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Half Marathon

Run before the sun in the Half Marathon (21.0975km) at 6:15am on Saturday 6 July. Enjoy the good times on our world-standard course while soaking up the beautiful broadwater on your return journey from Southport to Paradise Point.

Enjoy scenic sunrise views over the water as you run through Labrador to Runaway Bay before being championed to the finish chute located adjacent to the broadwater in Southport.

Race Information

Distance 21.0975km
Date Saturday 6 July 2024
Entries close Friday 5 July 2024 (8:00pm AEST)
Recommended arrival time 5:15am
Start time 6:15am
Minimum age 15
Fee $145 (1 Dec – 31 Dec) / $155 (1 Jan – 30 Apr) / $170 (1 May – 23 Jun)
Cut off time 3 hours 20 minutes (Policies & etiquette)
Age Categories 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: 1:01:16 (Benson Masya, 1992)
Female: 1:06:39 (Keira D’Amato, 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 ASICS Half Marathon 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 ASICS Half Marathon 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 8 water and refreshment stations on the ASICS Half Marathon course. FIXX Nutrition endurance drink mix Fuel X and water will be available.

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Finisher Rewards

Celebrate your ASICS Half Marathon 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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Gold Coast Double 63.3km

Compete in the ASICS Half Marathon on Saturday and the Gold Coast Marathon on Sunday and celebrate your awesome achievement of endurance with an extra medal. Gold Coast Double 63.3km participants can collect their extra medal at the collection tent next to the big screen on the event lawn.

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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 ASICS Half Marathon? Before contacting us directly, we suggest viewing our FAQ as we may already have the answer to your enquiry.

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