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7th April 2024
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Frequently Asked Questions
The event takes place on Sunday 7th April 2024
Please note:
  • Prior to midnight Monday 26th February 2024 you can go to your Active account and transfer to another person. See the steps below. There is no transfer fee.
  • After midnight Monday 26th February 2024 you can still transfer to another person however you (or the person you are transferring to) must do this in person at Registration. There is a $15 transfer fee.
Steps to Transfer to Another Person
  1. Log in to your Active account and access My Events
  2. Select Hobart Airport Marathon Festival and click transfer registration
  3. Enter the new participant’s email address in the email address field
  4. Enter the recipient’s email address again to confirm at Confirm email address
  5. Click Submit
  6. The new participant will receive an email inviting them to claim the registration
  7. The new participant will be required to pay for the entry in full.
  8. Your registration will be cancelled when the new participant claims it. You will then be refunded the entry fee.

* Please note the new participant enters and pays for their entry before your credit is processed.
Transfers of distance will be subject to the availability of races.
  1. Prior to midnight Monday 26th February 2024 you can go to your Active account and transfer to go up in distance or down in distance. There is no fee but you must pay the difference in entry fee (at that time) if you go up in distance. There is no refund for going down distance
  2. After midnight Monday 26th February 2024 you can transfer to go up or down in distance but you must do this in person at Registration. There is no fee but you must pay the difference in entry fee (at that time) if you go up in distance. There is no refund for going down in distance
  3. If you have been transferred to this event from another Atlas event then you can transfer to go up or down in distance, but you must do this in person at Registration. There is no fee, but you must pay the difference in entry fee (at that time) if you go up in distance. There is no refund for going down distance

Unfortunately, we are not able to transfer entries to a different event.

Where eligible, the following refund fees are applicable for cancellations, depending on when the request is received.

  • Refund of 75% up to 4pm 7th January 2024
  • Refund of 50% up to 4pm 7th February 2024
  • Refund of 25% up to 4pm 7th March 2024
  • No Refunds after 4pm 7th March 2024

Refunds are not available to athletes who have been transferred into this event. Entries can be transferred to another person as per the above transfer policy. Should you choose to cancel your entry, please note that it is not possible for it to be deferred to another year or transferred to another Atlas event.

Please contact [email protected] to arrange cancellation.

If you need to check or change your registration details please go to

Yes, the pacers will adhere to the following times.
  • Marathon: 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00.
  • Half Marathon: 1:24, 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10.
  • 10km: 40mins, 50mins, 60mins, 70mins.
Interested in becoming a pace runner? Learn more and apply here.

Yes – you are welcome to run with a pram in any of the distances, however we ask out of courtesy to other runners to please start at the back.

Yes – the event would not be possible without the generosity of local volunteers.  Click here to learn more and register your interest in helping out on the day. 

Bag drop is available race morning from 5am onwards until midday. Please ensure all belongings are left in a secure bag that can be easily identifiable when collecting. Ensure your race number is attached to your bag at the top. Bags will be treated with care but please be aware that valuables are left at their own risk. Volunteers will do their best to look after your belongings. Please ensure your items are collected prior to 12:15pm. After 12:15pm your bag will be treated as lost property. Atlas Events are not liable for loss of property left in bag drop.

Headphones are not strictly banned, however, we do not recommend wearing them. This is to ensure the safety of other runners and allow you to hear instructions from volunteers or the police and ambulance. 

Location: PW1 Castray Esplanade, Hobart TAS 7000

Date & Time:

  • Saturday 6 April  10:00am - 4:00pm

Strictly no bib collection on race day.

Your race bib can be mailed to you. Just select the Bib Postage option during Registration. If you forgot to choose that option you still can via The steps are:
  1. Go to and login.
  2. Find our event and select Purchase Merchandise.
  3. You will be able to add Bib Postage to your entry. The fee to mail out your Bib is $12.

Important to note:

  • If you purchased bib postage you will receive your bib in the mail on or before 3rd April 2024.
  • If you have not received your bib by this date please come to see us at the Transfer Desk at Registration on Saturday 6th April 2024.
  • Please note bib postage is offered up until midnight on Monday 26th February 2024. After that time we cannot offer to post your Bib to you and you must collect your Bib. It must be collected on Saturday 6th April 2024 from the Registration Desk at the Race Precinct at PW1.
  • Please note bibs will only be mailed to Australian addresses.
  • Strictly no bib collections on race day.

No. Pre purchased merchandise will need to be collected from the race precinct over the event weekend. 

We are proud members of AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) course certification. Rest assured the Hobart Airport Marathon Festival event follows strict guidelines to ensure the distance you are completing is accurately measured. The event provides the ideal opportunity to set a personal best or record a qualifying time for the major marathons around the world.

Yes all persons participating need to register. If you are already entered in an alternative distance and would like to accompany your child you do not need to enter again. Please leave your bib on to show you are a registered participant.
The cut off times for the following events are:
  • Marathon: 12:00 PM - 6 hours 0 minutes cut off.
  • Half Marathon: 09:00 AM - 3 hours 0 minutes cut off.
  • 10km: 10:30 AM - 3 hours 0 minutes cut off.
You are welcome to walk the 5km and 2km events, but please be mindful that roads will reopen at 12:00pm, with interim checkpoints.

Late Entries will be subject to the availability of races and can be made at Registration at the location below:

Location: PW1, Castray Esplanade, Hobart

  • Saturday 6th April 2024

All marathon participants will have the opportunity to access their own personal ‘special needs drinks’ at multiple aid stations on course. Aid station locations will be confirmed closer to the event date. 

If you wish to have your own personal drinks placed on course by our team, please clearly mark and place in the special need boxes at race pack collection. 

The age group determination is taken from the competitors age on race day.

Your timing chip is attached to the back of your race bib and we use electronic timing.  Your personal race time (or net time) will be recorded as you cross the timing mats on the start line and will finish when you cross the finish line mats at the end.

Note: Your official time for category placings is based on your gun time and does not take into account your net time.

Yes. Team tent information can be found here. 

Weather conditions are generally ideal for running with temperatures in the morning at 5 degrees and warming up to 16-18 degrees celsius during the day. Generally a low chance of rainfall. For more weather statistics click here.

You are more than welcome to take off and leave your warm clothes at the start line. Please be aware that if you choose to do this, these clothes will be collected and donated to charity.

You can apply here for a companion entry

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