Why train with Evolution Runners?

Do you want to be part of a group of likeminded runners who are striving to run their first half marathon or marathon? Do you want to improve your previous time and aim for a PB?  Do you struggle to keep up with your training during the colder months and find it hard to get motivated?  Do you want to take the guess work out of your training and have the support and guidance of an accredited running coach to help you reach your goals?  Do you need an event to work towards to keep you motivated to train during winter?

Coming from a football background, I have always been associated with team sports. Evolution Runners has now become the “team” that I train with since not being able to play football anymore due to injury. The sense of belonging which I had lost since not playing footy has returned and has got the fire burning in the belly to achieve my goals!
— Luke, Ballarat

What is the event?

The Melbourne Marathon Festival is an international running event.  Starting in the heart of Melbourne and finishing inside the MCG.  There is a marathon, half marathon, 10km, 5.7km runs and a 3km walk, so something for everyone. 

Continuing on from our Sandy Point training group I will be offering an aditional 6 week training plan to help you prepare for the half marathon and marathon event.  Face to face sessions will be offered in Ballarat and the program is also available online so it doesn't matter where you live you can be part of the team.

Do you want to be part of the Evolution Runners team?  Simply select 'Evolution Runners' as your team when you complete your registration and enter the password 'EVORUN'. 



The 6 week training program starts on Monday 4th September.

Event day is Sunday 15th October.

What do you get?

Ballarat or online

  • Personalised half marthon or marathon training plan delivered to you weekly for 6 weeks
  • Weekly online check-in with Coach Louie providing feedback on your training and sessions for the next week
  • Unlimited contact with Coach Louie via email or text to answer your training questions
  • The opportunity to run up to 3 run sessions* with Coach Louie and other Evolution Runners each week (Ballarat option only)
    • Online support through the Evolution Runners Community closed Facebook group
    • Drinks & Pro4mance gels at weekly group long run session
    Training with a group has been much more motivating than training alone. I love the encouragement and support I receive from the whole group. The training I have received with Evolution Runners helped me achieve a personal best at my recent half marathon.
    — Elise, Ballarat

    All this for a one off payment of $119

    That's just $19.90 per week!!



    Contact Coach Louie for information on casual attendance option.


    *RUNFIT sessions additional

    NOTE: Event fee not included in price of the program