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The Best Run Clubs in Melbourne for Fitness and Fun

Join the latest fitness craze sweeping the city and get ready to pound the pavement with the best run clubs in Melbourne.

KICRUN Club | Image Credit: @taliawhite

Ready to join in the fitness fun of Melbourne's running scene, but not sure where to start? We've got you covered. Lace-up your Nike's and join the thousands of Melbournians already taking part in the latest running craze with our guide to the best run clubs in Melbourne.

Whether you're a seasoned marathoner, a casual jogger, or just getting started, Melbourne is home to welcoming running groups to suit every pace and passion. You'll sweat, smile, and share plenty of laughter and milestones (get that Strava app ready) with fellow enthusiasts as you run across Melbourne. 

Ate Miles

Ate Miles

Popping up in the last year and gaining serious traction for its welcoming vibe, Ate Miles is one of the newest and best run clubs in Melbourne, meeting every second Wednesday come rain, hail or shine for an invigorating run through the streets. Meeting at Maap Lab in Collingwood, this club prioritises safety, kindness, and an inclusive community over speed or skill.

All fitness levels are welcome to join the free runs which span 4-5km at a comfortable pace. Afterwards, enjoy coffee from the crew - because who doesn't love a reward for their early-morning efforts? 

Run times: 7am every second Wednesday, meeting at 33 Wellington Street, Collingwood

Hunter Athletics | Image Credit: @thewolfferine

Hunter Athletics

Hunter Athletics Run Club redefines the running experience in Melbourne with its refreshing approach. Breaking free from traditional norms, there are no memberships or joining fees—just a passionate community united by a love for running. Founded on the belief that camaraderie fuels progress, the club thrives on inclusivity and mutual support.

For nearly four years, they've transformed lives through running, emphasising the value of community over personal records. Open to all, the club fosters growth through collective effort, offering safe spaces and new experiences while fortifying Melbourne's running community. 

Run times: Tuesday night track training, follow Hunter Athletics on Instagram for up-to-date times and locations.

KICRUN Club | Image Credit: @taliawhite


Lace-up and hit the pavement with KICRUN Club, the brainchild of Melbourne's dynamic duo, Steph Miller and Laura Henshaw. Every Saturday morning, it's all about fun, camaraderie, and overcoming those pesky self-doubts.

Whether you're a seasoned sprinter or just dipping your toes into the running world, all are welcome! Simply sign a quick waiver online, and you're off to the races, literally. With routes up to 5km long, there's something for everyone—even if you prefer a stroll while you catch up with friends. If you're unable to make the Saturday sesh, join the KICRUN program for some serious goal-crushing action.

Run every Saturday at 8 am, check out KIC on Instagram for location.

The Run Club

The Run Club

Prefer to hit a treadmill over the pavement? The Run Club in Richmond may be what you're looking for. Born from the passion of two dedicated runners who understand the transformative power of running and with years of experience, they've cultivated a vibrant community focused on sharing expertise and fostering growth.

Offering a range of classes, from the quick and intense Express 30 to the endurance-building Power 45 and beyond, there's something for every level and goal. Whether you're sprinting, tackling hills, or gearing up for marathon distances, they've got you covered. Plus, with heated runs and reformer pilates, each day presents a new opportunity to sweat and succeed. 

98-100 Chestnut Street, Cremorne

Run South Yarra

Run South Yarra

Throw on the sneakers and join the fun with Run South Yarra, the ultimate high-vibe weekend wake-up call. Known as one of the best run clubs in Melbourne, you and the huge running crew will conquer the iconic 'Tan' track surrounding the Royal Botanic Gardens every Saturday, bright and early at 6 am.

Meeting at Gilson on Domain Road, you can run one, two or three laps of the Tan, making friends and clocking kilometres as you go. And guess what? The fun doesn't end there—follow Run South Yarra on Instagram for more epic runs across Melbourne!

Meet at Gilson every Saturday at 6 am, 171 Domain Road, South Yarra



AM:PM.RC stands out as a safe space of inclusivity and innovation in Melbourne's bustling running scene. Embracing diversity with open arms, the club forms a tight-knit community where members from all walks of life come together under the motto "Strength to Strength."

Beyond pounding pavements, AM:PM.RC infuses creativity into every stride, collaborating with local artists and musicians to craft unforgettable experiences. But their impact extends far beyond the streets; they actively engage in charitable endeavours, championing causes close to their hearts. 

Run times: Check AM:PC.RC Instagram for up-to-date times and locations. 

RTB Run Club

RTB Run Club

Offering a refreshing escape for those in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, RTB Run Club is perfect for those who don't want to fight the city traffic to go for a run with a great crew. Meeting on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, it's time to join a welcoming community with a mix of challenging track meets and sweaty social runs.

Entirely free and open to all, all you need is your drink bottle and positive energy to kickstart your running journey. Started by friends and family craving a hangover-free, health-focused social scene, it's become an epic tribe of feel-good runners. The more, the merrier at RTB! 

Run times vary. Follow RTB on Instagram for up-to-date times and locations.

Now that you've signed up to start your fitness journey at one of the best run clubs in Melbourne, you'll be building up an appetite. Stay on track with our guides to the best healthy cafes in Melbourne and these healthy recipes

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