Everyone’s favourite FunD run Botanic to Bridge (B2B) is taking the year off in 2020 but don’t put the running shoes away just yet, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is hosting a huge fitness initiative ‘Active August’.
GPC's Active August event embraces healthy lifestyles and community spirit while still financially supporting local schools and a community beneficiary.
Get active with us
GPC will be providing free fitness sessions at our Gladstone Ports Corporation Marina Main Stage, located on Bryan Jordan Drive, on Saturday August 8, 15, 22 and 29, starting at 8am. Dates are as per the schedule below. We ask that you arrive 15 minutes early to check in with us as per COVID-19 requirements.
Please bring a full water bottle, towel or mat and get ready to get active. Due to COVID requirements, all participants must pre-register their attendance to attend and practice good hygiene, social distancing and follow any instructions given by event organisers.
We ask that participants do not attend if you; have returned from overseas or a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days, have cold or flu like symptoms or have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, the fitness event on 8 and 15 of August has been withdrawn as a COVID-19 precaution.
Our community is our biggest priority and we are committed to taking all safety precautions necessary.
Saturday 22 August
Gentle Yoga hosted by IMMY – Imogene’s Movement, Massage and Yoga
8am start - 45 minute session.
Start your day with a light-hearted yoga flow that will warm up the body and calm the mind.
Suitable for all ages and all abilities. Wear something comfortable to move in
and bring a full water bottle, towel or yoga mat.
Saturday 29 August
Senior Fit Class hosted by Gladstone PCYC
8am start - 30 minute session.
A group fitness session aimed at active older adults. Suitable for beginner to advanced fitness levels.
Tracey will get your mind and muscles active with music and movement.
A great way to put a smile on your face on a Saturday morning.
Please bring a towel and water bottle.
Wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise and closed sports shoes.
The Active August Community Beneficiary is the Boyne Island Environmental Education Centre (BIEEC). BIEEC will be utilising $20,000 in funding for the project ‘Drift into the Future’ to purchase canoes, kayaks and a custom trailer for use by multiple participants and visitors to the Centre.
GPC’s Active August event is supporting 26 local schools with funding. Students are encouraged to get moving in their school yard to promote healthy and active lifestyles. Contact our Active August team for resources to use at your school.
Share our Active August posts or one of the Active August social resource images with your friends. Don’t forget to tag us on Facebook and Instagram @gladstoneportscorporation and all of your friends or family to spread the active word! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and be involved in our challenges to win some great giveaways and awesome active prizes.
Use the Hashtag #ActiveAugust on your Instagram and Facebook pages.
For further information about Active August email or phone our Corporate and Community Relations team on 1800 243 GPC.