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CPL Wheelchair Marathon

Join others striving for a personal best and soak up the beautiful Gold Coast on Australia’s flattest, fastest and most scenic course in the CPL Wheelchair Marathon.

Race alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches south to the Burleigh Heads turn point and then head north along to Paradise Point before being championed to the grandstand finish chute located adjacent to the broadwater in Southport.

Race Information

Distance 42.195km
Date Sunday 3 July 2022
Entries close Sunday 19 June 2022 (11:59pm AEST)
Recommended arrival time 5:00am
Start time 5:55am
Minimum age 18
Fee $180 (15 Feb – 31 May) / $200 (1 June – 1 July)
Cut off time 6 hours 40 minutes (Policies and etiquette)

ENTRIES OPEN TUESDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2022
(9am AEST)

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NOTE: No hand-cycles are permitted. The 2022 CPL Wheelchair Marathon is run under Athletics Australia, World Para Athletics and World Athletics rules which clearly state that the marathon is an athletics event and only a recognised racing wheelchair is permitted. No mechanical gears are permitted on the chair.

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.

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Start Zones

Give yourself ample time to warm up and position yourself at the start line in front of the runners when directed by start line marshals.

Course Map

The CPL Wheelchair 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 CPL Wheelchair 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 water and refreshment stations on the Wheelchair Marathon course. FIXX Nutrition endurance drink mix Fuel X and water will be available.

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Finisher Rewards

Celebrate your CPL Wheelchair Marathon achievement by collecting your finisher shirt and medal in the Nu-Pure Recovery Area and download your finisher certificate after the event.

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Virtual Training Run

Keep on track with your training by competing virtually in our #GCM22 training run 14-22 May 2022.

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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. Purchase one with your registration or after your event.

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Stay Covid Safe

The Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon will be delivered within Queensland Health’s COVID Safe Events framework. Our COVID safe planning will be modified to align with applicable government directives during the event.

Spectators

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.

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

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