Tour de Tamborine

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The Tour de Tamborine Mountain Sports Festival is back this November, celebrating its 12th year and welcoming participants from all areas. There are a range of different sports, courses and distances on offer throughout the weekend, including:

  • 8.5km Mini Mountain Trail Run
  • 15km Mountain Trail Run
  • 1km Junior Bolt
  • 5km Fun Run/Walk
  • 10km Run/Walk
  • Half Marathon
  • 4km Cycle
  • 14km Cycle
  • 25km Cycle
  • 50km Cycle
  • 100km Cycle 

Whether it’s cycling, running, hitting the trails or taking part in an organised walk, this is a great opportunity to get involved with over 2,000 other participants in a community event that helps to raise money for local beneficiaries. 

In addition to the sporting activities, there are several celebrational and educational activities throughout the mountain community including cycling skills clinics, running sports seminars and movies on the mountain. Tour de Tamborine 2014 is expected to be the biggest ever, so sign up today at http://tourdetamborine.com.au/entry-fees/ 

Source: http://tourdetamborine.com.au/


Brisbane to the Gold Coast Cycle Challenge

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Queensland’s biggest and best bike ride is on again this Sunday 19th October! Starting at Brisbane’s South Bank, the course follows a combination of service and suburban roads all the way to the Broadwater Parklands at Southport on the Gold Coast. Celebrating its 10th year, this Bicycle Queensland 100km ride aims to get more people cycling more often and will be actively fighting heart disease – Australia’s number 1 killer – by raising vital funds for the Heart Foundation. 

Online entries have now closed but late entries can still be made in person so get in quick! Head to http://b2gc.bq.org.au/enter/ for more info. Good luck!  

(Source: http://b2gc.bq.org.au/)


Ride2Work Day

 

 

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This Wednesday 15th October is the National Ride2Work Day, a Bicycle Network program that is designed to motivate and support people to ride to work. This day is celebrated by thousands of bike riders at community and workplace breakfasts located all around Queensland and Australia. In Brisbane, Bicycle Queensland will host a community breakfast at the QEII Courts of Law, in the forecourt of 415 George Street. Thanks to the great support from Australian Bananas, Bakers Delight, Brisbane City Council and The Coffee Club, there will be a free breakfast for Ride2Workers from 7:00am until 8:30am. By registering for Ride2Work Day you will take a step towards improving your health through increased physical activity, as well as join a community of over 40,000 riders who are revolutionising commuting in Australia. Register for Ride2Work Day today at https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/rtw/ 

Source:  http://www.bq.org.au/ride/ride-to-work/national-ride-to-work-program/ride2work-day-wednesday-15-october/