Save the Date for 2017

We expected big things from our 5th birthday and Sunday August 21 did not disappoint. It was an extraordinary success and we have you the runners to thank for that. The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon & Community Running Festival is only as good as those who get involved. We are so thankful to the runners…

Australia’s Favourite Event

The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon is thrilled to announce it has been chosen as a National Finalist in the 2016 Australian Event Awards. We’re also humbled to be a finalist in the Coates Hire Best Community Event. Selected from hundreds of entries across the country by a panel of industry experts, the 7 Sunshine Coast…

FREE Family Fun

There’s plenty of fun to be had by the whole family before, during and after the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon. Bring the kids, pack a picnic blanket and get to the Race Precinct at Alex Surf Club between August 19-21 for FREE entertainment, music, food, face painting, pony rides and more. Check the event calendar for all the…

Hogan the Hero

Gold Coast runner Reg Hogan has competed at the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon every year since it started in 2012. This year won’t be any different for the spritely 80 year old, who will join 2000 other  runners in the half marathon. The event’s appeal for Reg is the enthusiasm of the other runners and the…

Local educator in marathon effort to support Sunnykids

Kumon Instructor and Sunshine Coast resident, Anthony Chamberlain, is gearing up to participate in the Sunshine Coast Marathon for the first time ever, on Sunday 21 August 2016. Raising funds for local charity, SunnyKids, Anthony will participate in the 5km race, alongside ten others from Team Kumon Kawana Waters. Having moved to the coast in…

Team Traffick Stoppers to the Rescue

Say hello to Team Traffick Stoppers – a group of seven Sunshine Coast runners who are aiming to raise $10,000 in much-needed funds for Forget Me Not to help end to child trafficking in Nepal, India and Uganda. They’re a group of local legends doing what they can to help put an end to child…

Super Early Bird Catches the Savings

The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon’s super early bird period ends at midnight Thursday March 31. It’s a chance to save on all events with entries costing as little as $10 for U18s who enter the 2km. Did you know this year anyone under 18 automatically receives a 50% discount? As one of Australia’s favourite running…

The World is Coming

This year’s 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon & Community Running Festival is one of this year’s headline events for the region. It is a significant component of the Sunshine Coast’s largest ever event’s calendar, which includes three world championships. The economic impact and exposure the events will bring to the Sunshine Coast are extraordinary and will provide…

Entries are open for 2016

Entries for the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon & Community Running Festival 2016 are officially open. This year, the not-for-profit event aims to raise in excess of $250,000 making it $1,000,000 to charity and community groups in the 5 years since the event began. Originally the vision of three mates who loved running and wanted to…