Sunshine Coast

KOKODA CHALLENGE

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DETAILS

DATE

Commences 22 April, 2023

DISTANCE

18km | 30km | 48km

LOCATION

Imbil State Forest

WHY?

Raise funds for the Kokoda Youth Foundation

Are you up for the challenge?

The Kokoda Challenge is back in the Sunshine Coast for the second time in 2023! 

The event will commence with a commemorative service to honour Kokoda veterans and all of the other men and women in service.

Through this event, you will be raising funds for Australian kids who participate in Youth Programs run by the Kokoda Youth Foundation. We are a local charity with a mission to change the lives of Aussie teens in the community by providing experiential programs that engage and inspire them to reach their full potential.  

We also aim to educate all Australians about the history of the Kokoda Campaign in 1942 and offer a life-changing experience for all Kokoda Challenge competitors in our amazing team events!

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Elevation profile of the Sunshine Coast Kokoda Challenge through Imbil State Forest

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48KM OPEN TEAMS - SUNSHINE COAST

EVENT DATE

22- 23 April, 2023

Distance

48km in 20 hours

TEAM NUMBERS

3 or 4 People

CHECKPOINTS

4 Checkpoints

REGISTRATION FEE PER TEAM

4P TEAM: $400, 3P TEAM: $300

FUNDRAISING MINIMUM

4P TEAM: $1000, 3P TEAM: $750

MIN AGE REQUIREMENT

Turn 13 during year of event

SUPPORT CREW

1 support crew checkpoint

START

April 22, 7:30am, Kenilworth State Community College

FINISH

Kenilworth State Community College

30KM OPEN TEAMS - SUNSHINE COAST

EVENT DATE

22 - 23 April, 2023

Distance

30km in 12 hours

TEAM NUMBERS

3 or 4 People

CHECKPOINTS

3 checkpoints 

REGISTRATION FEE PER TEAM

3P TEAM: $240 | 4P TEAM: $320

FUNDRAISING MINIMUM

3P TEAM: $450 | 4P TEAM: $600

MIN AGE REQUIREMENT

Turn 10 during year of event

SUPPORT CREW

No Support Crew Checkpoint

START

April 22, 9:00am,Kenilworth State Community College

FINISH

Kenilworth State Community College

18KM OPEN TEAMS - SUNSHINE COAST

EVENT DATE

22 - 23 April, 2023

Distance

18km in 7 hours

TEAM NUMBERS

2, 3 or 4 People

CHECKPOINTS

1 Checkpoint

REGISTRATION FEE PER TEAM

2P TEAM: $170 | 3P TEAM: $215 | 4P TEAM: $240

FUNDRAISING MINIMUM

2P TEAM: $180 | 3P TEAM: $270 | 4P TEAM: $350

MIN AGE REQUIREMENT

Turn 9 during year of event

SUPPORT CREW

No Support Crew Checkpoints

START

April 22, 11:00am,  Kenilworth State Community College

FINISH

Kenilworth State Community College

JOHN FRENCH VC 48KM SCHOOL CUP

EVENT DATE

22 - 23 April, 2023

Distance

48km in 20 hours

TEAM NUMBERS

5 People - 4 Students, 1 Teacher

CHECKPOINTS

4 Checkpoints

REGISTRATION FEE PER TEAM

$350

FUNDRAISING MINIMUM

$500

MIN AGE REQUIREMENT

Turn 13 during year of event

SUPPORT CREW

1 Support Crew Checkpoint

START

April 22, 7:30am, Kenilworth State Community College

FINISH

Kenilworth State Community College

DOC VERNON MC 30KM SCHOOL CUP

EVENT DATE

22 - 23 April, 2023

Distance

30km in 12 hours

TEAM NUMBERS

5 People - 4 Students, 1 Teacher

CHECKPOINTS

3 Checkpoints

REGISTRATION FEE PER TEAM

$300

FUNDRAISING MINIMUM

$350

MIN AGE REQUIREMENT

Turn 10 during year of event

SUPPORT CREW

No Support Crew Checkpoints

START

April 22, 9:00am, Kenilworth State Community College

FINISH

Kenilworth State Community College

RAYMOND BALDWIN 18KM SCHOOL CUP

EVENT DATE

22 - 23 April, 2023

EVENT DISTANCE

18km in 7 hours

TEAM NUMBERS

5 People - 4 Students, 1 Teacher

CHECKPOINTS

1 Checkpoint

REGISTRATION FEE PER TEAM

$250

FUNDRAISING MINIMUM

$250

MIN AGE REQUIREMENT

Turn 9 during year of event

SUPPORT CREW

No support crew checkpoints

START

April 22, 11:00am, Kenilworth State Community College

FINISH

Kenilworth State Community College

WANT AN EVEN TOUGHER CHALLENGE?

Registering for Kokoda Pinnacle will have your team tackling the

Sunshine Coast 30k + Brisbane 48k + Gold Coast 96k!

 

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WHAT'S THE COURSE LIKE?

Please note that training on the Sunshine Coast Kokoda Challenge course is prohibited before event weekend as Imbil State Forest is a working forest and we have acquired special permission to hold an event here.

However, you can visit our blog below to see what the course terrain looks like and find our more about the area!

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