Bring Your Game Face

It may be covered in fluoro zinc here, but that’s fine, we’ll just call it war paint. In a sporting playground defined by its sub-tropical climate, come and see the world’s best battle it out for the glory of the gold. Tacking or tackling, peddling or paddling; you can cheer on your heroes up-close and personal as they put on a show like there’s no tomorrow.
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  • 10 Aug 2024 - 11 Aug 2024

    Scenic Rim Ultra

    Runners have the option of 25 km, 42 km, 65 km or 105 km distances. Starting at The Lilybrook Recreation Area, runners will traverse the Dugandan Range and cross four mountains centred by spectacular Wyaralong Dam. The loop course finishes back at the winery, the perfect party precinct to celebrate tackling this gruelling and scenic course. The course runs across long ridgelines, single track, dirt road and dense forest much of which has never been explored by trail runners. Both distances have challenging mountain climbs which provide panoramic views of Mt Tamborine and Brisbane City.

  • 31 Aug 2024

    Wild Earth Coastal High Trail Run

    The Wild Earth Coastal High is an epic trail running event located in the iconic and spectacularly picturesque Gold Coast Hinterland. Running on trails contained within the pristine Lamington and Springbrook National Parks, the Coastal High two events; of 50km or 28km, that cover the best trails that South-East Queensland has to offer. The Wild Earth Coastal High sees runners traverse spectacular trails through sub-tropical rainforest, open forest, and along cliff tops within Lamington National Park, before descending down into the Numinbah Valley and then climbing up to finish adjacent to the magnificent Purlingbrook Falls in Springbrook National Park. The Wild Earth Coastal High trail run is special. Two World Heritage listed National Parks; trail running in a location that has to be enjoyed to be believed.

  • 31 Aug 2024 - 07 Sep 2024

    WFDF 2024 World Ultimate Championships

    COST: FreeWUC 2024 is the World Championships of Ultimate Frisbee. Taking place every 4 years in a different nation, the World Championships are the pinnacle event in the sport of Ultimate (aka Ultimate Frisbee). With up to 2000 athletes representing up to 40 nations and competing in open, women’s and mixed divisions, this event will attract the best of the best and is a must-see for any sports lover.

  • 13 Sep 2024 - 15 Sep 2024

    Robbie's All Terrain Rumble and Ride

    COST: FreeRobbie’s Rumble is a chance to get on your bike, get dirty and rub shoulders with a cycling legend. It features on and off road running and cycling opportunities.

  • 19 Sep 2024 - 22 Sep 2024

    2025 AusCycling State BMX Racing Championships - Queensland

    COST: FreeThe Queensland BMX Championships are the largest State Championships of any state. Thousands of participants from around Australia come to the host club with hopes of becoming the State Champion.

  • 01 Nov 2024 - 10 Nov 2024

    Pan Pacific Masters Games 2024

    Play it. Live it. Love it! at the 13th Pan Pacific Masters Games on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Thousands of participants from over the country are converging on one of the most popular holiday destinations to compete in Asia-Pacific’s biggest and best annual masters games. The Gold Coast’s famous celebration of masters sport will showcase competition in more than 40 sports at some of the best sporting facilities on the planet and feature an amazing entertainment program at the Games Village. Participants compete in their age group with no qualifying standards or times to enter. The only criterion for entry is a minimum age for each sport, which for the majority is 30 years of age. 2024 is the year to ‘Play it. Live it. Love it!’ at the Pan Pacific Masters Games!

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Destination Gold Coast acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. 
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout Southeast Queensland.