COMPETITOR BOOKLET - AUGUST 17-19, 2018 - Sunshine Coast Marathon

 
COMPETITOR BOOKLET - AUGUST 17-19, 2018 - Sunshine Coast Marathon
AUGUST 17-19, 2018

COMPETITOR BOOKLET
COMPETITOR BOOKLET - AUGUST 17-19, 2018 - Sunshine Coast Marathon
CONTENTS
Welcome                                                                            Page 2-3
Channel 7 News + Westpac Paywear                                                     Page 4
Before the race                                                                    Page 6-7
Course maps                                                                       Page 8-13
Event precinct map + Cotton Tree area                                            Page 14-15
Ray White Pacers + Parking                                                         Page 16
Road closures                                                                    Page 18-19
On course info                                                                   Page 20-21
Record holders                                                                     Page 22
Fundraising heroes 2018                                                            Page 23
After the race + Elite runner info                                               Page 26-27
Event schedule                                                                     Page 28
Sponsors                                                                           Page 29

WINTER ON THE SUNSHINE COAST
Weather conditions are generally ideal for
running with temperatures in the morning
at 7 degrees and increasing to 22-25
degrees celsius during the day. Generally                                 @7scmarathon
a low chance of rainfall and light to                                       #7SCM2018
moderate wind.                                                   #sunshinecoastmarathon

RUNNERS, SUPPORT CREW,                   was an impressive milestone and
VOLUNTEERS AND SPONSORS,                 we’re aiming to improve on it every
WELCOME TO THE 7 SUNSHINE                year. These funds go to help our
COAST MARATHON, 2018.                    major beneficiaries Ronald McDonald
It’s an honour to manage the event       House South East Queensland and
for a seventh year. We have set          Westpac Foundation as well as
ourselves an ambitious target on         dozens of other local and community
both the sporting and fundraising        charities. We would not be able to
fronts. Yet again entry numbers          do any of this without the assistance
across all events remain strong,         of runners, volunteers, sponsors and
with an increase in interstate and       partners.
international runners travelling to      Thank you for taking part, no
the Sunshine Coast to experience         matter what your capacity, you are
the atmosphere and prefect winter        the reason for this event’s success
conditions we’re fortunate enough        and progress. Thank you for your
to enjoy.                                ongoing support and passion for this
As host of the Australian Half           truly local celebration of health and
Marathon Championships for the           fitness.
second year we’ve attracted the          We hope you enjoy the day and
highest calibre of Australian and        have a great 7 Sunshine Coast
international elites, who will confirm   Marathon 2018.
whether or not this is the fastest       ATLAS MULTISPORTS
21.1km course in the country.            MANAGING DIRECTOR AND
Better still, last year, with your       7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON
help, the event’s fundraising efforts    RACE DIRECTOR
topped $1.3 million since 2012. It       JASON CROWTHER
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INSIDER TIP
                                                                              Live like a local and Visit Sunshine Coast
                                                                               to find out the best places to eat, sleep and

WELCOME TO THE SUNSHINE              Event Manager/Directors. Thank
COAST!                               you so much for your vision,
CONGRATULATIONS TO                   purpose and your delivery every
ALL RUNNERS FOR YOUR                 year. Also a huge thank you to all
COMMITTMENT TO THE 2018,             of the organisers and especially the
7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON volunteers, love ya work.
& COMMUNITY RUNNING                  This year i am supporting EndED,
FESTIVAL.                            which provide tools and support
If you are participating in the      for those whose lives have been
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km,       affected by Eating Disorders. EndED
5km or the 2km event you can be      are currently in the process of
proud of the contribution you are    building Australia’s first specialised
making to your own personal or       eating Disorder Residential Facility
preferred charities. This event has  right here on the Sunshine Coast
raised more than $1.3 million, whoa! and I am proud to support such a
                                     fantastic project and not for profit
I’m so very proud of our own born    organisation.
and bred Sunshine Coast Marathon,
as it’s OUR PREMIER community run Good luck to all the runners.
event. The Sunshine Coast is the     “LOVIN’ THE SUNSHINE COAST”
most beautiful region of Australia
so please take some time to get      SUNSHINE COAST COUNCIL
out and discover our beaches, small  COUNCILLOR       - DIVISION 8
communities and our Hinterland.      CR  JASON    OPRAY

