The Maroondah Dam Trail Runs are in the Yarra Ranges, one hour east of Melbourne. There are 10km, 21km half marathon, 30km, 42km marathon and 50km ultramarathon trail running events.
Maroondah Dam Park is situated in the beautiful Yarra Ranges National Park. Entrance is from the Maroondah Hwy, about 3km east of Healesville. Maroondah features gardens with stands of native and exotic trees, native animals and birds and walking tracks. Its playground, lawns and cool summer shade make it a popular picnic destination in warmer months.