The weather is beyond amazing in North Queensland at the moment, cool evenings, fresh mornings and beautiful sunny days hitting around 28 degrees. And the timing couldn't be better with so many great events happening in our region over the next few weeks.
Here is just five of the fun, active events happening in Townsville in May and June.
Wholesome Goodness Living Expo - Sat May 23rd
This once-a-month expo is held at Jezzine Barracks and showcases real food, education, natural healthy living offering local produce, Paleo, raw, healthy food, and products and therapies from Townsville’s very talented community of health conscious people.
Head down, grab some healthy foods, take off your shoes and sit on the grass. Enjoy the simplicity of life.
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Banish the Black Dog Charity Ride - Sat & Sun May 23rd & 24th
The Banish the Black Dog Charity Bike Ride is a relaxed cycling tour promoted by the Rotary Club of Townsville Central to raise awareness of mental health issues in our community, and to raise funds to aid research into the causes and treatments of mental health disorders. The ride’s major donation recipient is Australian Rotary Health, the largest non government mental health research funding organization in Australia. We also support local initiatives in the treatment and support of those suffering mental illnesses.
This event is raising money for a great cause and we have a special Hardcore Brands offer for all those who have registered.
Rock wheelers HOTRock24 - Sat & Sun May 23rd & 24th
Rockwheelers Mountain Bike Club is hosting North Queensland’s first 24-hour mountain bike race later this month, HotRock24.The HOTRock24 is an off-road mountain bike relay for riders of all ages and skill levels. Previously an eight-hour race, this year the event has been transformed into a 24-hour ride.
You can do the whole 24 hours solo, or sign-up as a team with anywhere between two and six riders; or even enter the 5+5 category. This is the first and last five-hour periods of the race for those who like their sleep!
Run Townsville - Sun 31st May
Run Australia in collaboration with the Townsville Hospital Foundation has set out to fund the redevelopment of the Children’s Ward at Townsville Hospital. Last year in its inaugural year Run Townsville raised $96,290 towards the project. In the first year Run Australia matched this figure dollar for dollar
CONTRIBUTING TO AN OVERALL TOTAL OF $192,580.00
With a number of different categories for different ages and fitness levels this will be a great event for keen runners, or for a family looking for a fun activity to do together.
TownsvilleTri Festival - Sat & Sun 27th & 28th June
The Sportscene Superwarehouse Townsville Triathlon Festival is now entering its 13th year and is a must do on the health and fitness calendar.
The festival is a two day celebration of lifestyle,fitness and community, Held in Townsville North Queensland, with the picturesque Strand to Pallarenda Beach as the backdrop, this is winter racing at its best.
If you have an event coming up that would interest our community please be sure to let us know. You can email Elle - firstname.lastname@example.org and if we think it is a good fit we will do what we can to help you spread the word.