The 7th annual Cruise Whitsundays Airlie Beach Running Festival 2019 will be held on the weekend of 20th and 21st July, a beautiful time of the year to be running in Airlie Beach. It is a great opportunity to extend your stay and holiday in paradise and explore all that The Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. The course runs along the foreshore from Port of Airlie to Cannonvale beach.
Half Marathons in Queensland
The Weipa Running Festival in Queensland on Sunday, 21 July 2019 has a distance for everyone, from a 2.5km fun run through to a full marathon. The full and half marathon are a combination of bush, trail, beach and road. The course is notorious for its corrugations and red dirt. Warning: your shoes will return red
Whether you choose to walk or run ,the Jetty 2 Jetty Fu Run is an event for all ages and levels. Come and see why thousands return each year for Queensland's most scenic and longest running fun run.
The Sydney St Medical Beach to Gardens Charity Fun Run will offer runners a selection of beautiful scenic routes from 5km, 8km, 16km and 21.1km situated on the Bluewater Trail within the tropics of Mackay and a 2.6 km dog walk at Iluka Park to raise vital funds for your local helicopter rescue service RACQ CQ Rescue. All three races will start and finish at Iluka Park.
The Rainbow Beach Trail Running Festival has a marathon, half marathon and 11km running events.
One of Townsvilles premier community events that brings people together while getting fit and healthy.
Mark the date to join the fun for the Bundaberg Sugar Cane2Coral Fun, Run or Walk Event where you pass by (some) iconic cane fields of Bundaberg and finish triumphantly at Neilson Park in Bargara overlooking the beautiful Coral Sea and help make a difference to your favourite charity and yourself!
Race along the Sunshine Coast in this flat and fast marathon event. Great for beginners, this coastal course is a single loop within the Alexandra Headlands. Come for a personal best or a fun day out for the entire family.
The Darrel Chapman Fun Run is an event that has been established in Lismore for over 20 years. The NAB, Lords Taverners and the Masters Games team with Our Kids to ensure the event will be even bigger than before. This year it will include a 4km walk/run, a 10km run and for the first time, the region only half marathon.
River Run is an exciting innovation in short, middle and ultra running.
Queenslands fastest growing city will host the 2nd annual Greater Springfield Marathon Festival. Whether this is your target race or a special training run, the Greater Springfield Marathon Festival has a perfect distance and challenge for you.
The Logan Running Festival is open to everyone! There will be five different races ranging from a 1km junior run, up to the full 42km marathon for adults. The race will be staged on the existing Berrinba Park Run course and surrounds, which winds its way around the Berrinba Wetlands.
The Ipswich Park2Park is an iconic event catering for everyone from elite athletes to complete beginners.
The Cape Pallarenda Trail Run is the signature run in the Outer Limits Trail Run Series. It offers a 5km and 12km course along with a half marathon.
Two distances - 21.1km and 6km
This popular event is now a social run on the Mackay Road Runners Calendar. That means no timing chips, just enjoyable running with likeminded people.
From 1882, the lovely thoroughbred coaches of Cobb & Co. tackled The Bump powered by seven horse teams. many years later, itll be rough and ready trail runners who follow in their weathered hoof steps and narrow wheel ruts, powered instead by the courage, hope and perhaps misplaced confidence once felt by the coaches passengers.
The scenic esplanade course is a flat closed road that is suitable for all runners and walkers. The stretch along the scenic esplanade of Hervey Bay provides protected vantage points for the family and friends to support the competitors. Suitable for all ages, including a junior 2km event, a 5km, 10km , Half Marathon and Full Marathon distance. There is also a 1km Dash for Cash for the 2019 event.
Brisbanes Great South Run o is one of Queenslands fastest half marathon festivals and includes the Queensland State Half Marathon Championships, 10km, 5km & 1km events.
Theres a race for everyone; the half marathon for the fearless, a 3 x 7km relay and the kids havent been forgotten either with three different distance options for them over a much-kinder, flat and fast course.
Pentathrun is a full weekend event held at the end of May each year. It comprises of 5 races each of which is a different type of race that together mean a competitor has completed a Marathon Distance over the weekend in five different events. We start with a 1/2 marathon Saturday morning followed by a breakfast and a bus back to the start (YES it is one of the rare race events where you get to run somewhere and not just in a circuit), then after a short rest we have a 4.6km cross country. The Saturday concludes with a 5km flat road race and followed by presentations at the Sandy Creek Hotel. Sunday sees an early start for a 10km hill climb finishing again with a free breakfast and the weekend concludes with a 1500 meter sprint race in the main street of Warwick.
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.
Race Founder, Larry Lawson, claims that this ultra-marathon came about by accident, as there was a Run A Marathon in Three Days event on the race calendar in Cairns in 2012, but Larry said Ill do Three Marathons in Three Days, and soon he had enlisted other runners to join him. It is a popular event for those clocking up their marathons, and ultra-runners who want to try a multi-day event.
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