Start / Finish Line

The Pillars of Wisdom, The Tan Track. Refer to Course Map.


One Official Lap – 3.827km

Course Description

Run clockwise from the Pillars of Wisdom along the Tan Track heading east along Alexandra with the Botanic Gardens on your right and the Yarra River on your left. Make a 90 degree turn up Anderson St, bringing you just short of Domain Rd. From here take another right turn veering back onto the gravel Tan Track alongside Birdswood Ave. You then pass the main entrance to the Gardens heading towards Linlithgow Ave taking in the Shrine of Remembrance on the left along the way and eventually back to Alexandra Avenue to complete a full lap. Keep the gardens on your right hand side all the way and you can’t get lost!

Course Maps

The Tan Track

Start / Finish Area

Drink Stations

A complimentary water / hydration station will be available at the start / finish line.

Course Markers

The course will be clearly marked and supported by course marshals.


Public toilets are available close by in the Myer Music Bowl and along Alexander Avenue and throughout The Royal Botanic Gardens.

First Aid

First Aid station will be at the start / finish area.