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Garmin 2km Junior Dash


Race Information

Distance 2km
Date Saturday 6 July
Age allowance 5-10 years old
Start time 9.25am
Cut off time 20 mins (Policies and etiquette)

Please note: Prams and wheelchairs are not permitted in this event. Please enter your child in the Gold Coast Airport Fun Run if they are required to participate in a wheelchair.


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Join hundreds of youngsters aged between 5 and 10, run the same course as some of the world’s greatest athletes and soak up the cheers from family and friends in our famous finish chute. Enter now.

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Parental Information

One parent/guardian may accompany a child free of charge in the Garmin 2km Junior Dash if they deem this necessary. For participant safety, all children running with a parent must start in start zone B. All parents accompanying the child must wear the associated event wristband to gain access to the course. To register for the Accompanying Parent Wristband please complete the required section within the entry form when registering your child.

Parent Recovery Access

Parents/guardians will have access to the Junior Dash Recovery Area. There will be three meeting points and we encourage each parent/guardian to let your child know which colour you will be standing near as a meeting point. The following colours will be used – blue, orange and green.

Training Resources

Whether you are a beginner or a regular runner, we have plenty of resources to help you arrive on the Garmin 2km Junior Dash start line in top shape including training programs, expert advice and nutrition tips.

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Course Map

The Garmin 2km Junior Dash 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 kilometre markers and toilets.

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Past Results

See if you achieved a personal best or how you fared against other runners with our results featuring split times. You can also print off your finisher certificate and share your result socially. Past results are available from 2006 – 2018.

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Purchase your photos

Commemorate your run by viewing and purchasing your race photos from the event’s official photographer You can also view and purchase photos from each year since 2001.

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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. iTabs are available for all events from 2011 – 2018.

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