After the nice success of final yr’s occasion the Tassal Group have come on board for a second yr to sponsor the Airlie Seashore Marathon Competition in 2022.
Tassal Group produce premium high quality Australian tiger prawns below the Tropic Co model proper right here in The Whitsundays and are a serious employer in our area.
The Athletics North Queensland Marathon Championships is the characteristic race of the Airlie Seashore Marathon Competition. The 2021 marathon discipline was the most important thus far and much more athletes are anticipated this yr.
This system for the 2022 pageant follows final yr’s profitable format and can cater for all ages from 4 years outdated and up. It options races over 1 mile, 1km, 2km, 5km, 10km, 21.1km and 42.2km.
The Occasion Supervisor and President of the Whitsunday Working Membership, Tim McQuoid-Mason mentioned entries for this yr opened on 1 January and with the assist of Tassal Group and the opposite sponsors we anticipate a terrific prove in July.
The pageant will begin on Saturday 16 July with the Airlie Seashore Foreshore Magic Mile to be run at 4:00pm. There’s prize cash for the quickest female and male and ribbons awarded within the 6 to 9 and 10 to fifteen yr age teams.
Sunday 17 July would be the busy day with the marathon, half marathon, 10km, 5km, and children 2 and 1km races to be run beginning with the marathon at 6:00am.
The primary three locations within the marathon and half marathon will all obtain prize cash with their trophies.
The profitable faculty with probably the most participation will obtain a donation to go in the direction of sports activities tools.
The charity of alternative for this yr’s pageant is the Ronald McDonald Home Charities, North Australia.
Tourism Whitsundays Chief Government Officer, Rick Hamilton believes the Airlie Seashore Marathon Competition is held in the most effective vacation spot on the earth.
“The place else are you able to get pleasure from a marathon with 74 island wonders to admire, bordered by the Nice Barrier Reef whereas taking advantage of the tropical resort city of Airlie Seashore?
“It’s time to place in your trainers as a result of this isn’t an occasion to be missed,” Mr Hamilton mentioned.
Extra details about the occasion could be discovered on the pageant web site at www.runairlie.com.au or you may comply with it on Fb, Instagram and Twitter.