June 5th 2022

Event Information

Mackay is a booming Queensland Region and the BMA Mackay Marina Run is the signature running event for the exciting and expanding City of Mackay. The event showcases the spectacular features of the tropical coastal city and celebrates the role that fun and fitness has in the community.

Covid Safe Event

The BMA Mackay Marina Run is a COVID Safe Event, operating in compliance with a COVID Safe Event Plan.

You will be unable to attend the 2021 BMA Mackay Marina Run if you -:

  • Are unwell and have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Have been in close contact with a known case of COVID-19
  • Have travelled overseas in the previous 14 days
  • Have been to a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the previous 14 days

Refunds will be provided if you are unable to attend the event due to feeling unwell.

Event Precinct

The event precinct and the finish line is the boat ramp end of the Marina Village. The start line is on the picturesque marina wall near the yacht club. See the precinct map under course maps.


All trophies are hand crafted out of ex Mackay Sugar cane railway sleepers which provide a unique Mackay feel to the event. Trophies not collected within two weeks from the event will be forfeited.

The Half Marathon and 8km races of the BMA Mackay Marina Run have an official cut-off time in which participants must complete their race. These cut off times are enforced to ensure that participants do not impede other races and that roads reopen to the public in accordance with the events permits.

  Early Bird
(on or before March 7)
(on or after March 8)
Last Minute
(Sat June 4)
Half Marathon
(includes free event singlet*)
$80 $90 $100
8km Run
(includes free event singlet*)
$55 $60 $70
5km Fun Run
(includes free event t-shirt*)
$40 $45 $50
Corporate Challenge $220 per team $220 per team $220 per team
3km Junior Dash
(includes free event t-shirt*)
$20 $20 $20

* Registrations will receive a t-shirt/singlet if registered by 4th April 2022. Registrations after that date will receive a t-shirt/singlet if available.


See Enter the Event for specifics of each event.