If you've been thinking about joining Australia's best and largest marathon event, now is the time to do it. Held on Sunday 13 October 2019 from 7am to 2pm, get your TICKETS HERE.
Take note many of the events have already sold out and include the Melbourne Marathon Run, the Wheelchair Marathon, the Half Marathon and the ASICS 10km run. Still available are the 5km run at 11.30am and the 3km Walk at 11.45am. If you'd like to get on the WAIT LIST for sold-out events, click HERE.
To celebrate the 2019 Marathon, official airline partner SriLankan Airlines are giving you a chance to WIN the trip of a lifetime. CLICK HERE to win 2 economy class tickets from Melbourne to Colombo and return, inclusive of a tour in Sri Lanka for 3 nights on twin/double sharing basis with breakfast. Competition closes 11.59pm 13 Oct 2019.
More than 30,000 competitors will take to the streets and finish with a lap of the MCG's hallowed turf after passing lots of Melbourne's famous landmarks en-route. It's a great family event in that it features distances for all ages and abilities. The longer runs will be taking in the Arts Centre, Flinders Street Station and the calming St Kilda foreshore.
Whether you're a pro of an enthusiast, give yourself the best running advantage by knowing which shoes to wear when and why. Decode the mystery that is the lightweight running shoe HERE. If you're travelling from interstate or internationally to attend this event, get your top tips from Science in Sport HERE in how to prepare for marathons when travelling. For more snippets of information and updates, stay in touch via the event page.