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 $1.1 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…

HALF MARATHON PROGRAMS

It’s time to get real – race day is 12 weeks away and we have a half marathon to run. This is the most popular of all our distances – we expect it to sell out in 2018 for the third consecutive year. If you’ve ticked the box on 10km and are looking for something else…

MARATHON NUTRITION >> Your FAQs answered <<

One of the best things about the FREE Tuesday run club is access to people in the know. Race director Jason Crowther is there, Atlas Multisports coaching staff are available and experienced runners and locals are available to give tips and advice on how to prepare for race day. This week’s best FAQ was about race…

EVERYONE HAS TO START SOMEWHERE

Each year runners step up to challenge themselves to run a little bit further, or maybe a little bit faster. 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 2017 winner Clay Dawson was just like that in 2011 when he took up running to lose weight. Now the Brisbane teacher is stepping up with plans to complete five marathons between June…

WHO WILL BE $25K RICHER?

Australian distance runners will once again be offered a $25,000 carrot if they break the country’s long held half marathon record at the 7 Sunshine Coast Half Marathon on August 19. The flat and fast beachfront course coupled with cool to moderate winter temperatures makes it an ideal combination for Aussie athletes to have a crack at the men’s or women’s…

Team Work Makes the Dream Work

It’s true, by getting together with your friends, club mates, colleagues and family you’re more likely to stick to your goals and motivate each other. The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 2018 is the perfect opportunity to achieve a fun personal challenge together, plus we’ve made it easier (and more affordable) than ever to run as a team….