In August each year, the Race Directors announce when applications for Coast To Kosci will open and close. Applicants apply via a form on this website and need to demonstrate they have met the qualifying criteria for entry. Coast To Kosci receives massive interest from applicants seeking a place in the field, resulting in the race being heavily over-subscribed.
In 14 races, 252 runners from Australia and around the world have crossed the finish line for a total of 480 finishes. 83.88% of start-lines entrants have finished the race! The high ongoing finish rate is due to the runners chosen having been able to demonstrate their capability of finishing.