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World Athletics Certified

The Townsville Marathon for 2021 is officially certified as a World Athletics Measured Course.

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.


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Join us for a fun filled day for the whole family.

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.


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.