Port to Park

Race Information

Course Overview 


The event will run in GPC's beautiful parklands, highlighting all three areas - East Shores, The Gladstone Marina and Spinnaker Park. 

There will be two race events for participants to choose from including the 9 kilometre Koongo Dash and the 4 kilometre Yallarm Family Run.

Both race names recognise the language of the Traditional Owners of the land - the Bailai and Gooreng Gooreng nations, with Koongo 

meaning place of water and meaning place of shells.

               MAP COMING SOON                    MAP COMING SOON
                9 kilometre Koongo Dash                 4 kilometre Yallarm Family Run 

Race Office


The Race Office,is  located at CQUniversity Gladstone Marina Campus in the Leo Zussino Building, 613 Bryan Jordan Drive.


Opening Hours
The Race Office will be open during the following hours:
• 7:30am to 6:30pm on Friday 13 August
• 8:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday 14  August

Race Day Information

Course cut off times 

In order to meet our road re-opening schedule, course cut off times will apply to the 9km and 4km events.Any participant who is unable to meet the course cut off times will be required to exit the roadway. It is a condition of entry that all participants are required to abide by any instructions from the authorities regarding the enforcement of these cut off times.

More information on start times, drink stations, buses, transport and parking will be provided closer to the date. 


Stay tuned for the amazing prizes up for grabs. 


Road Closures 

Road closures will be in place on race day to ensure the safety of participants and the community. Access to the Matthew Flinders (Gladstone Marina) Bridge will remain closed from 5:00am to 10:30am or until the last runners have returned to the East Shores finish line. To avoid delays, motorists are encouraged to plan their trips to avoid travelling between these times.