Jan 29, 2012

Caloundra Triathlon 2012

Swim it, Ride it, Run it, Tri it! The Caloundra Triathlon forms part of the Gatorade Queensland Tri Series and offers two distances for competitors aged 13 to 80+ .

Race 5 of the Gatorade Queensland Tri Series (QTS) will take place at Caloundra 
and The Seven Sunshine Coast Enduro Triathlon will be included again featuring elite athletes.

Event Location -  Woorim Park, Golden Beach
Race 5 - 5 February 2012
QTS Triathlon - 400m swim / 15km cycle / 4km run
Fire and Rescue Recruitment Queensland Enticer - 200m swim / 5km cycle / 2km run
Kool Kids Triathlon - 100m swim / 2km cycle / 400m run

Jan 22, 2012

Ginger Flower and Food Festival


Celebrate A Summer Of Food, Flowers and Fun At The Ginger Factory from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th JANUARY 2012. Entry is FREE!
The Ginger Factory will burst into bloom with the very first ginger flowers and heliconias for the season, to be unveiled at the Ginger Flower & Food Festival.
Coupled with the gorgeous showcase of over 120 varieties of exotic plants will be a top line-up of chefs, gardening celebrities and a very special outdoor patio display that one lucky visitor will win – complete with outdoor furnishings, landscaping and a seriously impressive multi-burner barbecue.
The festival will also unveil a completely revamped cooking format with chefs preparing beautiful dishes themed around barbecues, picnics and cocktails and canap├ęs.
This three day Festival is a true celebration of Queensland’s sub-tropical lifestyle and will be filled with loads of entertainment, glorious food and of course…flowers!

Jan 16, 2012

Stroke and Stride Triathlon Series

Now in its second year on the Sunshine Coast the Stroke and Stride Series is fast becoming an event for all to do.  Whether its for the seasoned athletes honing thier preperations for up coming events, those first timers giving it a go or for the future champions with the kids events there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Stroke and Stride Series.

1st, 2nd & 3rd for each age group will be recognised on the day and every entrant then goes into the draw for some amazing prizes which include, Brooks running shoes, Maui Jim sunglasses, SUGOI active wear, compression gear from Allez Sport, Nathan Sports Gear, Apollo cycling gear and much more.  But you need to be present on the day, so make sure you stick around to see if you are one of the lucky winners.

Make sure you get to the event on Saturday 26th January 2012 with enough time to register (we suggest at least an hour before), set up in transition, warm up and then be present at the race briefing 15  minutes before the start of the first race, which is 9am.

Jan 7, 2012

Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge 2012

The Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge will once again be held in 2012 where thousands of Aussies will hit the beach to flog their neighbouring States in the seventh Annual Havaianas Thong Challenge World Record attempt. 

Bring your friends, family and your spirit of competition along to the Havaianas Thong Challenge at Mooloolaba Beach. Be a part of a sandsational day of flip-flopping around in the water, lapping up the beautiful Australian sunshine.

Be involved in Australia's most iconic summer event and help attempt to break a world record! There will be plenty of fun activities and events off the water as well - please visit the web site for further details.

As part of the registration, participants receive a Giant Inflatable Havaianas Thong (valued at AUD49.95).