What began as the central theme for a motion picture over 30 years ago, has now commanded a place on Australia’s annual sports calendar. The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports.
The iconic event returns to the Gold Coast on October 6 and 7, 2018, Coolangatta Beach, Queensland. Take on the ultimate challenge with the grueling 41.8 kilometre long course or the 21 kilometre short course that will see you ski, swim, board and run your way to the finish line. Enter as an individual, or as a team!
If you’re up for the challenge, take the long course, a course designed for the endurance surf sport competitor who is up for the Ultimate Challenge. A gruelling 41.8km that covers the Gold Coast strip from Coolangatta to Broadbeach, testing athletes to their limit. Compete as an individual U19 to 50+ or part of a team.
The short course is a course designed for the everyday endurance athlete that commands the best. With 21km of surf sport endurance action, this new look course includes all legs arriving in and out of Coolangatta Beach allowing for increased engagement with fans and a great atmosphere to help cheer you on. Compete as an individual U19 to 50+ or part of a team.
Beginners and aspiring athletes can take on the youth challenge. This event is especially designed for our aspiring lifesavers and future ocean and beach event competitors (10-16 year old’s) who are up for a challenge and keen to be part of the main event experience.
The course consists of a 300m soft sand run, a 400m swim, 400m run, 500m board and then a 50m run to conclude at the elite finish arch.
Don’t miss the exciting action at Coolangatta Gold Coast 2018 right here in Coolangatta.
If you’re planning to join Coolangatta Gold 2018, book your stay at our Cabarita Accommodation. Our accommodation is close to Coolangatta.
Choose from a great selection of apartments. The studio apartments are ideal for two guests. Perfect for couples, business travellers and solo travellers, have everything you need at our resort. Our spacious studio apartments are complete with kitchen facilities, ensuite, an LCD TV, a computer desk and free internet access.
For booking information, please visit http://cabaritalakes.etourism.net.au
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