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Four GC2018 events free to the public

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The Road Cycling, Cycling Time Trial, the Marathon and Race Walk will be on show and open to the public for free at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (GC2018) in 2018.

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Four free GC2018 events to showcase the beauty of the Gold Coast

gc2018“These four free events will be great moments of athletic ability, but also of community fun and activity,” said Minister for the Commonwealth Games Stirling Hinchliffe.

“I urge all Gold Coasters to see a touch of the Commonwealth Games right from their doorsteps.”

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) chairman Peter Beattie said the events offer an exceptional opportunity for spectators to showcase the Gold Coast and Queensland to the world through social media in addition to the global television audience.

“Details of the routes are currently being planned, but we guarantee they will all offer great pictures, top class courses and a great chance for everyone to get up close to the athletes to cheer them on,” he said.

“Accessibility will be a major consideration in the planning, ensuring every single Gold Coaster and visitor to the city can be a part of the biggest sporting event in Australia this decade.”

GOLDOC CEO Mark Peters said the free sporting events and the GC2018 arts and culture program will provide great cost effective opportunities for everyone to enjoy every element of the Games celebration.

GOLDOC is developing the GC2018 arts and culture program in collaboration with the Queensland Government and the City of Gold Coast details of which will be announced in 2017.

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held from April 4-15, 2018.

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