The Melbourne Marathon Festival returns in 2017, with all race formats starting on Batman Avenue and finishing with a lap on the MCG.More than 35,000 people are expected to participate across the five distances:
|Event ||Distance||Start time |
Gate opening timesGate 1 (Ponsford Stand) will open to participants only at 5.30am.
Gate 2 (MCC Members Reserve) will open to participants and spectators at 6.00am.
Gate 3 (Olympic Stand) will open to spectators from 7.00am.
CAR PARKING UPDATEYarra Park will not be open for public car parking on Sunday.
Event pass holders and a small number of vehicles with disability permits will be accommodated via Gate 6 from 5.00am.
Participants, spectators and the general public are strongly encouraged to utilise public transport or alternative nearby car parking locations.
ExpoAn expo will be located on the external concourse of the MCG between Gates 1 and 2.
|Date ||Hours |
|Thursday October 12 ||4.00pm-6.00pm|
|Friday October 13 ||9.00am-7.00am|
|Saturday October 14 ||8.00am-3.00pm|
|Sunday October 15 ||7.30am-2.00pm|
For full details, please visit the official Melbourne Marathon Festival website.