Budding cyclists, families and first timers will be able to enjoy the Gold Coast’s spectacular coastline while taking part in the inaugural Jewel Residences Oceanway Ride on September 3rd.
The event has been designed to offer participants one of the most beautiful journeys that can be taken by bike, while also helping to raise much needed funds for Gold Coast Surf Lifesavers.
Creator and Director of Jewel Residences Oceanway Ride Kate Riley said: “The Jewel Residences Oceanway Ride will encourage healthy, active lifestyles and showcase the Gold Coast’s most precious commodity. We want everyone to hop on a bike, celebrate the beauty of the Gold Coast, and support our surf lifesavers and clubs.”
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Olympic Gold and Silver medallist Brooke Hansen OAM said she can’t wait to enjoy the day with her family. “I am really looking forward to the Oceanway Ride. It’s all about the family and getting everyone active and healthy. It’s wonderful that they have a little legs ride for the three to seven year olds too,” she told 1029 Hot Tomato’s Flan & Emily Jade.
— Brooke Hanson (@HansonBrooke) August 1, 2016
Gold Coasters wanting to take part can choose from a number of course options, with something on offer for riders of all experience levels:
Jewel Residences VIP Experience Private Ride with Phil Liggett
Limited to only 20 people, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to ride with the legendary Phil Liggett from 6.30am to 10am on the beautiful Gold Coast. It includes a seafood lunch, Jewel Residences Oceanway Ride Jersey and escort vehicles and support team.
Staminade Ultimate Oceanway Ride – 55km
Starting under the world famous Surfers Paradise sign, participants begin their 55km coastal journey south to Point Danger and return enjoying the sights that the Gold Coast is renowned for.
Family / Tourist Ride Loop – 4km
Starting under the world famous Surfers Paradise sign, participants begin their 4km coastal journey north to Narrowneck and return to take in the magnificent views that Main Beach has to offer with the option to turnaround and do it all over again.
Little Legs Criterium – 250m loop (3 – 7 years)
Gold Coin Donation (100% proceeds go to Surf Lifesaving)
A dedicated course alongside the Surfers Paradise foreshore, where kids from as little as three years of age can participate.
The Oceanway Ride will be held on September 3rd. For more information and to register, visit: www.oceanwayride.com.au