Race date: Saturday 28 May 2022

Distances: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km

Start times: 6:15am for Marathon, 6.30am for Half Marathon, 9:15am for 10km

Start Line -
Noosa Parade, Noosa Heads (Marathon, Half Marathon)
Laguna Park, Noosa Parade, Noosa Heads (10km)

Finish Line - Lions Park, Noosa Heads

Athlete Check In

Friday 27 May 2022
2:00pm - 7:00pm - All distances - Lions Park, Noosa Heads

Saturday 28 May 2022
4:30am - 6:00am - Marathon, Half Marathon - Lions Park, Noosa Heads

6:15am - 8:15am - 10km - Lions Park, Noosa Heads

Entry Fees

Event Early Fee
3 Aug 2021 - 1 Dec 2021 
General Fee
2 Dec 2021 - 30 Mar 2022
Late Fee
31 Mar 2022 - 28 May 2022
  Price Price  Price
$150.00 $170.00 $190.00
Half Marathon 
$110.00 $125.00 $135.00
$65.00 $70.00 $75.00

Please note: All entry fees are shown in Australian dollars and include all fees and taxes. Entries are available up until check-in closes or once the event is sold out. Entries for personalised bibs (name) closes at Sunday 1 May 2022 at midnight AEST. Entrants after this will not have a name printed on their bib.


Entry Fee Inclusions

  • Race Number
  • Personalised Race Bib if entered prior to 1 May 2022
  • Timing Chip
  • Finishers medal (all distances)
  • Medical support/assistance
  • Aid stations on the course (with water, isotonic sports drink, toilets and first aid)
  • Post-event recovery area at the finish area with food and drink
  • Shuttle Bus Services from Cooyar Street, Noosa Junction to Noosa Heads Lions Park
  • Category Winners Prizes

Entry Policies

3 Aug 2021 11am Entries Open
5 Mar 2022 11:59pm 45% Refunds Close
3 Apr 2022 11:59pm Name on Name Tee (Available in Merch Store)
16 Apr 2022 11:59pm 22% Refund Close
1 May 2022 11:59pm Personalised Bib Cut Off
19 May 2022 5pm Transfer to a Friend Ends
19 May 2022 5pm Transfer Distances Ends

All times are in AEST. 

If you cannot participate in the event, entry fee refunds are available in accordance with the below stated Athlete Withdrawal dates only. After the stipulated dates, entry fees are non-refundable for withdrawals initiated by the athlete. Requests for refunds must be notified to the organiser in writing via email at runawaynoosa@ironman.com

Eligible Athlete Withdrawal Refunds

Where eligible, please allow up to 30 business days for your refund to be processed. The refund is automatically issued to the credit card originally used to pay for the registration. If this card has since been cancelled or has expired, it is the athlete’s responsibility to notify our customer service team when requesting the eligible refund.

5 March 2022:   45% of entry fee refundable for athlete withdrawal requests made up to 11:59pm AEST on this date
16 April 2022: 22% of entry fee refundable for athlete withdrawal requests made up to 11:59pm AEST. No refunds for athlete withdrawals after this date

*The following additional purchases paid for at the time of entry (if any) will be refunded in addition to the entry fee: Official Event Photographer photo packages.  Any other additional purchases, already paid for on your behalf by the Event Operator to a third party service provider such as medal engraving tag, training plans and merchandise are not refundable. 

**Athletes who have deferred into this event from a previous year or transferred into this event from another event or entered the event through the use of an Event Credit are not eligible for athlete withdrawal refunds.   

Please note:  It is each athlete’s sole responsibility to ensure that they can attend (including Athlete Check-In during specified times) and compete in the event on the day. Other than as provided for in the Athlete Withdrawal program set out above, no refunds will be given for change of mind, change of personal circumstances, or injury. 

If you decide to withdraw at the event after collecting your race kit at Check-In, please advise Event Information onsite and hand your timing chip in. If you need to withdraw on race day, your details must be recorded by the Drop Out Clerk located at Event Information.  

