SUNDAY 26th August 2018
Yarra Boulevard KEW | 5km Run or Walk | 10km Run | 15km Run

SUNDAY 26th August 2018
Yarra Boulevard KEW | 5km Run or Walk | 10km Run | 15km Run

Take the Challenge in this Historic Melbourne Community Fun Run Event Now in it’s 38th Year.

Click to see a short less then 60 seconds VIDEO message from Robert de Castella below inviting you to participate and join in for the Indigenous Marathon Foundation…

Your ideal Melbourne Marathon lead up event, unlike most others this course has hills.

It doesn’t matter if you run or walk, you will enjoy city views, rolling hills and soak up the encouraging atmosphere as you shake off winter, on the last Sunday in August each year.

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Watch a video about one of Australia’s best ever marathon runners, who you can meet on the day, Robert de Castella


"Congratulations to all the volunteers on the day, great work. congratulations to the organisers and whenever I have had problems over the years it is an easy phone call to sort out. Great event, looking forward to next year."

Jacqui Hill, 2017

“I love this fun run and have been participating in the de Castella Run for the past few years. I love the friendly nature of the event and strong sense of community spirit. The health and fitness expo is great and I particularly enjoyed attending the yoga and sports massage stalls.”

Stephanie Vienet, 2017

“‘The De Castella Run 10k is awesome!! If you want a great atmosphere, beautiful iconic views and a tough run, look no further! Raise money for a superb cause and get a pic with the great man himself!”

Nick Earl, 2017


Donations are fully tax deductible. You will be emailed an itemised tax deductible receipt.

The Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF) uses running to create strong, inspirational Indigenous leaders and promote a healthy active life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. For more info visit:

Raised so far for IMF


Run for a cause, set up your fundraising page and you could win a travel prize for two or win for 10 people your private MCG Corporate Suite to enjoy with your fundraising team!

Fundraising prizes

Top Team Fundraiser Prize

Top Individual Fundraiser Prize

Check out more details about Fundraising Prizes

Volunteers We Need You!

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This year it specifically raises much needed funds for the ongoing support of the Indigenous Marathon Project graduates who come from our remote Australian communities.

Without your help none of this can be possible!

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