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Gold Coast 50

The event is a 50km run along the footpaths and roads adjacent to the Gold Coast beachfront, one of the world's most attractive beaches, from Kurrawa to Duranbah and back.

COURSE

  • 50km:  Kurrawa to Duranbah and return
  • 30km: Kurrawa to Currumbin and return
  • 15km:  Kurrawa to Burleigh and return
  • 5km:  along Hedges Avenue to Seaside Avenue and return.

The run course is on either footpath or roadway, not on the beach.

START/FINISH

Starts and finishes in Miles Buisson Park, Broadbeach Boulevard, Broadbeach about 400 metres north of the Kurrawa Surf Lifesaving Club. Free car parking is available in the surrounding streets.

EVENTS

  • 50km Ultra 
  • Two person relay - 25 km each
  • 30km
  • 15 km
  • 5 km run/walk. 

These are all on the road or adjoining footpath.

CLUB CHALLENGE

Enter as a member of your Club or group and get your own marquee and refreshments. 

WALKERS

Not only are they most welcome, but they are encouraged.

START TIMES

50km      05:00am
Relay      05:15am
30km      05:30am
15km      05:45am
5km        05:50am

Chip timing is used and places are based on gun time.

TIME LIMIT

None.

AID STATIONS

Competitors in the longer events are encouraged to carry their own supplies as the weather can be quite warm at this time of year, especially on the return leg. Full aid stations will be positioned at 5 km intervals and will carry water, Endura sports drink, Coca Cola, chopped banana and glucose type lollies.

Intermediate stations carrying water only will be positioned halfway between each of the 5 km aid stations.

The race is conducted during the onset of summer and it's bound to be hot, especially on the return leg. Make sure you are properly hydrated the night before the race, take plenty of water during the race and don't forget to take the Endura sports drink.

PERSONAL REFRESHMENTS

Personal refreshements will be dropped at the 10km aid station near Tallebudgerra SLSC (also 40km) and the 25km turnaround at Duranbah. Leave in the box provided at the start precinct.

AWARDS

Finishers' medals will be awarded to all finishers.

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