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RUN for fun this Satur­day with the North Shore Park Run. Meet at the Mar­kets at North Shore Shop­ping Cen­tre op­po­site Wool­worths and Mille J’s at 6.30am. The run kicks off at 7am and is a free weekly 5km timed run. It’s just you against the clock.

Set among the park­land of North shore, run­ners fol­low the river in this rel­a­tively easy course so you can push your­self as hard as you like. Register online be­fore your first run.

Bring a printed copy of your reg­is­tra­tion bar­code so you can get your re­sults. No bar­code, no re­sults. Bring some cash to join other par­tic­i­pants for a cool off and chat at Mil­lie J’s.

For de­tails and reg­is­tra­tion check out parkrun. com. au/ northshore or con­tact Tracey Cullen on 0498 471 975. KEEP

out of the sun and head on over to Hot Rock Ad­ven­ture cen­tre for rock climb­ing, slack lin­ing and boul­der­ing. Si­t­u­ated at 17 Mad­den St, Aitken­vale, they are open Satur­day and Sun­day, from 10am- 6pm. If you have never done it be­fore, there is plenty of skilled staff nearby to help.

Cost for drop- in is $ 16 for adults. Visit hotrock­ad­ven­ture. com. au JOIN

the Townsville Hik­ing Meet­ing Group for a hike up the Rock­wheel­ers Hill this Satur­day. Meet at the Weir State School carpark on 592 Ross River Rd, Kir­wan, at 8am.

The walk will go over the river, then up the hill for a dif­fer­ent view of Townsville, then re­turn­ing to River­side to the cof­fee shop so bring some money for morn­ing tea. Wear good walk­ing shoes for the climb up the hill and re­mem­ber to give way to bike riders.

Cost is free. Any ques­tions, check out meetup. com/ townsville- hik­ing- group EN­JOY

Townsville’s win­ter this Satur­day with the Townsville Road­run­ners’ River­side Fig­ure Eight run. The run be­gins at Sher­riff Park on Love Lane Mund­ing­burra at 6.30am.

There is a long 15.8km run or a short 4.5km run. Both runs fol­low the pic­turesque Ross River. Cost is $ 2 for mem­bers and $ 5 for non- mem­bers. Visit townsvilleroad­run­ners. com. au.

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