One of Australia's most loved running festivals, the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon, is set to be bigger and better in 2014 with its great beachfront course and more runners than ever before.
In its third year, 7SCM will again deliver a flat, fast and scenic course so you can achieve your goal, no matter what your ability. Whether you're an elite athlete testing the legs and chasing down prize money, an age grouper looking for an elusive PB, a first time marathoner nervous about making the distance or a beginner wanting to know what the fuss is all about, you can achieve it by running the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon.
Up to 8000 runners of all ages and abilities are expected to take part in one of the five events on Sunday August 31. Better still 100% of event profits go to groups such as Ronald McDonald House Charities and The Westpac Foundation and more than 70 worthwhile causes chosen by YOU the runner.
Channel 7 Marathon 6:00am
McDonalds Half Marathon 6:20am
Westpac 10km 9:00am
Love & Partners 5km 10:15am
QLD Government 2km 11:00am
7 Sunshine Coast Marathon
31 August 2014
Start: Alexandra Headlands Surf Club
Parking at the event precinct will be restricted to event personnel, with a limited number of parking spaces for disabled entrants.
Parking for the event will be off Alexndra Parade on Mari St, which is directly opposite the event precinct area. Remember the road closures, as both sides of Alexandra Parade are closed(from Mooloolaba through to 6th av Maroochydore). A slip lane for vehicles is provided from Pacific Tce to Sixth Avenue for traffic at a reduced speed limit.
More parking is available in and around the Alexandra Headlands area.
Please be mindful of residents and businesses throughout the area when parking, as without their support our event would not be possible. If you can, please catch public transport or have a friend or family member drop you off nice and early.
For those running in the later events, please remember the road closures, leave early to make sure you get to the start line on time.
Changed Traffic Conditions
The entire course is closed to traffic. All roads are closed from 5:30am until approximately 12:30pm on Sunday August 31. Alexandra Parade from Buderim Avenue to Sixth Ave will be closed from 4am with the slip lane accessible for traffic. Mooloolaba Esplanade and Alexandra Parade (up to Buderim St) on Alex Hill will reopen at approximately 9am.
Maroochydore, Alex & Mooloolaba, Alexandra Headland
All Sunshine Coast events, gigs, functions etc... onsite are correct as per information provided at time of uploading, please always verify times or dates directly with the venues to avoid disappointment.
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