Sponsors include a new naming right sponsor Fitness First, now the official partner for the 42.2km run.
Returning with support for 2013 are Mizuno, Accor Hotels and intraining Running Centre.
The new charity partner is Leukaemia Foundation, who will be the beneficiary of the Kids 2.2km hero run.
The sponsors for the events are as follows
- 42.2km Fitness First Brisbane Marathon ($130)
- 21.1km Mizuno Brisbane Half Marathon ($95)
- 10km Accor Hotels Brisbane 10km Run ($80)
- intraining Brisbane 5km Run/Walk ($60)
- Leukaemia Foundation Kids 2.2km Hero Run ($35)
- Run for your Life magazine
- Brisbane Marketing
- Adidas Eyewear
- Love 2 Run Clothing
Now in its 22nd year, the Brisbane Marathon Festival is fast becoming a globally recognised event for the City. Improvements made to the course last year attracted seasoned runners from 18 different countries and every state in Australia. Organisers hope to attract over 7,000 entries this year. Standard entries are open until 31 July, with late entries available right up until the morning of the event.
Launch of the Brisbane Marathon Festival
What – A group of runners will test out the course before a hearty breakfast at The Sebel Suites Brisbane.
When – Sunday 14 July
Where – The Sebel Suites Brisbane, corner of Albert and Charlotte Street.
Time – 7.30am-9.30am
Cost – $35.00
The Brisbane Marathon Festival
What – An estimated 7,000 runners will line up to test themselves over courses ranging from 2.2km to 42.2km in length.
When – Sunday August 4, 2013
Where – Marathon starts 6am in Alice Street
For information on marathon events and to enter visit www.brisbanemarathon.com