Gold Coast Marathon virtual event receives significant support from keen participants
Occasions Administration Queensland, organisers of The Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Digital Marathon, are happy with the excellent assist the occasion is attracting – from these eager to take part within the 2km occasions proper via to the flagship 42km marathon distance.
The occasion which begins on 1st July and runs via to 31st July, additionally contains the chance to run a number of distances over the month of July with 10 Gold Coast themed bundles together with the Broadbeach Double, Surfers Paradise Trio, and the Gold Coast Massive 4.
The annual Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon often attracts over 25,000 runners to the Metropolis annually. With the COVID19 pressured cancellation of this yr’s occasion, organisers Occasions Administration Queensland have created the vary of operating occasions this yr to offer its world operating neighborhood the chance to nonetheless take part in Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon expertise.
The occasions cater for runners, walkers and wheelchair contributors with folks requested to finish their occasions whereas adhering to the related COVID Protected laws, then log their outcomes on a dedicate internet based mostly platform.
Occasions Administration Queensland Chief Government, Cameron Hart says the assist for the digital occasion has been excellent and notes “with the pressured cancellation of this yr’s actual operating occasion, we had been decided to offer our disenchanted stakeholders with a extremely valued Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon expertise by way of a digital operating program.
“Our distinctive choices of particular person distances together with Gold Coast themed distance bundles have been an enormous hit with runners from throughout the globe.”
Hart highlights that the curiosity within the digital occasions has been higher than anticipated and provides “with two days till folks can begin their runs, we have already got over 6,500 entries into 14,000 runs with this quantity to proceed to develop all through July.
“We’ve runners, walkers and wheelchair entrants from over 55 international locations signed up and able to share their Gold Coast operating expertise on-line. The excessive stage of engagement and storytelling might be a improbable promotion for the 2021 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon subsequent July after we return to current the Gold Coast’s biggest mass participation sports activities occasion and begin rebuilding the Gold Coast’s helpful Sports activities Tourism Business.
Contributors can obtain a personalised race bib to put on throughout their run and share their run by way of social media. After registering their outcomes, they’ll then obtain a personalised outcomes certificates to share with household and buddies on-line.
Particulars of the digital occasions on provide and entry particulars will be discovered on-line by way of goldcoastmarathon.com.au with entry open till 31st July.
For extra data go to goldcoastmarathon.com.au/virtual
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