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Enter the Event

The 2017 event was simply awesome!

See you all in 2018.

Entries open March 1 2018.



5km Corporate Challenge

North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) Half Marathon

Age restrictions: 

Competitors must be 16 years of age at the time of the event


21.1 km

Start time: 

6.30 am

Recommended arrival time: 

5.30 am

Cut-off time: 

9.30 am

Race records: 

Male - Jackson Elliot 1:08:51 (2015)
Female - Victoria Beck 1:16:39 (2017)

Entry fee: 

Early Bird $80 (before April 1)
Normal $90


The course is a flat and fast out and back course which features a 10km loop in the middle stage.

Runners enter the loop off Harbour Road and enter the goose pond walkways prior to the first Pioneer river crossing and into the city. The course winds past the newly extended Caneland shopping centre onto the blue water trail, through the city and returning to the marina via the second river crossing and Harbour Road.

Back at the marina the final 2kms is a circuit through the spectacular marina village.

Aid Stations

North Queensland Bulk Ports Aid Stations
Km 3 7 11 14 16.5 19
Water Y Y Y Y Y Y
Sports Drink   Y   Y    


All all participants who complete the Half Marathon will be awarded a Half Marathon Finishers Medal.


Those registered prior to April 30 will be guaranteed a free half marathon shirt. Those registered after April 30 will be provided with a free half marathon shirt depending on availability.

Overall Place Getters (male and female)

  • First place $1000 plus trophy and bonus $1000 for breaking the race record
  • Second place $500 plus trophy
  • Third place $250 plus trophy

Trophies for First Place in the Following Age Categories (male and female)

  • 20 – 29
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 and over