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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.


Event Information

Date 1 June 2025
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
3 Jan 2025 -
19 Mar 2025
20 Mar 2025 -
29 May 2025
Late Minute
30 May 2025 -
31 May 2025
An event singlet is included with all 5km event registrations if registered by 22 April 2025.

Training Plan

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

Cut Off Policy

Aid Stations

3km Aid and water


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

1st place in each age category receive a trophy.

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)

Our Events

7 March

Twilight City Run

5km Fun Run

A great precursor to the main
event in June!

30 May

Live With The Legends

Meet local runners and our MMR
heroes at this pre-race cocktail mixer.