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Eleanor Knight2 years ago

Cheer on the competitors at this year's marathon!

If you’re located on the Sunshine Coast, don’t miss out on the annual 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon this weekend! Known as one of Australia's most-popular running festivals, this leading Sunshine Coast sporting event will see thousands of people compete in races of varying distances. From the Channel 7 Marathon and the McDonalds Half Marathon, to the Westpac 10km, Love & Partners 5km and the Queensland Government 2km, there's something to keep all the family entertained. For everything you need to know about this year's 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon, read on!

Whether you’re coming to cheer on a family member, or keen to enter one of the races yourself, this year’s 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon is cracked up to be one hell of an event! With all the events starting at Alexandra Headlands Surf Life Saving Club, get down to this popular Sunshine Coast location to wish the competitors good luck! For a timetable of all the day’s events, read below:


Day events



Parking


  • Mari Street, Alexandra Headlands
  • Gold coin donation

The designated parking area for this year’s 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon is located directly opposite the event precinct on Mari Street, Alexandra Headlands. You will be asked for a gold coin donation upon entering, with all proceeds going to the Alexandra Headlands Surf Life Saving Club. There is also additional parking available around Alexandra Headlands, however, as this is not designated parking for the event, please be very mindful of local residents and businesses. For information about the changed traffic conditions and road closures on the day, click here.


Keep up to date with the latest event news by visiting the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon’s Twitter and Facebook


Supported charities


As well as being a nationally recognised running event that supports health, fitness and participation, the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon is leading the way in fundraising. This year100% of the profits will go towards brilliant organisations including Ronald McDonald House Charities and The Westpac Foundation, as well as many more, which are chosen by the runners themselves.


Where to eat


Milan’s on Buderim

Contact number: (07) 5445 4024
Address: Shop 1 The Hub, Burnett Street, Buderim QLD 4556

  • Open from 5pm – late, Tuesday – Sunday
  • Ideal for dining in or takeaway
  • Available for functions and catering services

For delicious Italian cuisine after the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon, visit Milan’s on Buderim. Here you can enjoy a range of tasty meals including handcrafted pasta dishes and gourmet pizzas, as well as a number of tasty breads and salads. For more information about Milan’s on Buderim, click here.


Greenout Pintxo & Mojito Bar

Contact number: (07) 5309 6070
Address: Shops 3 & 4/22–24 Ocean Street, Maroochydore, QLD 4558

  • $10 lunch specials
  • All-day breakfasts
  • Famous cocktails

Whether you’re popping by for breakfast, lunch or a few evening drinks, you’re bound to enjoy yourself at Greenout Pintxo & Mojito Bar. Just a 10-minute drive from Alexandra Headlands Surf Life Saving Club, this is the perfect Sunshine Coast restaurant to visit for some post-running festival fun! Click here for Greenout Pintxo & Mojito Bar’s profile page.

 

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