Be a part of the fun and join the hundreds of fellow Australians who will take part in this year’s Greater Springfield Running Festival, previously known as the Greater Springfield Marathon
Not only is it the perfect event to achieve individual success but it’s an occasion for friends, family and community to gather and enjoy the collective feeling of fitness and freedom as we test our willpower on foot throughout the beautiful surrounds of Greater Springfield.
When is the Greater Springfield Marathon Running Festival?
Occurring on Sunday the 15th of September, the Greater Springfield Marathon Running Festival includes full races, fun runs and a kids 1km fun run in the heart of Greater Springfield. All distances are IAAF-AIMS certified with the total cash prize for all podium finishes totalling up to $4,800!
The day’s proceedings begin at 5:50am with a welcome presentation and an overview of the schedule and courses, with the Half Marathon beginning at 6:00am. The Greater Springfield Running Festival Marathon will also feature a number of food stalls and displays, with live entertainment provided throughout the festival. Early bird entry fees are now open to the public, so book online now to secure your spot in this inaugural event for Greater Springfield and the athletes of the south-east. You can review the full race schedule at the Greater Springfield Marathon Running Festival website.
In 2018, The Greater Springfield Marathon saw more than 1000 locals complete the trek and this year’s is sure to be just as massive! Find out more about the Greater Springfield Marathon or discover other events in Greater Springfield.
The Greater Springfield Duathlon Cancelled for 2019
We regret to report that the Greater Springfield Duathlon, which was planned to take place on Sunday the 21st of July, was cancelled for 2019. Triathlon Queensland, the organisers of the event, remain committed to the event taking place in future and will be working towards finding a solution to continue the event in the 2020-21 season. You can find out more information about the cancellation at Triathlon Queensland
Whether you’re a budding athlete or just looking for a fun day out in the community, you can rest assured that the beautiful surrounds of Greater Springfield will make for a challenging and inevitably enjoyable run and bike through Queensland’s fastest growing emerging city. Events like these enjoyed by professional athletes and active members of the Australian public alike so be sure to register for all upcoming events and join in on all the action!