July 06, 2014 (Sunday) 36th edition
This major Australian running event will feature a marathon, half marathon, 10km run, 5km challenge and junior dash races for the kids over 4km and 2km.
More than 28,000 people from around the world are set to participate and enjoy the spectacular Gold Coast views and great atmosphere along the course. All participants who cross the finish line receive a commemorative medal, event shirt, certificate and other rewards to mark the occasion and their personal achievement.
The event also includes a bumper ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo for running and fitness enthusiasts.
Visitors not only get to run in one of the leading marathon events in the world but enjoy the Gold Coast for its sunshine, surf beaches, restaurants, shopping, theme parks and massive accommodation range. Visitors can fly direct to Gold Coast Airport.
For event information visit www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au and travel information www.visitgoldcoast.com
Shorter than 10 km race - 5.7 kilometers
July 07, 2014 04:50 News Results
Silah Limo won the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in 2:09:14. With this time, he broke a 32-year-old record for the fastest marathon ever run in Australia. The previous record had been set by Australian Rob de Castella at the Brisbane Commonwealth Games in 1982! American Jeffrey Eggleston (2:10:52) took the second place and Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi (02:11:27) the third. Women’s winner ...
07/04/2014 - source: www.iaaf.org
01/24/2014 - source: www.iaaf.org
July 08, 2013 10:51 Press Release
The Land of the Rising Sun dawned brightly again at the Gold Coast Airport Marathon today. Japanese runners won both the men’s and women’s marathons in course record times, while taking the top two spots in the men’s race. School teacher Yuki Kawauchi, 26, took out the men’s race in a course record-equalling 2hrs10mins01secs with countryman Taiga Ito (2:11:52) second and ...
07/07/2013 - source: bleacherreport.com
June 04, 2013 05:20 Press Release
The fastest Japanese men to run the Gold Coast Airport Marathon will return in July to set up a mouth watering head-to-head battle. Taiga Ito holds bragging rights with the 2:13:16 he set in 2011, but compatriot Yuki Kawauchi was just ten seconds behind that time when he finished fourth on the course last year in 2:13:26. They have personal bests ...
May 14, 2013 02:24 Press Release
With nine weeks to go until the 35th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon the event is well on track to become the biggest in its history. And it’s highly likely more women than men will hit the flat Gold Coast streets on the 6 and 7 July race weekend. The program will feature the full 42.195km Gold Coast Airport Marathon, ...
March 21, 2013 08:20 Press Release
A record opening day of entries for the 35th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon (6 – 7 July) has the event on track to become the biggest in its history. Yesterday entries were up 39 percent on the previous biggest opening day of entries with solid increases in interstate and international runners. More than 30,000 participants from Queensland, interstate and overseas ...
January 24, 2013 05:00 Press Release
The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has become the first Australian marathon race to attain the prestigious international designation – an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Road Race Bronze Label – putting it in esteemed company around the world. Queensland Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey, congratulated the Gold Coast Airport Marathon for attaining ...
August 26, 2012 07:00 Press Release
The Gold Coast Airport Marathon provided participants the vehicle to raise a record-breaking $472,592 for various charities close to their hearts as well as the event’s official charity, Cancer Council Queensland. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey, said the amount raised was a fantastic achievement. “It’s great to see so many runners using the Gold ...
July 04, 2012 08:53 Press Release
It was an Ethiopia and Japan double at the record-breaking 34th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon held today in beautiful running conditions on Queensland’s Gold Coast in Australia. An event record of 28,224 took part across all races this weekend including the most finishers ever in an Australian marathon race (5,094). This added additional gloss to the performances of Gold Coast ...
06/30/2012 - source: smh.com.au
June 19, 2012 09:42 Press Release
This year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon (30 June – 1 July) will host the quickest elite field ever assembled in the event’s history with at least 10 runners capable of delivering new race records. Last year the 22-year-old men’s race record in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon fell to Kenyan runner Nicholas Manza with a time of 2:10:01 while women’s winner ...
June 13, 2012 04:54 Press Release
A squad of 11 Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander runners selected by the Indigenous Marathon Project will run at this year’s Gold Coast Airport Marathon (30 June -1 July) in preparation for the New York City Marathon later in the year. The six male and five female runners in the Indigenous Marathon Project are being mentored by Gold Coast Airport Marathon ...
March 12, 2012 00:00 Press Release
Former Australian rugby league and rugby union international Mat Rogers became one of the first runners to register for the 2012 Gold Coast Airport Marathon (30 June – 1 July) when entries officially opened today. The 36-year-old retired from rugby league last year and today announced a new focus was to complete his first 42.195km Gold Coast Airport Marathon to raise ...
May 25, 2009 14:25 Focus on a race Interview
Cameron Hart: the General Manager of Queensland Events Gold Coast which is an event management company that organises the annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon and biennial Pan Pacific Masters Games. Hello, on July 5th 2009, you’ll be organising the Gold Coast Airport Marathon . Can you tell us where it is located? ...