Stadium Stomp GABBA


Stadium Stomp GABBA takes stair climbing and endurance events to a whole new level. It's Australia’s ultimate stair climbing challenge where participants climb up, down and around the stairs within the GABBA stadium bays, traversing literally thousands of stairs along the way before running a full lap of the ground to finish. See the GABBA in a whole new light and brace yourself for this amazing challenge.


Get yourself and your mates ready to stair climb your way around this Brisbane icon and conquer the 5,000+ stair course. 

For more details on the course please click on "The Course" tab.

About the stadium:

The GABBA is a 42,000 seat stadium and is located at Woolloongabba just two kilometres from the Brisbane CBD, making this event easy to get to. For transport options please click here and scroll down to Transport and Car Parking.

By participating in Stadium Stomp GABBA you are also agreeing to the conditions of entry for this venue.  Click here to read them.

Fundraising is encouraged:

We encourage all our participant to fundraise for charity.  You may choose your own charity or our preferred charity in the Mater Foundation.  You can read about them here. Fundraising is not mandatory but a great way to make every step count.


 The Course

The GABBA course

This event is open to all levels of fitness.  There will be rest stops along the way, drink stations scattered throughout the course and music to keep you going.

Full Course - The estimated number of steps for the full course (1.5 laps) is approximately 5,000 steps and will take anywhere from 40 minutes to 90 minutes to complete depending on your fitness level. The full course will comprise of 2 laps of level 4 and one lap of level 2 before running a full lap of the oval to finish.

Half Course - There is no half course option for Stadium Stomp GABBA

What to watch out for:

It's a concrete jungle out there!  As with all our stadiums, The GABBA course is full of twists and turns.  Stairs will vary in height, width, gradient and the number of stairs per aisle depending on where you are climbing in the Gabba. Be careful, extra care is required with descent so please pay attention to signage, course marshals and our stomping rules.

The steepest part of the climb will be in the upper decks (level 4).  Level 2 will be the easiest part of the course with a milder gradient and wide, shallow steps.

Full course

Stadium Stomp Gabba

 Event Sponsor

Stadium Stomp GABBA Partners and Sponsors

If you would like to enquire about event sponsorship, please contact us today.

Presenting Partner:

health.com.au logo

Venue Partner:

Gabba logo

Volunteers Partner:                                                           Apparel Partner:                                             Accommodation Partner:

                                                 Brisbane Marriott hotel


GABBA registration at a glance


Stadium Stomp GABBA will be held on Sunday 22 June, 2014.

Entry Fees:Register

  • Full course early bird rate - $55 (Expires 30 April, 2014)
  • Full course standard rate - $65 (from 1 May, 2014)


  • 7:00am - 10:00am (select your own start time during registration) . 10:00am is the last available wave time.

For more information on registration please click here or check out our FAQ's page. 



Volunteer at Stadium Stomp GABBA

Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to help at Stadium Stomp GABBA. 


All registered volunteers should have been contacted by our volunteer coordinator regarding their shifts.

If you have any volunteer questions please email volunteer@stadiumstomp.com.au.


Being a Cobsmacking Volunteer at Stadium Stomp is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in the many different aspects of sports and event management all whilst working at one of Australia's most iconic sporting venues, the Gabba.

As event organisers, we recognise that volunteers are a crucial part of the smooth running and success of the event and we sincerely appreciate everyone who is willing to be involved with Stadium Stomp. 

With various jobs available from marshalling, registrations, set up / pack down, runners, water stations and information desk, there is sure to be a job for you! You will be able to indicate the area that you are most interested in on the application form.

As a Stomp Cobsmacking Volunteer you will receive the following benefits^: 

  • Official Stadium Stomp cap 
  • Breakfast and snacks 
  • Water
  • Certificate of Appreciation 
  • FREE course entry* (available with some shifts only)
  • Invaluable major event experience 
  • Most importantly, a warm fuzzy feeling from helping deliver this fabulous stomping event!  

*Terms & Conditions apply, complete the volunteer registration form for more information.
^benefits may change at any time without notice.


 Event Day Info

Information for Sunday 22 June, 2014

The Event Day Information Booklet is now available to download. Below is some "at a glance" information to help your event day run smoothly.

The Start/ Arriving

Access will be available from 6:00am Wave times begin from 7:00am event day. New waves will commence every 15 minutes thereafter until 10:00am.  Please arrive 30-45 minutes prior to your wave time to allow time for race bib collection, baggage check in etc. However, you do not need to be at the marshalling area until 15 minutes prior to your wave starting.

Rail Disruption Notice:

Sunday 22 June there will be engineering works taking place on rail lines between Corinda and Park Road to Bowen Hills/Albion. Rail replacement buses will be in operation. For more information, please visit http://translink.com.au/travel-information/service-notices/11671/details
Where do I go on arrival?
Please make your way to Gate 2 upon arrival.  From here you will easily be able to navigate to the registration area (to collect your bib kits), marshalling area and start line.

Wave time assembly/ Marshalling area

Please enter the marshalling area no earlier than 15 minutes before your wave time commences.  Your bib number will indicate to us which wave time you should be in and our MC will be on load speaker to call up each wave time to the marshalling area as required. Listen out for these.

Pre-event day bib and t-shirt collection

Pre-event bib collection will be available at the venue, via Gate 2 at the ticket collection booths at the below time:

  • Friday 20th June - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

You may also collect on event day from here but be sure to allow extra time for this. All bib kits and t-shirts must be collected by the individual participants.  Multiple bib collection will only be permitted with the expressed written consent of the participant(s) who has/have requested collection of their bib by another individual. This can be done though email, SMS or some other identifying factor which clearly displays the origin of the message to include the participants name. 

If you ordered an Official Stadium Stomp 2XU Technical Running Tee, these will also be available for collection by the above means. T-shirts are not being posted.

Bag Compound

There will be a bag compound available if you wish to use these.  Look out for signage on the day and be sure to collect your race bib first as you'll need the tag from your bib to place on your bag.

Transport and car parking
There is no public car park within the stadium, however, signed parking is available in surrounding streets. For public transport, the Woolloongabba Bus Station is located adjacent to the ground (on Mains Rd). For more information about public transport options to The Gabba including service timetables, please visit the Translink (www.translink.com.au) website or call 13 12 30


Our Official Accommodation Partner for Stadium Stomp GABBA is the Brisbane Marriott Hotel. All stomp participants are eligible for a special room rate over the event weekend.  Click here for more

As you finish

You'll get to complete a lap of the ground by walking, running, or crawling around the Gabba boundary line before exiting the course. Please climb with care.

Post event extras


Massage will be available for participants post climb.  A number of massage tables will be available on a first in best dressed basis.  More information to come.

Event Merchandise

Stadium Stomp and 2XU have joined forces to bring you the Official Stadium Stomp 2XU Technical Running Tee.  Stock of these tees will be available for purchase from the registration area. 

Event Day Expo

Participants, family and friends are welcome to wander through the event day Expo

Event Photos

Official event photographs will be taken by Super Sports Images on the course and at the finish line.  These will be available for purchase post event via their website (www.supersportimages.com.au).

Event Day Food

There will be a coffee van supplying muffins available for purchase.  Sample packs of Cobs Popcorn and apples will be given to each participant after their stomp.  It is recommended you bring a snack with you to refuel.


Spectators will be allowed FREE entry to the Gabba (subject to the Gabba's entry conditions).  A designated area is assigned for spectators (map to come)

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