Congratulations to my good mate
Jason Crowther and his wife Lisa,
the Sunshine Coast Marathon’s
COMPETITOR BOOKLET - AUGUST 17-19, 2018 - Sunshine Coast Marathon
COMPETITOR BOOKLET - AUGUST 17-19, 2018 - Sunshine Coast Marathon
COMPETITOR BOOKLET - AUGUST 17-19, 2018 - Sunshine Coast Marathon
BEFORE                                                   RACE PACK COLLECTION

THE
                                         Please bring Photo ID or Registration receipt or Tax invoice

                                          DATE/TIME                              LOCATION

RACE                               Friday 17 August
                                   1pm - 6pm
                                                                  Event precinct, Alex Surf Club, Alexandra
                                                                  Headland. (Click for location)
                                   Saturday 18 August             Event precinct, Alex Surf Club, Alexandra
                                   10am - 5pm                     Headland. (Click for location)

                                     EVENT AND FINISH PRECINCT LOCATED
                                           AT THE ALEX SURF CLUB.
                                          CLICK HERE FOR LOCATION

                                                WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IN YOUR PACK
                                                         RACE PACK
                                        EVENT                                      AT FINISH LINE
                                                           GIFT
                                   Channel 7          Race Bib              Marathon finisher towel
                                   Marathon           Event Visor           Marathon finish medal
                                   McDonald’s Half Race Bib                 Half Marathoner finisher towel
                                   Marathon        Event Visor              Half Marathoner finisher medal
                                                      Race Bib
                                   Westpac 10km                             Finisher medal
                                                      Event visor
                                                      Race bib
                                   Cricks 5km                               Finisher medal
                                                      Entrant’s gift
                                   RMHSEQ 2km
                                                      Race bib              Finisher medal
                                   Family Dash

                                   RUN NATION FILM NIGHT - SUNSHINE COAST
                                   Presented by Travelling Fit, the Run Nation Film Festival 2018 is a
                                   collection of original short films that focus on human-interest stories,
                                   using running as the medium of storytelling. Join us for two hours of
                                   heart-pounding of running – you won’t break a sweat, but you may
                                   wipe a tear. From the elite athletes’ experience through to the back of
                                   the pack runners, you’ll live the good, the bad and the painful. These
RACE PACK COLLECTION               are films that will inspire you to lace up your running shoes, head out
                                   the door and pound the pavement.
It is recommended competitors
collect their own race packs.      7SCM2018 runners receive discounted tickets. Click here for more
If you are collecting for a        information or to purchase, click here.
team or on behalf of another       The Run Nation Film Night will be held on August 16, 2018 at BCC
person, please ensure you          Cinemas Sunshine Plaza. Please check the booking for session time.
have written permission or
confirmation email.                FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
                                   Come and join us for the annual 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon outdoor
ROAD CLOSURES
                                   family movie night on Friday August 17. Suitable for the whole family,
Road closures will be in place     bring a blanket, pack a picnic and come and relax before race day.
from 4am so please allow
                                   When - 6pm | Friday August 17, 2018
plenty of time to arrive and
                                   Where - Alexandra Parade, Alex Headlands. Click here for location.
find a park. Click here to see
                                   Movie - The Greatest Showman
a full list of road closures and
times.                             Click here for more details.
COMPETITOR BOOKLET - AUGUST 17-19, 2018 - Sunshine Coast Marathon
EVENT START TIMES
                                                                             DURING
                                                                                THE
                      START                         RECOMMENDED
      EVENT                        LOCATION
                       TIME                         ARRIVAL TIME

                                                                               RACE
Channel 7                       Alexandra Parade,
                     6am                          5.30am
Marathon                        Alex Headland
McDonald’s
Half Marathon
                                Alexandra Parade,
(Australian          6am                          5.30am
                                Alex Headland
Half Marathon
Championships)
                                Alexandra Parade,
Westpac 10km         9am                          8.15am
                                Alex Headland
                                Alexandra Parade,
Cricks 5km           10.15am                      9.30am
                                Alex Headland
RMHSEQ 2km                      Alexandra Parade,
                     11am                         10.15am
Family Dash                     Alex Headland

SELF SEEDED STARTING ZONES
Participants in all events of the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon events
are strongly encouraged to position themselves on the start line
according to ability. There are start time corrals signposted for each
event. Please click here to see the start zones for your expected race
time. Personal timing chips will only be activated as runners cross the
start line. Elite runners for the Channel 7 Marathon and Australian Half
Marathon Championships will be directed to the front of their events
for a priority start.

