Run this City – Take on the 10km
Let the crowd of thousands help to push you across the line as you aim to crush your goals and beat your best 10K.
- Distance: 10km
- Date: Sunday, 30 July 2017
- Recommended arrival time: Please arrive at the Event Village at least 45 minutes before the start of your wave – from 8:30am
- Start time: From 9:15am
- Minimum age: 12 years or older on Sunday, 30 July 2017
YOUR RUN MELBOURNE 10K STARTS IN
Things you should know:
Start area: The 10km run will start at the intersection of St Kilda Road and just south of Linlithgow Avenue.
Finish area: Is located within Birrarung Marr, adjacent to Federation Square.
10km Wave starts: There will be four wave starts for the 10km run:
|10KM WAVE STARTS|
|WAVE||START TIME||TARGET TIME||TARGET TIME||FIELD CAPACITY|
|10KM WAVE A||9:15 AM||Priority Male: under 40 mins||50||50|
|Priority Female: under 45 mins||50||50|
|under 55 mins||2500||2,250|
|10KM WAVE B||9:21 AM||Champion Charity||200||240|
|56 mins – 1 hour||2500||2,250|
|10KM WAVE C||9:27 AM||1 hour 1 mins – 1 hour 10 mins||2500||2,250|
|10KM WAVE D||9:33 AM||1 hour 10 mins +||2500||2,250|
Prams are welcome but please start in the last wave.
Please note that field limits apply. Once a wave start is at capacity no further entries will be accepted for that wave start.
You must start in your allocated wave start.
Warm-up: The 10km warm-up will be held at the main stage at Federation Square at 8:45am.
Split times: The timing system will record your 5km and 10km time.
Drink stations: There are four water stations on the course. They are approximately 2 – 3km apart. There are also water stations at the event village and the finish area. Electrolyte will be available at three drink stations for 10km participants.
Kilometre markers: The kilometre markers for the 10km event will be coloured RED the same as your race bib colour.
Course Map: The 10km run/walk course can be found here. http://events.solemotive.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/RM_10KM.pdf [NEW COURSE MAP]
*Course subject to change.
Course Description: The 10km course offers a fresh and exciting Run Melbourne experience. Take on the streets of Melbourne and run around this beautiful city past the Shrine of Remembrance, around the Botanic Gardens, past Rod Laver arena and the MCG and finish at Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square and Birrarung Marr precinct. Run, take in the ambience and smash your goals! Get ready to run this city.
“The 10km course gives you a great snapshot of Melbourne and its sights. The course will allow you to emerge yourself in the beautiful city of Melbourne before soaking up the atmosphere at the finish line.” Julie Tedde, Race Director
Course conditions: All participants in the 10km event who have not completed the Batman Avenue section of the course by 11:00am will be directed onto the footpath.
Presentation ceremonies: Presentation ceremonies will take place at 11:00am from the main stage at Federation Square. Trophies will be awarded to the male and female winners of the 10km event.
Age category winners 1st, 2nd and 3rd will receive a medal however these will be posted out after the event. The age categories are: U18, 18 – 29 years, 30 – 39 years, 40 – 49 years, 50 – 59 years, 60 – 69 years & 70+.