Sunshine Coast Marathon

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Sunshine Coast Marathon
Date August
Location Sunshine Coast, Australia
Event type Road
Distance Marathon
Primary sponsor Seven
Established 2012
Course records Men:
Ethiopia Samuel Woldeamanuel 2:18:30
Australia Elkie Belcher 2:42:35
Official site Sunshine Coast Marathon

The Sunshine Coast Marathon is part of the 'Sunshine Coast marathon and community run festival' located on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. The festival also incorporates a half marathon, 10k run, 5k run and a 2k fun run. It is an annual event held in August and was first run in 2012. The marathon starts and ends at the 'Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club'. The picturesque route loops along Alexandra Headland, Mooloolaba & Maroochydore beachfronts.

The marathon course is IAAF-AIMS certified[1] and accepted as a Boston Marathon qualifier.[2]


Race record in bold

Edition Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
7th 2018  Chris Rancie (AUS) 2:27:23  Eleanor Goldrick (AUS) 2:59:25
6th 2017  Clay Dawson (AUS) 2:27:30  Elkie Belcher (AUS) 2:42:35
5th 2016  Samuel Woldeamanuel (ETH) 2:22:16  Clare Geraghty (AUS) 2:50:47
4th 2015  Samuel Woldeamanuel (ETH) 2:18:30  Fiona Kupresanin (AUS) 3:00:59
3rd 2014  Andrew Kimanthi (KEN) 2:20:32  Roxie Fraser (AUS) 2:52:46
2nd 2013  Brendon Seipolt (AUS) 2:45:02  Roxie Fraser (AUS) 2:55:08
1st 2012  Adam Fitzakerley (AUS) 2:29:27  Roxie Fraser (AUS) 2:49:43

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