CoolRunning Australia - The independent Australian website for runners by runners
Help make CoolRunning better!


Main menu

Site Info

Affiliates

 

Australian Marathon Calendar 2004

Australian Marathon Calendar 2004


DISCLAIMER!Please note that this ancient data has been posted solely for historical interest! Be aware of the potential loss of accuracy outside of CoolRunning control, eg phone numbers listed are no longer accurate.

The current calendar for marathons in Australia is here.

January 2004 
11CADBURY TASMANIAN GLASS & A HALF MARATHON
42.2km and 21.1km. Starts 6am from Cadbury Factory, Claremont, Hobart. Contact Athletics Tasmania by phone (03) 6234-9551 or email or website. Download the media release here .
 
May 2004 
16SELF-TRANSCENDENCE RUNNING & FITNESS FESTIVAL
42.2 km Run, 21.1 km Run, 10 km run/walk, 4 km run/walk & Teams Marathon. Starts from Williamstown Athletic Track, Corner The Strand & North Rd, Newport (Melways Ref 56B4). Contact the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team via phone (03) 9650-0114 or website. Fast, flat and Athletics Australia Accredited courses. Aid stations every 2.5 km. Post race breakfast. Awards for age category winners. Spot prizes care of Richmond SportsPower and Reebok.
 
June 2004 
13MACLEAY RIVER MARATHON
42.2km,21km,10km,5km walk. Starts 7:00am from Nation Parks Arakoon. All proceeds go to local charities $4000+ in cash and prizes lucky draw for a TV.Contact Mary Dunkley at (02) 65666795, P.O. Box 9 South West Rocks or email
 
13TRARALGON MARATHON & HALF MARATHON
42.2km & 21.1km. Starts from Tennis Courts Davidson Street, Traralgon. Contact Ian Twite on (03) 5174 4965 or email or website.
 
July 2004 
4GOLD COAST AIRPORT MARATHON
Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km Run, 7.5km Walk, 2.25km & 4km Junior Dash - all starting from Broadwater Events Parklands, Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland. Marathon starts 06:30am. Contact tel : (07) 5564-8733 or www.goldcoastmarathon.com.au or CoolRunning web page or Gold Coast Airport Marathon, PO Box 2547, Southport, Qld, 4215.
 
4PICHI RICHI MARATHON
Marathon from Pt Augusta to Quorn, Half Marathon and 10.5 km all walk and run. Starts: Marathon: 8am, Half: 9:30 am. 10,5km 10:15am, from, Richardson Crescent, Port Augusta. Trophies for Age Group M/F winners 18-39,40-49,50-59, 60+, plus First Country Finisher. ONLY ONE TROPHY CAN BE WON PER COMPETITOR. PLUS A GENEROUS SELECTION OF RANDOM DRAW PRIZES. Run by Port Augusta YMCA Roadrunners Club. Post race facilities include Hot Showers (at Quorn Caravan Park, bring own towel), BBQ, Drinks, Tea, Coffee, Soup, Sandwiches etc at the Quorn Community Hall / Oval at the finish area. Contact Alan Finnigan via email or phone (08) 8641 1703 or Pichi Richi Marathon PO Box 388 Port Augusta or website.
 
11PERTH MARATHON AND RELAY MARATHON
42.2. Starts 0730 WST from Burswood Water Sports Centre. Contact Chenelle Carter on 0408 820 376 or via email wamc@space.net.au or head to the race website at http://www.wamc.org.au.
 
25WARRUMBUNGLE MARATHON, NSW
Includes 10km, 21.1km, 42.2km & 50Km Ultramarathon - all events "off road" in this National Park and challenging. Starts from Warrumbungle National Park, 30km West of Coonabarabran, NSW. Contact Rebecca Ryan via email or website.
 
August 2004 
1BHP BILLITON TOWNSVILLE RUNNING FESTIVAL
Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10.5k Fun Run at 5.30am, 7.10am, 7.45am. Tobruk Pool, The Strand. Contact Brian Armit phone (07) 47784177 Or head to the race website at www.townsvilleroadrunners.com.au.
 
15JUNEE TO WAGGA MARATHON & RELAY, NSW
42.2km as solo race or relay. Starts at 8am from Wallacetown on the Olympic Highway. Contact Paul Kahlefeldt on email or (02) 6922-5051 (h) or 0417-690-927. Please note there has been a change to the start of the Junee to Wagga Marathon. It will now start at Wallace Town on the olympic way. Approx 20km north of Wagga Wagga. Registration will take place between 7am to 7.45am at the Wallace Town reserve (opposite the Wallace Town service station) NOT JUNEE. From the start at Wallace Town runners will proceed east and link up with the original course on Pattersons Road.
 
22THE RIGHT TRACK MUDGEE MARATHON
42.2km. Starts 7:00am from Douro St, Mudgee, NSW. Contact The Right Track (02) 9738-8638 or via email or website.
 
