COATES HIRE COOLANGATTA GOLD


One of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports

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 annual sports calendar.

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Burleigh Swim Buoy Map

2016 BROADCAST


The Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold 2016 will be broadcast at the following times:
1pm Saturday November 5–Fox Sports 2
4am Sunday November 6–Fox Sports 1
10:30am Monday November 7–Fox Sports 2

WHAT’S ON


FREE COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES FROM 7:30AM

Enjoy free family fun activities, an outdoor relaxation zone, event merchandise booth and plenty of food and drink stalls to choose from! All day near the finish arch on Coolangatta Beach.

FREE LIVE ENTERTAIMMENT – FROM 7:30AM

Let us entertain you with DJ music, a live Broadcast by Gold FM and free giveaways from their Roadrunners, special guest interviews and commentary from our event emcees keeping you updated all weekend!

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is a proud partner of the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold 2016, and wishes you an enjoyable stay at the “Gateway to Queensland”. There’s lots to see & do on the beautiful Southern Gold Coast – make sure you get to the event to experience everything Southern Gold Coast has to offer!

View of the 2015 Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold

SPECTATOR INFO


Watch the athletes cross the finish line as they conquer the ultimate challenge (New grand stand seating available!)

Short course Saturday: Male 10.50am approx and Female 11:10am approx.

Long course Sunday: Male 11:25am approx and Female 11:55am approx.

Presentations for the elite categories (short and long course) will occur on the stage at the finishing area at Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta approximately 30mins after the top 3 male and female elite competitors have crossed the finish line on Sunday.

The best place to view transitions (Run > Swim > Board) is at Burleigh Beach.

TAKE ON THE YOUTH CHALLENGE


Swim. Board. Run – Just like the elites!

Sunday 16 October – Coolangatta Beach

Enter the Coates Hire Youth Challenge and be part of one of Australia’s most iconic events. The 1.8km course consists of a soft sand run, water course and optional board leg designed for aspiring young male and female ocean athletes aged between 11 and 16 who want to be part of the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold 2016 experience!

If you have any further questions please contact us via email.

Click here to view this year’s course map

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Youth competitor in the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold 2015 Youth Challenge

STRATEGIC PARTNER

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NAMING PARTNER

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EVENT PARTNERS

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Finz logo
Gold FM logo
Gold Coast City Council logo
Nutri Grain logo

EVENT SUPPORTER

Connecting Southern Gold Coast logo

MAJOR NATIONAL PARTNERS

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