OVER $161,000 RAISED FOR CHARITY IN 2018

It is National Children’s Week, and last week the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon committee were overjoyed to mark the occasion by handing over a cheque to CEO Dr John Gilmour from the event’s major beneficiary, Ronald McDonald House Charities South East Queensland (RMHCSEQ), for $48,260.00. This year, a total of 6144 runners took part in…

RMHCSEQ DONATION COMPETITION

We would like to thank everyone for their kind donations towards Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland; helping the families of seriously ill children.  Anyone who donated $10 or more to RMHCSEQ went into the draw to receive 1 of 5 chances to have their entry fee refunded. Our 5 lucky winners are: Jenny Hayes,…

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…

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…

Ronald McDonald House Becomes a Reality

This month Ronald McDonald House Charities Australia opened the doors of its largest home in Australia. The new 70-room, $35 million Ronald McDonald House at South Brisbane is already providing valuable accommodation and support services for seriously ill children and their families and 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon runners played a huge role in making it happen. Since…