Gold Coast Airport Marathon
Take on a personal challenge and run for the good times at Australia’s leading marathon, the 2016 Gold Coast Airport Marathon to be held 2 – 3 July, in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world in Queensland, Australia.
Join more than 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from Queensland, interstate and overseas in eight races including the Gold Coast Airport Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Suncorp Bank 5.7km Challenge, 4km Junior Dash and 2km Junior Dash. Enjoy the beautiful Gold Coast conditions on the internationally recognised fast, flat and scenic course and take in the beautiful broadwater and sparkling surf beaches. The weather is traditionally great for running with low humidity, little or no wind in the morning and mild temperatures – ideal if you’re striving for a personal best time.
Early bird fees finish Thursday 28 April 2016 (11:59pm QLD). To enter or for more information visit goldcoastmarathon.com.au
Sydney Running Festival
Look to combine your love of running with a great vacation away in stunning Sydney’s spring season. The Blackmores Sydney Marathon and Blackmores Half Marathon courses are now flatter, faster and even more beautiful. Run one of the world’s most scenic marathon and half marathon courses and take in some of Sydney’s most spectacular and historic landmarks, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House.
Want to run a shorter distance with family and friends? The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, as the overall event, includes two shorter distances for all ages and abilities. You can join more than 33,000 participants in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival’s Blackmores Bridge Run (9km) or the Blackmores Family Fun Run (4km).
All four events in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival give you a unique experience to run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, traffic free, while you take in spectacular Sydney Harbour views, and finish at the World Heritage site of the Sydney Opera House.