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Road Closures

To ensure the safety of participants, volunteers and spectators, police-controlled road closures will be in place from Paradise Point to Burleigh Heads.

Saturday 30 June: Roads will be closed from 3:30am and will progressively reopen as events are completed. All roads are scheduled to reopen by 11am.

Sunday 1 July: Roads will be closed from 3:30am and will progressively reopen as events are completed. All roads are scheduled to reopen by 2:30pm.

Access to your premises will be permitted under the direction of police and traffic controllers. However, you may experience delays to ensure event safety. If possible, we suggest those affected make alternative arrangements on this weekend to avoid delays and to assist in minimising traffic congestion.

The success of this great community event relies heavily on local support. We encourage all Gold Coast residents and businesses to join in on the event’s excitement and atmosphere by decorating your home or business, promoting a marathon special to entice participants to your business, screening the live webcast or participating in one of our eight races.

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Road Closures

Saturday 30 June

Road Closures | Saturday 30 June
Labrador
Marine Parade: Burrows Street to Brisbane Road 3:30am – 11am
Brisbane Road: Turpin Road to Marine Parade (eastbound lanes) 3:30am – 11am
Marine Parade: Brisbane Rd to Broad Street 3:30am – 11am
Frank Street 3:30am – 11am
Marine Parade: Broad Street to Frank Street 3:30am – 11am
Central Street: Frank Street to Marine Parade 3:30am – 11am
Southport
Marine Parade: Frank Street to North Street 3:30am – 11am
North Street: High Street to Gold Coast Hwy (Eastbound lanes) 3:30am – 11am
Marine Parade: North Street to Ada Bell Way 3:30am – 11am
Queen Street: Scarborough Street to Gold Coast Hwy (Eastbound lanes) 6am – 7:30am
Sundale Bridge
Gold Coast Hwy: Ada Bell Way to Tedder Ave 6am – 7:30am

Road Closures

Sunday 1 July

Road Closures | Sunday 1 July
Paradise Point
The Esplanade: Donald Ave to Falkinder Ave 3:30am – 9am
Bayview Street: Falkinder Ave to Matthew Flinders Drive 3:30am – 9am
Hollywell
Bayview Street: Matthew Flinders Drive to Holly Ave 3:30am – 9am
Runaway Bay
Bayview Street: Holly Ave to Lae Drive 3:30am – 9am
Lae Drive: Bayview Street to Morala Ave 3:30am – 9am
Bayview Street: Lae Drive to Jennifer Ave 3:30am – 9am
Bayview Street: Jennifer Ave to Ocean Street 3:30am – 2:30pm
Biggera Waters
Marine Parade: Ocean Street to Brisbane Road 3:30am – 2:30pm
Labrador
Brisbane Road: Turpin Road to Marine Parade (Eastbound lanes) 3:30am – 2:30pm
Marine Parade: Brisbane Road to Broad Street 3:30am – 2:30pm
Frank Street 3:30am – 2:30pm
Marine Parade: Broad Street to Frank Street 3:30am – 2:30pm
Southport
Marine Parade: Frank Street to North Street 3:30am – 2:30pm
North Street: High Street to Gold Coast Hwy (Eastbound lanes) 3:30am – 2:30pm
Marine Parade: North Street to Ada Bell Way 3:30am – 2:30pm
Gold Coast Hwy: Ada Bell Way to Waterways Drive (Southbound Lanes) 3:30am – 2:30pm
Sundale Bridge
Gold Coast Hwy: Ada Bell Way to Tedder Ave 7:15am – 7:50am
Main Beach
Waterways Drive: Gold Coast Hwy to MacArthur Parade 3:30am – 1pm
Main Beach Parade: Waterways Drive to MacArthur Parade 3:30am – 1pm
Main Beach Parade: MacArthur Parade to Ferny Ave 3:30am – 1pm
Surfers Paradise
Esplanade: Ferny Ave to Clifford Street 3:30am – 12pm
Northcliffe Terrace: Clifford Street to Fern Street 3:30am – 12pm
Old Burleigh Road: Fern Street to First Ave 3:30am – 12pm
Broadbeach
Broadbeach Blvd: First Ave to Queensland Ave 3:30am – 12pm
Old Burleigh Road: Queensland Ave to Alexandra Ave 3:30am – 12pm
Mermaid Beach
Hedges Ave: Alexandra Ave to Seashell Ave 3:30am – 12pm
Miami
Albatross Ave: Seashell Ave to Chairlift Ave 3:30am – 12pm
Marine Parade: Chairlift Ave to Hythe Street 3:30am – 12pm
Hythe Street: Marine Parade to Gold Coast Hwy 3:30am – 12pm
Gold Coast Hwy: Hythe Street to Kelly Ave 3:30am – 11am
Burleigh Heads
Kelly Ave: Gold Coast Hwy to The Esplanade 3:30am – 11am
Kratzmann Ave: The Esplanade to Gold Coast Hwy 3:30am – 11am
The Esplanade: Kelly Ave to Gold Coast Hwy 3:30am – 11am

Travel tips

If you live in affected suburbs or need to access these suburbs during the Gold Coast Marathon weekend, please consider these travel tips:
  • Add additional time to your journey in anticipation of delays.
  • Due to this event, traffic in Southport and surrounding suburbs will be heavily congested.
  • Avoid travelling along the Gold Coast Highway between Southport and Broadbeach as heavy traffic delays are expected from 7am to 12pm on Sunday 1 July.
  • Use either Benowa or Currumburra Roads when travelling north and south.
  • Use Ferry Road and Scarborough Street to access parking in Southport.
  • Use Olsen Avenue and Oxley Drive to enter/exit Labrador, Runaway Bay and Paradise Point.
  • Use Tedder Avenue as the main thoroughfare to get to The Spit on Sunday 1 July, as it will be under police direction.
  • If coming from Brisbane or the north along the Pacific Motorway (M1), use Nerang-Broadbeach Road to access Surfers Paradise or any suburbs further south.
  • Access across the course will be permitted under the direction of traffic controllers and police when deemed safe.

Tow Away Zones

Parking restrictions will apply on the course and vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense. Refer to event signage for these locations.

Broadwater Parklands Car Park (Gold Coast Aquatic Centre Car Park)

The Broadwater Parklands Car Park in Southport will be fully closed from 5am Monday 18 June through to 5pm Thursday 5 July.

Boat Ramps

Access to boat ramps along the event course will be restricted during the race weekend. Please refer to the road closure summary for details.

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