Gold Coast Marathon
|Date||Sunday 1 July 2018|
|Entries close||Limited entries available at 12pm, Tuesday 26 June (AEST)|
|Recommended arrival time||6:20am|
|Fee||$165 (AUS & NZ) / $185 (International)|
|Cut off time||6 hours 40 minutes|
Limited 42km entries available
A limited number of 100 entries has become available after an allocation from some international travel agencies have unexpectedly been released back to us. Rather than have these entries unused, they will be offered for a limited release at 12pm (AEST), Tuesday 26 June. These entries are traceable, non-transferable and cannot be on-sold to another person. No further entries will be accepted once this allocation is exhausted.
Collect your race number
Before participating in the Gold Coast Marathon (42.195km) you must collect your race number from the Check In Centre before 5pm (AEST) Saturday 30 June. 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 28 – Saturday 30 June and will feature more than 50 exhibitors including event merchandise from ASICS. Free admission for the general public!
ASICS Pace Your Race
Stay on track on race day with you free personalised Gold Coast Marathon wristband. Pace Your Race is a free, worldwide service for creating personal split-time pacebands designed to help you achieve your personal goal.
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 Gold Coast 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 Gold Coast 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 Gold Coast Marathon goal running alongside the Pat Carroll Online and Onland Pacers. There will be 11 pace groups in the marathon ranging from 3hrs to 5hrs.
Aid stations and medical
Familiarise yourself with the 17 water and refreshment stations on the Gold Coast Marathon course. Endura Rehydration Performance Fuel, gels 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 Runaway Bay to Burleigh Heads and encourage thousands of runners to marathon glory.
Tell your friends and family to join you on your journey via the live webcast hosted on our website, Facebook and YouTube on Sunday 1 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 Gold Coast 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.
Prizes and rewards
Celebrate your Gold Coast Marathon achievement by collecting your finisher shirt, towel and medal in the Nu-Pure Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event.