ASICS Half Marathon
|Date||Sunday 5 July 2020|
|Entries close||Saturday 4 July (5pm AEST)|
|Recommended arrival time||5am|
|Fee||Early bird $115 (AUS & NZ) / $135 (International) (until 30 April)
Standard $135 (AUS & NZ) / $155 (International) (from 1 May)
|Cut off time||3 hours 20 minutes (Policies & etiquette)|
Take on a personal challenge in the ASICS Half Marathon at the 42nd Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon. Be a part of Australia’s leading marathon and enjoy good times.
Collect your race number
Before participating in the ASICS Half Marathon you must collect your race number from the Check In Centre before 5pm (AEST) Saturday 4 July. There is no race day collection. Please complete the emergency contact information on the back of your number once received.
ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo
The ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo will be held at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach from Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 July and will feature more than 50 exhibitors. Free admission for the general public!
Pace Your Race
Reach your ASICS Half Marathon goal and purchase a silicon pace band for $5. Pace bands are available online to purchase during your entry.
Already entered? You can purchase a pace band by updating your entry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pat Carroll Online & Onland Pacers
Reach your ASICS Half Marathon goal running alongside the Pat Carroll Online and Onland Pacers. There will be 7 pace groups in the half marathon ranging from 1hr 24mins to 2hrs 20mins.
Aid stations and medical
Familiarise yourself with the 8 water and refreshment stations on the ASICS Half Marathon course. Endura Rehydration Performance Fuel and water will be available.
Be a part of the buzz and excitement of Australia’s leading marathon by lining the Gold Coast streets from Southport to Paradise Point and encourage thousands of runners to marathon glory.
Tell your friends and family to join you on your journey via the live stream hosted on our website, Facebook and YouTube on Sunday 5 July as well as television, radio, online and social media.
See if you achieved a personal best or how you fared against other runners with our live results featuring split times. You can also print off your finisher certificate, share your result socially and purchase an iTaB.
Purchase your photos
Commemorate your run by viewing and purchasing your ASICS Half Marathon race photos from the event’s official photographer Marathon-Photos.com. You can also view and purchase photos from each year since 2001.
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.
Celebrate your ASICS Half Marathon achievement by collecting your finisher shirt and medal in the Nu-Pure Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event.