About the Event
Welcome to the sunshine state of Australia. Get ready to experience Queensland's capital city marathon on 7 August 2016
Queensland’s Capital City Marathon
One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, the Brisbane Marathon Festival has iconic resonance with the 1982 Commonwealth Games where the famed Robert de Castella was first across the line in a celebrated victory. This magnificent day embarked a running frenzy in Brisbane where the first official Brisbane Marathon was open to the public in 1992.
Celebrating our special 25th anniversary year in 2016, the Brisbane Marathon is one of the oldest events on the Australian calendar and second to the Gold Coast Marathon in Queensland. The event celebrates fun fitness and the ultimate human endurance test – the Marathon. The Brisbane Marathon Festival is a world class event attracting participants from around the world eager to visit Brisbane city.