EVENT VILLAGE & RACE WEEKEND
CELEBRATE WITH US
After you’ve made your way through our 6K, 10K or Half Marathon courses (or cheered on your friends and family as they cross the finish line) – continue the Run Melbourne celebrations in the Event Village sprawled from the finish line at Birrarung Marr, up River Terrace into Federation Square.
The Event Village opens at 8am for on-day registrations.
We all know Melbourne’s best known for our delicious food! So stroll around Fed Square pre or post race and satisfy your stomach with the surrounding drink and eateries only metres away from the Main Stage. Or head to the lululemon Brunch Village to grab a healthy bite to eat.
Continue the Run Melbourne celebrations in our Event Village – spanning from the finish line at Birrarung Marr, up to River Terrace to Fed Square.
Experience an exclusive on-day shopping experience pre or post race, either way you’ve earned it!
lululemon Brunch Village:
Trading from 6:00am – 2:30pm on Sunday, 30 July beside the Showcase Store in Birrarung Marr, where you and your friends and family will be able to enjoy coffee from iconic coffee connoisseurs ST. ALi, sweet and savoury pastries from Banks Vegan Bakery, and smoothies and smoothie bowls from plant-based local-legend Matcha Mylkbar.
EXCLUSIVE RUN MELBOURNE FINISHER DISCOUNTS:
Take advantage of our exclusive race weekend specials for all Run Melbourne finishers! Present your race medal to the vendors below to receive special discounts.
5 Degraves Street, Melbourne
OFFER: FREE bottle of water with every doughnut purchase
12 Degraves Street, Melbourne, 3000
OFFER: FREE soft drink or water when you purchase a burger and chips
UR/3 Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, 3006
OFFER: 15% discount off any purchase
7 Degraves St, Melbourne VIC 3000
OFFER: Enjoy one complimentary MAIN MENU ITEM for when another MAIN MENU ITEM of equal or greater value is purchased, up to a maximum deduction of $10 value
BOOST JUICE SOUTHGATE
Shop G30 Southgate retail precinct Southbank 3006
OFFER: Run Melbourne $5 Crush
Boost Juice Southgate Fresh Juices and Smoothies are made with quality ingredients. Offer only valid at Boost Southgate from 10am Saturday, 29th July to 4pm Sunday, 29th July. Not valid with app orders or any other offer including Vibe. Must show or mention offer in store to redeem. Offer valid on Original size Crushes only. Please ask for the Run Melbourne $5 Crush when you present your race medal.
More information available in our Participant Instructions.
lululemon are leading the entertainment on day with activations along the race route showcasing their unique culture as they cheer on participants running the Runner’s World Half-Marathon, 10k and 6k distances.
There’s plenty of fun in the Event Village and on-course at Run Melbourne. Start the fun with a bunch of on-course entertainment from lululemon, Nova and more – and finish off your run with fun in Birrarung Marr and the Event Village. Will fun for the whole family (bungee trampoline & face painting), sponsor activities and giveaways, and shopping – there’s plenty of reasons to stay around after your run and enjoy the festival atmosphere.
You’ll also be able to find out more about our partners & sponsors, lululemon, Bulk Nutrients, Runner’s World, Nova, Sole Motive, Thankyou Water, Zespri, The Melbourne Institute of Massage & Myotherapy and more.
Find all on-day entertainment and offers in our Participant Instructions.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the exclusive Runner’s World VIP Experience on Sunday 30 July 2017,
where you’ll be treated like an elite.
SIGN UP TODAY FOR:
Private clothing check-in
Post-race runners’ massage
Meet & greet with the RW team
Tasty recovery brunch bites
Jam-packed bag of goodies to take away
Much more and a whole lot of fun!
If you are a current Runner’s World subscriber you can become a VIP at Run Melbourne by completing the online form here Not a subscriber and still want the VIP treatment? Don’t miss out by subscribing today.
*The exclusive Runner’s World VIP Experience is only open to current Runner’s World subscribers who have already entered the 2017 Run Melbourne event.
Snap a pic in front of our Run Melbourne photo wall at Birrarung Marr.
Make sure you hashtag #RunMelbourne2017 when you post your race
day pictures to have a chance to WIN.
FREE PHOTO BOOTH
A free photo booth will be located on River Terrace ready for you to capture your Run Melbourne moments.
Jump in our booth to take an animated GIF in front of the neon Run Melbourne sign. You’ll be about to share your
GIF or still image straight to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter straight after your session.
Available between 8.30am – 11.30am.
