Media Kit

If you're after some information about Run Melbourne 2019, you've come to the right place. Scroll down for facts on the event, a list of past winners and fastest times, media releases and downloadable assets.

Run Melbourne is taking place on Sunday, 28 July 2019. Powered by Sole Motive since 2008, this event isn’t your average run. It has grown into a movement that has changed the culture and what it means to run through the city streets.

The three distances on offer include the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K events. Run Melbourne is inclusive of all genders, ages and abilities.

Participants are encouraged to give their training extra motivation by fundraising for a cause close to their heart.

  • This year is the 12th year of Run Melbourne.

  • Distances on offer are the Half Marathon, 10K and the 5K.

  • Start times – Half Marathon: 7:00am, 10K: 9:15am, 5K: 10:30am.

  • $2M is the fundraising goal for 2019.

  • All participants will receive a medal.

  • Cheer stations will be on-course.

  • All distances will run past iconic Melbourne landmarks – MCG, Rod Laver Arena and Tthe Arts Centre.

  • The Event Village will have entertainment, food vendors and a coffee vendor.

  • Sponsors include: Runner’s World Magazine, Bulk Nutrients, City of Melbourne and 2XU.


  • 188,585 runners pound the pavement at Run Melbourne.
  • 304,986 kilometres have been run.
  • We’ve run around the world 7.6 times.
  • We’ve helped raise a total of $16,120,925 for charities in need.

Media Releases

PAst Winners


Half Marathon
MaleNathan Hartigan1:07:40
FemaleTarli Bird1:16:47
MaleCraig Mottram29:27
FemaleVictoria Mitchell34:14
MaleMatthew Coloe15:12
FemaleVictoria Mitchell17:00

2019 Assets

For the latest event updates click ‘Going’ on our Facebook event page

RM19 A3 Poster

RM19 A4 Poster

RM18 Event Images

RM19 Social Media Templates

Contact Us

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