2023 Gold Coast Marathon is good to go! Join our 5k fun run team

We’re well into May and heading towards the cooler months. It’s time to revisit your goals, renew your motivation and set yourself a new challenge.

We are putting together a Fitness Enhancement team to compete in the Gold Coast Marathon 5k race in July. This will give you a fantastic goal to aim for along with the support, camaraderie, motivation and encouragement to help you complete the race with a group of your peers!

We are open to all Fitness Enhancement and Fit your Ability clients and friends. If you train with one of our amazing Trainers in Melbourne, Sydney or any other location, you can still come and join in with the Gold Coast Team behind you!

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Distance 5km
Date Saturday 1 July 2023
Entries close Friday 30 June 2023 (8:00 pm AEST)
Recommended arrival time 9:25am
Start time 10:25am
Minimum age All ages
Fee $70 (15 Feb – 28 April) / $90 (29 April – 30 June)
Cut off time 1 hours 20 minutes


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What if I’ve never done a fun run before? -No worries! A team event like this can be a fantastic first event to ease you into it and challenge yourself in new ways, you will also have the full support and assistance of the Fitness Enhancement and Fit your Ability Team with you every step of the way.
  • What I’m not fit enough to run? – there is no need to be a professional athlete or a runner, we have clients of all ages and abilities joining us. You can even walk if you like, the cut off time to complete the race is 1 hour 20 minutes – that is a pace of 10 minutes per kilometre (walking speed)
  • Will there be any race training sessions? – a couple of pre-race runs will be organised leading up to the date, but your Trainer can also tailor your sessions to have a more running and cardio endurance focus for the next few months to help you prepare.
  • What does it cost? – It’s FREE to join the Fitness Enhancement and Fit your Ability Team, all you need to pay is your race enrolment, $70 or $90.


If you’re keen to join our team and achieve your next fitness goal then please follow the steps below and get started!

How to join the Fitness Enhancement and Fit your Ability team for the Gold coast marathon 5k?

If you have not yet joined:

  • https://goldcoastmarathon.com.au/enter/
  • Click the blue “enter” button at the bottom of the page
  • Page 1 – Personal Details
  • Click next
  • Page 2 – Choose “Southern Cross University 5km run”
  • Page 3 – race details – option to join a team
  • Type in “Fitness Enhancement” team manager Scott Hunt
  • Enter pin – FEPT
  • Complete the last couple of pages of race details and payment

If you have already joined

  • https://goldcoastmarathon.com.au/enter/
  • Click the yellow “update my details” button at the bottom of the page
  • You will need your confirmation code from your email to log in
  • Click through to the join Team option
  • Type in “Fitness Enhancement” team manager Scott Hunt
  • Enter pin – FEPT