Registrations are now open.
Race Bib Name Cut Off - May 30
Last day to enter to get your name on your race bib.
Postage Cut Off - July 8
Last day to enter to be able to have option to get race pack posted.
Race Pack Collection - July 12
Race pack collection begings from Sole Motive Store at 12 Midday.
Race Weekend - July 25
Event village opens - Sole Motive retail
Race pack collection and entries:
8am - 4pm River Terrace, Fed Square
Race Day - July 25
6:45am ASICS Half Marathon
8:45am Fisiocrem 10K
10:00am Runner's World 5K
How does it work?
Ready, set, race
Set your route, track your run on Garmin or Strava.
Submit your results
We will send you a unique link to submit your results, verify your time via your fitness tracker (Garmin or Strava) or upload a photo of your time, and see yourself on the leaderboard.
Race day prizes
Bring your race day vibes for the chance to win prizes!
Detailed participant instruction will be available to download closer to the event.
Must be 12 years old on race day.
The 10k will pass 3 drink stations. There will be Gatorade sports drinks available at drinks stations throughout the course.
Please refer to your course map for drink station locations.
The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 10 minutes before the official 10km event – at 8:35am. Please be at the start line no later than 8.15am.
START LINE LOCATION: St Kilda Rd.
RACE START TIME: 8:45am. We recommend you arrive at the event at least one hour before your race start time.
WAVE START ASSEMBLY TIMES:
8:45am for Priority Start, Wave A, B and Champion Charity runners
8:55am for Wave C and D runners
PREDICTED FINISH TIMES PER WAVE ALLOCATION:
WAVE A – Under 55mins
WAVE B – 56mins – 1 hour
WAVE C – 1 hour, 1 min – 1 hour, 10 mins
WAVE D – 1 hour, 10 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 coloured feathers 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.
In 2021, Run Melbourne will have a tracking app that will update the runner’s movement around the course.
Course cut off times
Start line closes 9:10am
Finish Line closes 11:30am
*Any participant who does not get to the corner of Batman Ave and Flinders st by 11.25am will be moved onto footpath.
On Course Cut off:
After 10:15am, participants who have not passed the Toorak road will be held to cross at lights. (12mins per km pace).
10K Race Starts In
Run Melbourne Update
Please note, in light of the Government announcement of the lockdown extension, it is with deep regret that we are announcing that Run Melbourne can no longer proceed as planned on Sunday 25 July.