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    Run Melbourne 2024

    Run Melbourne 2024

    Organiser: Sole Motive

    Get ready to embrace the challenge of running through the city of Melbourne.Run Melbourne isn’t just a race; it’s an unparalleled experience. Sweat, celebrate and push yourself past iconic city landmarks, with the crowds cheering you on and the adrenaline pumping through your veins.Along with our Presenting Partner ASICS we are thrilled to use the Grand Slam Oval as our...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    0.7 km from Melbourne VIC
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    Spartan Urban Event Weekend

    Spartan Urban Event Weekend


    Organiser: Werribee Racing Club

    Prepare for a legendary showdown at Werribee Race Course, as Spartan takes over with the Sprint, Super, and Kids Race!Conquer thrilling obstacles, overcome the rugged terrain, and unleash your inner Spartan.Whether you're a seasoned warrior or a budding champion, this event promises an epic day of grit, glory, and a whole lot of mud!Urban RaceAfter your race, you'll have tons...

    Werribee Racing Club, 2-10 Bulban Road, Werribee Victoria 3030, Australia
    29.3 km from Melbourne VIC
    Sandy Point Half Marathon

    Sandy Point Half Marathon

    Organiser: Sole Motive

    Sandy Point half marathon is back and will take place at the beautiful bayside of Melbourne.Challenge yourself to a 21.1km, 10km or 5km race.This is not something you'll want to miss - run the AIMS-certified half marathon fast and flat course along an open road, with a wonderful sea breeze running through your hair and the skyline of Melbourne city...

    Green Point, Brighton Victoria 3186, Australia
    12.4 km from Melbourne VIC
    Berwick Half Marathon - Quarter Marathon - 5km - KIDS Mile

    Berwick Half Marathon - Quarter Marathon - 5km - KIDS Mile

    Organiser: Berwick Half

    The City of Casey's one and only Half Marathon event the Berwick Half is holding its second annual event on Sunday 25th August 2024.Featuring something for the entire family with 5 distances to chose from there is a:Half Marathon (21.1km)Quarter Marathon (10.5km)5kmKIDS Mile (1.6km)Junior Jog 400m (Under 7's)Set within the picturesque Berwick Springs Park on a flat 5.25km circuit that...

    Beauford Avenue, Narre Warren South VIC, Australia
    42.7 km from Melbourne VIC
    Puffing Billy Railway Running Festival

    Puffing Billy Railway Running Festival


    Organiser: Puffing Billy Railway

    Celebrating its rich heritage and unique blend of athletic challenge with the scenic beauty of the Dandenong Ranges Puffing Billy Running Festival promises a weekend full of excitement and adventure for runners and spectators alike.Puffing Billy Running Festival unfolds over two full days Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th of September and includes:Saturday 7th (Starting 8AM at Lakeside Visitor Centre Station)1.2km...

    Emerald VIC, Australia
    44.6 km from Melbourne VIC
    United Energy Around the Bay

    United Energy Around the Bay

    Organiser: Bicycle Network

    United Energy Around the Bay is one of the biggest events on Bicycle Network’s calendar. It is a non-competitive, fully supported ride with Melbourne’s iconic Port Phillip Bay at its centre.With six ride options on offer, this is a day out on the bike everyone can enjoy. Whether you choose the Family Ride on fully closed roads or the classic...

    Pelican Lawn, Aughtie Drive, Albert Park VIC, Australia
    3.3 km from Melbourne VIC
    Melbourne Marathon Festival 2024

    Melbourne Marathon Festival 2024

    Organiser: Melbourne Marathon Festival

    The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival, Australia’s premier Marathon event, returns Sunday, 13 October 2024. Choose from five distances, from 42.195k to 3k, each starting on Batman Avenue (150m North of Rod Laver Arena), and finishing with a lap of honour around the MCG’s hallowed turf!MarathonBe a part of Australia’s premier marathon and race alongside marathon legends. Circle around Albert Park...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    0.7 km from Melbourne VIC
    Roller Coaster Run

    Roller Coaster Run

    Organiser: Roller Coaster Trail Run

    The Roller Coaster Run is Melbourne’s mountain run and all about the zig-zag tracks, the gnarly loops and the trails that never flatten out in the lush, wilderness of the Dandenong Ranges National Park.It’s just an hour from Melbourne’s CBD, it’s a Melbourne trail run like no other.46K DOUBLE LOOP ULTRALooking to conquer your first Ultra? Look no further, this...

