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What a fantastic asset- visiting from inter state and was told about this by colleagues- staying in a hotel close by it great to be able to go for a run ‘in the city’. Amazing park lands and gardens, I ran through at night but...More
Across Princes bridge on St Kilda road, you can easily find the start of the track that circles the Botanical gardens and skirts the edge of the Yarra river. You can run or gently stroll the 3.8 track.You can easily extend this an incorporate Birrarung...More
The first thing I learnt is it’s called the “Tan Track” because of the original colour of the gravel surface. This is a 3.8k circuit and for me has massively improved my running fitness. There is steepish 300m upward climb if you run in a...More
The Tan is the most famous running track in Melbourne. Joggers run shoulders with Olympians and professional footballers. The Tan runs around the perimeter of the Botanic Gardens and King's Domain. The Tan is 3.8 kms from end to end (2 1/2 miles). The Tan...More
If you are a visitor to Melbourne and want a place to run, you can't go past The Tan. The tree lined 3.84km running track, which surrounds the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, is an iconic location. Whether it is early morning, lunch time or after...More
I used this jogging track around the Royal Botanic Gardens for my morning runs when on a business trip to Melbourne. It is amazing how many other runners are up at 5h30 AM to exercise, which makes this an excellent run even for those from...More
Melbourne's equivalent to enjoy & indulge. The tranquillity of our running track located at the botanical gardens gives our body & mind the rest & recharge it craves before, during or after a manic day. Lots of friendly faces & avid exercisers.. Love it!
It is a great running track but also good for a stroll along the Yarra River and some of the interesting sights such as the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Kings Domain, Botanical gardens and others.A great asset for Melbourne.
Ran here solo on Christmas Eve on a family trip to Melbourne at 6am. The track is gravel and 3.8km right around the Botanic Gardens. There are two timing towers in case you didn't bring your Garmin, and the track is really wide and clean....More