The Solar Eclipse Marathon in Port Douglas

The Solar Eclipse Marathon in Port Douglas is a one-off event on Wednesday November 14th 2012 with full marathon and half marathons starting directly after the solar eclipse which will occur at 6:38am. The total eclipse phase will last approximately two minutes during which time the sun will be totally covered by the moon.

This was a one-off event for the solar eclipse and replaced the Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival in 2012, which will return in 2013.

Event dateWed 14 Nov 2012LocationPort Douglas, QLDDistances42.2K, 21.1KTypeOn Road
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Location Map

Both events start at 1) Four Mile Park and finish at 2) Rex Park as shown in the map below.

Map Points

1 Four Mile Park
2 Rex Park


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Listing created30 Aug 2012 Listing last updated 16 Oct 2013 Website last checked 31 Jan 2014