fbpx

5K RUN MELBOURNE

Race start time & date: 10:30AM, 25 July 2021

Start Line: St-Kilda Road, Melbourne

Next Price Change: 27/5/2021

Run Melbourne 5K

Your run. Your way.

It’s time to get moving and join in the fun with our 5K run. Race past Melbourne’s famous landmarks as you take part alongside those participating in their first competitive run, those running with their fellow troops or those that prefer a shorter distance. There’s a spot for everyone.

Key Dates

Event Timetable

Registration Open - Mar 22

Enter Half-Marathon, 10k & 5k
Start fundraising page

Race Bib Name Cut Off - May 24

Last day to enter to get your name on your race bib.

Postage Cut Off - July 11

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 23

Event village opens
Race pack collection and entries

Race Day - July 25

7:00am Half Marathon
9:15am 10K
10:30am 5K

Current Pricing

Get in early to ensure you lock in your preferred wave start time.

The price goes up in:

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

Standard

$50/adult
  • $40 / under 18

Last Minute

$55/adult
  • $45 / under 18

Race Weekend

$60/adult
  • $50 / under 18

10K

Event Map

Run Melbourne 2021 5K Course Map

Elevation profile coming soon.

Resources

What to expect

N

On Course Entertainment

Cheer zones and epic vibes make this a race weekend unlike any other.

N

Official Run Melbourne Merchandise

Look the part on race day with our 2XU technical running Run Melbourne tops.

N

Run your best race

Gear up with new running shoes for training or race day, thanks to our exclusive entrant offer.

N

Medals

You’ll receive an exclusive Run Melbourne medal.

Timing

All runners receive electronic race timing and certificate.

N

Support

Training programs, free training club and more!

HALF MARATHON

General Information

Detailed participant instruction will be available to download closer to the event.

Pace leaders

Pacers will will be confirmed closer to the event.

Wheelchair information

The racing wheelchair wave will start approximately 10 minutes before the official 10km event – at 9:05AM. Please be at the start line no later than 8.45 am.

Participant instructions

Participant Instructions will be available to download closer to the event.

Event timetable

Please refer to the Event Information page for the event timetable.

Drink stations

Drink stations are located every 2-3km. There will be Gatorade sports drinks available at drinks stations throughout the course.

Please refer to your course map for drink station locations.

Kilometre markers

The kilometre markers for the 5km event will be coloured Dark Blue.

Start Line

START LINE LOCATION: St Kilda Rd.

RACE START TIME: 10:30AM. We recommend you arrive at the event at least one hour before your race start time.

WAVE START ASSEMBLY TIMES:

10:00AM for Priority start, Wave A, B and Champion Charity runners
10:15AM for Wave C and D runners
PREDICTED FINISH TIMES PER WAVE ALLOCATION:

WAVE A – Under 32mins
WAVE B – 33mins – 40mins
WAVE C – 41mins – 50mins
WAVE D – 51mins +

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 in place at the start line of each race 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.

Please note the start line will close for all events at 11:10am.

Run Melbourne 5K starts in:

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

City of Melbourne
2XU
Runner's World Australia and New Zealand

Ready to run?

We are so excited to have you on board. Please use the link below to register and start training today!