BAG STORAGE AND INFORMATION TENT
The bag dropoff/storage and information tent are within the Event
Precinct and open from 5am on Sunday August 19. Please attach
your personal bag tag found on your race bib to your bag for easy
identification. Please do not leave any valuables in your bags.

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
Limited edition 2018 event merchandise will be available for sale at the
Information Tent within the Event Precinct. Items include event shirt
($35), event visor ($20) and event water bottle ($10) until sold out.

EVENT EXPO
Don’t miss the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon Event Expo offering great
deals and samples on a range of products for runners of all ages and
abilities. Whether you’re new to the sport and just starting out or a
seasoned professional with hundreds of kilometres under your race
belt, there’s plenty of new gear and nutrition to check out before or              MEDICAL EMERGENCY
after your run.
                                                                           Ensure you complete the back of
EVENT EXPO OPENING TIMES                                                    your race number with medical
Friday August 17 - 1-6pm                                                     contact person and any known
Saturday August 18 - 10am-5pm                                                    medical conditions. Mobile
Sunday August 19 - 6am-1pm                                                 medical staff will be on course to
                                                                                        assist if issues arise.
IMPORTANT
Ensure you allow enough time to find parking or walk from your                                   CLOTHING
accommodation to the race precinct, drop your bag, go to the toilet             Any clothing left at the start
and get a warm up in.                                                       line after each race start will be
                                                                                          donated to charity.
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MCDONALD’S HALF MARATHON   CLICK ON THE MAP FOR A LARGER VERSION
CLICK ON THE MAP FOR A LARGER VERSION   WESTPAC 10KM
CRICKS 5KM   CLICK ON THE MAP FOR A LARGER VERSION
CLICK ON THE MAP FOR A LARGER VERSION   RMHSEQ 2KM
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           10Km
   STAR

            5Km
            2Km                      Gate 2
Gate 3                     Medical
               Recovery                                                                                                                                             21.1Km
                                                                                                                                                                    42.2Km

                                                                                FINISH
                    Recovery                                                                             VIP

                                                                                                                                                                                     START
                                                                                                                          Sponsors         Gate 1
                                                                          Podiatry

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                                                                           Tent
                                                                                                     Public
                                              Alexandra Headland                                                 Westpac Hot                                                    ts
                                              Surf Lifesaving Club                                                       91
                          Tables
                          Picnic

    Toilets
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              Massage                             Alex Surf Club
                                                      FOOD                    Alex SC                                                Skate Park
                                                                               BBQ
                                                                                        Bag Drop     EXPO
                                                                                                                   Coffee
                                                                                                                   Bag Drop
                                                                                                                    Van
                                                                                                   Alex SC
                                                                                                                Pony Water
                                                                                                               Unity Rides
                                                                                                    BBQ            Van
                                                                                                                                     Toilets

                                                                                                                                                              KEY
                                                                                                                                                                     Information

                                                                                                                                                              P     Parking

                                                                                                                                                                     Aid Station

  Event Precinct                                                                                                                                                     Toilets

  August 17th-19th                                                                                                                                                   Patrolled Beach

                                                                                                                                                                    Food Stalls
 sunshinecoastmarathon.com.au

                                                                                                                                                TURN AROUND
                                                                                                                                               FULL AND HALF
                                                                                                                                                  MARATHON
                                                                                                                                               RUNNERS ONLY
PLEASE CLICK ON INDIVIDUAL
 MAPS FOR LARGER VERSION

                                DETAILED
                                  MAP OF
                             COTTON TREE
                                PRECINCT
PACERS                                                   2018 RAY WHITE PACE RUNNERS

PARKING                                             EVENT                    TIME                  NAME

& EVENT
                                                                                              Shayne Steenson
                                                                              3:00
                                                                                               Simon Wolnizer

