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Currumbin Road Races YOUR FREE SPORT EVENT GUIDE Embrace Before you leave... THE RACE DOWNLOAD THE GC2018 APP The GC2018 App includes all the information you’ll need to know for the free events in one PLAN YOUR JOURNEY Remember that free travel on public transport is only available to those Currumbin will set the stage for some of the place. You’ll find course maps, fun facts and more. spectators with a valid GC2018 ticket for the fastest and most competitive road action at day of travel. Get active and walk or cycle the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to your favourite spot along the free road (GC2018). BE PREPARED event courses or purchase a go card and take Hosting three free GC2018 events - the Athletics All road events are outdoors so prepare public transport - use the GC2018 Journey Race Walks, Cycling Time Trial and Cycling Road for all weather conditions. Allow plenty of Planner on the GC2018 App, choose Race – you will be part of the most exciting time for travel and be prepared for crowds. All the your spot on the map and select “Another sporting extravaganza Currumbin has ever seen. cheering and celebrating works up an appetite, so Location”. Make sure you allow plenty of time For spectators, there will be plenty of opportunities bring a picnic with you or fuel up at the local cafés, for travel as the roads will be extremely busy. to view world-class athletes up close along the restaurants and shops along the course. courses or at one of the Official GC2018 Public Viewing Areas. Please note there will be no public access to the start and finish line in the venue. SHOW YOUR GC2018 SPIRIT! MAKE A DAY OF IT This is your chance to line the streets and There are lots of free things to see and celebrate GC2018. Help showcase the do in the Official GC2018 Public Viewing Gold Coast to the world! There are plenty of ways to Areas along the road event courses. Check out celebrate and decorate! Get creative and make some the Bleach* at Festival 2018 events taking place noise or plan your own celebrations by dressing up and in Palm Beach Parklands and Currumbin Estuary. getting your face paint on. Highlights on road events days include Tide, Song We have lots of ideas in our Embrace the Race toolkit to the Earth and VOU. Head to Festival 2018 and our Celebrate GC2018 information pack. Official What’s On for more information. GC2018 Community Celebration Packs are available To continue the celebrations after the events, now. Get together, have some fun and don’t forget head to Festival 2018 in Surfers Paradise to share your special moments with us by tagging or Broadbeach and be part of the arts and #GC2018 on Facebook Instagram and Twitter. culture extravaganza.
SUNDAY 8 APRIL Your Free Sport Event Guide ATHLETICS – RACE WALKS (7.00AM – 12.00PM) GETTING THERE AND BACK PUBLIC VIEWING AREAS / OPENING HOURS: OFFICIAL GC2018 Pacific Parade GET ACTIVE PUBLIC VIEWING AREAS 6.00am – 1.00pm The roads will be extremely busy. If you’re Create lasting memories with family RACE TIMES: travelling locally, walking or cycling will and friends and be inspired by the athleticism Men’s – 7.00am to 8.45am be the easiest way to get to a good spot on show. Free Official GC2018 Public Viewing Women’s – 9.15am to 11.15am along the course. Bike parking is available Areas will feature entertainment and activities, opposite Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary including big screens, music, face painting, DISTANCE: 20km (20 laps of a 1km course) and adjacent to Currumbin RSL. food, coffee vans and more. See the GC2018 Road Race maps for the locations of each of TAKE THE BUS the Official GC2018 Public Viewing Areas. TUESDAY 10 APRIL Many bus routes, including 700, 760 and RACE WALKS: CYCLING – TIME TRIAL 765 will run frequently during GC2018 (10.00AM – 4.30PM) and can take you close to the courses. • Pacific Parade, Currumbin CYCLING - TIME TRIALS: PUBLIC VIEWING AREAS / OPENING HOURS: Pacific Parade, Winders Park and Rotary Park CATCH THE TRAIN • Pacific Parade, Currumbin 9.00am – 5.30pm Catch the train to Varsity Lakes station. From • Winders Park, Currumbin RACE TIMES: there, you can take the 760 and then walk • Rotary Park, Currumbin Men’s – 10.00am to 1.30pm to the closest Official GC2018 Viewing Area. CYCLING - ROAD RACE: Women’s – 2.45pm to 4.30pm • Pacific Parade, Currumbin RIDE THE G:LINK • Winders Park, Currumbin DISTANCE: M en’s – 38.5km, Women’s – 25.5km From the G:link light rail, get off at • Rotary Park, Currumbin Broadbeach South station and catch the 700 bus to take you to Currumbin. THE CURRUMBIN ROAD RACES: SATURDAY 14 APRIL GC2018 is the largest sporting event Australia CYCLING – ROAD RACE GRAB A GO CARD has seen this decade, so make sure you (7.45AM – 4.45PM) go card is TransLinks’s electronic ticket allow plenty of time for travel and queuing PUBLIC VIEWING AREAS / OPENING HOURS: to fast, easy and convenient travel. at transport hubs. There are many travel Pacific Parade, Winders Park and Rotary Park Use go card on all TransLink bus, train options to get you to and from Currumbin. 