Event held on December 11

Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival - DAY 1

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Event runs from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM


The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival will officially return in 2021. For the first time in 42 years, the event will be held across two days in summer. On Saturday 11 December distances include the three kilometre walk, five kilometre run and SriLankan Airlines 10kilometre. The start location is at Yarra Park Path, parallel to Jolimont Station. As always, the course features some of the city’s most loved landmarks and finishes at the iconic MCG. The Festival welcomes all ages and abilities. Whether you’ve running your first five kilometres or looking to smash a marathon personal best, there’s a distance for everyone. The 2019 Melbourne Marathon helped raise over $1,200,000 for various charities, and this year participants are again encouraged to raise money for the official charity partner, Cerebral Palsy Education Centre, and associate charities: JMB Foundation, Australian Red Cross,the Heart Foundation,and Very Special Kids, as well as other causes close to entrant’s hearts. Entry Cost All tickets $0