Lifestyle

Your quick-start guide to running training

Whether you're gearing up for a marathon or your first 5 km, prepare your mind, body and wardrobe.

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In Brief

That finish line feeling: Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

A congratulatory message to the thousands who participated in the Medibank Melbourne Marathon.

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Community

Why I Run: Peter Ryan

Peter Ryan on why he's been running marathons since 1978.

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In Brief

Medibank Melbourne Marathon 2014 wrap-up

A diverse range of people competed in Melbourne's favourite running festival on Sunday 12 October

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Community

Keeping pace with Steve Moneghetti

Renowned marathon legend Steve Moneghetti answers questions on keeping fighting fit.

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Community

The First Time: Meet Stephen Russell

We chat with Stephen Russell, who plans to use the Melbourne Marathon to start his fitness journey.

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Community

The First Time: Meet Elliot Giakalis

Elliot Giakalis is gearing up for his first half-marathon at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon.

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Community

The First Time: Meet Claire Hooper

Check in with comedian Claire Hooper as she prepares for the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival.

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Community

The First Time: Meet Erika Geraerts

Erika Geraerts tells us how she is juggling a busy career and training for the Melbourne Marathon.

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Community

There’s A First Time For Everything

When was your first time? We have a little secret project we would like to reveal...

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Advice

Advanced running guides

Advanced training guides for 4km, 5km, 10km, 12km, half marathon and marathon events.

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Advice

Intermediate running guides

Intermediate training guides for 4km, 5km, 10km, 12km, half marathon and marathon events.

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Advice

Beginner running guides

Beginner training guides for 4km, 5km, 10km, 12km, half marathon and marathon events.

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Community

What I learned from marathon training

From training plans to race day, dietitian Daniel Thomson discusses his marathon challenge.

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Community

Sports psychology for marathon training

The key to tackling the training journey begins in your mind.

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Experts

How to train for a marathon

Dr Dave Martin shares his best tips for training success.

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Community

91-year-old marathon runner breaks record

While some people slow down in their 70s, Harriette Thompson ran her first marathon instead.

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Advice

Marathon advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your marathon time in 18 weeks.

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Advice

Marathon intermediate running guide

This training guide will get you running a marathon in 18 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

Marathon beginner running guide

This training guide will get you running a marathon in 18 weeks, one step at a time.

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Community

Great health road

Follow Medibank IT coordinator, Julie, on her journey to the Great Ocean Road Marathon.

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Community

The Great Ocean Road Marathon

Run from Lorne to Apollo Bay in one of Australia’s most visually spectacular marathons.

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Community

United by a love of running

The social side of exercise groups has lasting benefits.

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Community

Medibank Melbourne Marathon a huge success

Six records were set and over 30,000 people took (many) small steps to better health.

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Community

Run faster Mr Hale!

PE teacher Nathan Hale's motivational marathon journey.

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Travel

Five marathons worth travelling for

We have searched globally for the most amazing marathons worth travelling for.

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Experts

Podiatrist Rick Osler explains how to choose the best running shoes for your needs.

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Community

The final countdown

We hear from Alicia Loxley, female ambassador for the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival.

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Community

A star from her marathon debut

With a rower, a footballer and an Olympic runner, sporting prowess runs deep in the Trengove family.

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Community

Melbourne marathon course

Complete the Medibank Melbourne marathon in 7 minutes!

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Lifestyle

Inspirational and fearless

How a radical incident changed Kathrine Switzer's life.

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Community

Medibank Melbourne Marathon

Always thought about training for a marathon one day? Now's the time to get started.

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Lifestyle

Health shelf – Lisa Weightman

Whether it's on the track or in the office, Lisa Weightman knows how to set—and reach—her goals.

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