coolangatta gold
Coolangatta Gold

An unrelenting test of endurance, the ultimate test of torture, battling unforgiving conditions – it takes the more than physical fitness to compete in the nib Coolangatta Gold, it requires the burning desire within.

Coaching available

If you need coaching to improve your paddling skills or an all over fitness program then contact us at Kayak Sports 3/37 Township Drive Burleigh Heads Q 4220

 

KAYAK AND SKI SALES

For a kayak or ski suitable for you and your adventure racing come in to Kayak Sports at 3/37 Township Drive Burleigh Heads Q 4220

About the Event

The nib Coolangatta Gold is the toughest Ironman and Ironwoman race on the surf sports calendar and it is held here on the Gold Coast.

Held right along the Gold Coast, competitors are forced to ski, board paddle, swim and run, with the men’s course held over 46.65km and the women and juniors battling it out over 30.5km course.

Surf Life Saving is once again throwing out the challenge to all competitors eager to take on this iconic Ironman race, with the event again open to the public in both the individual and open categories.

Race Categories

Individual
  • Open Men
  • Open Women
  • U19 Men
  • Masters Men 30-39
  • Masters Men 40+
  • Masters Women 30+
Teams
  • Men or Mixed Teams (up to 4 competitors - minimum of 1 male)
  • Women Teams (up to 4 competitors - females only)

Course Distances

 

Open Men, Masters Men, Men’s Teams, Mixed Teams

 1st Leg Surf Ski Leg  Surfers Paradise to Greenmount SLSC  23.00km
 2nd Leg Beach Run (1st)  Greenmount SLSC to Coolangatta SLSC  0.65km
 3rd Leg Swim Leg  Coolangatta SLSC to Bilinga SLSC  3.50km
 4th Leg Beach Run (2nd)  Bilinga SLSC to Currumbin SLSC  4.00km
 5th Leg Board Leg  Currumbin SLSC to Burleigh Heads SLSC  5.50km
 6th Leg Beach Run (3rd)  Burleigh Heads SLSC to Surfers Paradise  10.00km

Total Distance = 46.65km

 

Open Women, 30+ Women, U/19 Men, Women’s Teams

 1st Leg Surf Ski Leg  Surfers Paradise to Currumbin SLSC  15.00km
 2nd Leg Run Leg  Currumbin SLSC to Currumbin Creek  
1.0km
 3rd Leg Board Leg  Currumbin Creek to Burleigh Heads SLSC  4.50km
 4th Leg Swim Leg  Burleigh Heads SLSC to Nth Burleigh Headland  
2.50km
 5th Leg Beach Run  North Burleigh to Surfers Paradise  7.50km
Total Distance = 30.50km