PRECINCT
                                                                                             Anderson Moquiuti
                                                                              3:15
                                                                                                 Peter Lewis
                                                                                                 Matt Archer
                                                                              3:30
                                                                                                Geoff Waldock
                                                                                               Armando Avanti
                                         CHANNEL 7 MARATHON                   3:45
                                                                                                 Bruce Thiele
                                                                                               Wade Scougall
                                                                              4:00
                                                                                                  Dave Ogg
                                                                                                Stacey Morton
                                                                              4:15
                                                                                                  Mark Emr
                                                                                              Maurice Gregory
                                                                              4:30
                                                                                                Corrina Black
                                                                             TIME                  NAME

                                                                                              Anthony Fuster
                                                                              1:24
                                                                                               Daniel James
PACERS
                                                                                             Nathan Fitzakerley
                                                                              1:30
Achieve your goal at the                                                                      Michael Holmes
7 Sunshine Coast Marathon                   MCDONALD’S HALF
                                              MARATHON                                         Ian McConnel
with dedicated and experienced                                                1:45
                                                                                                Jared Byrne
pace groups. Pace runners will
be available for the Channel                                                                     Paul Dack
                                                                              2:00
7 Marathon and McDonald’s                                                                     Helen Greenfield
Half Marathon. Pacers can be
                                                                                             Geoff Van Wachem
identified by their Ray White                                                 2:15
                                                                                               David Saville
Yellow shirts and a balloon.

                    7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON 2018 PARKING LOCATIONS

LOCATION                                       DISTANCE          INFO                        OPENING TIMES

Mari Street, Alexandra Headlands - access via Opposite           Gold coin donation with     Open for entry until
left turn from Pacific Terrace onto Alex Parade event precinct   all proceeds going to the   6am only.
and follow slip lane.                                            Alex Surf Lifesaving Club
Mooloolaba State School                        1400m walk        $5 payable on entry         7am-12pm
Street parking available but parking           Alex          Please abide by parking         Please see individual
regulations in place                           Headlands and regulations                     streets/areas
                                               Mooloolaba
ROAD
CLOSURES
2018
SUBURB              STREET                   SECTION                                    FROM   TO
Mooloolaba          Brisbane Road            Amarina Avenue to Foote Street             0500   0715
Mooloolaba          Brisbane Road            Foote Street to Mooloolaba Esplanade       0500   0715
Mooloolaba          Mooloolaba Esp           Brisbane Road to Buderim Mooloolaba Road   0500   0715
Mooloolaba          Beach Terrace            Beach Terrace                              0500   0715

SUBURB              STREET                   SECTION                                    FROM   TO

Alexandra Headland Alexandra Parade          Buderim Avenue to Pacific Terrace          0500   1200

Alexandra Headland Alexandra Parade          Pacific Terrace to Mari Street             0600   1200
                   (northbound)
Alexandra Headland Alexandra Parade          Okinja Road to Pacific Terrace             0400   1300
                   (southbound)
Alexandra Headland Alexandra Parade          Sixth Avenue to Okinja Road                0500   1200
                   (southbound)

SUBURB              STREET                   SECTION                                    FROM   TO
Cotton Tree         Melrose Parade           Sixth Avenue to Alexandra Parade           0500   1200
Cotton Tree         Beach Parade             Sixth Avenue to Alexandra Parade           0500   1200
Cotton Tree         Kingsford Smith Parade   Sixth Avenue to Alexandra Parade           0500   1200
Cotton Tree         Sixth Avenue             Aerodrome Road to Memorial Avenue          0500   1200
Cotton Tree         Memorial Avenue          King Street to Alexandra Parade            0500   1200
Cotton Tree         Alexandra Parade         Cotton Tree Parade to Alexandra Parade     0500   1200
Cotton Tree         The Esplanade            First Avenue to Alexandra Parade           0500   1200

SUBURB              STREET                   SECTION                                    FROM   TO
Maroochydore        Bradman Avenue           Yinni Street to Fishermans Road            0530   0830
Maroochydore        Duporth/Bradman Avenue   Ball Street to Yinni Street                0500   0845
Maroochydore        Duporth Avenue           The Esplanade to Ball Street               0500   1130
Maroochydore        Picnic Point Esplanade                                              0500   1130

NO PARKING          STREET                   SECTION                                    FROM   TO
No parking          Brisbane Road            Foote Street to Tuckers Creek Bridge       0500   0715
No parking          Alexandra Parade         Buderim Avenue to Sixth Avenue             0400   0100
No parking          Sixth Avenue             Memorial Avenue to Beach Parade            0500   1130
No parking          Duporth Avenue           Ball Street to Beach Road                  0500   1130
No parking          Duporth Avenue           Ball Steet to O’Connor Street              0500   0845
No parking          Bradman Avenue           Yinni Street to Fishermans Road            0530   0830

              FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE EVENT HOTLINE +61 (0) 7 5445 1711
IMPORTANT
                                                       ROAD CLOSURE
                                                               INFO
THE ANNUAL 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON                    FOR MORE INFORMATION
& COMMUNITY RUNNING FESTIVAL WILL BE                    Please contact Atlas Multisports on
HELD ON SUNDAY AUGUST 19, 2018.                         Phone: +61 (07) 5445 1711
COURSE MANAGEMENT                                       Email: info@atlasmultisports.com.au
                                                        Web: www.sunshinecoastmarathon.com.au
The course will be manned by QLD Police and a
specialist road management company, along with          THE 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON &
volunteers. Road closures and detours will be in        COMMUNITY RUN FESTIVAL COMMITTEE WOULD
clearly shown; please follow all directions given by    LIKE TO THANK ALL RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES
the event management team.                              IN ADVANCE FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF THIS EVENT.
ROAD CLOSURES
Road closures will be in place from 4am so please
allow plenty of time to arrive and find a park.
Parking regulations apply please check street signs.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
All buses within this area will be redirected between
4am and 1pm on Sunday, August 19. Services will
operate, with small changes. For more information
please visit www.sunbus.com.au

                                 I N    M E NT
                          H E WAY ANAGE
                 D I N G T VENT M
              LEA ARITY E 2
               CH CE 201
                SIN                                                    Locally owned and operated on the Sunshine Coast

                                                                               info@atlasmultisports.com.au
                                                                                             (07) 5445 1711
                                                                               www.atlasmultisports.com.au
ON                                                     RUNNING WITH HEADPHONES
                                                       Running with headphones is not recommended, however we do allow

COURSE                                                 the use of these while participating. If you wear headphones, please
                                                       ensure the volume is at a reasonable level so you can hear instructions

INFO
                                                       from course officials. Please keep to the left when possible to allow for
                                                       faster runners to pass easily.
                                                       RUNNING WITH A PRAM
                                                       Yes, you may run with a pram. However, please start at the back of the
                                                       race to ensure safety for your child and other competitors.
                                                       AIMS CERTIFICATION
                                                       We are proud members of AIMS (Association of International
                                                       Marathons and Distance Races) course certification. The 7 Sunshine
                                                       Coast Marathon follows strict guidelines to ensure the distance
                                                       completed is accurately measured. 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon events
                                                       provide the ideal opportunity to set a personal best time or record a
                                                       qualifying time for the major marathons around the world.
                                                       AID STATIONS
                                                       Water and electrolyte Infinit :SPEED Mix (orange flavour), will be
CORRECT EVENT                                          available at aid stations and in the recovery area.
Ensure you start and finish                            AID STATION LOCATIONS (see maps for details)
the event you are registered
                                                       2.9km | 6.7 km | 8.6 km | 10.3km | 12.2km | 14.4 km | 15.9km |
for, failure to do so will result
                                                       17.8km | 19.5km | 22.1km | 24km | 25.7km | 28.4km | 30.1km|
in your finish time not being
                                                       32.7km | 34.6km | 36.4km | 39km
recorded. Your event is
clearly marked on the front
of your race number.

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TIMING
Your personal race time (or net time) will be recorded as you cross                          ON
                                                                                         COURSE
the timing mats on the start line and will finish when you cross the
finish line mats at the end. Ensure you start and finish the event you

                                                                                           INFO
are registered for, failure to do so will result in your finish time not
being recorded. Your event is clearly marked on the front of your race
number.
GUN TIME/NET TIME
Your official time for category placings is based on your gun time and
does not take into account your net time.
KILOMETRE MARKINGS
Kilometre markings will be clearly signposted every 2km.
ON COURSE NUTRITION
The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon uses an on course electrolyte formula
from Infinit Nutrition Australia. The :SPEED formula incorporates a
higher percentage of INFINIT glucose for explosive energy. Packed full
of electrolytes it is designed by runners for runners and eliminates any
cramping or stomach distress. INFINIT :SPEED is flavoured Orange
with all natural flavourings sourced in Australia. It contains no artificial
colourings or preservatives and does not contain protein. One serving
of :SPEED equates to approximately 2 gels worth of energy. Please see
the website for more details.                                                                        MEDICAL AID
                                                                                              If you require medical
RACE NUMBER
                                                                                             assistance please seek
Once you have completed your event, keep moving through the finish                       attention from our medical
chute to the recovery area. You do not need to hand in your race                              staff at the finish line.
number when finished.

