• RUNNING OF THE BULLS

    Take part in Rockhampton's very own Running of the Bulls

     

     

    Sunday, 8 September 2019

    Starting from Huish Drive, Wandal

     

    Get your family and friends together and race around town past Rockhampton's bull statues and "get slapped" at each bull.

     

    Choose the distance by going to one, two, three or all four bulls then finish the race with a barbecue breakfast.

     

    This event is not timed and is a fun walk or run for all the family.

    At just $15, this is an event not to be missed.

     

    Cost includes brunch. Supplied wristbands on the run must be worn until the end - these are exchanged for your free brunch.

     

     

  • HOW IT WORKS

    This is not a timed race - it's about getting as many people out and being active.

    1

    Register

    For just $15 you can run as many bulls as you like! This also includes a BBQ breakfast.

    2

    Turn up!

    Pick you own start time! 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 or 8:15am. Arrive a bit earlier to check in and feel the vibe.

    3

    Run/ walk/ crawl

    This event is all about being social and encouraging everyone to get out and get active .

    4

    Enjoy breakfast

    Hot BBQ breakfast at Huish Drive

  • ROUTES

    Run as many or as few as you like! Starting venue is Huish Drive, Wandal.

    6:00am Start

    Huish Drive to Airport Bull 8km Approx

    • Huish Drive - Run along Huish Drive to Hall Street, continue along the footpath on hall street to Lion Creek Road
    • Hall Street - Run on footpath next to the Gym & Bowls club.

    • Lion Creek Road - SES at the corner of Hall Street & Lion Creek Road to direct runners on edge of Lion Creek road, to stay on the riverside. Caution signs required at the corner of Hall street "Runner on Road". Drink Station at Anderson Park.

    • Wandal Road - Continue on Lion Creek road till it merges with Wandal Road, keep to the right, stay in the right side of Wandal Road down to Intersection with Canoona Road. SES required at the corner of Wandal Road and Canoona Road. Cross the road, runners give way to traffic.
    • Canoona Road - run along airport side of the road to the pedestrian gate into Airport. Sign "Runner on Road" at both ends.
    • Council to open Airport Gate at the end of Canoona Road

    • Run along the path in Front of Airport terminal past drink station past the Bull at the roundabout and loop back in front of the terminal and then to Canoona Road.

    • Return to along the same route

    7:00am Start

    Huish Drive to Red Hill Bull 11 km(approx.) loop

    • This fun run starts at 7:00am from the rotunda, Huish Dr, Wandal.
    • Start Huish Drive and run along the road towards the pool. Run on the pedestrian path between pool and river and through the pedestrian tunnel.
    • Turn left and take the pedestrian path along the railway bridge to Queens Park.
    • Queen Park - turn right and run along the riverside footpath to Bowls Club and cross to other side Glenmore Road and past Oasis Centre to pedestrian Crossing over Railway Line and into Kershaw Gardens. SES to be stationed at Glenmore Road Crossing at Oasis Centre.
    • Kershaw Gardens – run along the path through to High Street. Cross High Street to Pedestrian footpath and proceed intersection with Moors Creek Road
    • Moors Creek Road – Cross road at intersection and onto pedestrian footpath next to Tropical Ford and continue to Yaamba Road. SES stationed at High Street crossing and Moores Creek road crossing. Street intersection to ensure runners cross using the pedestrian signal.
    • Yamba Road – proceed along Yamba road footpath and cross Yaamba Road using pedestrian overpass at Mainstreet. Continue along service road beside Emmaus College, Caravan Park and Homemaker centre and turn around point (413 Yaamba Road Bull). SES at the turnaround point.
    • Return via the same route 

     

    8:00am Start

    Huish Dr. Bridges loop 5 km loop.

    • Huish Drive, across the pedestrian path on the rail bridge.
    • Follow riverside bath on North side of rail bridge until you pass under the old bridge.

    • SES under Old Bridge to instruct returning runners to cross the road safely onto the pedestrian

      Walkway (ramp) up and onto the old Bridge to the south side.

    • Leave the old bridge and cross Quay Street in front of the Criterion Hotel. SES required to check they cross safely and direct runner to the lower path along the river. run along the

      riverside path. Turnaround at Boathouse (lower bank)

    • Return along the riverside pathway. Pass the Gallery Bull and continue to Huish Drive along

      the riverside path.

    8:00 am Start

    Huish Dr

    • Huish Drive - Closed down to all traffic.

    • From Start run along the road to pool and turnaround point at the bull.

    • Run back along Huish drive through start finish to bull at bowls club end of Huish drive and

      turnaround

    • Run back to finish line.