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50KM ULTRA

Our flagship event, the 50km Ultra is an IAU Bronze Label event that stretches from Coolangatta to Palm Beach. This two lap course sees runners pass by creeks and mangroves with ocean views throughout, utilising a mix of closed roads & the stunning Oceanway. Taking place on Sunday 24 November, this event will also serve as the National 50km Championship.

KEY EVENT DETAILS

DateSunday 24 November
Distance50KM
Start Time5:00am
Start LocationMarine Parade, Coolangatta
Finish LocationQueen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta
Course Cut Off8 hours overal (1:00pm) + 3.5 hour cut off enforced at the start of lap 2 (8:30am)
Minimum Age18 Years by race day
IAAF/AIMS CertificationThe 50km course is fully certified and carries an IAU Bronze Label.
Current Pricing$174 - Prices will increase Midngiht, Thursday July 25.

Timing results will be provided by age categories. The age categories are as follows: 18-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-69; 70+

All finishers will receive a Finisher Medal. Trophies will also be presented to 1st , 2nd and 3rd placing in each gender category overall.

No scooters or race wheelchairs are to be used in the event due to the nature of the course. Running with dogs is also prohibited. For clarification on this please contact the Race Director via email at [email protected].

Drink stations will be positioned at 2.5km – 3km intervals and will carry water and Fixx Nutrition Fuel X sports drink.

Participants in the 50km event will also have access to CrampFix Shots and Gel X Pro Lemon Sorbet at drink stations. Please note, the number of gels and shots on course is limited and we recommend you carry your own supply.

We’ll have drinks on ice and snacks for you at the finish line in our recovery marquee.

Your entry includes finisher medal, participant shirt (or singlet), race bib with chip timing + 1 issue Runner’s World subscription.

By registering early, you’ll have the choice between performance shirt or singlet, included with your entry.

You may opt to have your race pack (bib & merchandise) posted to you ahead or the event for a fee of $14.95, or alternatively you can collect this from the venue on Saturday 23 November. Race Packs will be despatched in bulk 3-4 weeks prior to the event.

Race pack collection is open from 12:00pm – 7:30pm on Saturday 23 November from the registration marquee, located within Queen Elizabeth Park. Please note there is strictly no collection of race packs on Sunday 24 November.

If you would like to add the postage service to your existing registration, you can do so via the Event Store here.

COURSE MAP

COURSE OVERVIEW

Starting on Marine Parade, Coolangatta this new course commences with a spectator friendly out and back (on road) to Greenmount, before traveling north via closed roads to Bilinga where you will join the Oceanway.

Enjoy running through the stunning beachside suburbs of Bilinga, Tugun & Currumbin passing creeks and mangroves with ocean views throughout.

Upon returning to Coolangatta, you’ll be spurred on by thousands of spectators  as you pass through the start/finish precinct and re-join the roads to commence lap two or head straight into the new look finish precinct.

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