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7 News Gold Coast Running Festival

Sun 28th Apr 2019
Cbus Super Stadium, Centreline Place, Robina QLD 4226, Australia

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Ending at the Cbus Super Stadium, one of the most iconic sites along the sunny Gold Coast, the GC Running Festival is great for both individuals and groups. This event will also feature a fun zone for kids!

From the organizer

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Whether youre an experienced marathon campaigner or simply a parent searching for a more active family outing, the 7 News Gold Coast Running Festival will have something for you, featuring a Half Marathon as well as 10 km, 5 km, 2.5 km, and 1 km races.
Come on down and bring your friends!

Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 21.1km
    6:30am Sun 28th Apr 2019
    AUD $69–AUD $104
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  2. 10k

    Run 10km
    6:45am Sun 28th Apr 2019
    AUD $39–AUD $74
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  3. 5k

    Run 5km
    7:00am Sun 28th Apr 2019
    AUD $29–AUD $54
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  4. 2.5k

    Run 2.5km
    7:15am Sun 28th Apr 2019
    AUD $22–AUD $34
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  5. 1k Kids Dash

    Run 1km
    9:15am Sun 28th Apr 2019
    AUD $20
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Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

Course Maps
What’s Included

Race results will be posted online.

Course Details

Half Marathon

  • Recommended arrival time – 5:30am
  • Start time – 6:30am
  • Cut off time – 3hrs
  • Minimum age – 15


  • Recommended arrival time – 5:45am
  • Start time – 6:45am
  • Cut off time – 2hrs 45min
  • Minimum age – 12


  • Recommended arrival time – 7:30am
  • Start time – 8:30am


  • Recommended arrival time – 6:15am
  • Start time – 7:15am
  • Minimum age – 7 (recommend U10 have accompanying adult)


  • Recommended arrival time – 8:15am
  • Start time – 9:15am
  • Minimum age – no minimum (recommend U5 have accompanying adult)
Raceday Logistics

Saturday Arpil 27th

  • 9AM – 3PM – Event Check In / Late Entries – Rebel Sport, ROBINA

Sunday April 28th

  • 5:30AM – 7AM –  Event Check In / Late Entries – Eastern Forecourt
  • 6:30AM- Kids Zone Opens – Grassed area, Eastern Forecourt
  • 6:30am – Half Marathon Start – Official Start Line 
  • 6:45AM – Heritage Bank 10km Start – Official Start Line
  • 7:15AM – 2.5km Start – Official Start Line
  • 8:30AM – Brooks 5km Start – Official Start Line
  • 9:15AM – 1km Kids Dash Start – Official Start Line
  • 9:30AM – Presentations and Random Draw – Finish Line CBus Super Stadium

Race Start Times

  • The Half Marathon – 6:30am
  • 10km – 6:45am
  • 5km – 8:30am
  • 2.5km – 7:15am
  • 1km – 9:15am



The event will be located at the Cbus Super Stadium in Gold Coast, about 20 minutes from the center of the city. It is also about an hour's drive south of Brisbane alone the M1.


Group info - Interested in coming to the event, but not so keen on doing it alone? No problem! Just gather some of your friends and family to sign up as a group. The GC Running Festival is a fantastic challenge to take on as a group for both having fun and becoming fitter!

Group discounts are available for teams of 6 or more runners – contact us on 0755680443 and we will create your team for you and set the discount up.

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5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the 10k in 2019

    Great run. Small numbers make for a nice community feel. The course is relatively flat apart from 1 hill each direction which makes it interesting. Plus its fun to finish inside the stadium. Definitely an annual must do!

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