This is your only chance to complete a run or walk and cross the finish line inside Optus Stadium in 2019! Be featured on the big screen inside Optus Stadium and get your medal for completing one of the 2019 Perth Running Festival distances. The Perth Running Festival is a memorable event for runners of all ages, fitness levels and experience.
The 4km walk or run course is perfect for families, beginners, and community groups. A picturesque short course that includes the Swan River shorelines before finishing inside Optus Stadium.
For a step up in distance, you can take on the 10km course. The course will be fast and flat and we are aiming for it to become the fastest 10km ever run in Australia! If you want to set a personal best and experience running onto Optus Stadium, then this is the course for you! Ideal for competitive runners, groups and social runners.
Competition and dedicated runners can power on through the 21km half-marathon course. Also a fast and flat course, the half-marathon is picturesque and sure to be one of the more memorable running experiences in 2019.
The West Australian Marathon Club has proudly partnered with the Perth Running Festival to bring you the unmissable marathon experience of 2019. The marathon course promises to be amazing for competitive distance runners or first-time marathon runners looking for a challenge but also a memorable finish line experience inside Optus Stadium. The marathon course is possibly the most beautiful course in the world and should not be missed in 2019.
Your Reasons to Run in the 2019 Perth Running Festival: Free public transport to the event for all participants. Start and finish all in the same place – Optus Stadium. Open to all ages, families, groups, and corporate teams. Run onto the hallowed playing surface and finish inside Optus Stadium. 100% of fundraising supports the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.