Gold Coast 50

Where: Gold Coast, Qld. Along the beachfront from Kurrawa to Duranbah (25km) and return.

Status: officially measured 50km course, carries IAU label.

When: The last race was 13 December 2015.

Race options: 50km solo; 2 x 25km relay (both Kurrawa to Duranbah & back); 30km solo (Kurrawa to Currumbin & back), 15 and 5 kms.

No. of 50k solo finishers last in recent years: 2015 – 140; 2014 – 123; 2013 – 109; 2012 – 89; 2011 – 93; 2010 – 70; 2009 – 49; 2008 – 41; 2007 – 38; 2006 – 37;

How long in existence: since 1997
Winners in recent years:

50km solo:
Year male time female time
2015 Francesco Ciancio 3:20:36 Leah Fitzgerald* 3:48:40
2014 Garry Mullins* 3:18:51 Solveig Litchfield 3:52:36
2013 Caine Warburton 3:25:11 Kerrie Otto de Grancy 4:06:25
2012 Dave Coombs 3:40:31 Lynwen Birch 4:20:12
2011 Jason Sewell 3:26:19 Glenda Banaghan 4:09:11
2010 Dag Hilland Roed (NOR) 3:40:02 Tressa Lindenberg 3:56:13
2009 Jason Sewell 3:36:27 Tressa Lindenberg 3:54:42
2008 Kelvin Marshall 3:57:07 Eleena Rosevear 4:30:11
2007 David Eadie 3:25:40 Tressa Lindenberg 4:19:36
2006 Zavier Bent-Kruger 3:39:50 Adi Ngawati 3:49:46

Statistics (note; course not officially measured until 2006)
50k solo – male – Garry Mullins 3:18:51, 2007; female – Leah Fitzgerald 3:48:40, 2015
Permanent race numbers (10 or more) – 1 Geoff Williams, 2 Geoff Last, 3 Peter McKenzie, 4 Kelvin Marshall, 5 Mark Barrett.

Event Website

Race Director Shelly Ostrouhoff
Tel 0458 338 804
email shelly@goldcoastultras.com