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Gold Coast Marathon cancelled due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions
Events Management Queensland have advised that the 2020 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon has been cancelled.
In a statement released today (20th May 2020), the organisers describe the decision to cancel the event as the most difficult in the 41 year history of the annual Gold Coast Marathon noting “when we issued a notification of suspended planning almost two months ago, we held genuine hopes that the opportunity to deliver an event as scheduled in July would present itself.
“The Queensland Government’s strong approach to addressing the COVID-19 threat which includes restricted gatherings, reduced travel opportunities and a declaration that the Queensland Public Health Emergency has been extended to 17th August 2020 makes it impossible to deliver this year’s Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon on the weekend of 4th and 5th July."
The team at Events Management Queensland advise that their focus is now to the future adding “we have started the work already with our valued government and strategic partners, sponsors, and stakeholders to make sure the 2021 edition scheduled for 3rd and 4th July will be a very special and memorable event.
“Work has also been undertaken in developing an exciting free virtual running event this July and we will release details very soon.”
Events Management Queensland advise that for those runners who have already registered for the 2020 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon, they will be contacted directly regarding the processing of registration fee refunds.
For more information go to goldcoastmarathon.com.au.
Image courtesy of Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon
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