Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Road Closures


Community Guide


For a printable version of the entertainment map and road closure information, download the 2016 Community Guide.

Road Closures


The 2016 Gold Coast Airport Marathon is expected to attract thousands of visitors to the region. The event has cemented itself as a highlight on Queensland’s major sporting calendar and has grown to become Australia’s premier road race, reinforcing the Gold Coast’s reputation as a leading sport and event destination.

It is the perfect opportunity to showcase the beautiful Gold Coast to thousands of international and interstate runners and their supporters who come for the run and stay for the fun, while significantly boosting our local and state economies.

In order for the smooth running of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, certain roads need to be temporarily closed during the weekend. View the road closures below.

Saturday 2 July

Sunday 3 July

Latest News

Setting new goals

Recovery, refocus and setting more goals

So you’ve run the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and had a wonderful run or may not have done quite as well as you would have liked. Either way, you’ve felt the post race let down, maybe had too many big nights and sleep ins. You’re ready for another challenge but what do you do?


Legend status achieved for winners at the 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon

A women’s race record and the first back-to-back men’s winner in 17 years headlined the 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, in glorious Gold Coast conditions today.


Mungara goes back-to-back by a razor’s edge in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Kenyan barber Kenneth Mungara today became the first back-to-back winner of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon since fellow Kenyan Fred Kiprop famously nailed the 1998 and 1999 double while the women’s race record tumbled at the hands of diminutive Japanese runner Misato Horie.


Race records tumble as Fearnley and Dawes secure Wheelchair Marathon titles

Australian athletics stars Kurt Fearnley and Christie Dawes produced sensational wins in the wheelchair marathon races at this morning’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon, and in doing do, fine-tuned their Rio 2016 Paralympic Games preparations.