Athlete Check-In

Athlete Check-in is compulsory for all participants. You will collect your race number and timing chip.  

Please note, all participants must pre-book their check-in time. To do this, please log in to your MyEvents and select or update your preferred Check-In time.
*Selections are made during registering for the event. Please check your confirmation email for your chosen time. 

Location: Lions Park, Noosa Heads click for Google Map directions

Opening Hours:

  • Friday 24 May 2024: 10am - 7pm 
  • Saturday 25 May 2024: 4:30am - 9:45am* 

*Times are subject to change and are dependent on race distance

If you are unable to attend, another person can Check-In on your behalf, providing they have a copy of your confirmation email.

Athlete Run Guide

Our Athlete Run Guide is your one stop shop for everything you need to know about Runaway Noosa Marathon.

This will provide information needed for pre-event, race day and post event.

The 2023 Runners Guide is available to use as a guide for Race Day and the lead up to the event.  

2023 Runners Guide



Hydration is an essential part to ensure your race day is a success. PURE Electrolyte Hydration will be on course at all aid stations and contains the electrolytes sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium. It is formulated to replace electrolytes, provide fuel (5% carbohydrates) and hydrate while avoiding stomach upset. 

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Event Day Transport


Shuttle buses will be available at the Noosa Junction bus stop (platform C) to transport all runners & supporters to the venue during the weekend.

Parking is available at the Noosa Junction bus stop on Cooyar Street. Parking will be limited near the start line and we recommend runners use the shuttle service.
Shuttle service will be operating:

  • Saturday 4:30am - 4:00pm

  • Sunday 4:30am - 2:00pm 


Please note between 4:30am-6:00am, athletes and volunteers will have priority access to buses.

Please note, all QLD road rules and parking laws apply.



You could also take the ferry to race start! Noosa Ferry will be offering early morning express services departing Pelican Boat hire (Ferry Stop 3) in Noosaville direct to Hastings Street, Sofitel Jetty (Stop 7). 

Please note bookings are essential. 

To view more information and to book your ticket, please follow the link below. 
Noosa Ferry 

Download the App


Runaway Noosa App Launch 2018 web news

The Runaway Noosa Marathon mobile app is a fantastic tool for both athletes and supporters.

It has all the info you need ahead of race day including maps and event schedule plus your supporters will be able to follow you on race day. Download it now through your Apple App Store or Android Google Play by searching RUNAWAY MARATHON.

Download via your App store below.

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Road Closures

With an event of this size, we rely on the goodwill of businesses and residents to help us make the event a success. To assist those that live or work near or on the course, we have produced a map of the traffic access plan, including road closures and parking restrictions that will be in place on Saturday 25 May 2024.

Please view the 2023 Changed Traffic Conditions (CTC) Flyer below as a guide for the 2024 event. 
*Subject to Change* 

2023 CTC Flyer

Sat, 25 May 2024