The official Melbourne Marathon site. Check the site for all details of the marathon, and to enter.

The wikipedia entry for the marathon. A brief history. There is a Spartans section.

Sometimes called ausrunning.net. Lists results from all Australian marathons – look up yours!

Victorian Cross Country League

International Marathons & Road Races

Victorian Masters Athletics

Athletics Victoria

Victorian Road Runners. Organise many runs. Cheap to join, welcoming to visitors and well organised.

“The Runners Tribe” Videos and news of Australian runners

Australian Runners World Magazine

Knox Road Runners organise regular runs and events in Melbourne’s East.

Traralgon Marathon Site – Australia’s longest continuously staged marathon

45 kms pleasure & pain

The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team organises races over all distances.

Listing of Australasian and nearby marathons. Maintained by Bruce “Digger” Hargreaves.

Comprehensive listing of runs, all distances, all Australian locations.

Australians who have run 100 or more full marathons. There are several Spartans amongst the members.

Youtube video of Spartans in the 2007 marathon. Also another 20+ videos featuring the Melbourne Marathon.

Comprehensive reviews all kinds of sporting equipment. All running watches (Garmins etc) are included.

Blog written by sports scientists. Includes detailed analysis of elite marathons.

A fascinating study of Adelaide marathon finishers, 1979 to 2016.