7 Sunshine Coast Marathon

The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival is one of the most-loved running festivals in Australia. Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland an hour’s drive north of Brisbane this not-for-profit event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures combined with a flat course always enable fast times.

 Aug 2020

Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 kilometre, five kilometre and the two kilometre.

Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. As one of only four road races in Australia to hold ‘IAAF Label’ status in 2020, there is no doubting the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon Festival is now established as a major event on the international running calendar. The ‘Label’ categorises the best elite races, giving athletes and fans guidance towards the world’s finest competitions. 

With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part.