Sunday 14th July 2024, Cable Beach, Broome, WA
Tides are ideal for the 2024 Broome International Airport Running Festival to take place on 14 July. This will ensure runners have super firm and hard packed sand. Tide times are a critical part of selecting the event date.
Start 42.2km Broome International Airport Marathon - 06:00am Sunday on Cable Beach (down from the Surf Club)
Start 21.1km Half Marathon and 10.5km Dash - 07:00am Sunday on Cable Beach (down from the Surf Club)
Number & Race Pack Collection: Collect your race numbers 10am to 2pm Saturday 8th July at Cable Beach (adjacent to Surf Club).
Broome International Airport Marathon at 05:45am at Start Line (15 min. prior to start)
Half Marathon & Dash at 06:45am at Start Line (15 min. prior to start)
Post Race Presentations:
12:00 midday, Cable Beach at the Start/Finish line on Race Day.
Run the most picturesque beach in Australia,
in our perfect 'Dry Season' conditions.
Drink stations will be located every 5 km and will be down on the hard packed sand at: the Gantheaume Point Turn, Cable Beach Start/Finish.
Cups of water, electrolyte drink and bottles of water will be available at all aid stations
There will be bins located at all drink stations. Competitors must place used cups in the bins provided - no littering.
42.2 km Broome International Airport Marathon Course
Starting from the Cable Beach, competitors will run to Gantheaume Point and return four times - 4 laps.
21.1km Broome Half Marathon Course
Starting from the Cable Beach, competitors will run to Gantheaume Point and return twice - 2 laps.
10.5 km Dash Course
Also starting from the Cable Beach, competitors will run to Gantheaume Point and return.1 lap.
Please Note: Due to popular demand, it is now acceptable for mp3 players to be used by runners at a volume that allows the competitor to still hear instructions/directions issued by race marshals.