Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Run Festival

Festivals & Events Sport and Fitness Sunshine Coast Council

This is an archived copy of an event that has already passed. It is online for informational purposes only.
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  • Location: Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club, Alexandra Headland 4572 Queensland

A community run festival that includes a marathon (42km) half marathon (21km), 10km, 5k and kids 2km. With an anticipated 8000 participants expected to take part in one of the five events, the festival will be a celebration of health, fitness and participation.

The 5th annual running event will be held at Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club precinct. Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headland with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures combined with a flat course always enable fast finishing times.
Start / finish line: Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club

Friday 19 August 2016     Cricks Fun Run   - Start time: 5.00pm
Sunday 21 August 2016     Channel 7 Marathon   - Start time: 6:00am
Sunday 21 August 2016     McDonalds Half Marathon   - Start time: 6:20am
Sunday 21 August 2016     Westpac 10km   - Start time: 9:00am
Sunday 21 August 2016     Love & Partners 5km   - Start time: 10.15am
Sunday 21 August 2016     Qld Government Family Dash 2km   - Start time: 11.00am

Spectate
Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headland with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean.

Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Run Festival
19 - 21 August 2016
Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club

visit: Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Run Festival for road closures & course maps
Visit: 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon for latest info & event program

Public transport
All Translink buses within the event area will be redirected between 4:00am and 1:00pm on Sunday, August 21.  Services will operate, with small changes.
For bus timetables visit Translink and access the Journey Planner application.
Remember to plan ahead, allow extra travel time when travelling to the event and follow the signage in place.

Parking
Parking for the event is available directly opposite the event precinct on Mari St, Alexandra Headlands.  Access to Mari St can be gained from a left turn from Pacific Terrace on Alexandra Parade, and following a slip lane especially designed for this event. A gold coin donation is asked for upon entry, with all proceeds going directly to the Alexandra Headlands Surf Life Saving Club.

7 Sunshine Coast Marathon :
Mooloolaba to Cotton Tree via Alex Heads, Mooloolaba
7 Sunshine Coast Marathon

Map Location ( get directions )

Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club, Alexandra Headland




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