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    The ASICS Gold Coast Marathon and Half Marathon has reached capacity, and there will be no more large-scale releases of …

 

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Welcoming 2nu, the official sunglasses of the Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS

2nu joins the Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS as the official sunglasses.

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Paralympic champion endorses new Wheelchair 4km race at the 2024 Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS

The Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS will boast one more very special race this year with a Wheelchair 4km event scheduled for Saturday 6 July 2024. Mentor4me CEO, Garth Plank who proposed the race to be included in the weekend program said the race was an opportunity for people with a disability to try wheelchair racing.

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Waitlist update

The ASICS Gold Coast Marathon and Half Marathon has reached capacity, and there will be no more large-scale releases of entries available. Existing entrants have until 31 May 2024 to request a refund or change distance. Entries that have been returned for a refund or become available when people transfer out of a race will be released to the waitlist. We will still be honouring the waitlist on a first come, first served basis.

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Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS course change means an expected record of 30,000 participants in 2024

The Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS has released details of the course amendments that will enable 30,000 participants to compete in the event across race weekend Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July 2024.Events Management Queensland (EMQ) CEO Ben Mannion said an early increase in demand from running enthusiasts to compete in Australia’s premier road race was followed by long hours spent with key event stakeholders to land on a revised route which will allow almost 4,000 more runners on previous years to compete in the signature 42.195km marathon.

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Shokz partnership brings music to ears at 2024 Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS

A partnership with Shokz has brought music to the ears of organisers of this year’s Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS. On board as ‘Official Headphones’ for the event Shokz is designed to let the user enjoy music or content whilst staying aware of their surroundings and keeping the wearer safe and connected with the world around them.

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ASICS to become presenting partner of the 2024 Gold Coast Marathon

The Gold Coast Marathon and its long-term partner, ASICS Oceania is today proud to announce the extension of their partnership, with the event to be re-named The Gold Coast Marathon presented by ASICS. The name change reflects the longstanding and ever-growing partnership between the two brands and comes off the back of a sell-out 2024 marathon race, with more than 10,000 participants gearing up to showcase their endurance on Sunday 7th July. Events Management Queensland Chairman, Paul Donovan said the ASICS partnership was incredibly important to the event.

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On The Record with Erchana and Keegan

Curious about what makes two of our 2024 Gold Coast Marathon Ambassadors, Erchana Murray-Bartlett and Keegan Hipgrave, tick? Get ready for some personal insights and a sneak peek into their GCM training prep! From their greatest sporting achievements to the best coffee spot on the GC, “On the Record” reveals it all.

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6 common training errors to avoid

Brad Beer outlines six common training errors that you should avoid while training for the Gold Coast Marathon to avoid running injuries.

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Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise announced as official hotel for the 2024 Gold Coast Marathon

One of the Gold Coast’s most iconic hotels with Queensland’s only revolving restaurant will become the hub for all things 2024 Gold Coast Marathon with Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise appointed as the event’s official hotel.

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Enter Toowoomba Marathon or Half Marathon and get early access to GCM2025.

Run Toowoomba this May. The first 1000 entrants* into the 2024 Toowoomba Marathon (*42.195km or 21.1km distances) will receive a 24-hour priority registration window for the 2025 Gold Coast Marathon.

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