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Important Announcement

Friday 1 May, 2015

Challenge Family and event organizers The Event Crew, will today announce the cancellation of the 2015 Challenge Gold Coast event, set to be held on 30 August 2015.

Following the successful debut of the event last year, the current economic climate has shifted and despite the best efforts of The Event Crew there were some insurmountable challenges that simply could not be resolved ahead of this year’s event.



23 JANUARY 2015 – Gold Coast based event management company, The Event Crew, today announced the launch of the Gold Coast Multisport Festival to be held at Palm Beach Currumbin on the weekend of Saturday 29th August & Sunday 30th August 2015, in conjunction with the existing Challenge Gold Coast event.

The inclusion of the Multisport Festival which will see additional events added to the program to entice more families, locals and interstate travellers to what will be the Gold Coast’s biggest multi-sport event. Some of the additional events include a Supersprint Triathlon, a Kids Aquathon and a Twilight Fun Run, with expected competitor numbers to exceed 2,500 over the full weekend.


Entries to open in February

Entries will open for Challenge Gold Coast in February! Lots of exciting news we will soon be ready to announce so stay tuned!


Challenge Travel and Tri Travel are the official Challenge Gold Coast travel partners, putting together outstanding value packages, right near race central. Renowned around the World as sport travel specialists with a wealth of experience, attention to detail and personal service that will have you arriving, relaxing, and racing in style. For more details on accommodations options available see our Travel page or email and they will help you out with any of your travel needs! 

Race Photos are the official photographers of Challenge Gold Coast!

These will be emailed to you by Marathon Photos soon! photographs short distance and endurance events all around the world, with images displayed on the internet for viewing and ordering. offer an exciting range of print and digital file download photo options. 

The Digital Super Pack is particularly popular.  It offers all identified images of an athlete in all purchase options, including finish times, logos etc.

Digital orders are available to download the next working day from receipt of payment.



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