Summer Shorts Coming Soon!

Add some sizzle to your Spring and Summer, at a brand new series of short distance races in parks and campuses on Sunday mornings.  Race at different Summer Short each week from October 22 to November 12 – the perfect lead-in to the Melbourne City Race on November 19, and the Victorian Sprint Champs on November 26.

Here’s what to expect:

  • a great selection of full colour maps
  • three action-packed, fun courses, with something for everyone from newcomers to top sprinters
  • designed for fast thinking, with lots of controls, direction changes and route choices
  • choose your own start time and course
  • Sportident electronic timing, in Air mode (Sportident stick loan included in entry fee)
  • low entry fees; enter online to go into our random prize draw!
  • Kids Run Free at DROC!  Anyone aged 16 or under can enter at no cost; 17-20 year olds pay half price
  • Coaching and assistance for newcomers, and a family-friendly outdoor activity; no limits on age or ability, and no previous experience or special equipment needed

Race Calendar:

  • Sunday October 22 – Jells Park, Waverley Road, Wheelers Hill
  • Sunday October 29 – Lillydale Lakeside, off Hardy Street, Lilydale
  • Sunday November 5 – Tatterson Park, Cheltenham Road, Keysborough
  • Sunday November 12 – Waverley Stadium, off Jacksons Road, Mulgrave

Click here to see what a Summer Short Course looks like

Online entry will open on Eventor in early October.  Entry fee per event – $12 for adults, $6 for 17-20, free entry for under 17s.

Questions?  email

Look out for the 2023 Melbourne City Race at Docklands, on Sunday November 19!

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