Cairns Marathon 2017: Course Descriptions, Distances, Maps and Profile

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The Cairns Marathon is held at the same time, and over the same course as Marathon 3 of the 3 Marathons in 3 Days race.

The Cairns Marathon

  • Terrain: ½ dirt road; ½ bitumen
  • 0 – 12km: Cedar Park Rainforest Resort – Cedar Park Road – right onto Clohesy River Road to turn around close to highway –  Clohesy River Road – Fig Tree loop
  • 12km – 25km: Fig Tree – Clohesy River Road – gate – Copperlode Dam Checkpoint
  • 25km – 39km: Lake Morris Road (Bitumen) 5km climb before a long descend down to Checkpoint at base of Lake Morris Road
  • 39km – 42.2km: (Bitumen) Lake Morris Road – left – cross road onto bitumen footpath alongside Reservoir Road. Follow footpath and cross over the service road, run past the Mobile Service Station. Left turn into Christies Drive. Cross over View Street. Follow Shale Street down to Goomboora Park. Right turn into Goomboora Park. Follow footpath to the finish.

Cairns Marathon 2016 RouteCairns Marathon 2016 Elevation and Distance Graph