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Hilly Half Marathon - May

Updated: 10-Feb-2014


Hit the long-distance running trail and be cheered on by the crowds on the annual Stamford Financial Hilly Half Marathon.  Held each May and now in its seventh year, the Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon is an exhilarating experience with a variety of terrains.  This challenging 21-kilometre trail rewards competitors with breath taking ocean views of the stunning Coral Sea and surrounding Whitsunday Islands.  From marina outlooks, to fire trails and walking tracks up the rugged Passage Peak.  

Comprising of two participant options, the Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon includes the challenging individual
21-kilometre half-marathon for experienced competitors, but also popular relay teams of three people running 7km each.

Later that morning, will be the popular Junior Fun Run providing children aged 15 years and under with a choice
of three distances to compete in from 3000 metres, 1500 metres or 750 metres.

Following the event, Hamilton Island will host a medal presentation ceremony on the Marina’s Front Street
next to Manta Ray cafe, with a complimentary barbeque, lucky draw prizes and live entertainment.

Entries for the 2014 Stamford Financial Hilly Half Marathon have opened online. 
For further entry, or registration information please visit www.hamiltonisland.com.au/marathon/
Contact the special events team at events@hamiltonisland.com.au  for further queries

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