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Gearing up for the World Champs 2014

January 15, 2014 0 Comments

This year is the Footbike World Champs in the Czech Republic, from August 29th to 31st. The Australian Footbike Association is organising some fundraising events, plus plenty of training kicks. If you plan to join us in the Czech Republic, then the decision needs to be made now. Start coming along to the race days, and get your fitness up at the training kicks. Also, please join us at the fundraising events (more events coming soon) to help send our athletes over.

Calling all FootbikersFUNRAISING:

Saturday 18th January
Fundraising BBQ Bunnings, Stafford Road, Stafford.

Wednesday 29th Jan
Fundraising BBQ Bunnings, Stafford Road, Stafford.

Tuesday 11th Feb
Fundraising BBQ Bunnings, Stafford Road, Stafford.

Sunday 23rd Feb
Fundraising BBQ Bunnings, Staffird Road, Stafford


Toombul to Brookside (24km)
Sunday 19th Jan at 6.30am
Meet at Toombul shopping centre lower car park (under the airport rail overpass adjacent to the NAB at the Shopping centre). We will head out through Kedron to Brookside and return. This ride is almost entirely on Bike paths and is mainly flat, and if you want to do a shorter distance, its an out and back course. Brunch or coffee afterwards at the Shopping centre, if you want to join us.

Gateway Bridge (20km)
Saturday 25th Jan at 6.30am
Start and finish at the Lido Café on Racecourse Rd, Hamilton. Enjoy the view from the top, and challenge yourself to climbing either one or both sides of the Gateway Bridge. Brunch or coffee at the Lido café afterwards.

Toombul First Timer’s Ride (5km)
Saturday 25th Jan at 10.30am
Toombul shopping centre towards Nudgee Beach (Meet at Toombul shopping centre in the car park closest to the East West arterial, opposite the NAB). This ride is ideal for first timers as it is entirely flat and all on Bike paths.  It is also an out and back course, so you can turn around at any point. It is also the chance to teach you the most efficient kicking techniques. Hire Kickbikes will be available, but please pre-book the day before, so that we can make sure there is a Kickbike there for you.

Brisbane Race Day, Murarrie (400m and 10km)
Sunday 2nd February at 6am
Murarrie Recreational Reserve. 400 metre and 10km racing for all age categories, including a first timers novice category. Contact us for further details or to pre-register. Sign on at 6am and racing starts at 6.30am. Come along and have a bit of fun.

Back of Sandgate (22km)
Saturday 8th Feb at 6.30am
Meet in the carpark in front of Doug’s Seafood café on Flinders St, by the Second Ave intersection in Sangate. We ride from Sandgate through Shorncliffe, Boondall and Deagon and back to Sandgate via Brighton and the beach front.   Coffee and/or brunch afterwards at the Coffee Club in Sandgate. All welcome.

Griffith University (27km)
Saturday 15th Feb at 6.30am
Starting at Bright Street, Kangaroo Point, just down from the Story Bridge Hotel. (Refedex Pg 23 Ref C1 – Parking should be available on Bright St, or on McDonald St.) From here we will head out to the Uni via Stones Corner and back. Brunch or coffee at Poppy’s at Southbank afterwards.

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