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Take on the stunning terrain around Marysville for this popular running series. Great for all runners, each distance takes you through valleys, along forest tracks and past waterfalls. Come along for the finisher's swag and to be a part of the festivities.

Review summary

11 Reviews
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Mak S
"This was my third time at this event so I was familiar with the course and..."


Jason W
"Ive run the 1/2 4 times so no surprises just a couple hrs of fun. Great aid..."


Eryn B
"As always an amazing event organised by amazing people. Safe, friendly, fun and..."
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How to enter the Marysville Marathon

  1. Ultramarathon

    Run 50km
    AUD $125
    Event passed
  2. Marathon

    Run 42km
    AUD $115
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  3. Half Marathon

    Run 21km
    AUD $105
    Event passed
  4. 10 km

    Run 10km
    AUD $75
    Event passed
  5. 4 km

    Run 4.5km
    Free–AUD $45
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Course Cut Off Times

The Falls Rd must be re-opened to public traffic at 2pm. Therefore, a cutoff time of 1pm will be applied to all 50k, 42k and 21k runners as they pass through Gallipoli Park before heading out to Steavenson Falls to complete the final 10km of their event. This equates to:

50k runners: 7hr cutoff for the first 36km
42k runners: 6hr cutoff for the first 28km
21k runners: 4hr cutoff for the first 11.1km

Anyone with any concerns about these times should contact the race director. The possibility of an early start may be available, early starts are only considered for slow runners unlikely to make cutoffs, not as a general option.

Event Details

Raceday Logistics

Race Start Times

50km Ultra Marathon – 7am
42km Neil McKern Marathon – 8am
21km Half Marathon – 9am
10km Run/Walk – 10am
4.5km Run/Walk – 11am



Race Pack Collection

In keeping with our #goinggreener policy, we are no longer providing race packs with printed material that so often ends up in the landfill, we will be focusing on providing offers from our sponsors via electronic communications. Your race pack this year may consist of your race bib and any sponsored product that is donated, i.e food bar, water, fruit, and these, can be collected from the Community Centre at Gallipoli Park at the following times:

Saturday 10th November 2 pm – 4 pm
Sunday 11th November from 6:15 am


First Aid will be available at various aid stations and at the start finish area. Please make sure that you bring your own gels, sunscreen, Vaseline, band-aids and other personal requirements.

Aid Stations

There are 10 aid stations located around the full course. The longest distance between any 2 stations is a 6km stretch for the ultra-marathon and marathon runners.  All other stations are 3-4kms apart. Sports drinks are available on the ultramarathon, marathon and half marathon courses. During registration, Ultra- and Marathon runners may leave their own provisions in drop boxes for the following distances: As always aid stations are only available if enough volunteers can be sources for the event.

50k runners: 9k/27k 36k 41k
42k runners: 9k/19k 28k 33k

Clothing Bags

An area near registration will be provided for you to leave clothing bags. Please label these clearly and please do not leave any valuables in this area. A secure\ box will be provided at the registration area for car keys.


The main presentation will be held on stage at approximately 12:00 pm. Trophies will be presented to the first three finishers in each event. Random prizes will be handed out during the presentation time, but you must be present to receive one!

Food & Stalls

There will be plenty of food available at the oval and local shops offer a variety of options for meals and snacks. Or…BYO picnic. Tables and chairs are provided for your comfort and convenience.


The kids will love the face painting and patting all the animals from Leigh’s Farmyard Friends!


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Marysville Marathon reviews (11)

4.8 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    Ive run the 1/2 4 times so no surprises just a couple hrs of fun. Great aid stations and volunteers, course was easy to navigate great atmosphere at the finish.
  • Did the 10 km in 2018

    As always an amazing event organised by amazing people. Safe, friendly, fun and social like all Trails+ events
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    The whole event was great especially having the team from rise there for a post race massage.
  • Did the Ultramarathon in 2018

    This was my third time at this event so I was familiar with the course and information.Would suggest that the race info booklet is emailed out earlier - I think most runners like it receive event info about a week before the race so they have plenty of time to prepare.
  • Did the Ultramarathon in 2018

    The hills..!!!! Ha ha, I knew it had hills but not that steep!! Nah, all good, first time for me but many running buddies had pre warned me. I love a tough course and this one didnt disappoint! Excellent as always from the trails+ team. Thanks
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    Some of the early Trail was as rugged as any I have come across. I ought to have taken more care on these rough parts as I jammed my toe on a rock and had a stack. The injury slowed me down and impaired my enjoyment of the rest of the course.
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    First rime running a trail run so didnt really know what to expect. I know its a bit hard but kilometre markers or markers every 2-5 k so we get distance without having to rely on a watch.
  • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

    The only issue I had and it might have been naive on my behalf but I thought that the course profile provided with the 21km course map had been stretched to a point where it bore very little resemblance to the actual course. I don't know that seeing a more accurate course profile would have made any difference to my experience on the day but I guess I will now know for next year.
  • Did the Ultramarathon in 2018

    It would have been great to have done course recon before race day so I knew what the last 15km was going to be like. Make sure you have some hill training in your plan, and a well practised nutrition strategy. The Aid stations on this event are plentiful, staffed by great volunteers, and well stocked
  • Did the 10 km in 2018

    Beautiful run ... very challenging because of the hills! Highly recommend the challenge!!