A race for anyone
Get in on the excitement with our Runner’s World 5.2K! Have a blast racing or walking past some of Melbourne’s famous landmarks alongside your friends, family or running crew – there’s room for everyone!
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. Click learn more to find all the information you need to create a team.
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.
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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
Key Event Information
|Water and Gatorade
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
Please refer to your course map for drink station locations.
Course Cut Off Times
Finish Line closes 12:30 pm
START LINE LOCATION: Batman Avenue
RACE START TIME: 10:00am. We recommend you arrive at the event at least one hour before your race start time.
WAVE START ASSEMBLY TIMES:
10:00am Rolling start for all waves
PREDICTED FINISH TIMES PER WAVE ALLOCATION:
WAVE A – Under 35mins
WAVE B – 36mins – 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 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.
Runner's World 5.2K Starts In