Sunday 28 October 2018

The Tropical Journeys Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival is one of the 'must do' events on the Australian Running Calendar. Hosted in the tropical oasis of Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland on Sunday 28 October 2018, the Festival offers something for everyone - the icing on the cake ... you get to recover right here in paradise.

Choose your distance:

  • 42.195km Steve Moneghetti Adventure Marathon
  • 21.095km Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Half Marathon
  • 10km Newsport Daily
  • 5km Calypso Fun Run
  • 2km Star FM Junior Challenge

Dubbed "the worlds best adventure course" by Olympic marathon champion Steve Moneghetti, the diverse landscape of Port Douglas offers a combination of beach, road and trail running for all distances - enabling you, the runner to see this amazing area up close and personal. All distances start on the flat, compact sands of Four Mile Beach - some on sunrise and the colours of the sun rising over the Coral Sea sets the tone for the rest of the run.

There are distances ranging from the gruelling 42km Adventure Marathon to a 2km Junior Challenge, it's the perfect opportunity to get a group of mates together or gather the family and come and Race, Stay and Play in Port Douglas. With two World Heritage listed sites in the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest right on our door step, there's no better place to come and stay.


Discounts are also available online through our accommodation partners, airport transfers, reef and rainforest tours as well as the current 2017 Early Bird super - discount price valid until 1 March 2018.

The 2018 Early Bird discount of 20% on all races is valid until 26 August 2018.