Melbourne Marathon 2017

Sunday 15 October 2017 - Sunday 15 October 2017

Start/ Finish at MCG

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Melbourne Marathon 2017

Heart disease is the single biggest killer of ALL Australians. In fact on average, one Australian dies as a result of heart disease every 26 minutes!  Join the Heart Foundation’s 2017 Medibank Melbourne Marathon team today and you will be joining a team of dedicated, passionate people who are helping to fight heart disease. Your support will help fund ground-breaking research and maybe save your life or the life of someone you love. 

There are three ways you can run for us; Champion entry, Corporate Team entry and General Entry. Champions get FREE race entry and VIP benefits when they commit to raising over $1000.  

All Heart Foundation runners will receive one-to-one support from our dedicated team, pre and post run hospitality in the Heart Foundation’s exclusive marquee, team spirit and the chance to make a real difference in the fight against heart disease. You‘ll also be invited to join our private Facebook running group. 

Join Team Heart Foundation Today in 2 Easy Steps

Ready to get started? We’d love to have you on the team! Register in two simple steps:

1. Join Team Heart Foundation

Sign up for your own individual fundraising page, where you can share your story and automatically receive donations of support.
Sign up now.

2. Book your entry to run

Register on the Melbourne Marathon website.
Already Registered for Melbourne Marathon? It’s not too late to fundraise for the Heart Foundation, simply email to find out how you can join the team. 

Champion Entry

We’re looking for 20 amazing people to be our 2017 Champions squad! Commit to raising at least $1,000 and in appreciation of your fundraising efforts, you will receive:

  • A personlised Heart Foundation running singlet!
  • FREE ENTRY to Melbourne Marathon (Reimbursed through a Coles/Myer gift card)
  • One-to-one support from our dedicated fundraising team to help you reach your goal
  • Hospitality from the Heart Foundation pre and post run in our exclusive marquee 
  • Support tips and advice on nutrition and preparing for a long distant event
  • Team spirit and the chance to make a real difference in the fight against heart disease 
  • Listed in the 2017 Annual Report

Register to be a "Champion Charity Runner" today! 


Corporate Teams

A great way to participate is by pulling together a group at work. You can train and fundraise together.  To register your workplace today contact us today. Corporate teams that reach an agreed team target will qualify for a free professional heart health presentation at their workplace. Choose from topical health issues such as active living, nutrition or the warning signs of a heart attack! Show your staff you care and get your team together today. 

Check out why an active workplace is a happy workplace on our workplace wellness section of our website.


Champion Conditions

* Personlised running singlets are for those reaching $1000 by 25th Sep COB. All those raising $1000 post this date with receive a non-personlised running singlet. These running singlets can be collected on race day form the Heart Foundation site

** Coles Myer gift vouchers will be given to Champs reaching $1000 by 16th Oct and ordered on 16th Oct. 

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  • When

    Sunday 15 October 2017 - Sunday 15 October 2017

  • Where

    Start/ Finish at MCG

  • What

    Australia's largest marathon event! 

    There is a distance that suits everyone; 

    3km Walk/Run
    5.7km Run
    10km Run
    Half Marathon
    Full Marathon

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