Athletes can request to transfer their entry to a lesser or greater race distance up until such time as that race distance is sold out, subject to the following terms:  

  • To request a transfer from one race distance to another, athletes must log into their MyEvents account and select Change Category before 5:00pm (AEST) on 19 May 2022. After this date, such requests can only be made at the Help Desk at Athlete Check-in.  
  • Transferring to a greater distance: Where an athlete requests to transfer to a greater distance and space is available, the athlete is required to pay the difference in entry fees between the two distances.  
  • Transferring to a shorter distance: Where an athlete requests to transfer to a shorter distance and space is available, the difference in entry fees will not be refunded.  

Athletes can transfer their race entry to someone else in accordance with the below stated Person to Person Transfer date.  

  • Person to Person transfers accepted up until 5:00pm (AEST) on 19 May 2022. No person to person transfers accepted after this date. 
  • A transfer fee of $27AUD including all fees and taxes will be charged to the withdrawing athlete.  
  • Athletes can formally transfer their entry to someone else within the same distance event already entered.  
  • The following additional purchases paid for at the time of entry (if any) will not be transferred with your entry but will be refunded: Official Event Photographer.  Any other additional purchases, already paid for on your behalf by the Event Operator to a third party service provider such as medal engraving tag, training plans and merchandise, are not refundable and will not be transferred with your entry.  
  • It is not possible to transfer your entry to someone else who is wanting to do a different distance event (i.e. Full Marathon to Half Marathon).  
  • To transfer an entry to someone else, the initial registrant must log in to their MyEvents account, select Transfer Registration and follow the necessary steps. Please note: the receiving athlete will be sent a link to complete the registration and will need to pay for the entry (at the current entry price) in order for the transfer to process, then the original athlete will be refunded their entry fee less the $27AUD including all fees and taxes transfer fee.  

**As stated in the Event Waiver, under no circumstance are you permitted to give your bib to another person. The safety of our athletes is paramount, therefore we need to ensure we have correct details of all our athletes on course.  

Enter with confidence

Delivering events and travelling to events continues to be challenging due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We want to let you know your options if things don’t go to plan, so you can enter with confidence.

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If you can’t attend the event due to border closures

If state or international border closures prevent you from attending the event, you will be given a limited time opportunity to defer your entry to the following year. ​ ​​

We will review international border closures approximately 30 business days out from the event date, and state border closures 7 business days out from the event date. ​ ​ ​

If you are impacted (based on the home address you entered with), you won’t need to do anything. We will contact you directly by email and provide you with more information. 

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If the event is rescheduled

If the event does not take place on 28 May 2022 for reasons relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, where possible, we will reschedule the event for a later date. ​ ​

If this happens, you won’t need to do anything. Your event registration and any additional purchases will be automatically moved to the new event date. ​ ​

If you can’t make the rescheduled event date, you will be given an opportunity to defer your entry to the following year.

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If the event can’t be rescheduled

If the event cannot be rescheduled, we will let you know as soon as we can. ​ ​

If this happens, you won’t need to do anything. Your event registration and any additional purchases will be automatically moved to the same event in 2023. If the new event date is unsuitable, IRONMAN will provide a limited time opportunity to athletes to transfer their race registration to an equivalent event within Oceania (subject to availability).

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If the event is subject to a ​capacity or density limit   

2022 Runaway Noosa Marathon will be conducted in accordance with all health orders in place at the time of the event, including any requirements of the QLD Government and/or QLD Health. Where the event becomes subject to a capacity or density limit, impacted participants (assessed by order of registration) will be invited to select from a number of options, including deferral into the 2023 event or a full refund. We will provide as much notice as we can.   

Group Entries

Our Athlete Services team can assist with large group bookings (10+). Please contact us at runawaynoosa@ironman.com and let us know your requirements.

If your group is interested in other marathon events we have five incredible destination marathon events across Oceania that you may be interested in.

Sat, 28 May 2022