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RECORD              NAME           SEX       TIME                 YEAR

HOLDERS
                                  MARATHON

           Samuel Woldemanuel     MALE       2:18:30               2015
           Elkie Belcher         FEMALE      2:42:35               2017

                                HALF MARATHON

           Collis Birmingham      MALE       1:03.15               2017
           Cassie Fien           FEMALE      1:13:25               2016
                                    10KM

           Michael Shelley        MALE       29:02                 2013

           Clare Geraghty        FEMALE      34:26                 2012

                                    5KM

           Liam Woollett          MALE       15:36                 2015

           Margie Atthow         FEMALE      17:26                 2013
                                    2KM
           Ayden Gray             MALE          6:33               2013

           Clare Adcock          FEMALE         6:33               2013

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2018
THE 7 SUNSHINE COAST MARATHON IS PROUD
TO BE RAISING FUNDS FOR MAJOR BENEFICIARY

                                                            FUNDRAISING
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE SOUTH EAST
QUEENSLAND (RMHSEQ) AND WESTPAC
FOUNDATION.

Since 2012 the event has raised more than $1.3
million. Thank you to everyone who has made a
                                                                 HEROES
difference including this year’s biggest fundraisers.
Click here to find out how you can contribute.

                                       TOP FUNDRAISERS 2018
                                  AMOUNT (TO
            NAME                                                  NAME               AMOUNT (TO DATE)
                                    DATE)
       One Lung Matt                                          Linda 5km Run
                                     $4,140                                               $1,541
         Act for Kids                                             RMHSEQ
          Gary Binet                                    Tina Runs Sunshine Coast
                                     $3,200                                               $1,201
           RMHSEQ                                        Interplast Australia & NZ
           Paul Gear                                             SJM 10KM
                                     $2,333                                               $1,158
   Leukaemia Foundation                                           RMHSEQ
 Fran Doing it for Dementia                                    Run for Matt
                                     $2,256                                               $1,099
  Wishlist, Sunshine Coast                                  Cystic Fibrosis Qld
     Jeff’s Run for Mum                                     Run, Fat Boy, Run!
                                     $1,716                                                $869
   Leukaemia Foundation                                    Compassion Australia
AFTER
                             FINISHER MEDALS
                             All participants will receive their official 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon

YOU                          finisher medal commemorating their completion of the event upon exit
                             of the recovery area.

FINISH                       RECOVERY AREA
                             Electrolyte sports drink, water and a variety of fresh fruit will be
                             available to participants at the finish line.
                             PRESENTATIONS
                             Presentations will commence approximately 30mins after the first three
                             male and female competitors have crossed the line in each event.

                             RESULTS
                             Race results will be available online at the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon
                             website and on the official Facebook page after the event.
                             iTAB MEDAL INSERTS
                             Celebrate your fantastic achievement at the 7 Sunshine Coast
                             Marathon with iTAB. Finisher medals are designed to fit an iTAB,
                             a small metallic finished plate with your name and finishing time
                             engraved. Simply affix your iTAB to your medal. Pre—purchased iTAB
                             medal inserts will be posted to your registered postal address following
                             the event. If you missed out on ordering your customised iTab you can
                             click here to place a post-race order.

                             EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY
                             The team from Marathon-Photos will be capturing your experience on
                             race day. Remember to smile for the camera and give them a wave.
                             Your personal event photographs will be available for purchase online
                             from www.marathon-photos.com following the event. Keep an eye on
                             Facebook and Instagram for an update on availability.

