Please note that the course itself has some “soft sand” areas. The actual amount of sand depends on the weather during the previous couple of months.
Are you up for the challenge? Our packages suit all tastes and budgets, the Australian Outback Marathon is a must for runners who have wanted to explore the stunning Australian outback. Our marathon travel packages include guaranteed race entry, accommodation within close proximity to the location of the event, transport, pre-race meals and more. With plenty of local runners this marathon fills quickly so don’t miss out, book your travel package today.
Flights and Additional Travel
Travelling Fit is an accredited travel agency which offers a full range of services to our clients. This enables us to book your flights and additional touring to help us assist you in creating your perfect holiday experience.
All entry fees are included as part of your package.
NOTE: there are no Race Entry Only places available for the Australian Outback Marathon
There are no qualifying times for the Australian Outback Marathon
The Half Marathon will start at 7:45am
The Marathon will have an 8 hour cut-off
All Marathon runners will be timed using chip technology
Your race packets will be available on your arrival at the the resort and will include:
Your race number
Your running shirt (not guaranteed for late entries)
Your entry bands for your tours (please see relevant itinerary for specific details of included tours/events).
There will be no official pace setters for the Half Marathon
There will be drink stations every 3km on the Half Marathon Course.
In addition all runners will be able to leave personal drinks out on the course at designated drink stations.
All personal drinks MUST be easily identifiable and should be left at the race briefing on Friday 24th July
Personal Refreshments and Clothing
Personal refreshments can be left on several of the aid station tables (details to be advised).
Personal clothing can be left at the race start and will be available for collection once you have completed your event
All transport for your itinerary is included as part of your package, including private bus transfers from Connellan Airport (Ayres Rock Airport)
There is no expo associated with the Australian Outback Marathon
Finishers T-shirts, Medals and Certificates
All finishers will receive a specially created commemorative medal and a finishers certificate (available online)
The average daytime temperature is 21 degrees Celsius
The average night time temperature is 5 degrees Celsius
We will have Marathon-Photos.com with us during the event and ALL your race photography, including your course and finishers photo’s, are included as part of your package. There is NO ADDITIONAL FEEfor your photographs
In addition, all participants will receive one (1) pass to the exclusive Australian Outback Marathon Pasta Party on the evening prior to the event
Welcome to the Australian Outback Marathon
Come and see why so many people are rating this event as the best event they have ever been to.
With four different courses to choose from, five different resorts to stay in and the iconic Uluru and Kata Tjuta as your backdrop, this is the perfect opportunity to come and see the true “heart” of Australia
Bookings for the Australian Outback Marathon need to be entered via the official website. Please click here for more details
Rooms accommodating up to 6 people are available for Gold and Silver itineraries
Details and prices Australian Outback Marathon Website – Click Here
We have a fantastic selection of optional tours to choose from to make your trip to the Australian Outback Marathon even more special.
Note that the Uluru/Kata Tjuta park pass is already included in the Platinum, Diamond and Silver itineraries
- Return airport transfer from Ayers Rock airport to hotel
- Accommodation for the number of nights as specified on your chosen itinerary (unless you have chosn a “No Accommodation” package)
- Breakfast daily for all packages that include accommodation
- Breakfast is NOT included on the “No Accommodation” packages with the exception of Friday 27 July for Platinum, Diamond and Silver Packages
- Carbo Load Party (pre marathon – Friday 27 July)
- Celebration Dinner (post marathon – Sunday 29 July)*
- Other Dinners as specified in the itinerary
- All Tours/sightseeing/activities as specified in the itinerary
- Guaranteed entry to the Australian Outback Marathon (or shorter event)
- Australian Outback Marathon event limited edition, custom-made running shirt**
- Travelling Fit representatives on site
- * Not applicable for Silver or Red Earth Packages
- ** Only applicable if booked prior to 11 May 2018
$550 per adult to be paid upon initial booking.
Final Balance due 11-May-2018
All bookings made after this date will be on a request basis only and payment must be made in full within 7 days of the booking being confirmed