Event Details

Date Saturday 26th May 2018
Entry Fee View Entry fees here
Distance 42.2km
Start Time 6:30am
Start Line Noosa Parade, Noosa
Finish Line Noosa Parade, Noosa
Minimum Age Must be 18 years of age on race day
Cut-off time Due to course management and road closure restrictions there is a cut-off point at 33km into the race and participants should have passed this point by 11:45am, on their last lap. Competitors that failed to achieve this time will be turn around earlier at this point. The course will officially be closed at 1:15pm.
Timing Results Marathon: Timing results will be provided by age group category for both runners and walkers, and will be based on participant's mat time. The Marathon age group categories are as follows for men and women; Open, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80+ years.
Prizes All Marathon finishers will receive a Finisher Medal. Medals will be awarded to 1st , 2nd and 3rd placing in each age group category for Men and Women, and will be based on participant’s mat time.

Course Overview

A flat, fast and friendly multi-lap course set in the heart of Noosa township, it’s easy to find your happy running place right here. Enjoy running through the streets of Noosa across scenic bridges, past the canals, down to the riverbanks at Gympie Terrace and into Noosa Parade for the finish. 

This is a unique 4 lap course so your supporters will have plenty of opportunity to watch you strut your stuff as you enjoy an awesome running atmosphere, with live music to keep you entertained on your run!

Full road closures will be in place along the course to ensure an enjoyable running experience. It’s a flat and fast circuit over an asphalt surface, with plenty of water and electrolyte stops along the route spaced approximately 2.5 kilometres apart.

* Course and start times are subject to change

IAAF/AIMS Certification

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The Runaway Noosa Marathon Course was certified on on 3 May 2018. 
Please view the International Measurement Certificate.

Course Description

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The Marathon Course starts on Noosa Parade, Noosa Heads. Participants will head down Noosa Parade before crossing through the Sofitel Bridge and the Munna Point Bridge, experiencing amazing views of Weyba Creek and the Noosa River, from here competitors will take a right hand turn on to Weyba Road and a left hand turn on to Gympye Terrace. Once on Gympie Terrace athletes will follow the edge of the River for about 1.5km before crossing the James Duke Bridge in to Noosaville. Runners will then veer right in to Hilton Terrace before turning right in to Hilton Esplanade and follow this road for about 300m before reaching the western turnaround. From here runners will follow the same course back towards Noosa Heads reaching the eastern turn of the course, located in front of the Festival Village at the Noosa Lions Park. Runners will cover 4 laps of this course before entering the finish line stretch on Noosa Parade.

* Course and start times are subject to change

Sat, 25 May 2019