NB: Please note, the 20201 Gold Coast Marathon is cancelled as at 29 June 2021. The 2021 Gold Coast Marathon is being held on Saturday 3 July 2021 and Sunday 4 July 2021 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.  Previous Gold Coast marathons attract 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from over 50 countries across eight races. For year 2021, we will have Australian and New Zealand competitors join us. The Marathon is suitable for fun-runners through to experienced triathletes.

Gold Coast Marathon is very popular with the marathon community due to its famous flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and stunning broadwater plus ideal winter running conditions featuring low humidity, little wind and mild temperatures resulting in 60% of participants achieving personal best times each year.

Here are eight different events for runners of all abilities and there is an event that is suitable for every one:

#1: Gold Coast Marathon

Distance: 42.195km

Date: Sunday 4 July 2021

Minimum age: 18

Start time: 6:00am

Cut off time: 6 hours 40 minutes

#2: Wheelchair Marathon

Distance: 42.195km

Date: Sunday 4 July 2021

Minimum age: 18

Start time: 5.55am

Cut off time: 6 hours 45 minutes

#3: ASICS Half Marathon

Distance: 21.095km

Date: Saturday 3 July 2021

Minimum age: 15

Start time: 6:00am

Cut off time: 3 hours 20 minutes

#4: Wheelchair 10km Marathon

Distance: 10km

Date: Sunday 4 July 2021

Minimum age: 12

Start time: 6.25am

Cut off time: 1 hour 45 minutes

#5: Southern Cross University 10km Run

Distance: 10km

Date: Sunday 4 July 2021

Minimum age: 12

Start time: 6:30am

Cut off time: 1 hour 40 minutes

#6: Gold Coast Airport Fun Run

Distance: 5.7km

Date: Saturday 3 July 2021

Minimum age: All ages* (all children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered parent for the entire duration of the race)

Start time: 10.10am

Cut off time: 1 hours 10 minutes

#7: Health and Wellbeing 2km Junior Dash

Distance: 2km

Date: Saturday 3 July 2021

Age allowance: 5 – 10 years old

Start time: 9:25am

Cut off time: 20 minutes

#8: Heath and Wellbeing 4km Junior Dash

Distance: 4km

Date: Saturday 3 July 2021

Age allowance: 5 – 14

Start time: 9:40am

Cut off time: 40 minutes

When is Gold Coast Marathon 2021?

Saturday 3 July 2021

Sunday 4 July 2021

How To Get to There?

Do you know that you can now fly direct to the Gold Coast? Domestic travellers fly direct to the domestic terminal of the Gold Coast Airport.

Gold Coast Marathon Accommodation

If you are participating in the marathon or watching the event and looking for Gold Coast marathon accommodation near the venue, look no further than Holiday Holiday’s Gold Coast marathon accommodation.

Holiday Holiday apartments are conveniently located in the heart of Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach within walking distance to Gold Coast public transport, cafes, restaurants, shopping centres and supermarkets. Holiday Holiday’s self-contained apartments come with fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect to enjoy a night in or for interstate visitors planning to extend their stay.

Holiday Holiday’s spacious apartments and inviting entertainment areas will provide the perfect place to recover after the marathon to take in the breathtaking Gold Coast views.

Within 5 minutes drive of marathon starting point:

#1: Chevron Renaissance apartments – self contained apartments in the heart of Surfers Paradise (4 tram stops to Broadwater Parklands – 11 minutes travel time);

#2: Circle on Cavill apartments – self contained apartments in the heart of Surfers Paradise (4 tram stops to Broadwater Parklands – 11 minutes travel time);

#3: Sun City Gold Coast – self contained apartments in the heart of Surfers Paradise (2 tram stops to Broadwater Parklands – 7 minutes travel time)

#4: Crown Towers Gold Coast – self contained apartments in the heart of Surfers Paradise (3 tram stops to Broadwater Parklands – 9 minutes travel time)

#5: Soul Gold Coast – beach front apartments in the heart of Surfers Paradise (5 tram stops to Broadwater Parklands – 15 minutes travel time)

Within 10 minutes drive of marathon starting point:

#1: Oracle Broadbeach – self contained apartments in the heart of Broadbeach (8 tram stops to Broadwater Parklands – 22 minutes travel time)

More information on the Gold Coast Marathon can be found on their website. The team at Holiday Holiday can assist with  any needs you have for Gold Coast Airport Marathon and Gold Coast accommodation. Holiday Holiday wishes our guests entering the Gold Coast Marathon the very best of luck! Our hot tip is to make use of the resorts luxurious facilities to recover, why not wind down in the spa, sauna or lap pool and make the best of your Gold Coast holiday in one of Holiday Holiday’s Gold Coast accommodation options.