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Race Preview – 2km & 4km Junior Dash

The fresh, excited face of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be unveiled amidst the hum of tiny feet during the 2km and 4km Junior Dash races this Saturday 5 July as part of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon.

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon Course Overview

Event ambassadors Pat Carroll and Benita Willis take you through the entire Gold Coast Airport Marathon course and provide some vital hints and tips to help you cross the finish line on Sunday 6 July.

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Mok Ying Ren flies high with AirAsia

AirAsia will fly event ambassador, double South East Asian Games gold medalist & Singapore half marathon and 5,000m national record holder, Mok Ying Ren, to the Gold Coast to compete in the Southern Cross University 10km Run this year.

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Facts & figures of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon

From 372,500 cups distributed at aid stations to 2,350 orange safety cones skirting the course, we share some interesting facts and figures of the 2014 Gold Coast Airport Marathon.

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Marathon’s golden year takes Gold Coast tourism to the world

The 36th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon was officially launched this morning at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon finish line in the Southport Broadwater Parklands with the largest and fastest international field of runners in the event’s history announced.

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Running Gold Coast for Razzel

Gold Coast local Deborah Frugtniet knows first-hand the deep pain that comes with losing a loved one to cancer. Debbie’s mother passed away after a short battle with terminal leukaemia and will continue her legacy by taking part in our event.

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Australian Marathon Champion to be crowned on the Gold Coast

A male and female Australian marathon champion, along with a state or territory based teams champion will be crowned in less than three weeks time when the nation’s best marathoners go head-to-head at the Australian Marathon Championships as part of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon.

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Manza and Kawauchi to set the course record straight

The greatest head-to-head clash in Gold Coast Airport Marathon history will steal the spotlight in the men’s elite field this year with equal course record holders, Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi and Kenya’s Nicholas Manza, headlining the race with both men aiming to defend their record.

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Lee Troop to finish Australian running career on the Gold Coast

2006 Gold Coast Airport Marathon winner, 2014 event ambassador, sub-2:10 marathoner, three-time Olympian and Commonwealth Games representative Lee Troop will bring down the curtain on one of the most celebrated and decorated Australian marathon careers at this year’s event.

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Japan elite marathoners target Gold Coast glory

We will welcome one of the fastest elite marathon fields ever assembled in Australia, including a stellar Japanese contingent headlined by last year’s winner and equal race record holder Yuki Kawauchi and sub-2:08 marathon runner Arata Fujiwara

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