Gold Coast Marathon 2024
Guaranteed Race Entry Available with Packages
Run this iconic Australian race, famous for it’s flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and stunning Broadwater. Achieve your PB, with 60% of participants achieving personal best times each year!
Run the 44th edition of the Gold Coast Marathon powered by Chery with the Official Travel Partner Marathon Tours & Travel. Be ready to run for the good times on Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 July 2024 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Packages include your Gold Coast Hotel for race weekend with optional add-ons to round out your experience.
The world class international marathon will attract participants of all ages and abilities from around the world across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon and more.
The Gold Coast Marathon, a World Athletics Label Road Race, is the pinnacle of road running events in Australia and during its history has distinguished itself as one of the most prestigious marathons in the world.
Travel Package Information
Friday, 5 July
Hotel: Mantra Legends
– Friday Pre Race Event
Welcome to the Gold Coast, make your arrangements to the hotel.
This afternoon join the Marathon Tours & Travel team along with runners from all over the world. You’ll enjoy some light refreshments and a drink on arrival.
The rest of the evening is at your leisure, whether you’re preparing for the half tomorrow or want to explore one of Surfers Paradise’s many delicious restaurants, feel free to ask for a recommendation.
Saturday, 6 July - Half Marathon Day
Hotel: Mantra Legends
Today is the day for our half-marathon runners! After an early breakfast, make your way to the start line. Our representatives will be in the hotel lobby to provide guidance. Spectators are welcome to join us in the dedicated Marathon Tours & Travel marquee at the finish area, the perfect spot to designate as your meet-up zone to find your family and friends.
This evening is at leisure to celebrate our half-marathon finish or to prep for Sunday’s Marathon. As always we recommend booking somewhere in advance to ensure you can eat at your preferred restaurant.
Sunday, 7 July - Marathon Day
Hotel: Mantra Legends
– Post run celebration
Marathon day is here! After an early breakfast, make your way to the start line. Our representatives will be in the hotel lobby to provide guidance. Once again, spectators are welcome to join us in the dedicated Marathon Tours & Travel marquee at the finish area.
In the afternoon we’ll meet up for post-race celebrations, saying cheers to all of our runners on an amazing accomplishment!
Packages & Rates
3 NIGHT PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- 3 nights accommodation at the Mantra Legends Hotel located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, checking in on Friday 5th July, checking out Monday 8th of July
- Breakfast Daily
- Guaranteed Gold Coast Marathon Entry
- English-speaking onsite host
- Guided shake-out run along Surfers Paradise Beach
- Friday Pre-Race Event
- Race day guidance & support
- Access to the dedicated finish zone
- Post-race Celebration
Extra nights and room options available in the booking system
Please note all prices are per person in Australian Dollars.
Details provided are based on the current information available at the time of publication. Whilst we expect these key details to remain correct, changes are possible and will need to be confirmed closer to the event date.
Please refer to the event website for the most up to date information.
The 2024 Gold Coast Marathon is set to take place on Sunday the 7th of July, 2024.
The ASICS Half Marathon takes place the day before on Saturday the 6th July, 2024.
For the complete list of races please view here.
Start Time & Cut Off:
Marathon start time: 6:15am.
Cut-off: 6 hours 40 minutes.
Half-Marathon start time: 6:15am.
Cut-off: 3 hours 20 minutes.
For the most up to date information on race policies and etiquette please view here.
The marathon course has a reputation as one of the flattest and fastest courses in the world. The course traditionally runs up and back along the coast allowing runners to pass the beautiful beaches from Paradise Point in the north to Burleigh Heads in the south.
Over 60% of participants achieve a personal best time each year making it a perfect place to qualify for the BAA Boston Marathon Abbotts World Marathon Major.
Please view the most up to date course maps and information on the event website here.
For the most up to date information on collection windows please refer here.