One-lap scenic course
Conquer our iconic half marathon and race past Melbourne landmarks like Flinders Street Station, Marvel Stadium and The Arts Centre as you immerse yourself in the course entertainment along the way. Finish within the home of Australian Open for an epic, unforgettable adventure.
21 July 2024
Start Line Location
Finish Line Location
HOW TO CREATE A TEAM
Create and list your team via Register Now and officially run together with Run Melbourne 2024. This guide will go through the steps of registering your team name, team captain and team members via Register Now. Click to learn more.
INTERACTIVE COURSE MAP AND GPX FILE
Explore the full course with this interactive map, and make note of all the different milestones, drinking stations, toilet stops, among others, that you’ll find on the track. Also find the course GPX file for use with your smart devices.
Connect with your ‘why’ and make your Run Melbourne 2024 journey into a meaningful opportunity. Find your purpose, rally behind favorite charity, and truly make your Run Melbourne count.
Run Melbourne 2024
What to expect
Epic race day atmosphere
Exhilarating sense of achievement
Electronic timing & results
Supportive Run Melbourne community
Run Melbourne Run Club
|Harbour Explanade||6k||Water||-||-||Boathouse Drive||10k||Water and Gatorade||-||yes|
|Domain Rd/Park St||14k||Water and Gatorade||yes||yes|
|Alexandra Ave||18k||Water and Gatorade||yes||yes|
Race Bib Name Cut Off - May 30
Last day to enter to get your name on your race bib.
Postage Cut Off - July 4
Last day to enter to be able to have option to get race bib posted.
Race Day - July 21
6:45am Half Marathon
10:00am Runner's World 5.2K
SUPER EARLY BIRD
$122 / under 18
$130 / under 18
$147 / under 18
$153 / under 18
Will be available to download closer to the event.
Must be 16 years old on race day.
If you are a racing wheelchair please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot. The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 10 minutes before the official Half Marathon event – at 6:35am.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS. Please be at the start line no later than 6.20am
Run Melbourne accommodates wheelchairs in our event. If you’re not a Racing Wheelchair Athlete, please start at the back of the final wave in your event.
Drink stations are located every 4km. The Half Marathon will pass 5 drink stations. There will be Gatorade sports drinks available at drinks stations number 3-5. Please refer to your course map for drink station locations.
The kilometre markers for the Half Marathon will be coloured RED.
Please note, that all the information below relates to Half Marathon participants:
START LINE LOCATION: Batman Avenue
RACE START TIME: 6:45am. We recommend you arrive at the event village at least 45-60mins before your race start times.
WAVE START ASSEMBLY TIME: from 6:20am for all waves. For those wanting to be in Wave A or the Priority Area please be in position from 6.10am
PREDICTED FINISH TIMES PER WAVE ALLOCATION:
WAVE A – Under 1 hour, 45 mins
WAVE B – 1 hour, 46mins – 1 hour, 55 mins
WAVE C – 1 hour, 56 mins – 2 hours, 5 mins
WAVE D – 2 hours, 6 mins +
If you wish to run with friends or family who are starting in a different Wave Start Zone, you may start in a slower zone than that printed on your race number (e.g. someone with a B Zone label may start in B, C, or D) but not in a faster one (e.g. A).
Please note: Wave Start Zones will be indicated by signs in place at the start line to ensure a smooth start for all participants. Entrants are asked to assemble in the appropriate zone as indicated by the letter printed on their race bib. A start line map will be available closer to the date.
Course cut off times
Start line closes 7:10am.
Finish Line closes 12:30 pm.
17km by 10:15am - Crossing Toorak Rd Faulkner Park (12mins per km pace).
Half Marathon Starts In