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Enter the 2018 Gold Coast Marathon

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Celebrate the special 40th edition of the Gold Coast Marathon and run for the good times on Saturday 30 June – Sunday 1 July 2018 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

The world class international marathon will attract 25,000 participants across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4km Junior Dash and Garmin 2km Junior Dash.

Its famous flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and broadwater plus ideal winter running conditions result in 60% of participants achieving personal best times each year.

Entry Dates

Entries open Tuesday 5 December 2017 (9am Qld)
Early bird fees finish Sunday 29 April 2018 (11:59pm Qld)
Entries close Friday 29 June 2018 (5pm Qld)*

*Wheelchair Marathon and Wheelchair 15km entries close Sunday 17 June 2018 (11:59pm AEST)

Fees

Race Region Early Bird Fee Standard Fee
Gold Coast Marathon AUS & NZ
Other countries
$145
$165
$165
$185
Wheelchair Marathon AUS & NZ
Other countries
$145
$165
$165
$185
ASICS Half Marathon AUS & NZ
Other countries
$110
$130
$130
$150
Wheelchair 15km AUS & NZ
Other countries
$60
$80
$80
$100
Southern Cross University 10km Run AUS & NZ
Other countries
$60
$80
$80
$100
Gold Coast Airport Fun Run AUS & NZ
Other countries
$45
$65
$65
$85
Garmin 4km Junior Dash All participants $25 $45
Garmin 2km Junior Dash All participants $25 $45

Fee includes:

  • Finisher medal (All races. Opportunity to personalise it with an iTaB)
  • Finisher shirt (Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km & Fun Run)
  • Cap (Junior Dash)
  • Finisher certificate (All races. Accessed online after the event)
  • Live results (All races)
  • Live split times (Marathon & Half Marathon)
  • Personalised race bib (All races. Must enter prior to Sunday 29 April 2018)
  • Aid stations & medical services (All races)
  • Endura Rehydration Formula gels (Marathon)
  • Photos and video (All races. Runners can purchase photos and videos after the event)
  • On-course entertainment (Marathon)
  • Pace runners (Marathon, Half Marathon & 10km)
  • Live webcast (Marathon & Half Marathon)
  • Attaining a personal goal at Australia’s favourite holiday marathon!

Things you should know

  • A $5 discount applies for over 65’s and or under 13’s (except Garmin Junior Dash races)
  • Visit FAQs for more information
  • View Terms and Conditions

Check In Centres

All participants are required to collect their race number from either the Brisbane or Gold Coast Check In Centre prior to racing. Race number collection is not available on race day. If your race is held on Saturday 30 June, you need to collect your race number during Check In Centre opening hours prior to 8pm on Friday 29 June. If your race is held on Sunday 1 July, you need to collect your race number during Check In Centre opening hours prior to 5pm on Saturday 30 June.

Brisbane Check In Centre

Where

Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC)
600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006

When

Saturday 23 June, 10am – 4pm (Qld)

View directions

Gold Coast Check In Centre


Where

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218

When

  • Thursday 28 June, 4pm – 8pm (Qld)
  • Friday 29 June, 10am – 8pm (Qld) (final collection for Saturday races)
  • Saturday 30 June, 9am – 5pm (Qld) (final collection for Sunday races)

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