What’s On March

We bring you unmissable events and dates for your diary from around the globe.



Volcano Run 2020, Merapi Volcano Museum, Yogyakarta, March 8

This unique sport tourism event held around the slopes of Mount Merapi comprises three categories, namely a 5km Family Fun Run, a 10km Race, and a 21km Half Marathon. More than 2,000 runners from around the world are expected to take part, taking on a challenging, high-elevation route.


Surabaya Triathlon 2020, Citraland, Surabaya, March 8

Held at Ciputra Waterpark, this event
organised by 3Athlete Surabaya requires
participants to swim 500m around the
waterpark, ride a bicycle for 22km, then
conclude with a 5km run. Open to general
entries, the event is suitable for people who
want to experience the challenge of a triathlon
for the first time.


Moomba Festival, Melbourne, March 6–9

Australia’s biggest free community
festival offers a dizzying array of family-friendly
activities and events over four days, from the
Moomba Parade and the Birdman Rally to
world-class water-skiing and wakeboarding
down the Yarra, live music from popular
Melbourne acts, and silent discos.


Surfest Newcastle, Australia, until March 8

See the best professional male and female
surfers in the world compete at the largest
surfing festival in Australia, held off the harbour
city of Newcastle, a two-hour drive north of