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2021 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon Cancelled

It is with the utmost regret that due to the three-day lockdown enforced by the Queensland Government to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, Events Management Queensland has been left with no choice but to cancel the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon.

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More than 20,000 entrants to take to the streets in the 2021 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon

In a grand salute to the return of mass participation events more than 20,000 entrants from every state and territory in Australia will take to the streets of the Gold Coast to compete in the 2021 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon.

The event will boast its largest ever Australian field of marathon runners in the events 42-year history with 5,200 entrants and over 50 per cent of all event entrants will travel to the Gold Coast from interstate.

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Junior Dash reaches from Coast to Cape with virtual events for even the most remote runners

First Nations youth across Queensland’s regional and remote communities will be able to join the charge when the Health and Wellbeing Queensland Junior Dash races kick off this July as part of the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon running festival.

A virtual event will enable entrants to run or walk anywhere, no matter where they live in Queensland, with funding from the Queensland Government set to support up to 1,250 First Nations youth to participate within their own regional or remote community at a subsidised rate.

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Elite Tasmanian marathoner sets sights on top of the podium at the 2021 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon

Tasmanian Olympian, Milly Clark hopes to switch up her second place from her first Gold Coast Marathon in 2019, for first in this year’s feature 42.195km event in just under four weeks’ time.

The first Australian home in the 2016 Rio Olympics women’s marathon, Clark’s result and PB on the Gold Coast in 2019 moved her into ninth position of Australia’s all-time female marathoners and the fastest ranked female in the Gold Coast event.

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Lena’s story – a marathon journey to make her marathon debut.

The seed to run a marathon was planted on the sidelines of the New York Marathon when Lena-Jean Charles–Loffel watched her best friend’s sister cross the finishing line of the world-famous event in 2016.

A Yorta Yorta and Gunai Kurnai woman, Lena started her own running journey on return from the Big Apple and trained for a half marathon first with her sights set on a marathon and joining Rob de Castella’s Indigenous Marathon Project (IMP).

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Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon the largest mass participation event in the country since covid-19

The Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon is back with a vengeance in 2021.

It will be the largest mass-participation event in Australia since COVID-19 decimated the event and festival industry across the nation more than 12 months ago.

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LIVIN gets running for the 2021 Gold Coast Marathon!

LIVIN is hitting the ground running this year with mental health awareness for 2021 after being announced as an official charity partner for the 2021 Village Roadshow Gold Coast Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon.”We are excited to be a part of this fantastic event and the awesome atmosphere of the Gold Coast Marathon weekend.” Said LIVIN CEO, Casey Lyons. “LIVIN is honoured to be named as one of the official charity partners for this years event as we know a lot of our supporters will be a part of it with physical fitness being such an important part of mental health for so many.”

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Run mama run!

Pregnancy and having a baby are some of the most significant changes a woman’s body goes through. With Mother’s Day today and the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon not far off, mothers who run are front of mind.  

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Introducing the Health and Wellbeing Queensland Junior Dash!

We are very pleased to announce Health and Wellbeing Queensland (HWQld) as the official sponsor for this year’s Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon Junior Dash events!

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Polar announced as the Official Timepiece of GCM21

We are so excited to announce Polar as the official timepiece for this year’s Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon!

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