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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

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #7

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne races continues with our panel of experts selecting 2015 at No.7. No.7 The Year: 2015 The Winners: Brad Milosevic (NSW) 2:16.00, Jess Trengove (SA) 2:27.45 The Race Jess Trengove qualified for […]

Posted on August 29, 2019

Top tips for the travelling athlete

I still remember the first time I travelled for a run. Butterflies were constantly fluttering around with excitement and nerves. Sure, I was used to driving an hour to the coast to run, but anything further can feel like you’re […]

Posted on August 29, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #8

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne Marathons continues with our panel of experts selecting 2003 at No.8. The Year:2003 The Winners: Magnus Michelsson (Vic) 2:14.00, Loretta McGrath (Vic) 2:49.01. The Race Magnus Michelsson was born in Stockholm […]

Posted on August 26, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #2

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne races continues with our panel of experts selecting last year’s event at No.2 when Sinead Diver broke the women’s course record in the marathon. No.2 The Year: 2018 The Winners: Liam […]

Posted on August 21, 2019

10 Most Memorable Melbourne Marathons #9

The countdown of the top 10 most memorable Melbourne races continues with our panel of experts selecting 2010 at No.9. No.9 The Year: 2010 The Winners: Japhet Kipkorir (Ken) 2:11.04, Mulu Seboka (Eth) 2:32.20 The Race When race day came […]

Posted on August 14, 2019

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

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