2018 Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon

Oct 28, 2018

The Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is rapidly becoming one of the ‘must do’ events on the Australian Running Calendar. Hosted in the tropical oasis of Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland on Sunday October 28, the Festival offers some thing for everyone – and the icing on the cake is that you get to recover right here in paradise.

Choose your distance …

– 42.195km Steve Moneghetti Adventure Marathon

– 21.095km Sheraton Mirage Resort Half Marathon

– 10km Newsport Daily

– 5km Calypso Fun Run

– 2.3km Junior Challenge – A FREE EVENT

Dubbed ‘the worlds best adventure course’ by Olympic marathon champion Steve Moneghetti, the diverse landscape of Port Douglas offers a combination of beach, road and trail running for all distances – enabling you, the runner to see this amazing area up close and personal.

All distances start on the flat, compact sands of Four Mile Beach – some on sunrise and the colours of the sun rising over the Coral Sea sets the tone for the rest of the run. There are distances ranging from the gruelling 42km Adventure Marathon to a 2.3km Junior Challenge, it’s the perfect opportunity to get a group of mates together or gather the family and come and Race, Stay and Play in Port Douglas.

Discounts are also available online through our accommodation partners, airport transfers, reef and rainforest tours as well as the current Early Bird discount valid until August 31, 2018.

The Marathon course will be going from Port Douglas up the Bump Track to Black Mountain Road. The run will go along Black Mountain Road for 300 meters before turning around and then going back to the Bump track and then returning to Port Douglas.