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How to Plan and Design your Marathon with OnePlan's free road-event tools

Map and Plan your Marathon accurately in OnePlan! Collaborate with your colleagues and partners to create a successful race day for everyone.


Plan a safe and successful Marathon for your attendees.

OnePlan is a free, easy-to-use platform to plan a Marathon. It combines the best characteristics of CAD with up-to-date mapping technology. Choose from high definition satellite and aerial maps, and select from hundreds of Marathon objects.

Share your plan with anyone including colleagues, partners, security services and suppliers. Take the stress out of planning and design a Marathon that your attendees will love.


How to design a Marathon


Add event details

Open OnePlan, and add the name and location of your Marathon.


Draw out your areas

In the Areas & Routes menu, select any route type and draw it out on the map. You’ll instantly see the distance in meters, or feet, as your draw


Add objects

OnePlan’s ‘drag and drop’ tool lets you place items on your map easily. Select from hundreds of items for your Marathon including  vehicles, crowd management and social distancing calculators, route measuring tools and more. 


Share your plan

Simply click ‘Share’ to provide view-only or edit access to anyone you want. Your colleagues, partners, suppliers and any stakeholder you invite will receive an email to access your Marathon plan in OnePlan.


Real-time event reports

As you plan your Marathon, go to your dashboard reports in OnePlan to view your inventory and send a Bill of Quantities to your suppliers.

Created by event professionals

Our team of experienced event organizers have thought of everything your Marathon needs to be a success. Easily position any item on your event plan with pinpoint accuracy and move it as you wish.

Free access to a professional solution

In OnePlan it’s totally free to plan your Marathon and you have access to professional quality tools covering everything you need. This includes the latest maps, hundreds of items to choose from, arrival and exit calculators, traffic management tools, placing workforce and so much more.

Powerful event intelligence

Access your Marathon’s dashboard in OnePlan and view real-time information of everything to do with your event plan. In one click download a Bill of Quantities about your Marathon that you can send to suppliers.

💡 Get the answers you need

Frequently Asked Questions

Marathon plans include:

  • A detailed route map 
  • Crowd management, barriers, and fencing
  • Volunteers – lots of them!
  • Food and drink stalls 
  • Police
  • Planned road closures

Share your event plan with suppliers, police, and local authorities well before your marathon date, to ensure road closures can be arranged, and traffic diverted to cater for a safe and non-disruptive marathon.

Don’t forget about spectrators! Whisl the event is for runners, there will be far more people cheering on their friends and family! Set up catering vans and concessions along the course, and ensure a clear entrance and exit flow calculation at any given point of the race. Track volunteers and marshalls live location and report live incidents using OnePlan’s dot planning tools.

“The mapping tool is simple to use and the OnePlan team has been fantastic to deal with"

Simon Bryan

Pont3 (Sydney Harbour 10k)

🚀 Design your Marathon

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