Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Prizes & Rewards

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About Prizes & Rewards

  • All prize money is in Australian dollars (AUD)
  • Men and women receive equal prize money for all events
  • All prize money and bonuses are subject to a deduction of Australian income tax for those who are not an Australian resident
  • Prize money payment is subject to meeting the doping control measures in place
  • Download the full 2017 Gold Coast Airport Marathon Prizes & Incentive Money Schedule.

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon (Overall)

Place Men Women
1 $20,000 $20,000
2 $8,000 $8,000
3 $5,000 $5,000
4 $2,500 $2,500
5 $1,000 $1,000

Gold Coast Airport Marathon (Time Bonuses)

Time bonuses paid in addition to the above placegetter prize money.

Place Men Official Time Women Official Time Bonus Amount
1 sub 2:07:00 sub 2:24:00 $20,000
1 2:07:00 – 2:07:59 2:24:00 – 2:24:59 $15,000
1 2:08:00 – 2:08:29 2:25:00 – 2:25:59 $10,000
1 2:08:30 – 2:08:41* 2:26:00 – 2:26:39* $8,000
2 sub 2:08:42 sub 2:26:40 $5,000
3 sub 2:08:42 sub 2:26:40 $4,000
4 sub 2:08:42 sub 2:26:40 $3,000
5 sub 2:08:42 sub 2:26:40 $2,500
1-5 2:08:42 – 2:09:59 2:26:40 – 2:27:59 $2,000
1-5 2:10:00 – 2:11:00 2:28:00 – 2:30:00 $1,000

*Race Records are 2:08:42 and 2:26:40 for men and women, respectively

IAAF Oceania Area Marathon Championships

Place Men Women
1 $3,000 $3,000
2 $2,000 $2,000
3 $1,000 $1,000

Placegetters in the IAAF Oceania Area Marathon Championships will receive either the outright prize money or the IAAF Oceania Area Championship prize money (whichever amount is higher). No double dipping. Placegetters will also receive Oceania Championship medals.

E.g. An eligible New Zealand athlete who places 5th overall and is the winner of the IAAF Oceania Area Marathon Championships will receive $3,000 prize money (i.e. the Oceania Championships amount as this is higher)

Marathon Fast Time Incentive Money –  Oceania Athletes

All IAAF Oceania Area Championship athletes are also eligible for separate fast time incentive money (2:20:00 or faster for men and 2:45:00 or faster for women). This is paid in addition to any placegetter prize money won and irrespective of place.

Download the 2017 Gold Coast Airport Marathon Prize & Incentive Money Schedule for full breakdown.

ASICS Half Marathon

ASICS Half Marathon (Overall)

Place Men Women
1 $6,000 $6,000
2 $2,000 $2,000
3 $1,000 $1,000

$2,000 bonus paid if the winner breaks the race record (1:01:16 men and 1:09:00 women)

Southern Cross University 10km Run

Southern Cross University 10km Run (Overall)

Place Men Women
1 $1,000 $1,000
2 $750 $750
3 $500 $500

$1,000 bonus if the winner breaks the race record (28:53 men and 32:17 women).

Wheelchair Marathon

Wheelchair Marathon (Overall)

Place Men Women
1 $550 $550
2 $400 $400
3 $300 $300

$500 bonus if the winner breaks the race record (1:30:18 men and 1:43:45 women).

$250 bonus for times faster than 1:50:00 (men) or 2:10:00 (women)

Age group winners

Age group winners in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Southern Cross University 10km Run and Zespri Junior Dash events will receive a trophy and a gift from the race sponsors. As the 5.7km Challenge is a participation event, no prizes are awarded.

Finishers’ rewards

Everyone finishing the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Southern Cross University 10km Run and 5.7km Challenge will receive an exclusive finishers’ shirt and medal. Zespri Junior Dash entrants will receive a cap and medal. All finishers’ results and certificates will be available online after the event. Results will be published in a special souvenir lift-out in the Gold Coast Bulletin on Monday 3 July.

Presentations – Event Lawn (Saturday 1 July)

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Time Event
8:31am IAAF Oceania Area 10km Championships
8:36am Queensland 10km Run Championships
8:41am Southern Cross University 10km Run
10:10am Teams Challenge announcement
10:20am Zespri 2km Junior Dash
10:25am Zespri 4km Junior Dash

Presentations – Finish Chute (Sunday 2 July)

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Time Event
10:00am Introduction and official speeches
10:06am Gold Coast Airport Marathon – Male
10:12am Gold Coast Airport Marathon – Female

Presentations – Event Lawn (Sunday 2 July)

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Time Event
All times TBC ASICS Half Marathon
Wheelchair 15km
Wheelchair Marathon
IAAF Oceania Area Marathon Championship
Queensland Marathon Championship

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