About the Event

Welcome to the sunshine state of Australia. Get ready to experience Queensland's capital city marathon on 6 August 2017

Welcome to Brisbane City, Queensland, where Australia shines. Set your sights on discovering what Brisbane has to offer, by foot. Brisbane Marathon Festival events, tour famous city streets and take you on a journey of the beautiful Brisbane river. The marathon event will cross several bridges and multiple landmarks along the way, in what will be one of the most picturesque courses Australia has to offer.
The Brisbane Marathon is one of the fastest growing marathons in Australia with participants flocking from over 35 countries and representing every state of Australia. The event is established as ’boutique’, enjoying an intimate and very personal experience where you are ‘not just another runner – you are a marathoner.

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 26 years in 2017, the Brisbane Marathon is one of the oldest and most friendly events on the Australian calendar attracting thousands of participants from over 35 countries annually. Often labelled the ’boutique’ marathon of choice, in part due to the VIP treatment all participants receive. The event celebrates fun fitness and the test of ultimate human endurance – the Marathon. The Brisbane Marathon Festival is a world class AIMS certified event attracting elite, recreational as well as encouraging the local community to get out and get active and enjoy visiting Brisbane city.

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