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    River Run - Geelong
    River Run - Geelong

    Organiser: PB Events

    Event Date:      Sunday March 3, 2024 Distances:       10km Run & 5km Run/WalkStart Times: 10km - 8:00am5km - 8:10am Start Finish Area  Barwon Valley Park, Barabool Rd, Belmont FREE RIVER'S GIFT T_SHIRT TO FIRST 250 ENTRIES!!!Free T-shirtRiver's Gift are giving away a FREE T-shirt to the first 250 entries in this years event. This great new design is a must have this summer. If you miss out on...

    Geelong VIC, Australia
    63.9 km from Melbourne VIC
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    Strong Bodies Burger Run 2024
    Strong Bodies Burger Run 2024

    Organiser: Strong Bodies

    Burger Run is a fun run with it all. Sunday March 10th, 2024, join us at Fyansford Common for - Kids 500m dash- Kids 1.5km run- 5km Fun Walk- 5km Run- 10km Run- 15km RunAll participants receive:- Electronic timing- Personalised race bib (cut off date applies)- Burger Run medal bling- A Burger Meal from The Fyansford Hotel- On course photosPlus loads of friendly faces; Strong Bodies, Active Feet, The Little Coffee...

    Fyansford Common, Fyansford VIC, Australia
    67.3 km from Melbourne VIC
    All Fired Up Fun Run
    All Fired Up Fun Run

    Organiser: Edithvale Fire Brigade

    Edithvale Fire Brigade proudly presents its 8th All Fired Up Fun Run, a family orientated community event with activities for all ages.5km, 10km & 15km courses are set to run along the picturesque Longbeach Trail towards Mordialloc passing through the wetlands & returning.Race Day Activities and EventsA wide range of family orientated activities and events will be available for all...

    Edithvale VIC, Australia
    28 km from Melbourne VIC
    Herald Sun - Run for the Kids 2024
    Herald Sun - Run for the Kids 2024

    Organiser: The Herald & Weekly Times Pty Ltd

    VICTORIA’S FAVOURITE FUN RUN - Supporting the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday AppealWe look forward to welcoming everyone to our St Patrick’s Day event on Sunday, March 17, 2024LONG COURSE - 14.4KMWe look forward to welcoming entrants back to our unique long course route, for the once-a-year opportunity to run or walk over the Bolte Bridge and through the Domain...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    0.7 km from Melbourne VIC
    Brimbank Park Running Festival
    Brimbank Park Running Festival

    Organiser: Trailsplus

    Come and run with us at the Brimbank Park Running Festival where there is a trail run for every member of the family. Brimbank Park is our local community jewel. Only 15 minutes north-west of the city, Brimbank Park offers a mixture of open spaces, wooded river trails, picturesque river crossing and just a couple of climbs to challenge you.There...

    Keilor VIC, Australia
    16 km from Melbourne VIC
    Colour Frenzy Fun Run
    Colour Frenzy Fun Run

    Organiser: Colour Frenzy

    Experience the excitement of Australia’s #1 colour fun run event!Colour Frenzy is an extraordinary event that promises an abundance of vibrant colours, exhilarating fun, and non-stop excitement.Prepare to be captivated by an extraordinary adventure brimming with vibrant colour stations, thrilling obstacles, exciting games, and fantastic giveaways. And let’s not overlook the magnificent bubble machine that will elevate the excitement to...

    Jells Park, Jells Rd, Wheelers Hill VIC 3150, Australia
    22.8 km from Melbourne VIC
    Maroondah Dam Trail Run
    Maroondah Dam Trail Run

    Organiser: Trails Plus

    Maroondah Dam Trail Run is the first in the Trailsplus Mountain Series. Enter just this race, or enter the series and receive a discount.Maroondah Reservoir Park is situated in the beautiful Yarra Ranges National Park. Entrance is from the Maroondah Hwy, about 3km east of Healesville. Maroondah features gardens with stands of native and exotic trees, native animals and birds...

