Mackay is a booming Queensland Region and the BMA Mackay Marina Run is the signature running event for the exciting and expanding City of Mackay. The event showcases the spectacular features of the tropical coastal city and celebrates the role that fun and fitness has in the community.
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Queensland 5k Running Events
This flat and fast multi-lap course is set in the heart of one of Australia's premium beach holiday destinations. With numerous distances on offer, choose how much to push yourself in Australia's relaxation capital.
Distances: Marathon, Team Relay Marathon, Half Marathon, 31.6km, 10km, 5km
GTH+ SUPER SATURDAY' BEGAN IN 2018, BUT WHAT THE HELL IS IT?
Many people have said that they would like to have had a go at Hell of the West Triathlon but have felt not quite ready to take on the heat, the distances and the flies.
The Hell of the West Headquarters have always been about putting on inclusive events, so after putting their heads together, they came up with 'Super Saturday'. Three races brand new Hell of the West races in addition to the Hell Kids Triathlon.
Firestarter - Enticer Triathlon
Gundy Inferno - 5k & 10k Charity Fun Runs
Hell Kids - Mini Triathlons
These events are designed to provide a supportive and relaxed atmosphere. Experience the joy and pride that comes with accomplishing a personal goal.
Plus Super Saturday gives competitors the tremendous thrill of being part of the iconic Hell of the West in Goondiwindi!
The Byron2Bruns Beach Run is series of two individual Fun Runs (5km + 10km) that take place on the iconic stretch of sand between Belongil Creek (just north of Byron Bay) and the Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club in Brunswick Heads, NSW.
There is a 5km race (for runners only) introduced in 2016. The race is a 2.5km out and back loop that starts and finishes at Brunswick SLSC. This is a great race for those not used to long distances on the sand.
The 10km Fun Run starts at Belongil Creek and finishes at Brunswick SLSC. Walkers and runners are both encouraged to take part in this event. FREE shuttle buses provided by BVC take runners from Brunswick Heads to the starting line at Belongil Creek. This takes all hassle away from parking and pickups as everyone's vehicles will be waiting at the finish line.
The Sunshine Coast Marathon is part of the 'Sunshine Coast marathon and community run festival' located on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. The festival also incorporates a half marathon, 10k run, 5k run and a 2k fun run. It is an annual event held in August and was first run in 2012. The marathon starts and ends at the 'Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club'. The picturesque route loops along Alexandra Headland, Mooloolaba & Maroochydore beachfront. You do not want to miss this insanely beautiful and epic event!
The 7 News Gold Coast Running Festival isnt just a fun run, its a fun run festival. Featuring five distinct race distances, the festival caters for everyone from the serious half marathon runner, to mums and dads who just want to get the kids out and have some family fun. Featuring the Half Marathon, 10km, 5km, 2.5km and 1Km options, there is something here for everyone.
The Gold Coast Running Festival is something fun and challenging to do as a group, its an excellent way to motivate your friends, club mates, colleagues and family members to achieve a personal challenge together.
The main event is a 50km run along the paths of the Gold Coast beachfront, from Kurrawa to Coolangatta and return. Shorter events include the 30km, 15km and 5km events, along with a 2 person relay (2 x 25km) or the new 3 person relay (30km, 15km and 5km).