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  • Taka takes on the challenge

    Taka takes on the challenge

    At the age of 83, Broadbeach Waters resident Takayasu (Taka) Muraki is currently the oldest competitor registered for a race …

 

  • Travelling 16,000km to run 42km

    Travelling 16,000km to run 42km

    Set to travel 16,735km from Dublin in Ireland, Kris Ryan is currently the participant who will be travelling the greatest …

 

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Marathon

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Half Marathon

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10km Run

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5.7km Challenge

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Junior Dash

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TRAINING

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Our training resources will assist you to perform at your best and approach the start line in top shape

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COURSE MAPS

follow the road to good times

From Burleigh Heads to Paradise Point our eight races cover the majority of the beautiful Gold Coast.

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TRAVEL

book your Gold Coast journey

View our travel package, airport transfer and accommodation options and secure your journey to the Gold Coast today.

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2017 GOLD COAST AIRPORT MARATHON

run for the good times

Sit back and enjoy our two-minute promotional video encapsulating the good times you will experience at GCAM17

Qantas Assure offer

Earn 1,000 bonus Qantas Points with Qantas Assure

Earn 1,000 bonus Qantas Points when you’re one of the first 1,000 Qantas Assure App users to enter or update your race details before 30 April 2017.

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Garmin competition

Countdown with Garmin and win

Download the Garmin Countdown! watchface app for your Garmin GPS watch for your chance to win one of two Garmin GPS watches.

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Benita Willis

Win a master class with Benita Willis

Enter your school in GCAM17 and you could have Australian women’s marathon record holder Benita Willis give a lesson in runology 101!

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testimonials

Sophie Curnow - Marathoner
Sophie Curnow - Marathoner
I will never stop loving this event. The streets are lined with the Gold Coast community all shouting your name and I'm yet to experience a less than perfect blue sky marathon day.
Pat Carroll - Marathon legend
Pat Carroll - Marathon legend
What I truly love about the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is that everybody has the opportunity to embrace a challenge in one of Australia’s premier holiday destinations.
Sam Hughes - 2000 marathon winner
Sam Hughes - 2000 marathon winner
The familiar faces, the friendships formed, the struggles and the triumphs as everyone challenges themselves to not only finish but to commit to the training is what makes this event so special.
Reg Hogan - Pace runner
Reg Hogan - Pace runner
I have been most lucky in enjoying the company and help of so many people in the running community, particularly those 23 years competing in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon.
Benita Willis - Marathon legend
Benita Willis - Marathon legend
The marathon is a flat and fast course in one of the most amazing cities in the world. Seems like a no-brainer not to have a run!
Brad Beer - Physiotherapist
Brad Beer - Physiotherapist
I ran my first Gold Coast Airport Marathon in 2008 and I was hooked. You can't beat this event for the good times runners have!
Joan Darlington - Volunteer & runner
Joan Darlington - Volunteer & runner
I have had a wonderful association with the Gold Coast Airport Marathon. I've made many lifetime friends both in running and volunteering and I recommend it to any anyone for a very rewarding experience.

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