Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Gold Coast Airport Marathon

Wheelchair Marathon


Race Information


Distance 42.195km
Date Sunday 3 July
Recommended arrival time 6:15am
Start time 7:15am
Minimum age 18


Collect Your Race Number


You must attend the Wheelchair Marathon race briefing on Saturday 2 July (time TBC) to collect your race number.

ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo and Garmin Legends Lunch


The ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo is back, bigger and better than ever at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from Thursday 30 June to Saturday 2 July. The expo features the Check In Centre, over 80 health and fitness exhibitors and a Suncorp Bank Information Booth.

Visit ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo for more information.

Visit the Suncorp Bank Information Booth at the ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo and purchase your ticket to the Garmin Legends Lunch held at 12pm on Saturday 2 July at Jupiters Hotel & Casino.

Visit Garmin Legends Lunch for more information.

Course Map & Video


Visit Course Maps to familiarise yourself with the Wheelchair Marathon course, refreshment stations, water stations and toilets.

Watch the course video.

Cut Off Times


The cut off time for the Wheelchair Marathon is 6 hours and 45 minutes. The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has official cut off times in which participants must complete their race so roads can be re-opened to the public in accordance with event permits.

Visit the Cut Off Policy for more information.

Prizes & Rewards


Collect your finisher shirt and medal in the Nu Pure Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event. View Prizes & Rewards for more information.

Getting to the start line

Getting to the start line

The Race Precinct is located at the Broadwater Parklands in Southport. It is where the start and finish lines are located and is the centre of all the action and atmosphere on race weekend.

Visit Race Precinct for more information.

We will have a number of travel options to assist you to get to the start line.

Visit Transport for more information.

Supporters, Entertainment & Community Guide


Tell your family and friends to line the Gold Coast streets from Runaway Bay to Burleigh Heads and encourage you to marathon glory. Celebrate good times and soak up the thriving atmosphere with live local entertainment at various vantage points along the 42.195 kilometre course.

Visit Supporters for more information.

Purchase your iTab


If you forgot to pre-purchase your iTaB with your registration, commemorate your achievement by purchasing one after your event.

Visit iTabs for more information.

Audience Guide


Tell your friends and family they can join you on your journey via the live webcast, television, radio, online, social media and the Gold Coast Airport Marathon by ASICS app.

Visit Audience Guide for more information.



View past results including previous winners, course records, age category records, 10, 20 & 30 Year Club, top 10 performances and Australian All Comers records.

Enter the Gold Coast Airport Marathon

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