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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 5.7km Challenge, 4km Junior Dash and 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 AEST)
Early bird fees finish Sunday 29 April 2018 (11:59pm AEST)
Entries close Friday 29 June 2018 (5pm AEST)*

*Entries for the Wheelchair Marathon and Wheelchair 15km races close on Sunday 17 June 2018 (11:59pm AEST)

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




Saturday 23 June, 10am – 4pm (Qld)

Gold Coast Check In Centre


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


  • 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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