McDonald’s Townsville Running Festival

Community Event Festivals and Celebrations Sporting Events

5 Aug 2018

The McDonald’s Townsville Running Festival includes a Marathon (42.2 kilometres) Half Marathon (21.1 kilometres), 10K Classic, adult and junior 5 k Run/Walk, 5 kilometre Corporate Challenge and Hero Run. Their AIMS accredited courses are fast, flat and hug the coastline as well as feature the 43rd Townsville Marathon – Australia’s second oldest race.

All runners experience spectacular views of the Coral Sea, Magnetic Island and the Marina as they follow their tropical blue line and vie for AUD23,000 prize money. With a predawn start marathoners experience a breath taking sunrise over Cleveland Bay as they run along Townsville’s award-winning Strand Beach. Arrive early for the pre-race dinner, take in a Cowboys NRL home game and stay for the famous after-party.

Treat yourself to a tropical winter getaway this August. Run Townsville and Explore the region. An event Run by Runners for Runners.

Facilities

Bar Cafe Carpark Family Friendly Kiosk Public Toilet Restaurant Shop Sports Wheelchair access

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Townsville Central Hotel

Townsville Central Hotel

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Mariners North Holiday Apartments

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The Museum of Tropical Queensland building in the purple light of twilight, as seen from across Ross Creek.

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Townsville Tennis Centre

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