away you might be starting to ask yourself what distance should (or can) I do this year? Whether this is the first year you’re thinking of tackling the event or you’re a seasoned […]

Posted on June 21, 2019

Make yourself a VIP!

You deserve the all-in, exclusive treatment at the 2019 Melbourne Marathon Festival as a Very Important Runner. Exclusive room in the MCG Private shower access Exclusive post run massage Preferred start place VIR Packages are now available for the Full […]

Posted on June 14, 2019

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