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16 Aug

2016 event wrap up

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We hope you loved the 25th year!

Congratulations to everyone involved in the Brisbane Marathon Festival, held on Sunday 7 August 2016. A record crowd assembled on the start line for a the largest Brisbane Marathon field in 25 years. It was also fantastic to witness a record breaking number of females participate in 2016 making up over 30% of marathon finishers as well as a huge international contingent making their way from all corners of the globe.

Together with your registration, we have helped raise over $500,000 for charities across Australia since 1992. We hope you enjoyed the event and are looking forward to joining us again on Sunday 6 August 2017.

See you on the start line in 2017


A day for the record books

Over 800 people registered to participate in the special 25th anniversary Brisbane Marathon for another year of growth at Queensland’s second largest certified marathon event. Over 270 international athletes from over 30 nations travelled to experience the beautiful river city with every state and territory in Australia represented.

Congratulations to Klarie McIntyre from Victoria and local Marita Eisler who won the flagship event, the intraining Brisbane Marathon. McIntyre had a close matched battle with past champion and perenial podium athlete, Clay Dawson by surging away just before 30km to win in a fantastic time of 2:35:27. Marita Eisler moves up from second place in 2015 to take out the 25th anniversary event in 2:57:31 in a tough fought battle with Kerri Hodge and 2015 champion from the Gold Coast, Sally Matsubara.

Congratulations to all participants who took part in the festival


Your 2016 overall champions

Congratulations to our overall champions in 2016. You can view course records and race results online here.

intraining Brisbane Marathon
Male: Klarie McIntyre – 2:35:27
Female: Marita Eisler – 2:57:31

Mizuno Brisbane Half Marathon
Male: Isaias Beyn – 1:07:50 (New Course Record)
Female: Cassie Fien – 1:15:48

Brisbane 10km Run/Walk
Male: Jonathan Peters – 31:53
Female: Brianna Thomas – 36:11

Love2Run 5km Run/Walk
Male: Hamish Granger – 15:43
Female: Zoe Manning – 18:58

2.2km Kids Mini Marathon
Male: Jericho Pogany – 8:21
Female: Kyah Anderson – 8:31


2016 age group champions

Award and prizes for age group champions are proudly provided by Brisbane Marathon Festival sponsors. Prizes are awarded to the first place getter in the marathon, half marathon, 10km and 5km events.

2.2km Kids Mini Marathon: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place getters in each age group are awarded with a prize where to buy cheap antibiotics from our sponsors.

Congratulations to our age group champions in 2016. All age group champions can expect to receive your prize in the mail in the next 5-10 business days.


Are you a random draw winner?

To thank you for helping make this event a success, we have randomly drawn some fantastic prizes from our sponsors to the following participants:

$200 intraining Gift Voucher
Daniel Holt

intraining Running Centre - $200 gift voucher
$100 Mizuno Gift Voucher
Seri Zain | Krista Shelley | Sean Kluyts

$100 Mizuno gift voucher

Frames4Medals gift voucher
Kerri Biggins | Tanya Kendall | Steve Flook | Katherine Pemberton

Frames4Medals - Voucher

Instagram Winner (Best #brisbanemarathon16 tagged photo)
@peter_the_amator – Brisbane Marathon Festival finisher who wins $200 Mizuno footwear voucher.

If you are one of the above winners, congratulations! You will receive a letter in the mail with information on how to claim your prize.


Re-live your experience with Marathon-Photos

Marathon-Photos our event partners have captured the atmosphere and your experience at the Brisbane Marathon Festival with some fantastic photographs. Help support our photographers on course who were out there snapping shots of you in our beautiful city.

These are available online at

Commemorate your finish time with iTaB

Every race tells a story… let iTaB tell yours. Now that you’ve crossed the finish line at the 2016 Brisbane Marathon Festival, celebrate your fantastic achievement with iTaB.

Your skillfully designed finishers medal is purpose built for an iTaB, a small metallic finished plate with your Name and Finishing Time engraved.  Follow this iTaB link, place your order, your custom fitted iTaB arrives in the post days later.  Then simply affix your iTaB to your beautiful medal and you’re ready to display your medal for all to see.autiful city.

If you have already purchased an iTaB medal insert, you can expect to receive yours in the post within the next 10 business days.

Highest Fundraiser in 2016 – Tania Bonomini

Congratulations to all participants who helped raise additional funds and awareness for charities across Australia. In 2016, participants raised an additional $9529.58 for charity.

Tania Bonomini and her son Luca single handedly raised over $2500 to help the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

Congratulations to Tania who wins all of her official event photographs, courtesy of Marathon-Photos as a thank you for helping make a difference to so many lives.

If you wish to donate to Tania’s cause or any other charity, you can do so here.


Some photographs from our instagram page