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
Cut off time 6 hours 45 minutes

Please note that online Wheelchair Entries have now closed in order to source enough safety cyclists.

If you would like to enter please call 07 5668 9888 or email to discuss your entry.

Collecting your race number


You must attend the Wheelchair Marathon race briefing to collect your race number.

Date: Saturday 2 July
Location: TBC
Time: TBC

ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo


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.

Course map & video


Familiarise yourself with the Wheelchair Marathon course, refreshment stations, water stations and toilets.

Visit Course Maps and watch the course video.

Policies and etiquette


Before racing, please review the Wheelchair Marathon cut off time policy, weather policy and race etiquette.

Visit Policies and Etiquette for more information.

Early federal election voting now available


The federal election is on Saturday 2 July coinciding with the 2016 Gold Coast Airport Marathon (2 – 3 July).

Can’t make it to a polling place on election day because you’re participating at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon? You may be entitled to vote early.

Visit to find the location of an early voting centre or to find out more.

Gold Coast Airport Marathon App by ASICS


Be ready with the free Gold Coast Airport Marathon App by ASICS. The app features a live athlete tracker, course maps, pre-race tips and general race information.

Download the free App today from iTunes and Google Play.

Race precinct


The Race Precinct is located at the Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade, 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.

Getting to the start line

Getting to the start line

With huge numbers of people converging on the Race Precinct on race weekend, it is important to plan in advance how you will get to and from there.

Regardless of whether you drive and park, catch a bus or tram or get dropped off, ensure you give yourself plenty of time to get there.

Visit Transport for more information.

Community Guide, supporters and entertainment


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.

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 app by ASICS.

Visit Audience Guide for more information.

Prizes and rewards


Collect your finisher shirt and medal in the Nu-Pure Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event.

Visit Prizes & Rewards 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.


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Stay up-to-date with all the results on race weekend via the official newspaper of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon.

Receive your official Gold Coast Airport Marathon results lift-out with race times, divisional and overall finishing positions for every competitor in every race.

Only in the Gold Coast Bulletin on Monday 4 July.

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

Visit results for more information.

Purchase your photos

wheelchair-marathon-409-272 is the official photographer of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon. Celebrate your achieviment by viewing and purchasing your race photos.

Be notified when your race photos become available by completing the online form.

Visit for more information.

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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.