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Marathon Tips from Osteo Laura Pearce

It is no secret that running a marathon places a huge amount of strain on our bodies. Training, preparing and listening to your body is key in ensuring you get to the end of your 42km in one piece – […]

Posted on September 30, 2019

Carbohydrate loading tips

For most, running a marathon can take anywhere between 3 and a half hours to 5 hours. So, it’s extremely important you look after your body in the week leading up to the race. Carbohydrate loading is an important strategy […]

Posted on September 30, 2019

SriLankan Airlines Half Marathon sells out!

The 2019 SriLankan Airlines Half Marathon has now sold out! Participants can still get involved in this years festival by competing in the other 4 events on offer, but don’t delay as there is limited capacity in the 42.195km Melbourne […]

Posted on September 28, 2019

Nutrition and Running – What you need to know

Navigating the dos and don’ts of nutrition can be difficult. Now add in considerations like exercise and fuelling for endurance events and you have yourself a puzzle. When in doubt? Ask the experts! Emily Commerford is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited […]

Posted on September 24, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #3

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne races continues with our panel of experts selecting 1982 at No.3 The Year: 1982 The Winners: Bill Rodgers (US) 2:11.08 Sue King (US) 2:37.57 The Race Race director Ted Paulin struck […]

Posted on September 23, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #4

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne races continues with our panel of experts selecting 2007 at No.4 The Year: 2007 The Winners: Rowan Walker (ACT) 2:19.16, Hanny Allston (Tas) 2:40.34 The Race After taking ownership of the […]

Posted on September 13, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #5

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne races continues with our panel of experts selecting 1978 at No.5. No.5 The Year: 1978 The Winners: Bill Scott (Vic) 2:21.04, Liz Hassall (NSW) 2:53.58 The Race Advertising guru Peter Clemenger […]

Posted on September 6, 2019

Lightweight & Race Shoes – The How, When & Why!

Your top lightweight show questions answered! Whether you are a pro or an enthusiast – knowing which shoes to wear when and why can be very confusing! As we welcome the warmer weather, we also usher in the running event […]

Posted on September 6, 2019

Beat the price rise – 17 Sep

Winter is officially over, and the countdown to this year’s festival is well and truly underway. It’s time to rise to the challenge & beat the #melbmara price rise! Make sure you sign up before 17 Septemberto join the majority of […]

Posted on September 4, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #6

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne races continues with our panel of experts selecting 1983 at No.6. No.6 The Year : 1983 The Winners: Juma Ikangaa (Tanzania) 2:13.50 Rhonda Mallinder (Vic) 2:37.56 The Race Some argue it […]

Posted on September 3, 2019

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