It is one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations known for its sunshine, golden surf beaches, iconic theme parks, beautiful waterways, popular restaurants and cafes, and accommodation for all budgets.
Flat, fast and scenic course
The Gold Coast Marathon is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and stunning broadwater. The ideal winter running conditions featuring low humidity, little wind and mild temperatures result in 60% of participants achieving personal best times each year.
Awesome running conditions
Held in the middle of winter, the weather conditions are traditionally great for running with low humidity, little wind and mild temperatures. 60% of participants achieve a personal best time each year and it’s perfect if you’re aiming for a Boston Marathon qualification. Start here:
A race for everyone
This world-class marathon is set to attract thousands of participants of all ages and abilities across eight races – choose one for you!
Fantastic spectator support
The streets from Runaway Bay to Burleigh Heads will be lined with spectators and entertainers, encouraging you all the way to achieving your personal goal.
Brilliant finisher rewards
This event is world-renowned for its personal achievement mementoes of a commemorative medal, shirt and certificate. They’re collectors’ items for those who come back from year-to-year or travel to running events around the world.