Sunshine Coast Stadium first in the word to launch global event - The Color Movement
Aug
22
2017



Sunshine Coast Stadium will be the first venue in the world to host the biggest global colour festival series on earth, The Color Movement, after securing the event for October 21 ahead of larger national and international city counterparts.

Continuing The Color Run’s mission to change what it means to get healthy and active, The Color Movement aims to create a world-wide movement that looks outside the traditional means of fitness and shows there are plenty of ways to keep fit while having fun.

The new, all-ages, colour festival series is looking to engage all Australians, no matter what body shape or fitness level, in new ways to be active.

Participants will be able to explore five new colourful worlds - from a magical foam ocean, to a world of glittering confetti rain, to a bubble-filled chill out zone.

There won't be a better place to party with all your friends and family as you join a world where colour, music and happiness rule.

Tourism, Sport and Major Events Portfolio Councillor Jason O’Pray said today’s announcement that Sunshine Coast Stadium would be the first venue to host this global running event is phenomenal.

“We loved hosting The Color Run on the Coast and to add The Color Movement to our major events calendar is a huge achievement for this region,” Cr O’Pray said.

“The Color Run was definitely one of my family’s favourite events on the Coast and we will definitely be lining up to experience one of the coolest events on the planet.

“October 21 on the Sunshine Coast will be a day of confetti tornados, clouds of dreamy foam, epic colour throws and the best tunes to dance to.

“The aim of these events are in line with council’s commitment to deliver Australia’s leading healthy, smart and creative region.”

Aratis Events marketing manager Tim Wiche said if you’ve ever been to The Color Run, also known as “The Happiest 5K on the Planet”, you would be aware of the world famous Finish Festival.

“The one with the massive group colour-throws, give-aways and the awesome tunes,” Mr Wiche said.

“Well, imagine that, but, like, even more unbelievable. Imagine a giant dance floor, a party fuelled by friendship, bright colours and a little bit of unicorn magic.”

Grab your family and friends and get in quick as this event is sure to book out fast. Tickets on sale from Wednesday, August 23 by visiting thecolorrun.com.au.

 

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The 2018 AOCRA Trans Tasman returns to beautiful Lake Kawana from September 29 - October 1.

Bringing outrigger canoe teams from across Australia and New Zealand together for three huge days, get ready to pull up a chair and check out some of the best junior Australian Outrigger Canoe races yet!
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The Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping and Boating Expo is the region’s largest and most successful event of its kind. Over 220 local and regional companies will be exhibiting with a massive range of displays with products and services for our homes, lifestyles, outdoor living and outdoor adventure.

This year’s event will showcase everything from home and outdoor living ideas, solar, tanks, pools and spas, kitchens, beds, air-conditioning, blinds, builders and finance to caravans, camper trailers, 4x4’s, camping equipment, vehicle accessories and outdoor adventure gear. There will be everything you need to build or renovate your home and outdoor living areas and get all the gear you need to start exploring the great outdoors!
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The 2018 AOCRA Trans Tasman returns to beautiful Lake Kawana from September 29 - October 1.

Bringing outrigger canoe teams from across Australia and New Zealand together for three huge days, get ready to pull up a chair and check out some of the best junior Australian Outrigger Canoe races yet!
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The Sunshine Coast Home Show and Caravan, Camping and Boating Expo is the region’s largest and most successful event of its kind. Over 220 local and regional companies will be exhibiting with a massive range of displays with products and services for our homes, lifestyles, outdoor living and outdoor adventure.

This year’s event will showcase everything from home and outdoor living ideas, solar, tanks, pools and spas, kitchens, beds, air-conditioning, blinds, builders and finance to caravans, camper trailers, 4x4’s, camping equipment, vehicle accessories and outdoor adventure gear. There will be everything you need to build or renovate your home and outdoor living areas and get all the gear you need to start exploring the great outdoors!
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Oktoberfest SC is a huge multicultural event full of German food, beers, fun & games plus live bands, Djs and much more!
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The Queensland Open Water Swimming championship meet is an opportunity for open water swimmers to gain qualifying times to nominate for the Australian Open Water Swimming Championships.

Catch competitors on Lake Kawana on Saturday, October 20.
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28
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Challenge yourself to gain selection on your regional team to compete at the Queensland School Sport State Triathlon Championships or just give swim, bike, run a go in a protected lake and closed roads.

All Schools Triathlon is just for kids and teens aged 7-18 years of all abilities.
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Leave the bike at home and get ready to show off your swim skills at the Kawana Aquathlon. This Run, Swim, Run event is a great way to test your running and swimming speed against the best in Queensland. Coming to the Sunshine Coast for the third year, the Kawana Aquathlon is quickly becoming a must do on the Triathlon Queensland Calendar.

Make a weekend of it and stay for Sunday’s Sprint Triathlon!
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2018
The South Pacific FMX World Finals and Monster Truck Showdown is coming to Sunshine Coast Stadium.

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01
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The Sunshine Coast’s Craft Beer & Cider Festival is back and bigger than ever after last years sellout event!

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The 5th Annual STEPS Autism Treehouse Christmas party will, once again, be an event not to be missed. Join in the fun and help us raise funds which will allow us to continue to provide support to our community with access to resources, life skills programs and social events.
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