    Kalorama Memorial Reserve, 1190-1196 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Kalorama Victoria 3766, Australia
    37.1 km from Melbourne VIC
    Marysville Marathon Festival

    Marysville Marathon Festival


    Organiser: Trails Plus

    Trailsplus is proud to host the annual Marysville Marathon Festival. The event has played an important part in the community’s recovery from the tragic 2009 bushfires through financial donations and community involvement.The event features running events of 4km, 10km, Half Marathon (21km), Marathon (42km) and Ultramarathon (50km) on scenic valley trails and forest tracks, passing sparkling rivers and waterfalls. Participants...

    Marysville VIC, Australia
    77.3 km from Melbourne VIC
    Eltham Fun Run Walk 2024

    Eltham Fun Run Walk 2024

    Organiser: Eltham Leisure Centre

    The Eltham Fun Run Walk on Sunday the 17th of November 2024 is an annual 5km and 10km fun run and walk through some of the most picturesque walking trails in Melbourne, Victoria.Last year's event was a record-breaking event with over 800 participants and over $20 000 raised for the Pat Cronin Foundation.Enjoy the scenery along the Nillumbik walking paths...

    Eltham Leisure Centre, Brougham Street, Eltham VIC, Australia
    19.3 km from Melbourne VIC
    Giro Della Donna

    Giro Della Donna

    Organiser: Giro Della Donna

    The Giro Della Donna is a weekend long celebration of cycling set in the beautiful mountain village of Warburton in the Yarra Valley east of Melbourne.Friday opens with the Coppi Dinner at the stunning Projekt 3488, an intimate conversation with a special guest, while Saturday has something for everyone with a gravel giro, piccolo giro family ride and entertainment in...

    Thomas Avenue, Warburton Victoria 3799, Australia
    64.7 km from Melbourne VIC
    2XU Wellness Run Proudly Supporting Beyond Blue

    2XU Wellness Run Proudly Supporting Beyond Blue

    Organiser: O2Events

    Running is a powerful tool to manage mental health and improve your wellness.On December 1st 2024, let’s run, jog or walk, 5km, 10km, or 21.1km and raise funds for Beyond Blue 🏃 💙Every dollar you raise helps to fund Beyond Blue’s 24/7 Support Services 📞Let’s get training, feeling better, and help support others.Registrations Open: Friday 31st May 2024Date: Sunday 1st,...

    St Kilda VIC, Australia
    5.6 km from Melbourne VIC
    The Hallora Marathon

    The Hallora Marathon

    Organiser: the hallora marathon festival

    The Hallora Marathon is a great social event for everyone and families are most welcome to join in on this fun run/walk/bike ride. There are two main goals of this event, one is to raise funds for Peter Mac and two is to promote physical activity and community engagement. Run, Walk Or Cycle: Your Choice The Walk and Cycle Events...

    Warragul Skatepark, Burke Street, Warragul Victoria, Australia
    93.7 km from Melbourne VIC
    The Hallora Marathon

    The Hallora Marathon

    Organiser: The Hallora Marathon

    The Hallora Marathon is a great social event for everyone and families are most welcome to join in on this fun run/walk/bike ride.There are two main goals of this event, one is to raise funds for Peter Mac and two is to promote physical activity and community engagement.Run, Walk Or Cycle: Your ChoiceChoose Your Distance42.2km24km16km8km5kmKids Dash (approx 300m)The Hallora Marathon...

