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Southern Cross University 10km Run


Enjoy cool conditions in the Southern Cross University 10km Run at 6:45am on Sunday 7 July. Take in the stunning water views from Sundale Bridge and run alongside the Gold Coast Broadwater on our flat, fast and scenic course.

Race Information

Distance 10km
Date Sunday 7 July 2024
Entries close Saturday 6 July 2024 (4:00pm AEST)
Recommended arrival time 5:45am
Start time 6:45am
Minimum age 12
Fee $90 (1 Dec – 31 Dec) / $95 (1 Jan – 30 Apr) / $115 (1 May – 23 Jun)
Cut off time 1 hours 40 minutes (Policies and etiquette)
Age Categories 12-14, 15-17, 18-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+
Race Records Male: 28:42 (Jordan Gusman, 2018)
Female: 32:09 (Lisa Weightman, 2023)


Getting to the Start Line

Whether you drive and park, catch a bus or tram, get dropped off or walk if you are staying close by, it’s important to plan how you’ll get to and from the race precinct. Please ensure you arrive at least one hour before your race.


Start Zones

Ensure you assemble in your start zone as indicated by the letter printed on your race number. Please be aware that anyone found deliberately running out of their designated start zone may be disqualified without a race result. If you would like to update your Start Zone, please visit the Update my Entry portal prior to collection of your race number.

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Course Map

The Southern Cross University 10km Run is famous for its flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and broadwater. Familiarise yourself with the course’s aid stations, kilometre markers and toilets.

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Race Precinct

The Race Precinct is located at the Broadwater Parklands, Marine Parade in Southport. It is where the start and finish lines are located and is the centre of all the action and atmosphere on race weekend.

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Policies & Etiquette

Before racing in the Southern Cross University 10km Run it’s important you read and understand the cut off policy, race policy, race etiquette and weather policy. These policies are to ensure the safety of all participants over race weekend.

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Aid Stations and Medical

Familiarise yourself with the 3 water and refreshment stations on the Southern Cross University 10km Run course. FIXX Nutrition endurance drink mix Fuel X and water will be available.

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Finisher Rewards

Celebrate your Southern Cross University 10km Run achievement by collecting your finisher shirt and medal in the Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event.

Purchase your iTab

An iTaB is a personalised medal insert, engraved with your name and net time that fits neatly in to the back of your finishers’ medal. Purchase one with your registration or after your event.

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Be a part of the buzz and excitement of Australia’s leading marathon by lining the Gold Coast streets from Labrador to Main Beach and encourage thousands of runners to 10km glory.

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ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo

The ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo is Australia’s largest running exhibition featuring a huge ASICS pop-up store with official merchandise, sports & leisure exhibitors, sponsor stands and photo opportunities. Collect your Race Number and secure some great deals!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question about the Southern Cross University 10km Run? Before contacting us directly, we suggest viewing our FAQ as we may already have the answer to your enquiry.

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Entries open Friday 1 December at 9am AEST (QLD)