Endurance Sports

Endurance events have become synopsis with Sunshine Coast with its pristine natural assets the perfect training ground. So, whether you’re a beginner, experienced or professional athlete, team your love for sport and nature at one of Sunshine Coast’s premium sporting events.

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Swim, ride and run your way to the finish line with the hottest backdrops. If you’re interested in ticking off a Queensland triathlon, our top picks are the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sports Festival, The Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival and IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast.


More of a runner? Challenge yourself at the Runaway Noosa Marathon.

Ocean Swims

Are you an avid swimmer? Give your body the ultimate workout at the Noosa Summer Swim.

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The Rock Face: Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre

Currimundi, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$11.75 - 12.15
24 March 2018
Want to experience the thrill of climbing an artificial vertical rock face over nine and a half metres high? The Rock Face is open to the public at the Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre. The walls each offer over 10 different climbs of varying degrees of difficulty, including crack only climbs and overhangs for more experienced climbers.

Sunshine Coast Adventure 2018

Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$20 - 30
21 April – 7 May 2018
After two years of hard work they are so proud to announce the Find The Treasure Adventure app. Their aim is to create a thrilling outdoor event that will awaken the adventurer within and instill happiness, energy and excitement into people’s lives.

TreX Cross Triathlon Series – Race 7: TreX Champs

Landsborough, Sunshine Coast Area
28 – 29 April 2018
After a huge year hosting the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Champs, the TreX Series is back and ready to explode into the 2017/18 triathlon season with an even bigger and more action-packed season with no less than seven ‘not to be missed’ events across the country, including:

Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink - Sunshine Coast

Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast Area
29 April 2018
Triathlon Pink is open and available to children aged seven to 14 and ladies of all ages. For those of you who want bring the whole family and have a spunky male who wants to get involved, they also have Fun Run Pink which is for everyone!

Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink and Fun Run Pink

Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast Area
29 April 2018
Have you always wanted to try a triathlon but have been either too scared or too nervous to join in and have a go? Triathlon Pink is for you! Not only do they swim in the pool (where you can use a pool noodle if you want to), you can ride any kind of (roadworthy) bike and can walk any part of the run (more like a run, walk, chat, run)!

Sunshine Coast Relay For Life

Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$20 - 40
5 – 6 May 2018
The Sunshine Coast Relay For Life will be held at the University of the Sunshine Coast Athletics Track at 2pm Saturday 5 May and 9am Sunday 6 May 2018. Relay For Life is a chance for the Sunshine Coast community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.

Rotary Club of Cooroy Charity Dragon Boat Festival

Cooroy, Noosa Area
From AU$250 - 1000
6 May 2018
Come and have a go or make up a team and join in at the Rotary Club of Cooroy Charity Dragon Boat Festival on Lake MacDonald on Sunday 6 May 2018. A dragon boat is a long (approximately 12 metres) and narrow human powered boat used in the team paddling sport.

Island Charity Swim

Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast Area
12 May 2018
The Island Charity Swim is a test of endurance for the participants and a major fundraiser for the amazing and inspirational children at the Nambour and Currimundi Special schools. It is a unique challenge, not only for a very worthy cause but its completion guarantees your inclusion in swimming folklore, an exclusive club reserved for those who meet the sponsorship requirements and complete the course.

Ultraman Australia

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
Free Entry
12 – 14 May 2018
Ultraman Australia is a multi day ultra distance triathlon. The event runs over three days and consists of a 10 kilometre swim and 145 kilometre bike ride on day one. On day two there will be a 276 kilometre bike ride and on day three there will be a 84.

Sunshine Coast Lightning

Sippy Downs, Sunshine Coast Area
From AU$15.00 - 117.00
12 May 2018
On 17 August 2016, Sunshine Coast’s sporting landscape changed forever with the announcement that the region’s first-ever national, professional side would be established as part of the newly formed Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) league.
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