The most recent edition of this event was on 8 July 2017.
The Gold Coast Beach Run in Broadbeach, Queensland on Sunday, 13 December 2015 is a 5km fun run/walk, and a 1km kids run both along the beach.
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.