ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: Gold Coast Airport Marathon @ Coolangatta, Queensland, 3rd – 4th July 2010

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Gold Coast Airport Marathon
  • Distance (KMs): 42.2, 21.1, 10, 5, 4, 2
  • Distance (Miles): 26.2, 13.1, 6.21, 3.1, 2.48, 1.24
  • Date: 01 January 1970
  • Start Time: SATURDAY 3 JULY 2010: Wheelchair Half Marathon 6am, Southern Cross University 10km Run Wave 1 (elite & sub-60 min runners) 7:20am, Southern Cross University 10km Run Wave 2 (60 min+ runners) 7:45am SUNDAY 4 JULY 2010: ASICS Half Marathon 6am, Gold Coast Airport Marathon 7:10am, Gold Coast Bulletin 5 km Challenge 7:40am, Queensland Health 2km Junior Dash 10am, Queensland Health 4km Junior Dash 10:30am
  • Venue: Southport
  • Best Time (Men): 00:00.00
  • Best Time (Women): 00:00.00
  • Organised By: Queensland Events Gold Coast
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Every finisher in every event will receive a commemorative finishers' medal. In addition, all finishers in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon , ASICS Half Marathon, and Southern Cross University 10km run will receive a commemorative finishers' T-shirt. N.B. Entrants in the Gold Coast Bulletin 5km Challenge will receive a participants' shirt and Queensland Health Junior Dash entrants will receive a cap when they collect their race kit.

Race Description

In one of the most desirable holiday destinations in the world – the Gold Coast in Australia – is an event that motivates and challenges tens of thousands of people of all ages and abilities.

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon is to next be held on the first weekend in July 2010 (3-4 July), featuring a 42.2km Marathon, 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km Run, 5km Challenge and Junior Dash races for the kids over 4km and 2km.

The 2009 event saw more than 23,000 people from 40 countries challenge themselves towards a personal challenge, health and fitness goals and to participate in a vibrant community event. The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has dubbed 2010 as ‘Year of the Marathon’ to celebrate the 2,500th anniversary of the original marathon in 490BC.

Now in its 32nd year, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is recognised worldwide for its fast, flat and scenic course and technical excellence. Runners come from all over Australia and the world to experience the magnificent running conditions and beautiful course that runs alongside the Pacific Ocean surf beaches and Broadwater, with the hinterland as a glorious backdrop.

Annual social events such as the Asics Sport & Leisure Expo and Legends Motivational Carbo Lunch ensure participants and supporters maximise their Gold Coast Airport Marathon experience.

Visitors to the Gold Coast can book direct flights into Gold Coast Airport and have a massive choice of accommodation, dining, public transportation and leisure activity options.

You can also view information about the event at www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au .

NOTE – Entries for the Gold Coast Airport Marathon will open in April 2010.

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