About The Event

One of Townsville’s premier community events that brings people together while getting fit and healthy.

The annual McDonald’s® Townsville Running Festival incorporating the: * Townsville Marathon * Half Marathon * 10K Fun Run * 5K Fun Run and Walk * 5K Junior Fun Run and Walk * 2.5K Hero Run * 5K Corporate Challenge

Jezzine Barracks


Sunday August 2nd 2020


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Explore the Region

The McDonald’s® Townsville Running Festival is a great way to see many of Townsville’s beautiful attractions.

So many sights to see, including the award winning Strand Beach, ANZAC Park, our recently revamped historic city centre and views across the Coral Sea to Magnetic Island.

If you are looking to book your accommodation for your stay in Townsville then check out our terrific Accommodation Partners below; or some of the exclusive deals on offer with SeaLink Queensland here.

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Join us for a fun filled day for the whole family

Our 2019 Medals

Celebrate your achievement with one of these great commemorative medals.

The unique 80mm Marathon medal is once again set to be a feature piece for those tackling the 47th Mike Carney Toyota Marathon

The smaller 60mm medal is this year for all our runners who past that finish line. Please note we do hope to ensure all runners get one of these however if numbers are higher then predicted generic medals will be supplied.

Race Schedule

It is recommended you get to the Race Precinct one hour before your race starts and to the start area at least 15 minutes before race start.
  • Pre-Race

    August 1st 2020

  • Pre-Race - Corporate & Team

    July 31st 2020

  • Race Day

    August 2nd 2020


Jezzine, Townsville

Pick up your Race packs here the day before. The start line for all races is on Jezzine Way with all races starting toward the Rock Pool.

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Come and challenge yourself in one of Australia's most beautiful cities.