The event is Sunday 2 June 2024. For the race start times, please see the race details page.
Online registrations commence on 4 January 2024. See the registration prices and dates below.
Race pack collection between 12.00pm and 4.30pm on Saturday 1 June at the Marina Village car park on Mulherin Drive. If you are unable to collect your race pack a friend can collect for you, please give them your email confirmation to present.
If shirts/singlets/race bibs are not collected by 4.30pm on Saturday 1 June at the Marina Village car park on Mulherin Drive they will not be available unless prior arrangements are made with the committee.
Click here to see the race details page. Please take note of the recommended arrival times. With road closures and the large number of entrants and supporters travelling to the event, expect delays at the entry to the marina precinct.
With your entry fee, you will receive a shirt/singlet (if registered by 22 April) as well as a timing chip and race bib. The entry fee covers marketing/logistical/admin cost of running, and prizes. The Leukaemia Foundation is the nominated charity of the Mackay Marina Run and receives a donation post event.
Should you wish to individually support the Foundation you can do so by making a donation when you register or go to Fundraising for Leukaemia.
Trophies are awarded to first, second and third place getters in each open race. Places in each race are awarded on gun times.
All trophy winners will receive a text and the presentations take place at 10.30am in the BMA Recovery Tent at the Finish Precinct.
Withdrawing on or before 11.59pm, Sunday 28 April 2024: You will receive a refund, less a cancellation fee.
Click here to see our withdrawal information.
Yes, you are able to enter more than one event. Please be aware of event start times on the race details page.
Yes, 3 hours 20 minutes for the Half Marathon and 1 hr 40 minutes for the 10km.
Yes you may walk in the 5km and Corporate Challenge team event. Due to the large number of registrations, walkers are asked to start at the back of pack.
Animals other than those used by people with disabilities as accredited guide and assistance animals are not permitted to accompany runners or walkers in any race. To take part with an accredited animal please contact [email protected]
Prams only are allowed. Wheelchair competitors please contact the race organiser via the Contact page for course information.
For children entering our 3km Kids Dash, you will need to pay entry fees. The minimum age for our 5km run is 10 years of age. Children under 10 can participate as non-paying and non-registered but must be accompanied by a registered parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race. The accompanying adult takes full responsibility for the safety of the entrant.
Please see below for more details regarding age limits.
21.1km Half Marathon – Must be minimum of 16 years on day of event.
10km – Must be minimum of 12 years on day of event.
5km – Minimum age for registrations is 10. Under 10 years can participate as non-paying, non-registered and must be accompanied by a registered parent/guardian for the entire duration of the race. The accompanying adult takes full responsibility for the safety of the entrant.
3km – Children must be a minimum of 8 years and maximum of 13 years of age on the date of the event. Adults/parents are unable to accompany these entrants during the race.
See the race details page to find information about any road closures.
See your nominated event for aid station information on the website.
Entries will be monitored and there may be a need to close entries at some stage.
There is parking at the venue. Please follow directions from our officials on the day. Competitors and spectators are encouraged to carpool to ease congestion.
No – the timing chips are a throw away variety but please dispose of appropriately.
Results will be online on Sunday 2 June 2024.
Public toilets are at the Old Mulherin Park, Marina, Gooseponds, Bluewater Quay and Surf Club. In addition portable toilets will be stationed at the start and Willets Road.
Event management strongly advise competitors not to use them.
First Aid responders will be in attendance at the finish line and throughout all race courses.
Traffic control plans will be in place using police, traffic controllers and course marshals. All competitors must obey road rules and give way to traffic should the situation arise.
Please contact us to register your interest.
The Mackay Marina Run will only be cancelled if extreme conditions dictate the risk to competitors is too high to stage the event. Modifications to the course (such as the closure of the breakwater) may occur, again on the advice of authorities and due to weather conditions.
A team is minimum 4, maximum 10.
No, however to qualify for the fastest team prize, at least four people from the team (consisting of a minimum of 2 females) must finish.
No – the registration fee for a team is cheaper than for an individual entrant. The race organisers encourage teams to ‘dress up’ or wear their corporate colours/shirt and be in the running to win the “Best Dressed” trophy.
Corporate Challenge Team Captains please note: if registering a person under 18 years of age, additional information is required in the registration platform.
This additional information must be entered for each team member under 18 years.