Top Sporting Events To Check Out In Brisbane At The Beginning Of 2015

There’s something for everyone in Brisbane, and that certainly includes all you sports buffs out there! If you’re a sports fan or an active individual who enjoys engaging in all sorts of sporting activities, then here are some of the events to check out in Brisbane in the following couple of months for 2015.

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The second annual P-1 tournament will take place on February 21, at The Acacia Ridge Hotel. Participants are in for a real treat, especially since the organizers announced that this year 8 of Australia’s best will be attending the event. In addition to the exciting show, guests can also opt for a VIP pass that includes a two hours drink package and a plated main meal.

Brisbane Trail Running Series

For most Australians, Brisbane is a business centre with a bustling nightlife and a spectacular view spanning all across the Brisbane River. However, as any participant to the Brisbane Trail Running Series will tell you, there is more to this amazing metropolis than meets the eye. In case you’re curious about the other facets of this magnificent city, then you can take part in the trail running series and explore the bushland regions South and North of the river on March 1, at the Enoggera Reservoir.

The Great Moreton Bay Paddle

In case you’re looking for an excuse to get out of the city, then The Great Moreton Bay Paddle taking place on March 1 at the Redcliff Peninsula Surf Live Saving Club might be just the thing for you. A very popular resort located close to Brisbane, the Suttons Beach will be hosting a competition that promises to be a lot of fun for families and paddling enthusiasts alike.

Superior Engineering Short Course OffRoad Racing Series

Held on March 7 and 8 at the Offroad Racing Series HQ Site, the Superior Engineering Short Course is designed as a side-by-side drag race on a 1/8 mile track. Gathering over 60 competitors from all across Australia, the event has something to offer for the entire family. In addition to the two days of action packed off-road racing, you can also check out the ‘Show & Shine’ spectacle, test your flex at the Travel Ramp or enjoy some fun on the jumping castle.

RACQ Insurance International Women’s Day Fun Run

In case you want to show your support for women battling breast cancer, then you should consider attending the 24th edition of the RACQ Insurance International Women’s Day Fun Run. On March 8, over 100,000 women will weave their way through the beautiful 5km circuit near the Cultural Forecourt, on the charming South Bank Brisbane. Those interested in this charitable action should know that registering before January 30 automatically enters them in a competition from which they stand to gain a $5,000 RACQ travel voucher.

Fast Five for Kids

Fast Five for Kids is a new event held on March 15 at St. Laurence’s College. Even though this will be its first edition, the organizers have high expectations and made an effort to ensure that Fast Five for Kids becomes THE obstacle challenge of the year. The event includes a wide variety of activities, including building a boat, balloon racing, swim-a-ton, dry regatta and three legged races, all planned to challenge both the body and the mind.

The Long Road – Pyjama Walk for Children in Care

Designed by the famous Pyjama Foundation, the Long Road is not exactly a race, but rather a speed walk that provides you with the perfect opportunity to stretch your legs and make some new friends. Held on March 28 at the Sandgate Beach, the role of the event is to raise funds that would allow the foundation to reach more children across the territory of Australia. The Pyjama Foundation has recently stated that they are planning to expand their programs, and the Long Road is the ideal location to recruit, screen and train many caring people into certified and capable Pyjama Angels.

Cycle of Giving

Taking place on March 1 at the Prince Charles Hospital, the tenth edition of the Cycle of Giving is a must-see event for anyone who is passionate about cycling and wants to make a difference. The role of the event is to raise awareness regarding the importance of organ and tissue donation. Providing three different tracks to choose from, the Cycle of Giving is dedicated to celebrating life for people who have received a second chance.

The Holt Bolt Military Assault

Anyone passionate about obstacle course racing is invited to take part in the second edition of The Holt Bolt Military Assault on March 29. The event will take place at the St. Paul’s School and will feature a 6-8 km course packed with 35 obstacles; it is the concept of Operation PTSD, a local organisation that provides support for ex-military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Participants will be happy to learn that they can actually win amazing prizes. Moreover, this year you can also take part in the opening of the Holt Bolt Kids, a new obstacle course designed for primary school students.

Australian Athletics Championship

The Australian Athletics Championship is perhaps the biggest sporting event to take place in Brisbane at the end of March (26-29 of March). In its 93rd edition, the event will gather all the national champions for 2015 in the official selection trials for the 2015 IAAF World Championship. The prestigious championship is set to take place at the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre, and has the role of ensuring the encouragement and promotion of athletics. At the same time, the winners of the competition will have the great honour of representing Australia at the Olympic Games and Paralympic games, as well as numerous others international sports events.

In case you’re thinking of bringing along a few friends or your sport team members with you to these sporting events, then you should consider renting a mini bus or a coach bus for the duration of your trip in Brisbane. Not only will you be certain that you’re getting there on time, but you can make convenient arrangements to visit your favourite restaurants afterwards to celebrate!

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