Distance Running

03-04 July 2021

Distance Running


The 2020 UniSport Virtual Distance Running Championships are open to all students, staff and alumni from any Australian or New Zealand university.

A point score system will reward participation as well as performance and will ultimately determine the best male and female universities who will be crowned the UniSport Virtual Distance Running Champions.

Read GCM latest COVID-19 update


Due to COVID-19, the 2020, Nationals Distance Running championships will not be contested due to the cancellation of the  Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon.

Has your uni got what it takes to beat the champions? We will see you in July to find out! 


Current champions



Registration will take place via the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Virtual Marathon website. 

Make sure you check the UniSport Nationals Distance Running box when registering and enter your university name and student number to ensure your results count!

Cost: Free

2020 key information


Run for the good times at the 42nd Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Virtual Marathon to be held Wednesday 1 to Friday 31 July 2020. 

Join runners, wheelies and walkers of all ages and abilities from all around the world taking part in their chosen distance to achieve a personal challenge, aim for a personal best time, or simply enjoy participating with family and friends.


 - 5km

 - 10km

 - Half marathon

 - Marathon

For more information visit goldcoastmarathon.com.au/virtual/

Competition guidelines and rules


UniSport Australia (UniSport) competitions are conducted under the official playing regulations of the relevant international or national sporting organisation.


Where required, UniSport guidelines will indicate any rule/regulation amendments specific to our competitions.