Per­fect test run to lead into fes­ti­val

Townsville Bulletin - - LIFESTYLE -

GET your jog­gers on and join the Townsville Road Run­ners to­mor­row for the Ross River Dam time trial. Kick­ing off at 6.30am, it be­gins at the park near the Kelso Dam at the Up­per Ross. This course is a great chance to check your progress for the up- and- com­ing Run­ning Fes­ti­val. There will be 10km or 5km op­tions. All are welcome from wob­bly new­com­ers to the elite pros. Cost is $ 10 for adults and $ 5 for school stu­dents. En­try forms can be found on the web­site www. townsvilleroad­run­ners. com. au

JOIN the To­tally Trop­i­cal Ori­en­teer­ing Club’s Sher­riff Park O- Event this Sun­day. Start times are from 8am to 9.30am with the course clos­ing at 11am. There will be 20 check­points on your map, prior to start­ing you will choose whether you want to gather 6 CPs ( short course), 12 CPs ( Mod­er­ate Course) or 18 CPs ( Long Course) – all CPs are worth the same value. On GO you will be given your map and then you need to work out the best route to col­lect your cho­sen num­ber of CPs as quickly as you can. Si­t­u­ated on Love Lane, join a team or go solo, and run, jog or walk your way through as many check­points as pos­si­ble. It’s a pram friendly event so bring the whole fam­ily. Bring your own wa­ter, hat, sun­screen and com­fort­able cloth­ing. All maps, clue- sheets, com­pass ( if needed), in­struc­tions, fin­ish drinks and wa­ter are supplied. Cost is $ 5 per in­di­vid­ual or $ 10 for a fam­ily. For more in­for­ma­tion, check out the To­tally Trop­i­cal Ori­en­teer­ing Club Face­book page.

SPEND to­mor­row morn­ing at beau­ti­ful Al­li­ga­tor Creek with Soul­ful Yoga Stu­dio. Classes in the gar­den run from 9am to 10.30am. Si­t­u­ated on 3 Al­li­ga­tor Creek Road, cost is $ 15 per class or $ 60 for a five- pass class. Bring your own mat, towel and wa­ter. All are welcome from bendy yoga gu­rus to new­com­ers. To book go to soul­fu­lyoga. com. au or con­tact Sarah on 0428 198 204.

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