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The Teams Challenge is a great team-building exercise and an excellent way to motivate your team, colleagues, families and friends to achieve a personal challenge together. Your team can choose to race in any of our eight races and all are welcome to select their own start zones. You do not have to race together in the same race or choose the same start zone.

Entries open Tuesday 4 December 2018 (9am QLD).

Benefits of entering a team

  • Celebrating personal achievements as a group
  • Having fun together while increasing fitness
  • Generating awareness and exposure for your organisation
  • Viewing your team results all in one group via the team results portal
  • Raising money for a chosen charity
  • Opportunity to celebrate the good times with your team mates over a barbecue at your own tent in the race precinct
  • All teams entered with runners will be listed on the Gold Coast Marathon website and in the official program included in the Gold Coast Bulletin printed on race weekend
  • Compete for team recognition with our Team Awards

Teams Challenge

When registering, team managers must select their team’s challenge out of the following:

Corporate Teams Challenge

Corporate Teams Challenge includes workplace groups, university groups, organisations, their staff and families.

2018 corporate teams

Fitness Teams Challenge

Fitness Teams Challenge includes gyms, personal training studios and running clubs.

2018 fitness teams

School Teams Challenge

Schools Teams Challenge includes school groups and communities including teachers, students and their families. Universities are not included and must enter via Corporate Teams Challenge.

2018 school teams

Social Teams Challenge

Social Teams Challenge includes social groups, community organisations or a group of friends keen to complete the challenge.

2018 social teams

Team Awards

All teams entered will be eligible for the following awards. Winning teams will receive web and social media recognition along with a winner’s plaque.

Largest Team Award

This awards the largest team in each category based on the final number of entrants recorded. Winners will be announced on race weekend and teams can collect their plaques on their chosen day.

2018 Teams Challenge 2018 Largest Team Award
Corporate Southern Cross University
Fitness Intraining Running and Triathlon Club
School Ming Dao High School
Social iTaiwan
Good Times Award

This awards the best team spirit leading up to and on race weekend. Post pictures of your team training on social media using #GCM19 and kit yourselves out in team attire. Winners will be announced post event and plaques sent via post.

2018 Teams Challenge 2018 Good Times Award
Corporate Peak Sports And Spine Centre
Fitness Vision Personal Training
School Mary Mackillop Catholic College
Social Running Mums Australia

Team Tents

Celebrate the good times with your team over a barbecue in your own tent within the race precinct. Team tents can be hired for Saturday 6 and/or Sunday 7 July and are assigned on a first in first served basis. Team tents are available exclusively to pre-registered teams and can be booked via your team manager login. Please note that you must have an entrant in your team in order to access the form and book.

Tent booking information coming soon.