YOU MUST know that there can be HEAVY ROAD CONGESTION on Coronation Drive and Sir Fred Schonell Drive. There will be event patrol, but to stay STRESS FREE, allow an EXTRA HOUR to get to the event.  

We do not want you to be late and miss your event start.

Parking at University of Queensland

Free parking is available in the multilevel car park off Sir Fred Schonell Drive (near the roundabout). You won’t need a permit on Sunday.

A second car parking area can be found at Connifer Knoll car park off Thynne Road.  See the parking maps below for more information.


Note: The University of Queensland has its own parking regulations.  

Please adhere to all signs on race day to avoid tickets.

Parking and Walk Options

Avoid the congestion and have a casual warm up.  

Park at Dutton Park or Fairfield and walk to the start line via the Eleanor Schonell Bridge.  Once you cross the bridge to the University side, it’s then approximately a 1km walk towards the event precinct at the University of Queensland Athletics Stadium.

Don’t park on TJ Memorial Drive and the Brisbane Corso: they will be closed to traffic and there will be NO VEHICLE ACCESS available UNTIL 8pm. Stay patient and KEEP SAFE.

Keep you, your family and others SAFE… Follow the instructions of traffic controllers and marshals directing traffic to designated car park areas.

Other recommended forms of transport

Buses regularly arrive at the University of Queensland bus station. It’s then a short walk towards the University of Queensland Athletics Stadium.

Citycat to the University of Queensland stop then walk to the start line. Turn right when you hop off at the ferry terminal and walk approximately 1km to the event precinct.