Sat 16th Dec
6.30am 25km Kickbike Christmas Picnic Enjoy a relaxing 20km kick from Woody Point to Scarborough and return,
and then join us for a BYO picnic on the foreshore at Woody Point. Or, just come along and join us for
the picnic. There will be a BBQ close if you want to cook your brekkie, or you can bring your own cold
picnic feed and drinks. All welcome, and it's a great chance to soak in some water front relaxation.
Sat 23rd Dec 6.30am 16-22km St Lucia Uni kick. Meet on Bright St Kangaroo point,
just down from the Story Bridge Hotel. (Refedex Pg 23 Ref C1 Parking should be available on Bright St,
or on McDonald St.) From here we will head out to the University at St Lucia via Coronation Rd,
over the green Bridge and back thru West End for Brekkie at the Storey Bridge Hotel. Bring your
Go-card if you decide to avoid the climbs and shorten your distance to 16km, by catching the ferry from
the Uni to West End. This shorter kick is great for beginners, and gives you a pleasant interlude on the
Sat 30th Dec 6.30am 25km - Bat run. Starting at Bright
St Kangaroo point, just down from the Story Bridge Hotel. (Refedex Pg 23 Ref C1 Parking should be available
on Bright St, or on McDonald St.) From here we will head out to South Brisbane, Coorparoo and on
to Bulimba. We'll then catch a ferry across to Teneriffe and come back through New Farm and the
Botanical Gardens and then over the Goodwill Bridge back to Kangaroo Point. Coffee or Brekkie back
at the Storey Bridge Hotel. Bring you Go-card or cash for the ferry.
Sat 6th Jan
6.30am New Year kick 20km Sandgate to Woody Point. Meet in the Carpark in front of Doug's Cafe on Flinders
St at the corner of Second Ave in Sandgate. Out via Sandgate foreshore and Hornibrooke bridge. This is
an entirely flat kick. Coffee and/or brunch afterwards in Sandgate.
Sat 13th Jan
6.30am - 25km Griffith University kick starting at Bright St Kangaroo point, just down from the Story
Bridge Hotel. (Refedex Pg 23 Ref C1 Parking should be available on Bright St, or on McDonald St.) From
here we will head out to the Uni via Stones Corner and back. Brunch and/or coffee afterwards.
Dates to add to your Calendar:
We have a few dates that we can already
confirm for next year.
Sunday 11th February 2018 Brisbane Race day -
Murarrie Recreational Reserve Warm up from 6am for Race start at 6.30am 400metres and 10km
Saturday 3rd March NSW Champs - 8am start - Waratah Track Sutherland 1km and 10km
Friday 23rd March - 8am "KICK FOR LIFE" Corporate
Challenge - Lidcombe Oval NSW A corporate challenge to raise funds for Ronald McDonald house and
the Australian team going to the 2018 Footbike World Championships. If you have any corporate connection
to Sydney, then get your company on board, or come down as an individual and do the 8000 kick challenge.
Check out https://kickforlife.com.au/ - Entries for the 8000 kick challenge close 31st Dec, so get
in now and register.
Sunday 25th March 12pm - VIC Champs - Belmont
Island Criterium Circuit, Geelong 400m and 10km
Sunday 8th April 7am
QLD Champs - Nundah Criterium circuit 400m and 10km
Sat 26th and Sun 27th May
8am - National Champs Stromlo in Canberra sprint 1.2km, middle distance 10km on Sat and endurance 42km
on Sunday. We have a 2 night accommodation deal available at the AIS in Canberra at $250 per person
including 6 meals. Those keen to attend, please let us know early.
Thursday 19th to
Sunday 22nd July - Footbike World Champs - Losser in the Netherlands. We have also organised
some lodge style accommodation within 5km of all WC venues. See http://footbike.com.au/wc2018-accommodation.pdf.
Again those keen to attend should register their interest now, as we need to pay a 50% deposit soon.
Looking forward to catching up with everyone.
and Australian Footbike Association Inc
Ph 0407 699884