Faster and more scenic 7SCM course the winner for 2017

The 2017 edition of the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has won over this year’s runners who had nothing but praise for the new refined course that resulted in the removal of four u-turns plus the nasty hairpin corner at the finish. It makes sense that fewer corners makes for a more enjoyable run and participants were overwhelmingly supportive of…

Super Early Bird Entries for 2018 opening soon

Can’t wait for the next 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon? Neither can we, which is why we’re opening the Super Early Bird Entries on December 1. Opening entries this early in the year has several benefits: Some runners like to leave things to the last minute and enter races in person 24 hours before the gun…

7SCM Training Guides are here

The purpose of a training guide is to keep you on track to achieve your goals. The best way to stay on track is to remain consistent; in your training, in your stretching, recovery and your diet. Time and eventually distance will get you across the line, while consistency will get you to your goals….

7SCM to host Australian Half Marathon Champs

BREAKING: The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 2017 is proud to announce it will host the Australian Half Marathon Championships on Sunday 20 August. It’s the first time we have been awarded a national title race and we couldn’t be more excited, or proud, to be given the opportunity to showcase both the event and location….

Australia’s best runners prepare for a red hot half

Australia’s fastest male and female distance runners will not only vie for line honours at this year’s 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon, but a $25,000 pay day if they break the country’s long-standing half marathon record. Two-time Olympian, Collis Birmingham and Australia’s fastest current female marathoner Cassie Fien will be the leading runners to take up…

How to run in the heat

Acclimatising to humidity and summer temperatures is never easy. Let’s say it’s near impossible in Queensland (and let’s face it almost everywhere in Australia these days), where summer arrives suddenly one day and the heat can be relentless. Some runners are better at adapting to the heat than others. Not only does it make you…

What’s your 2017 goal?

It’s never too early to start planning your running calendar. Make your next goal the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and join in the fun and carnival atmosphere. Stay tuned for exciting announcements about Super Early Bird opening specials and event updates.