2018 Stamford Financial Hilly Marathon, Hamilton Island

Sunday 6th May 2018

Hamilton Island: PO BOX 148, Hamilton Island, Australia

Running, Distance running, Half marathon, Marathon


  • Marathon - Individual - qualifying conditions apply
  • Half Marathon - Individual
  • Half Marathon Team Relay - Team Member (Team Captain)
  • Half Marathon Team Relay - Team Relay (Team Member)
  • Junior Race - Junior 3km
  • Junior Race - Junior 1.5km
  • Junior Race - Junior 500m


The toughest race in the nicest place!

Arguably the toughest runs in the country; the Stamford Financial Hamilton Hilly Marathon traverses bitumen, fire trails, walking trails and marina-side boardwalks, encompassing the furthermost points, highest peaks, and secluded beaches to ensure this challenging route is also the most spectacular! With the options of a marathon, half marathon, three-leg relay (7km each leg) or junior races and of course a tropical island resort to assist recovery; this is a race that can keep the whole family happy!

Held in May each year, the cooler months and fantastic on-course hospitality ensure a fantastic experiences for athletes of all abilities.

Registrations are now open, so sign up, pack the resort gear and let the hill training commence! 

For more information, contact the Hamilton Island Events team on (07) 4948 9705 or events@hamiltonisland.com.au 


Event details and schedule


5:00 PM - Online Registrations Close


3:00-5:00 PM - Registration and Race Kit collection at the Bougainvillea Marquee, Hamilton Island 


5:15 AM - Marathon race briefing, Bougainvillea Marquee, Hamilton Island 

5:30 AM - Marathon race start

6:30 AM - Cruise Whitsundays Ferry departs SHUTE HARBOUR for Half Marathon, Team Relay and Spectators travelling from the mainland

7:05 AM - Cruise Whitsundays Ferry arrives Hamilton Island Marina, Hamilton Island Event Team will be on hand to offer further directions   

7:15-7:25 AM - Race kit collection for mainland arrivals, Bougainvillea Marquee, Hamilton Island

7:25 AM - Half Marathon and Team Relay race briefing, Bougainvillea Marquee, Hamilton Island

7:30 AM - Half Marathon and Team Relay race start

10:30 AM - Junior race briefing followed by race start, Bougainvillea Marquee, Hamilton Island

11:30 AM - Presentations, Bougainvillea Marquee, Hamilton Island

12:30 PM - Event Concludes

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