The winner of the mens race will receive $1,000 provided the winning time is sub 7hrs 30 and the winner of the womens race will also win $1,000 provided the winning time is sub 9 hours.
There will be a meet the runners function by way of a pasta dinner (user pays) at the Runaway Bay Junior Rugby Club, opposite the Sports Super Centre in Morala Avenue commencing at 6:00 pm on race eve, Saturday 10 June 2006.
This will be followed by a panel discussion at 6:45 pm. He advises that the panel will include three of Australia's greatest 100 km runners, Tim Sloan, Don Wallace and Jonathan Blake.
The first two men and first two women in th erace will gain automatic selection to the team to represent Australia at the World Championships to be held in Korea provided their times are sub 8 and sub 9:30 respectively.
Offical team uniforms will be provided and it is expected that airfares and accommodation will be fully funded this year.
Entries for the Gold Coast 100 are now open, see http://www.goldcoast100.com.
Prizegiving will take place at the race venue at 6:00 pm on the day of the race.