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Run along and register for the 2018 Botanic to Bridge

Eager entrants are being encouraged to sign up for the annual Botanic to Bridge (B2B) FunD Run, with registrations now open. The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) event is now in its ninth year, having invested more than $350,000 into the local community since its first race. GPC CEO Peter O’Sullivan described it as a fun, positive and family friendly event that caters for elite ..

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Run along and apply to benefit

Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is now inviting applications from community organisations for the 2018 Botanic to Bridge major beneficiary. The ninth annual running event will be held on Sunday 19 August and will again include a 3km and 8km course. All registration funds from the event are redirected back to the community via the major beneficiary and local schools. The major com..

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Schools reap benefits of fun run

An impressive $26,000 will be donated to Gladstone regional primary and high schools from the 2017 Botanic to Bridge. Throughout the eight years of the event $191,530 has been returned to local schools. Gladstone Ports Corporation CEO, Peter O’Sullivan said that organisation was proud to be able to support the community and in particular the schools. “The Botanic to Bridge provid..

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Community organisations benefits from events success

Volunteers for the St Vincent de Pauls society - Gladstone will be more comfortable this summer with the community organisation receiving a $20,000.00 cheque at the Botanic to Bridge on the weekend. The 2017 major community beneficiary will use the funding to redevelop the warehouse facility by air-conditioning the donations sorting area and improving the overall warehouse facility. Gladstone ..

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Get Snappy at B2B

You can now share with all of your Snapchat followers your Botanic to Bridge journey, with the introduction of the Snapchat geofilter this year. The Snapchat geofilters will be located at the Tondoon Botanic Garden, the Duck Pond and finish line area at the Gladstone Marina. GPC CEO , Peter O’Sullivan said this was an interactive new way to engage event participants. “Social medi..

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Thousands set to lace up this weekend for annual fun run

Thousands of feet will pound the bitumen from the Tondoon Botanic Gardens through to the Gladstone Marina this Sunday, 20 August for the 8th annual Botanic to Bridge. Conceptualised and brought to life in 2010 by Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC), the event has injected over $300,000 in to our local community via schools and a major community beneficiary. GPC CEO, Peter O’Sullivan said t..

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Devine Family prepare for divine day out at B2B

The Devine family are prepped and ready for their 8th Botanic to Bridge next Sunday 20 August. Participating every year since the run began in 2010, mum Rebecca is preparing to lose family bragging rights this year. “We love participating in this event together as a family, it is a bit of fun to race the kids,” Rebecca said. “This year I think at least one of the kids will ..

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Botanic to Bridge registrant races in

Gladstone local, Matt Campbell, was hot off the starting blocks and was the first registrant for the 2017 Botanic to Bridge. As a previous participant Matt got the lead with early access to the registrations database, and he didn’t mess around. “This is my fourth year participating in the event, I love it. It is a great way to get together as a community,” Matt Campbell said...

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Fun run funds support vital community organisation

Whether you walk, run or jog the 3km or 8km Botanic to Bridge events, every step counts with funds raised from registrations going directly to local schools or the newly announced 2017 major community beneficiary, St Vincent de Pauls Society - Gladstone. After a difficult selection process of many worthy community organisations, St Vincent de Pauls affectionately known as St Vinnie’s, wa..

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