2018 Competitor Guide

Find all your race day essential information including before, during after your event. Check your race start times, pacer information, event weekend timetable, parking and road closure information. Find it all in the competitor booklet available to download now.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Come and join us for another fantastic movie night doing the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon event weekend. Bring your picnic blanket and relax whilst enjoying one of your favourite family movies. When: 6pm | Friday August 17, 2018 Where: 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon Event Precinct, Alexandra Headlands Movie: The Greatest Showman

RACE DAY NUTRITION

The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 2018 on course nutrition will be INFINIT NUTRITION AUSTRALIA’S :SPEED ​mix, available at all aid stations along the course. Packed full of electrolytes to eliminate any cramping or stomach distress during anaerobic efforts, :SPEED incorporates a higher percentage of INFINIT glucose for explosive energy. INFINIT :SPEED is flavoured Orange with all natural flavourings sourced in…

COURSE MAPS 2018

In 2018 the course will remain unchanged; it’s still flat, fast and picturesque. Last year 50 per cent of runners set a personal best time. Will you be among them in 2018?  Click here to find the course maps for the Qld Government 2km, Cricks 5km, Westpac 10km, McDonald’s Half Marathon (also The Australian Half Marathon Championships…

Beat the price rise

Early Bird entries for the 2018 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon close on Friday July 6.  Now’s your chance to a) lock away your entry and get stuck into training b) save $$ on your race entry and c) secure your spot on the start line for the Channel 7 Marathon (42.2km) or the McDonald’s Half Marathon (21.1km) both of which are capped and…

Be Inspired – Run Nation 2018

Now in its fourth tour, the Run Nation Film Festival has selected the very best running films to leave your heart pounding and your mind mesmerised. Watch these inspiring stories – and if you’re running at the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon, get pumped for the best running festival in Australia. Click Here to receive 10 per cent off your…

Keeping Families Close

Since it began in 2012, the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon & Community Running Festival has raised more than $1.3 million for Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland (RMHSEQ) and dozens of other charities and local community groups. In 2017 a record number of runners helped raised $230,000 and our long-term goal is to be able to raise $1 million…

10km in 10 weeks

NEW training guide online now A lot can be achieved in 10 weeks, you can go from the comfort of your couch to a 10km runner. Today we launch our complimentary 10-week training guide for those runners whose goal is to complete the Westpac 10km event on August 19. The guide, based on timed sessions, has been…

MEDIC MARATHON

Beerwah Paramedic Ryan Hansen is no stranger to racing, spending most of his days treating the sick and injured. On Sunday August 19 his race will be a 42.2km run dressed in his paramedic uniform as he attempts to set a new Guiness World Record for the “Fastest Marathon dressed as a paramedic (male)”. More than 12 months worth of planning and whole lot of training…

Half Marathon Insider Tip

As host of the Australian Half Marathon Championships elite runners descend on the Sunshine Coast in August to test their speed and endurance over the 21.1km. The $25,000 incentive is on offer again for the first Australian male or female who can break the Australian record. But what about everyone else? We know it’s fast (50 per cent of you…