    Maroondah Reservoir Park, Maroondah Highway, Healesville VIC, Australia
    55.6 km from Melbourne VIC
    Run the Tan 2024
    Run the Tan 2024

    Organiser: Run the Tan

    Run the Tan is a showcase charity running festival featuring various key events taking on the challenging 3.8km course.It is a must-do event for elite athletes, serious runners, families, schools, walkers and spectators alike.The course takes in Australia's most iconic running track, The Tan Track, surrounding the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens. The event also includes celebrities, emergency services, and school...

    Pillars of Wisdom, Tan Track, Melbourne VIC, Australia
    1.9 km from Melbourne VIC
    Angela Taylor Memorial Walk/Run
    Angela Taylor Memorial Walk/Run

    Organiser: Blue Ribbon Foundation

    Event BackgroundThe Angela Taylor Memorial Run/Walk started in 1989. This community event welcomes individual runners, walkers, juniors, adults and seniors. There’s a category to match all levels of fitness.At 1.00pm on Thursday the 27 March 1986, a car bomb exploded outside the police complex in Russell Street Melbourne. As a result, young Constable Angela Rose Taylor took the full force...

    Palms Lawn, Albert Park VIC, Australia
    2.8 km from Melbourne VIC
    Run The Rock 2024
    Run The Rock 2024

    Organiser: Sole Motive

    Get away for a wonderful weekend and experience the beautiful natural scenery and native wildlife within picturesque landscape in one of Victoria's most iconic natural landmarks. Great for an unforgettable daytrip or weekend, with live music, games, food and drink to enjoy at the event village after the run.Date: 27 April 2024Distances: 22K - 13.5K - 5K - 2K kidsLocation:...

    Macedon VIC, Australia
    55.9 km from Melbourne VIC
    Memory Walk & Jog: Geelong
    Memory Walk & Jog: Geelong

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Geelong's Eastern Beach Reserve.Geelong Memory Walk & Jog is back! Take in the beautiful coastline at Eastern Beach Reserve while raising dementia-beating dollars this coming April.  Together we get active, fundraise and step up to make the world of difference to people living with dementia. Bring everyone to the event – friends, family, work mates, even your dog,...

    Geelong VIC, Australia
    63.9 km from Melbourne VIC
    Mornington Running Festival
    Mornington Running Festival

    ​The Mornington Running Festival returns to Mornington Peninsula for the 10th time on the 28 April 2024 weekend.Set in what is one of Australia's most stunning courses to run, winding along the esplanade from Mornington to Mt Martha and back. This unique experience to run or walk along this road free from traffic is unmissable.The weekend features a variety of...

    Mornington VIC, Australia
    46.6 km from Melbourne VIC
    Memory Walk & Jog: Melbourne
    Memory Walk & Jog: Melbourne

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Melbourne, it’s time to get active, get healthy and get ahead of dementia! We’re so excited to be heading back to Princes Park! Bring your friends, family, work mates, even your dog to join us for a morning of fun, fitness and fundraising. We can’t wait to welcome you back for another fantastic day! Let’s beat dementia to the finish line. Choose...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    0.7 km from Melbourne VIC
    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
    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
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    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
    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
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Nearby Groups & Activities

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Basketball Camps
Provider: Tomorrow's Stars Basketball
The training camps at Tomorrow’s Stars Basketball is an ideal way for your child to learn and improve their basketball skills in leaps and bounds. The brainchild of ex-NBL professional and Slam Dunk Champion, Brett Rainbow, a variety of specialised training courses to suit different ages and skill levels are on offer. With the goal of giving back to the game that provided so much to him growing up, Brett is passionate about the younger generations to take on the mantle to become tomorrows future in basketball.
Melbourne VIC
Approx $130.00
Age: 5 - 17
Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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Run the Tan RUN CLUB
Provider: RUN THE TAN
RUN THE TAN RUN CLUB
- Free to Join
- Everyone Welcome
- Walk, Jog or Run (There are various options to choose from, including a structured run training session)

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

WHY?
- 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
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat
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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
$10.00
Age: 18 - 65+
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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