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    The Trail Running Series Race 1 - Plenty Gorge

    The Trail Running Series Race 1 - Plenty Gorge

    Organiser: The Trail running Series

    Escape to the wilderness this winter and join in for a run through towering trees, past trickling creeks, under almighty tree ferns and side by side with native wildlife all in a friendly event atmosphere.The 2024 Series features: 3 event series, Race 3 at Silvan conducted in a handicap format – so everyone will finish together, a longer ‘long course’...

    Yellow Gum Park, Goldsworthy Lane, Plenty Victoria 3090, Australia
    20.3 km from Melbourne VIC
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    Stadium Stomp MCG 2024

    Stadium Stomp MCG 2024

    Organiser: Stadium Stomp

    We’re turning 10! For 10 years we’ve been stomping the ‘G to great music and with great people. If you’re yet to experience Stadium Stomp at this magnificent cauldrin, this is your year!The MCG is one of the largest stadiums on the planet boasting a seating capacity of 100,024. That’s a lot of seats, which means a lot of stairs.Climb...

    MCG, Brunton Avenue, Richmond VIC, Australia
    2.4 km from Melbourne VIC
    Sri Chinmoy Princes Park Winter Running Festival

    Sri Chinmoy Princes Park Winter Running Festival

    Organiser: Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team

    The staging venue is Lawn 3, Royal Parade, Parkville and all races start from the asphalt running trail adjacent to the venue.The event is conducted on our favourite flat, tree-lined, 5km circuit within Princes and Royal Park.A 2.2km half-lap circuit has been added for the full marathon distance. The circuit has been measured by an AA certified course measurer for...

    Carlton VIC, Australia
    2.1 km from Melbourne VIC
    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
    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
    Run Prix

    Run Prix

    Organiser: Big Long Run Pty Ltd

    Australia’s Fastest Road Running Race?This is record setting territory. The full GP circuit is closed down. The traffic islands are removed for the day, and the racing is on smooth flat bitumen. Loop course. No hairpin turns. No off-roading. No gravel. No grass. No compromises.Half Marathon, 10km and 5km. All AIMS certified measurement too. So no wondering if you really ran a...

    12 Aughtie Drive, Albert Park VIC, Australia
    3.8 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
    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
    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
    Two Bays Trail Run

    Two Bays Trail Run

    Organiser: Big Long Run Pty Ltd

    Two Bays Trail Run. Great holiday vibe and multi-faceted course between Dromana on the Port Phillip Bay side and Cape Schanck on the Bass Strait side. That's a 28km crossing (or 56km double crossing) of the Mornington Peninsula… and not at the skinny bit! Up and over Arthur’s Seat for fantastic rural and coastal views. Through Greens Bush, the largest...

    Permien Street, Dromana VIC, Australia
    57.9 km from Melbourne VIC
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Nearby Groups & Activities

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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+
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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+
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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
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+
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
Sat, Mon, Wed


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Running in Australia

Participating in running events, also known as road races or marathons, can be a fun and rewarding way to stay active and challenge yourself physically. There are many different types of running events, from short distance fun runs to full marathons. Some popular distances include:

  1. 5K: A 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) race, often considered the shortest "serious" race distance.

  2. 10K: A 10 kilometer (6.2 mile) race, a popular distance for runners of all abilities.

  3. Half marathon: A 21.1 kilometer (13.1 mile) race, often considered a significant milestone for runners.

  4. Marathon: A 42.2 kilometer (26.2 mile) race, considered the ultimate test of endurance and stamina.

Participating in a running event requires proper training and preparation. It is highly recommended to consult a doctor before starting any training program, especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition or have not exercised in a while. It is also important to have the appropriate gear, such as running shoes, and to stay hydrated and fueled during the race.

Many running events also serve as fundraisers for charitable organizations, giving participants the opportunity to contribute to a good cause while also challenging themselves physically.

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