Super hip Melbourne is one of the most liveable cities in the world and an amazing place to run a marathon.
Melbourne has a number of awesome running events which pass the cities famous landmarks such as Flinders Street Station, the MCG, the Shrine of Remembrance, St Kilda Beach and the Yarra River. Also within close reach is the stunning Great Ocean Road with its dramatic coastal scenery.
Below is a list of marathons, half marathons and ultra-marathons in Melbourne and the surrounding area including the Great Ocean Road.
3 Melbourne Marathons events
The Coburg 24 Hour Carnvial due to take place on the 18 - 19th April 2020 has been cancelled. Please refer to Facebook page for more information.
The Down Under 135 will return in 2020 from the 15 - 17th May. The event covers 135 miles (217 km) in a single stage non-stop start to finish run across the single trails of the Lerderderg and Wombat State Forests in Victoria.
The Great Ocean Road Running Festival due to take place on the 16-17 May 2020 has been postponed to 22-23 August 2020.
The Great Ocean Road Running Festival attracts thousands of participants every year seeking to conquer one of the most stunning marathons in the world.