Achilles Running Club

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Supported by Blind Sports and Recreation Victoria, Achilles Melbourne is your local all-abilities social running club. Whether you have a disability or you wish to run/walk alongside people with a disability, we run/walk together to achieve individual fitness goals. This includes support to participate in major running events in Victoria.

Man and woman running side by side

Regular Sunday Training

The Tan running track
Fountain, south-east side of intersection
Corner Linlithgow Avenue and St Kilda Rd

Map of the corner of Linlithgow Avenue St Kilda Rd

Getting there:

Train or tram:

Catch any train/tram to Flinders Street station
Exit onto southbound side of St Kilda Rd
Walk 500m south of Federation Square or alight at Grant St stop 17 on any St Kilda Rd tram

Car parking

Ample free carparking available on St Kilda Rd and Linlithgow Ave
We run around the popular 3.8km Tan running track which encircles the botanical gardens.

Those who wish to run further have the option of running alongside the Yarra river via Federation Square on the main Yarra trail.

 

Guide Runners:

Achilles offers trained and experienced Guide Runners to help navigate members during training runs and walks and at events.

 

Wider Inclusive Community:

Achilles Melbourne and BSRV have partnered with local running groups across Melbourne and Greater Victoria to up-skill their respective clubs and events to become inclusive events.  The clubs and events have trained guides in regular attendance, subject to notice and availability.

Areas include: Ballarat, Frankston, Mornington, Inverloch, Diamond Creek, Waverley, Wheelers Hill, Craigieburn and Geelong.

Please contact janelle@blindsports.org.au to find out how to contact and register with your nearest club.