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Home of Australia's only 30-day multiday marathon series in Townsville, Qld.


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SERIES 4: 31 May to 29 June 2025

What's on offer:

30 Marathons 30 Days
10 Marathons 10 Days
Individual Marathons - choose any day(s)

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Required for entry to Magnetic 30in30 event. Please email [email protected] for entry details.

Participant Agreement

All competitors are required to read and understand our participant agreement.

Please also note the IRE Refund Policy.

Townsville, QLD

The Surf Club (Townsville Picnic Bay Surf Lifesaving Club)
80 The Strand
North Ward QLD 4810

Home of the Magnetic Marathon Series events. Facilities include several drinking water fountains along the course & toilets near the start/finish area beside the basketball court.

The Strand, Townsville


We offer 'boutique' multi-day running events for marathon runners from beginners to veterans. The Magnetic Marathon Series is held on an AIMS Certified course located on The Strand, Townsville.

Our event is recognised by Guinness World Records & the Australian 100 Club.


We specialise in co-ordinating multi-day marathon events - our signature Magnetic 30in30 event held in June each year is Australia's biggest multi-day event. 30 days of marathoning on a looped course with amazing views of Magnetic Island & averrage winter temperatures of 25 degrees celcius.


I'm a passionate runner who has run over 400 'official' marathons around the globe. I want people to come along, have fun & push themselves beyond anything they thought possible.

Dare to Dream, 'Kaz' Thorburn, RD

Independent Runner Events is proud to present our signature multiday event: Townsville's Magnetic 30in30