The Gold Coast Beach Run in Broadbeach, Queensland on Saturday, 8 July 2017 has a half marathon, 10km fun run, 5km run/walk, and 1km kids run along the beach.
The event starts and finishes on the beach near the Kurrawa SLSC in Broadbeach. Free car parking is available in the surrounding streets.
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.