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3 Marathons in 3 Days

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Event type:
Run Stage
Entries open:
Event dates:
11 Jul 2019 - 3 day event
Event has happened for this year
Race Organiser:
Dynamic Running Ltd.
Race Director:
Lorraine Lawson

3 marathons in 3 days


3 Marathons in 3 Days

Race Founder, Larry Lawson, claims that this ultra-marathon came about ‘by accident’, as there was a “Run A Marathon in Three Days” event on the race calendar in Cairns in 2012, but Larry said “I’ll do Three Marathons in Three Days”, and soon he had enlisted other runners to join him. It is a popular event for those clocking up their marathons, and ultra-runners who want to give a stage race a go.

The 3 Marathons in 3 Days is a staged trail race in the tropical rainforests of Far North Queensland. It is run over three consecutive days over three different courses. The inaugural race was held in July 2012. Transport is available each day. There are three other events on the same weekend and over the same course, but with varying distances. The Cairns Marathon, the Kauri Half Marathon and the Lake Morris Race.

3 Marathons in 3 days-

Weather conditions

Warm days, cool nights

Season: Winter

Route Information



Single trails, dirt tracks, bitumen

Technical Rating: 5

Stage details

Kuranda to Cedar Park
Cedar Park loop
Cedar Park to Cairns

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R2000 to 3577 / AUD200-350

Your entry fee includes:

  • Race fees for the selected race
  • Grandslam 3M3D competitor race singlet (unless you are a late entrant)
  • Personalised race bib (unless you are a late entrant)
  • Finisher’s medal each day and 3M3D medal if you finish all three
  • Training runs over the course
  • Basic first aid
  • Refreshments after each race
  • A fun, safe and professional activity
  • Public liability insurance
  • A portion of each entry is being donated to the Australian Quoll Conservancy. Our fundraising target is $500.

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