News

Rain eases in time for Ring Rd Run

Competitors take off at the start of the annual Ring Road Run.
Competitors take off at the start of the annual Ring Road Run. Scottie Simmonds

REGISTRATIONS may have started slowly but they certainly didn't end that way, with almost 1000 people competing in the Ring Road Run.

About 950 people from Bundaberg and beyond braved the wet, the wind and the cold to take part in yesterday's 5km fun run and walk.

Event spokeswoman Ainsley Gatley said organisers were thrilled with the event.

"We're very happy with the registrations and with the run," Mrs Gatley said.

"We're already talking about next year."

After almost an entire night of rain, the wet weather eased just long enough for the race to go ahead, with rain beginning again shortly after the race had finished.

"It did the same thing for us last year," Mrs Gatley told the NewsMail.

Another similarity to last year's race, which a backpacker won, was that the two winners were not from the Bundaberg region.

Sunshine Coast runners Neil Lavinsky and Chloe Turner claimed top spot in the adult categories.

 

Winners

  • Male adult: Neil Lavinsky
  • Female adult: Chloe Turner
  • Male 11-17: Mitchell Eichnan
  • Female 11-17: Madison Hasternan
  • Male 5-10: Max McKay
  • Female 5-10: Jasmine Van Wissen

Topics:  bundaberg community rain ring road run weather



Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

A CITY drenched in culture, Brisbane is again flaunting an arts and culture events calendar fit for a queen.

Homewares stores to fulfil your Instagram dreams

No Caption

You too can become an Insta-star with these fab stores.

Date nights under $50

Nothing is more romantic than a picnic with a cracking view.

NOT every date has to cost you a bomb.

Top 10 Brisbane experiences to cross off your bucket list

Do yourself a favour and get amongst the food truck scene. Eat Street is a great place to start.

A GOOD bucket list doesn’t have to span continents or cost millions.

Six mega sporting events you need to be at this year

Don't miss all the action trackside this season.

IF THERE is one thing Brisbane does damn well, it’s play host.

Six reasons to get to Brisbane this Autumn

The Brisbane Powerhouse has free comedy on Friday nights.

AUTUMN has to be up there with one of the best seasons of the year.

The best things to do in Brisbane are FREE. Yes, FREE

Mt Coot-tha is a seriously gorgeous way to start your day.

HEADING to the big smoke doesn’t have to come with a big price tag.

ROLLING COVERAGE: New details on Gladstone's drain tragedy

Acting Dectective Inspector Capricornia District Luke Peachey at the scene where a body has been found in a storm water drain.

Police are working with the Missing Persons Unit.

Local Partners

Model Bella Hadid's see-through dress shocks in Cannes

JUST WHEN you thought you’d all of Bella Hadid’s supermodel figure — she gets her Cannes out on the red carpet of an AIDS gala dinner in France.

No room for morbid fans

Chris Cornell.

Fans want to stay in the hotel room where Chris Cornell died

Star Wars' 1977 Stormtrooper head banger confesses

A Stormtrooper is responsible for the biggest blunder in a Star Wars movie. Picture: Supplied

Man in most famous blooper in Star Wars history breaks silence

Lyn's knock-out show gets her to next round on The Voice

ONWARDS AND UPWARDS: Lyn Bowtell is through to the battle rounds on The Voice.

'It was bitter sweet to win like that'

Is this the talent you get when you limit electronics?

Cassidy Kilburn in the Get the Beat International Dance Competition.

Cassidy, 11, preparing for national dance championships

Dreamworld may supersize with 'Disneyland expansion'

Dreamworld could become a “more attractive and entertaining park”.

Report reveals progress on $319m airport upgrade

Aerials of the Sunshine Coast.Jetstar plane in front of the Susnhine Coast terminal, Sunshine Coast Airport.

Over two dozen government approvals needed for airport expansion

Lost dough leaves sour taste after company collapse

Kathleen and John Mahoney from Sugar and Spice Bakery were stung after the collapse of Cantro Pty Ltd and are still owed money.

Supermarket operator collapse leaves sour taste for bakery

Open for inspection homes May 25-31

Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection

How Toowoomba house prices compare in Australia

For sale sign in front of home.

Here's what $700,000 will buy you in Toowoomba, Brisbane and Sydney

One of Maryborough's most historic homes is still for sale

FULL OF HISTORY: Trisha Moulds is owner of the historic Tinana state known as Rosehill. The beautiful home is currently for sale.

It has been the scene of both joy and tragedies over the years.

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!