The ASICS 5km Run Course Description

Start Location
  • Batman Avenue (150m north of Rod Laver Arena entrance)
  • Melways Ref 2G A7

Course Description

• Start Batman Avenue

• Entrants head north along Batman Avenue and turn left just past William Barak Bridge (320m) and follow the path next to Birrarung Marr and Princes Walk.

• Entrants turn left onto Princes Bridge and left again into the path that leads down the back of Alexandra Gardens.

• Runners then cross Boathouse Drive, and follow the Yarra River on the lower path under Swan St Bridge, proceed to the upper path to left hand turn crossing Morrell Bridge, left hand turn onto the path under Swan St Bridge, following the river path before veering right onto wooden bridge in Birrarung Marr.

• Turn right onto William Barak Bridge proceed straight on to the Finish outside the MCG

If you wish to WALK, please enter the 3km Walk event. But if you are walking very slowly in a group, please keep an eye out for runners as you get close to the MCG and do not block their path.

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