Coolangatta Gold 2015

The Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold is one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports. What began as the central theme for a motion picture 30 years ago has now commanded a place on Australia’s calendar of prestigious sporting events.

The iconic event will return to the Gold Coast in 2015 over the weekend of October 10 and 11. It is open to the public and consists of a 33.6 km Short Course and a 41.8 km Long Course race. The multi-disciplinary course combines swimming, running, board paddling and surf skiing. Take it on as an individual or a team and challenge yourself.


Enter the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold Youth Challenge and be part of one of Australia’s most iconic sporting events.

This event especially designed for our aspiring lifesavers and future ocean and beach event competitors (10-14 year olds) who are up for a challenge and keen be part of the main event experience.

The course consists of a 400m soft sand run, a 500m water course and then a 500m run to conclude at the elite finish arch.

Visit SLSA's event page for more information including entry details.