    Tarwin Street, Warragul Victoria 3820, Australia
    92.3 km from Melbourne VIC
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Suggested groups & Activities in and around Melbourne VIC

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Run the Tan RUN CLUB

Provider: RUN THE TAN
- Free to Join
- Everyone Welcome
- Walk, Jog or Run (There are various options to choose from, including a structured run training session)

8am every Saturday morning
Meet at Pillars of Wisdom, Tan Track
Followed by coffee at a local café

- Start your weekends off on the right foot
- Great way to meet like-minded people and get fit and healthy
- No pressure, no judgment, no expectations
- Supported by qualified running coaches
Melbourne VIC
Age: 18 - 65+
1.9 km from Melbourne
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Carlton Racketeers - Social Badminton at Carlton Baths

Provider: Carlton Racketeers
We are a group of beginners and intermediates who play every Friday 6-7:30pm at Carlton Baths (close to the CBD!). Everyone is welcome to join us, just make sure you sign up on our website :D.
Carlton VIC
Age: 18 - 65+
3 km from Melbourne
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Outdoor Personal Trainer in Princess Park

Provider: Run It by Kate
I run premier outdoor group training classes in Princes Park that aim to support you in your health and fitness goals.

No matter your age or fitness level, you can be part of our community which shares a common goal of achieving their full potential and supporting each other.
Access a range of group sessions across strength training, cardio, and boxing. Come try out the Run It By Kate style of fitness today.
Carlton North VIC
Age: 36 - 50
4.2 km from Melbourne
Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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Bayside Outdoor Fitness - St Kilda

Provider: Bayside Outdoor Fitness - St Kilda
Fitness, fun and fresh!
Providing a supportive and enjoyable exercise environment in St Kilda for all fitness levels and age groups...

Experienced Trainers
Your trainers at St Kilda have over 14 years experience in outdoor group training. They are all Fitness Australia accredited and have wide knowledge and experience in all things health and fitness!

Free Trial Session
Give yourself the opportunity to experience what BOF St Kilda has to offer by booking in for your FREE no obligation trial session
St Kilda VIC
Approx $25.00
Age: 18 - 65+
5.6 km from Melbourne
Sat, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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Melbourne Social Soccer Inc

Sharing the Beautiful Game!

We are a Non-For-Profit Organisation which exists to encourage cultural exchange and diversity through the beautiful game of football!

Our goal is to provide quality, accessible and affordable social soccer for all who love sharing the game, no matter who you are nor where you're from.

The social yet competitive balance within our games and tournaments on Saturdays and Sundays has given place to many years of great competition, awesome skills, and has helped create many significant friendships along the way.

Our games are fun and friendly, but also competitive. Our games are social-mixed and are...
Melbourne VIC
Approx $10.00
Age: 18 - 50
0.7 km from Melbourne
Sat, Mon, Wed


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Family & Kids in Australia

There are a variety of family events that are run by government, councils, non-profits, and other associations to encourage physical activity. These events can include things like organized runs or walks, bike rides, hiking events, or other outdoor activities that promote exercise and physical activity. Some examples of specific events that might be held include:

  • Fun runs or walk-a-thons: These events typically involve a short race or walk that is open to people of all ages and abilities. They are often organized as fundraisers for charitable causes and can include a variety of different distances and routes to suit different participants.

  • Bike rides: These events can range from casual group rides to more organized events, such as charity bike rides or endurance challenges.

  • Hiking events: Some organizations may organize guided hikes or backpacking trips for families, with the goal of getting people outdoors and active in nature.

  • Parks and recreation events: Government and local councils might organize events in public parks, such as fitness classes, family sports games, and other activities.

  • Community festivals and fairs: Many communities host events that include physical activities such as sports tournaments, fitness demonstrations, and other activities that encourage people to be active.

These events are usually open to all ages and abilities, and provide a great opportunity for families to spend time together while getting active and healthy.

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