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Perth Running Festival 2019

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A big screen stadium finish in 2019 - Register today

Join Perth's popular family-friendly running festival event which starts and finishes at Optus Stadium!

Held on Sunday 6 October, the Perth Running Festival returns for a second year and will once again support the Harry Perkins Institute.

The event is suitable for all ages and fitness levels with four excellent flat course distances to choose from - walk or run the picturesque 4km short-course, enjoy a 10km run, power home in the 21km half-marathon, or take on the 42.2km marathon.

The 42.2 marathon course promises to be amazing for competitive distance runners or first-time marathon runners looking for a challenge. The marathon course is possibly the most beautiful course in the world and should not be missed in 2019.

Come with your family, friends and workmates and run and walk on the Optus Stadium playing surface, right where our sporting legends play! You'll also get to see yourself on the big screens as you cross the finish line!

Numbers are strictly limited and with affordable pricing, this event is sure to sell out, so get the team together today and secure your position at

Achieve your first personal best time at the Perth Running Festival 2019! Check out the course maps here and plan your visit at

Free public transport is on offer to all registered participants and the Stadium train station is running a convenient schedule direct to the stadium.


What course will you choose in 2019?

  • 4KM

    The 4km walk or run course is perfect for families, beginners, and community groups. A picturesque short course that includes the Swan River shorelines before finishing inside Optus Stadium.

  • 10KM

    For a step up in distance, you can take on the 10km course. The course will be fast and flat and we are aiming for it to become the fastest 10km ever run in Australia! If you want to set a personal best and experience running onto Optus Stadium, then this is the course for you! Ideal for competitive runners, groups and social runners.

  • Half-Marathon 21.1KM

    Competition and dedicated runners can power on through the 21km half-marathon course. Also a fast and flat course, the half-marathon is picturesque and sure to be one of the more memorable running experiences in 2019.

  • Marathon 42.2KM

    The West Australian Marathon Club has proudly partnered with the Perth Running Festival to bring you the unmissable marathon experience of 2019.

    Find out more at 100% of fundraising supports the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.

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    When: Sunday 6th October
    Where: Optus Stadium, Burswood WA 6100
    Cost: 4km Distance: Adult (16 ) $39 | Child $19, 10km Distance: Adult (16 ) $45 | Child $24, Half Marathon Distance: Adult (16 ) $85, 42km Marathon Distance: Adult (16 ) $130
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