Australia’s most spectacular beach run

5km-10km-half marathon
1km run for the kids of 13 and Under
Kurrawa (Broadbeach), Gold Coast, Australia
Next racedate: Saturday 8 July, 2017

Surf Life Saving​ Q​ld ​is the largest volunteer movement of its kind in Australia. It is a not-for-profit organisation that exists only through​ community​ ​donations, fundraising and corporate sponsorship.

Thousands of volunteers give thousands of hours to be trained and to train others to save lives. Please come and support this event and give generously to SLSQ to assist in enabling this great work to continue.

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Beach Run Gold Coast

Beach Run Gold Coast is Australia’s foremost beach run. It is conducted from Broadbeach to Surfers Paradise and return, on the world famous Gold Coast beach. It hubs out of the famous Kurrawa Surf Lifesaving Club. This is Australia’s dominant SLSC and home to Australian Surf Life Saving championships for many years.

The events

The events consist of 5 kms, 10 kms and a half marathon of 21 kms plus a one km run for kids of 13 and under. The race date is pitched at four weeks after the Gold Coast Runaway Bay marathon & 100 kms supermarathon. It is also just six days after the Gold Coast Airport Marathon. Thus it affords visitors to the Gold Coast the opportunity of coming for the marathon and staying for the Beach Run.


The purpose of the Beach Run is raise awareness and procure donations for the Surf Life Saving Association of Queensland. The Surf Lifesaving movement is Australia’s largest volunteer organisation. Thousands of volunteers give up thousands of hours of their time each year to be trained and then to train others on how to save lives. The Surf Life Saving movement is totally dependent on community support. Please consider doing one of the runs and making a donation to this most worthy cause.

Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is Australia’s premier tourist destination. It spans more than 57 kms of pristine, picturesque coastline. It is renowned for its surf, sand and sunshine. Its natural beauty and relaxed lifestyle make the Gold Coast one of the most unique cities to live, work and play. The region has not only earned its place as one of Australia’s favorite holiday destinations, but proved to be an attractive option for investors, migrants and business travelers.

Theme parks

The Gold Coast region is renowned for it theme parks. It attracts more than 12 million visitors and approximately 12,500 new residents each year. This makes it one of Australia’s fastest growing cities.

Come for the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and stay for the Gold Coast Beach Run