2016 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival, 16 octobre 2016 07:00, Batman Avenue
Australia’s most iconic marathon is back, with the 2016 Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival being held on Sunday 16th October. More than 30,000 competitors will participate in this awesome event, finishing with a lap of the MCG’s hallowed turf after passing many of Melbourne’s famous landmarks en-route.
Celebrating its 39th year, The Festival features distances for all ages and abilities making it a great family friendly event. Events include the Medibank Melbourne Marathon (42.195km), Half Marathon (21.1km), 10km Run, ASICS 5.7km Run and ASICS 3km Walk.
In 2016 the Festival will play host to the Australian Marathon Championships, and spectators will have the chance to see some of Australia’s best athletes compete for the title.
Participants will make their way through the vibrant streets of Melbourne, passing some of the City’s most iconic landmarks. The longer runs will take in sights such as the Arts Centre, Flinders Street Station & the picturesque St Kilda foreshore with all participants finishing with a lap of the hallowed turf of the MCG.
To register or for more information visit http://melbournemarathon.com.au/