6.45am – 5.45pm (including the Airtrain), ferry and tram The earlier you plan your journey, the more services in greater Brisbane, Ipswich, you’ll enjoy your GC2018 experience. When RACE TIMES: Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast regions. using the GC2018 Journey Planner select Women’s – 7.45am – 11.15am go cards can be purchased online, over “Another Location” on the homepage and Men’s – 12.30pm – 4.45pm the phone on 13 12 30 or at a number input your desired destination from the course DISTANCE: W omen’s 6 laps / 112.2km of retail locations. For more information, map to get you started. A ticket needs to be Men’s 9 laps / 168.3km check out translink.com.au. purchased for public transport.
Your Free Sport Event Guide GC2018 ROADSIDE TIPS KEEP HYDRATED Hydration is important for both athletes and spectators. Make sure you bring plenty of water with you. Choose Tap! The City of Gold Coast has a number of public water refill points in and Athletics Cycling around the course. Please bring a reusable water bottle to refill during the day. RACE WALKS TIME TRIAL AND ROAD RACES Race walking demands a combination of Road Cycling events are fast, brutal and BE PREPARED endurance and impeccable technique. There thrilling to watch. Two Road Cycling The only way to get around the course will are two rules the athletes must adhere to: disciplines will be contested at GC2018, the be by foot or bike so ensure you are wearing The first is maintaining contact with the Individual Time Trial and the Road Race. comfortable clothing and footwear. Take a ground at all times (to the naked eye), and folding chair, hat, water and sunscreen. the second is that the athlete’s lead leg must Fast Facts: be straightened from the moment it hits the • It is anticipated that the winners of the BE A GOOD SPORT ground until the vertical upright position. At Individual Time Trials will maintain an You can get close to the action of the riders, but GC2018, the stakes are high and athletes will average speed around 49km/h for the make sure to stay behind the barriers (including be racing for medals and glory! men and 41km/h for the women. selfie sticks), listen to the stewards and only cross at the pedestrian crossing points along the route. Fast Facts: • At GC2018, the average speed for the men’s Road Race will be around 47km/h, Dogs must be kept on a lead and filming must be for personal, non-commercial purposes only and • Elite male walkers can reach a speed of the women will be around 38km/h. flash photography is prohibited during competition. over 15 km/hr (4:00 min/km) and elite • The bike’s aerodynamics and the female walkers can reach a speed of over rider’s position - sitting as low and flat 13 km/hr (4:30 min/km). LET’S GET LOUD as possible - are important as most of Watching from one of the Official GC2018 • The Commonwealth Games records are held the rider’s effort goes into overcoming Public Viewing Areas or from the side of the by Na than Deakes, AUS (1:19:55, 2006) aerodynamic drag. road, you are part of the course. Cheer, yell and and Jane Saville, AUS (1:32:46, 2006). • In the Individual Time Trial race, there applaud athletes as they take on the challenges • Australia has won 9 of the 15 men’s is the famous ‘hot seat’. As the race of the race. Bang your saucepans or bring your Commonwealth Games gold medals on progresses, the top three riders will sit in cowbells to line the course and make some offer since 1966. the hot seat located near the start ramp. noise. There’s plenty of ways to celebrate and • Australia has won 5 of the 6 women’s The three riders who occupy the hot decorate! We have lots of ideas in our Embrace Commonwealth Games gold medals on seats at the end of the event will be the the Race toolkit and our Celebrate GC2018 offer since 1990. final medallists. information pack.
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