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McDonalds Townsville Running Festival
Townsville City, Townsville Area

02 - 03 August

07 4751 6607
0427 999 801

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The McDonald's Townsville Running Festival includes a Marathon (42.2 kilometres) Half Marathon (21.1 kilometres), 10 kilometre Classic, 5 kilometre Run/Walk Junior race and Hero Run. Their AIMS accredited courses are fast, flat and hug the coastline as well as feature the 42nd Townsville Marathon - Australia's second oldest race.

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All runners experience spectacular views of the Coral Sea, Magnetic Island and the Marina as they follow their tropical blue line and vie for AUD20,000 prize money. With a predawn start marathoners experience a breath taking sunrise over Cleveland Bay as they run along Townsville's award-winning Strand Beach. Arrive early for the pre-race dinner, take in a Cowboys NRL home game and stay for the famous after-party.

Treat yourself to a tropical winter getaway this August. Run Townsville and Explore the region. An event Run by Runners for Runners.

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Entertainment
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Kiosk
  • Medical Facilities
    Medical Facilities
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Other Information

General Comments

The event commences near the Tobruk Swimming Pool, located on the Strand.

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Prices are to be confirmed.

Event Dates

02 - 03 August

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$95.00   02 - 03 Aug   Marathon Entry Late entry fee after 30/06/2014 + AUD20.00.
Adult$85.00   02 - 03 Aug   Half Marathon Entry Late Entry Fee after 30/06/2014 + AUD15.00.
Adult$60.00   02 - 03 Aug   10 kilometre Classic Entry Late Entry Fee after 30/06/2014 + AUD10.00.
Adult$50.00   02 - 03 Aug   5 kilometre Run Entry Late Entry Fee after 30/06/2014 + AUD10.00.
All Tickets$30.00   02 - 03 Aug   3 kilometre Hero Run Entry - Open to all ages. Late Entry Fee after 30/06/2014 + AUD10.00.
(Aged 9-17)
$45.00   02 - 03 Aug   5 kilometre Junior Run Entry Late Entry Fee after 30/06/2014 + AUD5.00.


Tobruk Swimming Pool

The Strand
Queensland Australia 4810

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