Were you there? Can you spot yourself in our video? 6,500 Color Runners, all dressed in white running gear, completed the 5km course around the Sunshine Coast Stadium precinct today, Sunday, 12 October at the The Swisse Color Run, being showered with green, pink, purple and yellow coloured powder (food grade corn starch) as they made their way through the colourful course, turning […]
Two great local business owners, Sunny Coast Kids family website owner Lara Hodgson and Kylie Martin owner of Chatter-boxes Speech Pathology Services, have come together to create the inaugural Sunny Coast Kids Family Expo which will be held at Lake Kawana Community Centre on September 24. Families will have access to a wealth of knowledge […]
The fun run with a difference, The Swisse Color Run, is coming back to the Sunshine Coast for the second year running – and 12,000 tickets are now on sale for the October 12 event. Tourism, Sport and Major Events portfolio councillor Jason OPray expects tickets to sell fast. “I’m thrilled to see such a […]
[Video]The first annual Beach Bash Sunshine Coast is set to hit Coolum Beach on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th July and with over 3,000 adults and children expected to participate. Adding to the Coast’s wealth outdoor, fun and fitness events, Beach Bash is Australia’s only obstacle race on the beach. A massive crowd expected at […]
The Sunshine Coast will host about 1500 university and TAFE students from Queensland and northern NSW to take part in 20 different sports over a four-day competition. These Games are part of a lead-in of events to the Australian University Games, to be held in Sydney from September 28 to October 3, 2014.
After receiving more than 200 applications, Sunshine Coast Council has selected a world-class group of people to join the inaugural Sunshine Coast Events Board. The chair-elect and members-elect represent a wide range of top-level experience in and around the events industry as well as across a generous breadth of sporting, artistic and cultural areas. Appointees […]
Fifty-two events across the state will share $1.4 million in new funding under the latest round of the Tourism and Events Queensland Regional Development Program. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the funding would aid the delivery of events in regional Queensland, providing economic and social benefits […]
Economic Development (Tourism, Sport and Major Events) Portfolio Councillor Jason OPray together with Queensland Seniors Cricket President, Kerry Emery today (Wednesday 1 May) announced the Sunshine Coast has secured the eighth Over 60’s National Cricket Championships 2013. Cr OPray said the week-long championships to take place in September would yield significant economic benefits across the […]
The Swisse Color Run is set to change the colour of the Sunshine Coast when it arrives later this year, becoming the second Queensland location to play host to the iconic new event. On Sunday, October 13, 2013, Sunshine Coast Council’s premier sport and recreation facility Stockland Park at Kawana Waters will be transformed into […]
It’s Australia’s largest triathlon -–attracting over 14,000 competitors, 50,000 spectators, and injecting millions of dollars into the Sunshine Coast economy.