5km Fun Run

Race sponsored by

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The flat, fast and fun course is perfect to set a PB, run with your friends or to experience your first 5km run or walk.

This family friendly event starts at the Mackay Marina meandering along the coast line then out and back along the spectacular Mackay Breakwater. Enjoy the view, live music and as you head for home Mackay comes out in droves to get you over the finish line.

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Event Information

Date 4 June 2023
Distance 5km
Start time 8.45am
Start line Entrance to the Marina Wall
Finish line Boat ramp end of Marina Village
Age limit Children must be 10 years of age to run unaccompanied. Children under 10 on the day of the event must have a parent/guardian accompanying them.

Entry Fees

Early bird entry fee 1st January to 13th March $50
Regular entry Between 14th March and 12pm 2nd June $60
Last minute registration Between 12.01pm 2nd June to 4pm 3rd June $80

An event tshirt is included with all 5km event registrations if registered by 17th April 2023.

Training Plan

Prepare for your distance in this year’s BMA Mackay Marina Run with a free training plan.

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Course Map

Aid Stations

3km Aid and water


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

1st place in each age category receive a trophy.

Under 20
20 – 29
30 – 39
40 – 49
50 – 59
60 – 69
70 and over

First place Trophy
Second place Trophy
Third place Trophy
First place under 14 years Trophy
First place under 16 years Trophy
First place between 16 to 20 years Trophy


5km record male Ewan McFazden 16:35 (2023)
5km record female Rachel Silvestri 18:58 (2016)

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