22SMARTPLAY ADELAIDE 2004 MARATHON FESTIVAL
Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10 km all run/walk. Start Times: Runners 6.45 am, Walkers and >5hr runners 5.45 am. Half marathon: All competitors start 8.15 am (free buses to half marathon start leave from start point from 7:00am. 10 km: All competitors start at 8:15am am from new starting point. Location of races: Marathon start: Pinky Flat, War Memorial Drive, rear of Adelaide Oval.Half Marathon near Lockleys Bowling Club, Rutland Ave, Lockleys. 10 km start: Pinky Flat, War Memorial Drive, rear of Adelaide Oval. Prizes, Trophies, Medallions and Features. Medallions to all marathon and half marathon finishers. Certificates to all finishers. Trophies/medallions for placegetters in events both runners and walkers. Certificates to all male and female age category winners. Finisher photos. Proofs and order forms will be sent to you after the event with your certificate & results book. A course with road lanes closed to traffic for entrants completing the marathon in approx 5 hours or less. Details will be included in the race packs. A finisher\'s bag with a piece of fruit and other goodies. Free massage and rub-downs from marathon competitors. Finish area with music, food and atmosphere. Make sure your friends come and share your finishing moment. Pasta party at Fasta Pasta, 131 Pirie Street, Adelaide, is available on the preceding Friday night, August 20th. Great random draw prizes including a return trip for two to Gold Coast for any entrant over 18 years. Plus in the Special Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscle Team draw, a win a return trip to London with an entry to the London Marathon. Contact Rod Williams and the SARRC Marathon Committee via email 08 8232 7644 10am-4pm Tues-Fri, for more information head to the website.
 
29SHEPPARTON RUNNERS CLUB MARATHON AND FUN RUN
42km, 21km and 10km at Princess Park, Shepparton, Victoria. Starts at 8am. Contact Steven Trevaskis on 0417508145 or email Steven or telephone 0417-508-145. Download entry form here as a PDF.
 
September 2004 
12BLACKMORES SYDNEY MARATHON, BLACKMORES HALF MARATHON & THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 10K BRIDGE RUN
42.2km, 21.1km, and 10K run/walk. Starts from Bradfield Park, Milsons Point. Start times: 6.15 wheelchair, 6.30 Half, 7.00 Marathon, 7.25 10K (3 waves). For 2004 we will see some major changes to the course for both the marathon and half marathon. We will have a new start area for all three events which will be at Bradfield Park, Milsons Point. The races will start under the heritage sign leading down to North Sydney Pool. This new start area is directly outside Milsons Point station. The finish area for all events this year will be the Sydney Opera House with the Recovery Village being in the Royal Botanic Gardens where bag collection and a whole range of post race activities will take place. Contact Janine Farnell via email janine.farnell@frontiersgroup.com.au Lvl 1, 18-20 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000. For more information head to the website
 
October 2004 
10ASICS MELBOURNE MARATHON
42.2k, 21.1k & 10.9k. Starts at 8.00am at Frankston (42.2k), Beaumaris (21.1k) & Middle Brighton Baths (10.9k). Contact Event Wizard for further information on Phone (03) 9381 4666. More info at the webpage http://www.eventwizard.com.au
 
31COASTAL REAL ESTATE PORTLAND 3-BAYS MARATHON
Marathon run & walk; Half Marathon run & walk; 8 person Marathon run. Starts: Marathon walk - 6am; Marathon walk relay - 6.30am; Marathon run - 8am; Marathon run relay - 8.30am; Half Marathon - 9.45am from Hanlon Park, Portland. A magnificent 42km course from Portland to Bridgewater Bay, Discovery Bay and finishing back at Portland Bay. Sponsored by Coastal Real Estate this event is unrivalled as its route takes competitors through stunning coastal scenery. Contact Alistair MacDonald via phone (03) 5521 7980, PO Box 815 Portland Vic 3305, or website.
 
November 2004 
20-21RIVER INN THREDBO MARATHON WEEKEND
5km Fun Run - 3:00 pm Saturday, Half Marathon - 6:45am Sunday, Marathon - 7:00am Sunday, also Pasta Party on Saturday night. Starts from River Inn Thredbo, NSW. Contact The Right Track (02) 9738-8638 or via email or website. The River Inn Thredbo Marathon Weekend is a new event replacing the recently cancelled Jindabyne Marathon. The tradition of Australia's Highest Marathon continues. River Inn Website here.
 
28JINDABYNE MARATHON
This event has been cancelled. (more details here).
 

DISCLAIMER!Please note that this ancient data has been posted solely for historical interest! Be aware of the potential loss of accuracy outside of CoolRunning control, eg phone numbers listed are no longer accurate.


This page last updated: Saturday 20 March 2010


Back to CoolRunning home page
Click here for CoolRunning Homepage

CoolRunning : The original and best aussie site for runners by runners