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Cruise Whitsundays Airlie Beach Running Festival 19 July 2020 



The 8th annual Cruise Whitsundays Airlie Beach Running Festival will be held on Sunday the 19th of July 2020.


The Cruise Whitsundays Airlie Beach Running Festival 2018 was recognised by Athletics North Queesland as the event of the year.


This year’s courses will be very similar to last year with minor adjustments at the beginning and turn around points.  The unique four lap off road (run on concrete footpaths and boardwalks) standard marathon will be offered again with the opportunity for your support team to cheer you on several times at one location. It will again be the North Queensland Championships Marathon.


The program this year will again include a 3 person relay team in the 21.1 km event and a corporate team (maximum of 10) in the 5 km event.

The Cruise Whitsundays Airlie Beach Running Festival is not possible without the support of our main sponsors and we encourage you to support them.  We thank them for their support and you can go to their websites by clicking on their logos on our Sponsor page.

Why choose the Cruise Whitsundays Airlie Beach Running Festival? 


Airlie Beach is a beautiful tropical holiday destination in its own right and the home of two marinas that provide access to the Whitsunday Islands that are popular for sailing, diving and snorkeling. It is located 150km north of Mackay and 300km south of Townsville. The scenery and climate in Airlie Beach during July is ideal for competing in the running festival. The region is serviced by three airports for the ease of access.


If you live in the Whitsundays and thinking of taking part in the running festival why not join the Whitsunday Running Club and train with them on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday?

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Proof of registration for the Cruise Whitsundays Airlie Beach Running Festival is required (your acceptance email from Register Now is fine).
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