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Banish the Black Dog Ride 2017

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 ...
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NQ Defence Trail Run 2016

This year’s major Legacy fundraiser hosted by Townsville's 3rd Brigade, is a trail run and open day, to be held on Saturday, September 3. Exclusive access to the Mt Stuart trails, there are two distances ...
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Run Townsville 2016

Run Townsville is back and there's an event for everyone ... you can run, walk or roll 6km or 12km and it's all for a local cause. So go on, get involved!

500 Reasons Charity Challenge

What's your reason? Join us in this 500m rowing challenge to raise money for the Luke Batty Foundation... and compare yourself to an Olympic champion! Clint Robinson , Olympic Gold Medalist, will be competing and ...
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RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2016

Million Paws Walk continues to be one of RSPCA Queensland's most popular outdoor events for animal lovers and their furry friends. Get involved on Sunday 15 May 2016, by enjoying a healthy walk starting from ...

Meet Janet Curran

You could say retired grandmother Janet Curran has been doing a few kilometres in the saddle of late. Not only does she have the two-day 260km Banish the Black Dog Ride later this month from ...

Meet Jerry Vella

Local bike addict and qualified prosthetist Jerry Vella is combining his passions to ride 700km from Townsville to Cairns and back — non-stop — and raise funds for Limbs 4 Life — a cause close ...

Meet Elderene Brostrom

The Townsville Marathon next month will be radiation therapist Elderene Brostrom’s 23rd. It will form part of her preparation for the London Marathon next year; something she will give her all to in the name ...
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Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride

The Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is 780kms of absolute riding pleasure! The C2K Bike Ride caters for road riders and mountain bike enthusiasts on this magnificent seven-day adventure across The Cape.
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Many Peaks Monday

Feel free to join me on a hike of the Many Peaks Track at Cape Pallarenda, near Townsville on Monday 22 June. It will be a steady walk, not fast-paced - there will be plenty ...

65km for Cystic Fibrosis

Rachael Griebenow had never heard of ‘Cystic Fibrosis’ when a nurse told her that her perfect two-week-old daughter, Skyla, would have to endure the life-shortening chronic illness that affects the lungs and the digestive system. ...

Run Townsville 2015

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 ...


Saturday 7:30 is usually Our Come Try day at CrossFit North Queensland, but this week it is something special: We are hosting a #WODforNepal Workout The situation in Nepal is still very grim. This has ...

ANZAC 100 Challenge

In support of the ANZACs Free Radicals Triathlon Club will: Swim 1km at Riverway starting at 04:30, Ride 45km to Herveys Range and beyond, returning to Run/walk 9km along the banks of the Ross River. A ...

“Afternoon Teal” Charity Bout

Ever been interested in watching a game of Roller Derby? Or just want a fun night out with your family? Well, here’s your chance! Join the Towns Villains Roller Derby League for our “Afternoon Teal” bout ...