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Run Melbourne

Run Melbourne is a great event encouraging participants of all ages to come forward and showcase their athletic skills. Participants of this event will enjoy the race, get fit and have some fun – all at the same time.

This event is presented by Asics in Melbourne, with the revenue generated from the day supporting a local charity – raising more than a million dollars every year.

Run Melbourne 2024 Dates, City Route & Program Schedule

Get ready to challenge yourself to run through the city of Melbourne once more! Sweat, laugh, cheer and push yourself past iconic city landmarks, with the crowds cheering you on and the adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Take on the challenge of this iconic Half Marathon, racing past some of Melbourne’s famous landmarks as you take on the flat, fast and scenic course. Whether it’s your first time, or you’re a yearly contender, you’ll love the buzz and epic vibes.

You’ve trained hard, and this is the perfect place to prove it! Put your training to the test at the 10K run around Melbourne’s city streets. Whether you’re looking for a challenge, racing a PB or completing your first 10K, this fast & flat course is open to anyone.

Join in the fun with our Runner’s World 5.2K run! Whether it’s your first race or your hundredth, you’ll have a blast racing past some of Melbourne’s famous landmarks. Bring your friends, family or running group along – there’s a spot for everyone.

They are thrilled to once again use the Grand Slam oval as the central hub for our event village and finish line celebrations with DJs and live music, clothing drop, post-run massage, retail and race merchandise, food trucks, finisher big screen viewing and Run Melbourne’s Charity Lane.

So join in, rally behind your favourite charity and make your run count in 2024.


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    • Hi Cathie,

      It appears you can:
      “Can I enter on the day?
      Yes, there will be entries from 6:00am on the day (Sunday, 30 July) at Federation Square. Entries are also taken from 8:00am – 4:00pm on Saturday 29, July at Federation Square.”

      Kind regards,

  • We would like to provide a BBQ for our entrants after the event. Can you suggest anywhere where we can set up the barbie without having to carry it too far. Is the MCG carpark likely to be open?
    Our team is “For Ryno”, the charity is Fight MND.

    • Hi Elaine,

      Yarra Park is always open to pedestrians, however Alexandra Gardens near Fed Square might be closer for you. There are a number of BBQ’s along the Yarra if you want to use those. No bookings are required.

      Kind regards,

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