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May 4, 2019 will see Melbourne alive with the Force for the 5km Star Wars Neon Run, with tickets now available to purchase.

The world-class, interactive experience will take place on international Star Wars Day, a once-a-year celebration of the galaxy far, far away and will see participants enjoy a night-time fun run with Star Wars inspired zones. Come dressed as your favourite character and join us for what will be the most galactic fun run you’ll do.

Produced by Fairfax Events, the Star Wars Neon Run has been secured exclusively in Melbourne and will be an entertaining spectacle that will take you into hyper drive with neon light shows, fireworks, music zones and Star Wars experiences for fans, families and friends to celebrate and honour all things Star Wars.

How to enter the NEON Run: Melbourne

  1. Neon/Colour Run 5K

    Run 5km
    AUD $60–AUD $85
    Event passed

NEON Run: Melbourne route

Participants will enjoy a five-kilometre night-time fun run that will wind through Star Wars inspired zones full of neon light shows, fireworks, music and Star Wars experiences for the whole family.

Event Details

What’s Included

Entry Includes

  • Event Bib
  • Star Wars Neon Run Headband
  • Sound Activated Flashband
  • Access to all Star Wars inspired zones
  • Limited edition finishers medal
  • Access to after party
Raceday Logistics
When: Saturday May 4, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Yarra Park, right next to the MCG

Spectators are welcome!


What is The Minimum Age?

10 years old (Participants under 18 yrs MUST be accompanied by an adult)

How Do I create a Team?

Create a team when you register and invite your friends to join you. Don’t forget to make sure you all select the same start wave group when you register. Bonus points for the most creative team name.

How should I dress?

Come dressed as your favourite character and join the most galactic fun run you’ll do.

Are you a Runner, Jogger, or Walker?

Choose your category when entering online. Don’t forget to tell your mates which group number you are in so you can run together. Start times will be staggered so you and your mates can get the most out of our spectacular Star Wars inspired zones.

NEON Run: Melbourne weather forecast

Clear throughout the day.

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Since 1971, Fairfax Events & Entertainment has partnered with key stakeholders to deliver world class, mass participation experiences, providing significant social and economic impact to local communities. We have over 50 plus events annually across 5 specialised event verticals managed by 90 wonderful event staff and raise over 49 million annually in charity.



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