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Celebrating 39 years of Australia's most iconic marathon
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Nuts and Bolts
Event Date - Sunday 16 October 2016.
All events will start on Batman Avenue, approximately 150m north of Rod Laver Arena and will finish with a lap of the hallowed turf of the MCG.
Register in one of the 2016 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival events before end of July (31st) to go in the draw to win a trip for 2 to Thailand (return airfares, 4 nights accommodation & entry into the Bangkok Marathon for 2).
Call (03) 9864 1118 for assistance, or email:

Start Times, Events and Entree Fees
7am - The Medibank Melbourne Marathon - 42,195km (must be 18 years or older on race day to compete) $155.
7.55am - The Medibank Melbourne Marathon (wheelchair competitors) - 42,195km - as above.
8am - The Half Marathon - 21.1km (must be 16 years or older on race day to compete) $120.
7.30am - The 10km Run - 10km (all children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult) $59 adult, $39 child 16 years and under.
11am - The ASICS 5.7km Run - 5.7km (all children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult) $44 adult, $35 child 16 years and under.
11.15am - The ASICS 3km Walk - 3km (all children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult) $35 adult, $15 child 16 years and under.

With over 30,000 people expected at the marathon, there'll be range of ages and fitness levels pounding the streets of Melbourne at this 2016 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival on Sunday 16 October 2016. This marathon is one of Australia's largest and attracts people from across the world. The course includes some of Melbourne's iconic landmarks like the Flinders Street train station, the Botanic Gardens and Albert Park Lake, with the MCG as the icing on the cake at the finish line.

Choose the event distances that suit you best, and you're encouraged to fundraise for one of the official charities including Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (CPEC), JMB Foundation, Australian Red Cross, Heart Foundation and the Cathy Freeman Foundation. For more information, go to the website and check out the
Prize Money, and more.

Race week merchandise can be bought at the event during race week at the merchandise shop of the active feet Runners Expo on the External concourse of the MCG between gates 1 & 2.

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Why? Medibank Melbourne Marathon 2016 fundraiser
When: Sunday 16 October 2016 at 7am
Phone: (03) 9864 1118
Where: Batman Avenue, Melbourne, VIC
Cost: $35/$15 - 3km walk; $44/$35 - 5.7km run; $59/$39 - 10km run; $120 - 21.1km run; $155 - 42,195km.
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