3 Marathons in 3 Days in Queensland

3 Marathons in 3 Days has three 42km marathons over three consecutive days in July each year. There is also the option of a 21km half marathon on day 1 (the "Kauri Half Marathon"), and day 3 is also the Cairns Marathon.

The event is a 3-day stage race totalling 126.6 kms. Competitors who want to do only one marathon, can enter the Cairns Marathon, which is the same course, date and time as the third marathon of the 3 Marathons in 3 Days. There is also the option to run the half marathon on Friday, and full marathon on Sunday.

Race Founder, Larry Lawson, claims that this ultra marathon came about "by accident", as there was a "Marathon in Three Days" on the race calendar, but Larry said "I'll do Three Marathons in Three Days", and soon he had enlisted other Club Members to join him. Beyond this, it seems to have taken on a life of its own, with a lot of excitement about the event.

Sunday, 10 July 2016
Saturday, 09 July 2016
Friday, 08 July 2016
Sunday, 12 July 2015
Saturday, 11 July 2015
Friday, 10 July 2015
Sunday, 13 July 2014
Saturday, 12 July 2014
Friday, 11 July 2014
Sunday, 30 June 2013
Saturday, 29 June 2013
Friday, 28 June 2013
Sunday, 08 July 2012
Saturday, 07 July 2012
Friday, 06 July 2012


Event listings are based on information found on the official website and/or from event directors. All information presented is as accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice. Always check with the official event website for up to date information.

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