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.

Wednesday14 Nov2012

Solar Eclipse Marathon

Port Douglas, QLD42.2K, 21.1KOn Road
Wednesday14 Nov2012

Solar Eclipse Marathon

Port Douglas, QLD42.2K, 21.1KOn Road

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

Location Map

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

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.

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1 Four Mile Park
2 Rex Park


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