                             PERSONAL RESULTS CERTIFICATE
                             Your own personalised results certificate will be available online after
                             you finish your event. Simply select your name to download and print
                             your official 2018 finisher certificate.
MEDICAL AID                  PRIZES
If you require medical       The first three male and female finishers overall in each event will
assistance please seek       be awarded prizes on the day. Age group prizes are awarded to first
attention from our medical   place in each category only. See website for more details on prizes.
staff at the finish line.    Age category awards will be announced online following the event
                             and mailed out to participants to their registered address.
ELITE
START TIME
6am, Sunday August 19, 2018
ELITE AREA
The Bluff Bar located at Alex Surf Club is the designated Elite Area.         RUNNER
Located within the event precinct elite athletes and their coaching staff
have access to this secure area pre- and post-event.                            INFO
EVENT PRECINCT ADDRESS
167 Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland, QLD 4572
SPECIAL NEEDS
Please drop your special needs to the elite area before 5.30am on race
day. Label and place your special needs in the desired KM aid station
tubs provided. The car will leave strictly at 5.40am. No drops will be
made after this time.
PRIORITY START ZONES
There will be an allocated area for priority start athletes. This will be
clearly marked at the front of the start arch. Please place yourselves at
the front after warm up.
BRIEFING + BIB COLLECTION
Race briefing is at 2.30pm Saturday August 18 at Sealife Mooloolaba.
Race bibs will be available at the elite room on race day August 19
HALF MARATHON COURSE
• Start from the Northern start line (see attached course maps) located
on Alexandra Pde and head south towards Mooloolaba.
• Southern turnaround at approx. 3.6km
• Head North passing the finish line at approx. 7km.
• Northern turnaround at approx. 14km
• Head south to the finish line at event precinct
AID STATIONS
Water and Electrolyte – Infinit :SPEED Mix (orange flavour)
AID STATION LOCATIONS
2.9km l 6.7km l 8.6km l 10.3km l 12.2km l 14.4km l 15.9km l 17.8km l
19.5km l 22.1km l 24km l 25.7km l 28.4km l 30.1km l 32.7km l 34.6km
l 36.3km l 39km                                                                AUSTRALIAN
PRESENTATIONS
                                                                            HALF MARATHON
Athletics Australia presentations to start at 8am at the event precinct     CHAMPIONSHIPS
PRIZE MONEY                                                                           2018
Refer to website for prize money and incentive for male and female
EVENT
                                         PROGRAM
                                             2018
                 EVENT                    TIMES                     VENUE

                                    Sunday August 5
Brisbane race pack collection and                        McDonald’s Brisbane Marathon
                                         8am-12pm
registration                                              Festival, Brisbane Riverstage
                                    Thursday August 16

Run Nation Film Festival                    6pm               BCC Maroochydore
                                     Friday August 17

Event expo opens                            1pm          Event Precinct, Alex Headland

Race pack collection                       1-6pm         Event Precinct, Alex Headland
Family movie night
                                         6pm-8pm         Event Precinct, Alex Headland
The Greatest Showman
                                    Saturday August 18

Event Expo Opens                           10am          Event Precinct, Alex Headland
Race pack collection and late
                                         10am-4pm        Event Precinct, Alex Headland
registrations
Elite briefing                            2.30pm              Sealife Mooloolaba

Media launch                              3.30pm              Sealife Mooloolaba

Event expo closes                           5pm          Event Precinct, Alex Headland

                                    Sunday August 19

Elite area opens                            5am             Bluff Bar, Alex Surf Club

Corporate Area Opens                      5.30am         Event Precinct, Alex Headland

Gubbi Gubbi Welcome to Country            5.55am                   Start line

Event Expo Opens                            6am          Event Precinct, Alex Surf Club

Channel 7 Marathon Start                    6am                    Start line

McDonald’s Half Marathon Start              6am                    Start line
First finisher’s due                        7am                    Finish line

Athletics Australia presentations           8am                    Start line
Australian Anthem                         8.55am                   Start line
Westpac 10km Start                          9am                    Start line

Cricks 5km Start                          10.15am                  Start line

Ronald McDonald Warmup/
                                          10.55am                  Start line
Stretching
RMHSEQ 2km Start                           11am                    Start line
                                     30mins after each
Presentations                                            Event Precinct, Alex Surf Club
                                          event
Final Runners                          Approx 12pm                 Finish line
Event close                                 1pm          Event Precinct, Alex Surf Club
Official After Party                        3pm                  Alex Surf Club

Event Closes                                1pm          Event Precinct, Alex Surf Club
EVENT
SPONSORS
    2018

     NAMING PARTNER

   OFFICIAL PARTNERS

   OFFICIAL CHARITIES

           SPONSORS
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