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The First Time at the finish line

Four people picked out of the blue with one common goal: to run the Medibank Melbourne Marathon.

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There’s A First Time For Everything: Part 4

Week four has been about resting the body and mind. But have they started relaxing too early?

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There’s A First Time For Everything: Part 3

Week three is about finding a balance with training, working, socialising and, most importantly, sleep.

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Meet the trainers: Phil Klathas

With no recent fitness training, Melbourne writer Stephen Russell faces quite the challenge.

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Meet the trainers: Joey Worthington

Joey has been focusing on building up Elliot’s strength to avoid persistent injuries.

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Meet the trainers: Jeremy Johnson

Personal trainer Jeremy Johnson has been training our youngest runner, Erika Geraerts.

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Meet the trainers: Becky Locking

Becky Locking is training Melbourne comedienne and new mum Claire Hooper.

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There’s A First Time For Everything: Part 2

Week two of training concludes, and our team of First Timers have hit the halfway point.

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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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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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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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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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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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