Event Briefing | Sunshine Coast Green & Gold Runway 2022

Go for gold and make tracks at this special Sunshine Coast event celebrating 10 years until the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games!

Rocky Trail Entertainment has been appointed to manage this special mountain biking milestone event for the Sunshine Coast Council and on behalf of council we would like to share some important event information with you.

Who is the event for? From children to seniors, beginners to pros, everyone is invited to join the fun and #HaveaGo! Key points:

  • Please scroll down for important venue and parking info to plan your arrival.
  • People can get on their bikes at Sugar Bag Road Mountain Bike Trails on Sunday, 7 August 2022, from 10am – 3pm for an action-packed day.
  • Official ceremony at 1pm with guest speakers: Hear the journey from the athletes!
  • Take the whole family on a social ride around the Sugar Bag Trails.
  • the individual and group sessions are mostly booked out, but the two timed fun events that Rocky Trail is running still have spots:
    • You can also test your endurance and compare your time against a PRO on a short 1.5km XCO track – timing window 10am – 2pm!
    • Ride in the pump track competition from 2pm

We can’t wait to see you there! Scroll down for more information about the day.

An initiative by the Sunshine Coast Council.

ABOUT the venue:

Sugar Bag MTB Trails – Sugar Bag Rd, Caloundra West QLD 4551


  • Important! There is no parking available onsite.
  • Event parking is located at Caloundra High School (88 Queen Street, Caloundra) where a shuttle bus will take you and your bike to the event.
  • Please allow at least 30 minutes for parking and transport to the event before your session.

Please report to the Rocky Trail/Sunshine Coast Registration Tent upon arrival to collect your wrist band and race plate (if applicable)

Bikes must be in good working order and safe to ride
All riders must have an Australian Approved helmet

Official Ceremony at 1pm
Official ceremony at 1pm with guest speakers: Hear the journey from the athletes!

Event Facilities & Services:

There will be a range of food and drink vendors onsite as well as exhibitors including Maxxis, Chicks who ride Bikes, Auscycling, Hit Bikes and Bike Taylor.

Emergency contacts:

Event and Race Director – Bob Morris 0458 299 558
Event Manager – Jo Parker 0424 955 332

Have a go sessions with Rocky Trail (rego still open):

Green and Gold Pump Track Time Trial from 2pm
Get ready get set – From 2pm come along and record a lap time on the pump track with Rocky Trail. A great opportunity to compare your time against a PRO. Registration is open now – Free for all – operating 2 – 3pm. REGISTER FOR A SESSION

Green and Gold XCO Time Trial 10am – 2pm
Love riding? Come along test and your endurance on a short 1.5km XCO track with Rocky Trail. Compare your time against a PRO. Registration is open now – Free for all – operating 10am until 2pm. REGISTER FOR A SESSION


  • Food and drink stalls
  • Bike shop and bike industry displays
  • Demo bike displays
  • Former World Champion Janine Jungfels will stage an hourly trials demonstration in centre court
  • Official ceremony at 1pm with guest speakers: Hear the journey from the athletes!
  • Meet some of QLD’s and Australia’s most accomplished MTB athletes!

Line up of athletes:

  • Lisa Mathison, former Olympian
  • Holly Lubcke, heading to XCO World Championship this month
  • Joel Dodds, one of Australia’s promising young talents
  • Ethan Weiss, National Junior Development Squad
  • Janine Jungfels, former World Champion
  • Jayce Cunning, Pumptrack National Champion
  • Donna Dall, Coach and Mentor

Make sure you stay on or come early for lunch and join us in front of the stage area at 1pm to meet legends of the sport including Olympian Lisa Mathison and National Pump Track Champion Jayce Cunning. Plus be inspired, or inspire your kids, by hearing from an athlete about their journey to the Olympics. And, don’t forget to check out former World Champion Janine Jungfels staging an hourly Trials demonstration in centre court.

COVID-specific Event Guidelines

Rocky Trail Entertainment has all required Covid Safety plans and requirements in place.

We ask that if If you are showing any signs of the cold or flu or have a fever, that you please NOT come to the race. Please contact us immediately and we will transfer or refund your entry.

Do you have any questions?

Talk to us via our online chat – click on the orange circle symbol on your bottom right screen corner and we’ll be right with you! (We always love talking bikes, racing and riding!)

See. You. Soon.