3km Dash

Race sponsored by

This course is made for enthusiastic young runners as they dash down the coast line onto the Marina Breakwater and head for the finish line.

Thanks to our generous race sponsor MM Electrical, this year all finishing 3km Junior Dash participants receive a Mackay Region inspired event medal.

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Event Information

Date 4 June 2023
Distance 3km
Start time 8.30am
Start line Entrance to the Marina Wall
Finish line Boat ramp end of Marina Village
Age limit 8 years old on the day. There are three age category races: Under 10, Under 12 and Under 14.

Entry Fees

Entry fee Between 1st January and 13th March $25
Regular entry Between 14th March and 12pm 2nd June $25
Last minute registration Between 12.01pm 2nd June to 4pm 3rd June $35

An event tshirt is included with all 3km event registrations if registered by 17th April 2023.

Course Map

Aid Stations

3km Aid and water


The 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed runners (both male and female) will receive an official event trophy.

Trophy will be awarded to the first three male and first three female places in each age category.


First place Trophy
Second place Trophy
Third place Trophy


3km Record U10 Male Cambell Behan 11:40 (2011)
3km Record U12 Male Sonny Morse 10:21 (2022)
3km Record U14 Male Sonny Morse 09:33 (2023)
3km Record U10 Female Eva Noonan 13:12 (2023)
3km Record U12 Female Trinity Nash 11:43 (2011)
3km Record U14 Female Jacqulyn Wonnocott 11:31 (2016)

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