Gold Coast Marathon pumps tens of millions into Queensland economy
The Gold Coast Marathon has reaffirmed its position as Queensland’s leading endurance sport festival with the 2019 event pumping $32.5 million into the economy and generating more than 114,000 visitor nights.
Charities are the real Gold Coast Marathon winners
While the event may be over for another year, the Gold Coast Marathon’s golden glow can still be seen by those in need.
Over $240,000 has been raised for charity through entry donations and fundraising platform everydayhero by those participating in the event on 6-7 July with the total continuing to grow.
Chaffey and de Rozario collect more Gold Coast gold
Australian Paralympian Bill Chaffey (AUS/NSW) has made a triumphant return to the Gold Coast Marathon, taking out the Wheelchair Marathon, while golden girl Madison de Rozario (AUS/NSW) continued her love affair with the Gold Coast.
Rayner and Diver secure Aussie double in ASICS Half Marathon
There was a green and gold glow in the ASICS Half Marathon on the Gold Coast this morning as Australian runners Jack Rayner and Sinead Diver defied wet conditions to win their respective 21.1km races.