WIN AT RUN MELBOURNE – ON DAY COMPETITIONS
PUBLIC TRANSPORT SNAP & WIN
Win one of two Run Melbourne Prize Packs by taking a photo of you or a friend catching public transport (tram, bus or train) to Run Melbourne on Saturday, 29 July or Sunday, 30 July. Just upload your pic to Instagram and hashtag #RunMelbourne2017 and #PT2RunMelb to go in the draw!*
Run Melbourne prize pack contains: 1 x pair of runners from Sole Motive, 1 x Sole Motive $50 Gift Card, 1 x Runner’s World one year subscription, 1 x Runner’s World Yoga DVD and 1 x Bulk Nutrient Gym Pack.
*Terms and Conditions apply. Competition closes midnight Sunday 30 July 2017.
SHARE YOUR RUN MELBOURNE EXPERIENCE!
Share your Run Melbourne experience with us by tagging @RunMelbourne & #RunMelbourne2017 in your Instagram photo OR Instagram Story for your chance to WIN 1 of 10 x Run Melbourne Prize Packs.
Run Melbourne prize pack contains: 1 x Sole Motive $50 Gift Card and 1 x Bulk Nutrient Gym Pack.
*Terms and Conditions apply. Competition closes midnight Tuesday 1 August 2017.
Visit www.solemotive.com for full terms and conditions.
will have their Showcase Store – giving you the opportunity to shop lululemon’s technical athletic apparel and exclusive Run Melbourne presented by lululemon product. These exclusive items are only available for purchase over Run Melbourne race weekend and include a select number of men’s and women’s technical styles in different prints including the iconic Melbourne city skyline.
Located on Birrarung Marr, near the Finish Line, the Showcase Store will trade on Saturday 29 July from 8:30am – 4:00pm and on Sunday 30 July from 6:00am – 2:30pm.
Sole Motive Pop Up Store:
Pop into our Pop-Up store to get your last minute accessory essentials for race day. We’ve got you covered with 20% off a range of accessories from gels, iPhone armbands, socks or even some earphones if you left yours at home! You can also get your hands on a selection of Run Melbourne X lululemon technical apparel – grab it while stocks last!
We know it’s important for you to have the best shoes, that’s why we’re bringing you our best sellers on race day. Get yours with your exclusive $50 off ALL footwear* offer. If you don’t have time to shop on-day visit us in-store (170 Queen St). *Ts and Cs apply
EVENT VILLAGE FACILITIES
Event Information Marquee (Federation Square): Visit the Event Information Marquee
Runner’s World Pace Leader Marquee: Visit the Runner’s World Pace Leader Marquee to get
your pacing band to wear on your wrist on race day to help you pace your run perfectly.
GOT A QUESTION ON DAY?
Get in contact with us via the Run Melbourne Facebook Page via direct message. We’ll be monitoring the Run Melbourne Facebook inbox over race weekend: Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm & Sunday: 5:00am – 12:00pm.
*Please note, all activities and entertainment on event day are subject to change without notice.
Race Day entries are available on Sunday 30th July from 6.00am in the Registrations Marquee in the Event Village at Federation Square, Swanston St.
Download the Run Melbourne Participant Instructions below to find out everything you need for race day – like how to get there, where to drop your bag and more!
Click here to download the Half-Marathon Participant Instructions
Click here to download the 10K Participant Instructions
Click here to download the 6K Participant Instructions
Click here to download the Friendship Dash Participant Instructions
RUN MELBOURNE FAMILIARISATION TOUR
Come to our Run Melbourne Familiarisation Tour on Saturday, 29 July at 11:30am located at the Main Stage, Federation Square.
The Familiarisation Tour will be hosted by Terry O’Halloran, Director of Sole Motive. You’ll learn where the start and finish lines are located, where to drop your bag and more. There will also be an exclusive Q&A with Anna Francis, Hawaiian IronMan World Championship representative on last minute tips for race day.
RUN MELBOURNE EVENT VILLAGE MAP
Need to find toilets, water, bag drop, on-day entries or our partner activations?
Open and print our handy Event Village Map.
RUN MELBOURNE FRIENDSHIP DASH
Saturday 29th July
Warm up for your run at Run Melbourne on Saturday, 29 July with our FREE family friendly event – the Run Melbourne Friendship Dash.
The Friendship Dash is the perfect way to shake out your legs and kick start race weekend. Celebrate your journey to Run Melbourne with a cheeky run/jog or walk with your Run Melbourne support crew (or even your four-legged friend).
Register Now to celebrate friendship, fun and fitness together as one.
On-day entries are available from 8:00am at the Registrations Marquee located in the Event Village at Federation Square on Swanston St.