ON THE RUN: Competitors in a previous edition of the Noosa Half Marathon.
ON THE RUN: Competitors in a previous edition of the Noosa Half Marathon. Patrick Woods

Schedule, road closures for Noosa Marathon weekend

A NEW-LOOK multi-sport festival will be held at Noosa Heads this weekend, when the tourist hotspot will experience some changed traffic conditions.

Runaway Noosa Marathon is expected to attract more than 4500 competitors, plus their supporters.

Most will be in action on Saturday for a variety of running events, including the new one, the 42.2km Noosa marathon.

Then there's a selection of swimming races on Sunday.

Check out the schedule and a list of road closures and carpark closures below.

SCHEDULE

Saturday

6.30am: Marathon, 31.6km, and Half Marathon from Noosa Pde, Noosa Heads

8.30am: 10km run from Noosa Pde, Noosa Heads

9.30am: 5km run/walk from Noosa Pde, Noosa Heads

Sunday

7am: 3.8km swim race from Noosa Main Beach, Noosa Heads

8am: 2km swim race from Little Cove, Noosa Heads

9.30am: 1km swim race from Little Cove, Noosa Heads

10.30am: 500m swim race, Noosa Main Beach

ROAD AND CARPARK CLOSURES

Saturday

Noosa Pde* (Noosa Drive to Witta Circle) 4am - 2.30pm

Noosa Pde * (Weyba Rd to Witta Circle) 5am - 2.30pm

Weyba Rd* (between Elizabeth St and Gympie Tce) 6am - 2.30pm

Gympie Tce (Weyba Rd to Eumundi Rd R/bout) 6am - 1.15pm

Hilton Tce (between Eumundi R/about to Ernest St) 6am - 1pm

Hilton Esp (between Hilton Tce and Sydney St) 6am - 1pm

Noosa Heads Lions Park carpark (full closure) Wed, May 23 10pm - Sun, May 27 10.30pm; (Partial Closure - 50 per cent) Sun, May 27 10.30pm - Mon, May 28 10pm

Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club carpark (partial closure - 50 per cent) Fri, May 25, 10pm - Sun, May 27, 4am; (Full Closure) Sun, May 27, 4am - Mon, May 28, 10pm

Noosa Pde Creek carpark in front of Sebel (full carpark closure) Wed, May 23 10pm - Mon, May 28 10pm

First Point carpark (x2) (2 parking spots closed - reserved for Emergency services) Sat, May 26 10pm - Sun, May 27 midday

  • No Parking, Tow Away Zone

DETOUR ROUTE

Saturday

Tewantin to Noosa Heads/Noosaville (Ernest St and Goodchap St through Eumundi Rd - Gibson Rd - Weyba Rd) 6am - 1.15pm and (Hilton Tce through Eumundi Rd - Gibson Rd - Weyba Rd) 6am - 1.15pm

Noosa Heads to Tewantin/Noosaville (Noosa Drive/Weyba Rd through to Gibson Rd and Eumundi Rd) 4am - 2.30pm.

PARKING

Parking is available at the Noosa Junction bus stop on Cooyar St. Parking will be limited near the start line and we recommend runners use the shuttle service.

SHUTTLE BUS

Noosa Junction Transit Centre - Noosa Heads Lions Park

Saturday 5am - 2pm

Shuttle buses will be available at the Junction bus stop (platform C) to transport all runners and supporters to the venue all day during the weekend.

The shuttle bus service in place is dedicated to event goers. Public transport will be available from Noosa Heads to Noosa Junction by a dedicated Translink shuttle bus to transport patrons to the regular bus at the Noosa Junction Transit Centre to begin their route via the event detours in place.


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