2017 Moorabool Run for Fun

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Event Overview


What:                        2017 Moorabool Run 4 Fun

When:                       Sunday 13 August, from 10.30am

Where:                      Corner Halletts Way & McLachlan Street, Bacchus Marsh

How much:              FREE


Despite encountering significant delays due to weather, including flooding of the Werribee River, the Halletts/O’Leary Way southern extension project is now days away from completion.

This major milestone is the largest infrastructure project ever delivered by Council, and will provide a western link road for Bacchus Marsh. To celebrate the achievement, an official opening and community event will be held Sunday 13 August 2017, including the first ever Moorabool Run 4 Fun! The event will include project presentations, kids activities and a fun run along sections of the new road.


Course Options

Participants will have the option to take part in a 1km, 4km or 5km course commencing from the main event site.Please see the Course Overview for more details.


Race Schedule

Course Option

Start Time (approx)

5km course


4km course


1km course


*Start times are subject to change dependant on the number of registrations received.


The event is free, however residents who would like to participate in one of the three courses are encouraged to register as an individual, team or family.

Online registrations are closed. Hard copy registrations will also be taken between 10am and 4pm at the Lerderderg Library on Saturday 12 August, or between 9am and 10am on site, Sunday 13 August.


Event Guide

Bib Collection

Bibs ccan be collected between 10am and 4pm at the Lerderderg Library on Saturday 12 August, or between 9am and 10am on site on Sunday 13 August.


A water bottle refill station will be available at the main event area. Limited drink stations will also be included along the run course. It is recommended that you bring your own water bottle on the day.


A number of portable toilets will be available at the main event area and public toilets are located along the river trail (see course overview)

First Aid

First Aid will be available at the main event area.

Transport & Parking

Event parking will be available on site, and public transport is also available. Bacchus Marsh Station – Telford Park (Route 434). Please see PTV wesbite for further details.


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a runner to participate in this event?

Absolutely not! There are plenty of events out there to test speed and performance, but this is not one of them! This is an all abilities event; run, walk or even cartwheel if you like!


Is there an age limit for younger participants?

No. Anyone who can make the course distance is eligible to participate. We are encouraging registrations for all participants for the purpose of organising the event and arranging race bibs.


Can I attend the event if I am not participating in the fun run?

Yes! We are encouraging the whole community to attend to hear about the Halletts Way project, watch or participate in the run and enjoy the other free activities on site.



Last Updated:

Tuesday, 18 July, 2017 - 09:12