Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

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The 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be held over the weekend of 2 – 3 July and 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.

Saturday 2 July

Sunday 3 July

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Women of Steel taking charge and pushing boundaries

59-year-old Narelle Lee will be representing the Women of Steel, a multicultural group of women from across Australia, at this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon to be held on Sunday 3 July.