FAQs

Q. Can I transfer my entry to someone else?

A. You can transfer your entry to another person via our event entry website up until 5pm Monday 12th July 2021.

After this time transfers to another person must be done in person (by the new participant) at Registration on Friday 13th August or Saturday 14th August.

If you opted to receive your bib in the mail, please give your Bib and provide a printed copy of your Atlas Registration to the new participant.  They must go to the Transfers Desk at race pack collection and your transfer request will be actioned.

If you did not opt to receive your bib in the mail, provide a printed copy of your Atlas Registration to the new participant and advise them first to collect your bib from the Registration Desk.  They must then go to the Transfer Desk and your transfer request will be actioned

The new participant must print out and complete this Transfer to Another Person Form here and bring it with them to Registration.

A $10 administration fee is applicable to any transfer to another participant.

Q. Can I transfer my distance?

A. You can transfer to another distance via our event entry web site up until 5pm Monday 12 July 2021.

After this time transfers to another distance must be done in person at Registration on Friday 13th August or Saturday 14th August.

If you opted to receive your bib in the mail, please bring your bib to the Transfers Desk at Registration and your transfer request will be actioned.

If you did not opt to receive your bib in the mail, please collect your bib from the Registration Desk first and then go to the Transfers Desk and your transfer request will be actioned.

You must print out and complete this Transfer to Another Distance Form here and bring it with you to Registration.

There is no transfer fee but you will be required to pay any extra if you step up your distance (there is no refund if you step down a distance).

Transfers of distance will be subject to availability of races.

Q. Where are the best places to park for the event?

A. All parking information can be found here.

Q. Are personal drinks/nutrition allowed on course?

  • Special/personal drinks are for the marathon event only
  • Drinks must be in sealed, leak proof containers, no taller than 21cm and clearly marked with your name/race number and the relevant aid station where it is to be placed at.
  • Special needs can be placed at the 6.7km, 10.3km, 14.4km, 19.5km, 22.1km, 25.7km, 30.1km, 32.7km, 36.4km, 39km and 40.5km aid stations.
  • Special Drinks are to be left in the designated aid station tub at registration by no later than 1pm Saturday August 15.
  • It is your responsibility to find your own special needs bottle at each designated aid station
  • Dispose of bottles in waste bins – please do not litter the course
  • Unclaimed drinks will be disposed of

Q. Where are the aid stations located?

A. AID STATION LOCATIONS :

  • AS1 – 4.1km (Water)
  • AS2 – 6.7 km, 22.1km, 32.7km (Water, Infinit and Special Needs)
  • AS3 – 8.6 km, 24km, 34.6km (Water, Infinit)
  • AS4a – 10.3km, 25.7km, 36.4km (Water, Infinit and Special Needs)
  • AS5a – 12.2km (Water)
  • AS6 – 14.4 km (Water, Infinit and Special Needs)
  • AS5b – 15.9km (Water)
  • AS4b – 17.8km, 28.4km, 39km (Water, Infinit)
  • AS7 – 19.5km, 30.1km, 40.5km (Water, Infinit and Special Needs)

Q. Will there be pace runners?

A. Yes.

Marathon Paces: 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30.

Half Marathon Paces: 1:24, 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, 2:15

Q. Can I run with a pram?

A. Yes – you are welcome to run with a pram in any of the distances, however, we please ask out of courtesy to other runners to please start at the back.

Q. Can I run with headphones?

A. Yes you are welcome to run with headphones, but please be mindful of volunteers, police and ambulance, and other runners.

Q. When can I collect my bib?

A. Please find all registration information here.

Q. Will you post out my race bib?

A. During the registration process please select ‘bib mailed to me’.  This will be offered up until 5pm on Monday 12th July 2021.  Your bib will be mailed to the address you input into the registration system.   Please expect to see your bib in the mail on or before Thursday 12th August 2021. Bib Mail out incurs a $10 fee.

Q. Will you post out my pre-ordered merchandise? 

A. Pre ordered merchandise will be available for collection from the Merchandise store at the times below:

• Friday 13th August 2021, 12:30pm – 5pm
• Saturday 14th August 2021, 8am – 6pm
• Sunday August 15th 2021, 6:30am – 12:30pm

Merchandise must be collected at the event.

No merchandise will be mailed out prior to or after race day.

Q. Do I need to enter if I am running with my child?

A. Yes all persons participating need to register.  If you are already entered in an alternative distance and would like to accompany your child you do not need to enter again.  Please leave your bib on to show you are a registered participant.

Q. Can I walk my event?

A. Yes you are welcome to walk the 10km, 5km and 2km events, but please be mindful that roads will reopen at 12:00pm and all participants must be finished by then.   We encourage you to choose a distance you know you will be able to complete by 12:00pm.

Q. What date determines the competitor’s age category?

A. The age group determination is taken from the competitor’s age on race day.

Q. How do I enter a team?

A: Teams are a great addition to the Sunshine Coast Marathon. It’s a great opportunity for family, friends, or work colleagues to come together and work towards a common fitness goal. Team members don’t have to run the same distance. Please click here for instructions on how to register your team.

Q. Where can I put up my team tent?

A. Teams who want to put up their team tent along the run course are welcome to do so at no cost but we ask that teams contact info@atlasmultisports.com.au with their details and marquee size to reserve a spot.

Q. I am a food or drink vendor, where can I apply for a spot at the Event?

A. Food and drink vendors will be limited and contacted directly by the Atlas Events Team.