On 28 May 2017, the tenth annual Rocky River Run will be held through the streets of Rockhampton. 7Rocky River Run would like you and your organisation to be part of this event.

Rockhampton’s favourite community event draws large crowds, local support and over 2,500 run participants.

Contact 7 Rocky River Run for more information on how you can become a sponsor.

Contact Deb Downey, Business Development Manager, CTC on 0427 511 176 or email deb.downey@ctcqld.com.au

2017 sponsors

Thanks to all our sponsors for their ongoing support and participation.

  • CTC – Shaping Futures
  • Channel 7
  • Rockhampton Regional Council
  • McDonald’s
  • Quest
  • Aussie Gold
  • Central Queensland Radiology
  • Hutchinson Builders
  • Endurance
  • ASN Rockhampton
  • Fulcrum Rockhampton
  • Phil Peel Jewellers
  • Capricorn Caves
  • Brittany Lauga MP
  • Totally Work Wear
  • Rogan Family Care
  • TFH Hire
  • Coates Hire
  • Growers Own
  • Lorna Jane
  • Fitzroy Towing & Transport

Channel 7

Seven is Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform and continues to lead in primetime, breakfast and morning television, building their market-leading performance over the past decade.

Seven News Central Queensland, presented by Rob Brough and Jo Desmond, has cemented its place weeknights at 6pm as a trusted source for all the latest news and information from the local region.

Seven continues to expand their presence in media driving leadership in the creation of content and delivering that content anywhere, anytime to the biggest audiences.

Seven is the home of many of Australia’s best performing and biggest content brands including My Kitchen Rules, Home & Away, Sunrise, the Australian Football League, House Rules and The X Factor to name a few. Seven has also secured all-encompassing broadcast rights to many of the major sporting events including but not limited to the AFL, Australian Open, the Olympic Games, Wimbledon, Rugby League World Cup and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Closer to home, Seven Central Queensland has maintained a consistent presence in the local community collaborating with numerous organisations to enhance the overall wellbeing of all Central Queenslanders.


CTC – Labour Hire

CTC takes the stress out of recruitment by providing a professional tailored service with no upfront fees.

Using our unique Employment ECO System we ensure that we have one goal in mind: realising your organisation’s success.

Our first step of talent acquisition is to understand our customers’ needs and goals. Understanding what makes our customers unique allows CTC to formulate a talent strategy that will produce measurable results to move your business forward. Choosing CTC to find your next employee you will gain a dedicated recruitment partner every step of the way.

We are there to help map out your total workforce strategic program from talent planning to workforce planning to execution of the plan. Whether you are looking for short term labour hire, permanent placements or you are committed to taking on a young person as an apprentice or trainee, we have the range of services to meet your requirements.

With our highly personalised and tailored hiring solution, we provide our customers unprecedented access to the most qualified professionals for your temporary, project and permanent recruitment needs.

Call Deb Downey on 1300 999 CTC (282) and discuss how we can find the right staff, with the right skills and attitude in the timeframe you need.


Rockhampton Regional Council

Rockhampton Regional Council is part of a strong Region and has a promising future. With more than 850 employees serving more than 80,000 residents. Rockhampton Regional Council is about much more than just “roads, rates and rubbish” with Council directly responsible for the provision of a wide array of services. Our Region is well serviced, boasting an impressive range of employment, health, sporting and cultural facilities in one of the best tropical climates in Australia.

Council’s mission is to create a Region that our community values and others admire; a thriving, diverse and accessible regional hub offering an affordable lifestyle. A place to grow your family, your qualifications, your career and your business.

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McDonald’s Australia

Australia’s first McDonald’s restaurant opened in Yagoona, Sydney, in 1971. Today there are over 950 McDonald’s restaurants across Australia, 80 per cent of which are franchised and run by local businessmen and women. The organisation employs more than 100,000 people in restaurants and corporate offices Australia-wide, and is the largest employer of youth in the country. McDonald’s creates more than 6,000 new jobs each year and spends over $40 million per annum on training and people development. McDonald’s suppliers export $175 million worth of Australian products annually and its restaurants spend more than $1.6 billion on food, packaging and other Australian goods and services each year. For more information visit www.mcdonalds.com.au or https://www.facebook.com/McDonaldsAU. McDonald’s is also on Twitter – check us out at https://twitter.com/maccas.



People are our business, it’s what we do. Since 1985, MRAEL has provided individuals and employers with innovative and unique education, training and employment solutions to suit their individual needs.

Operating as an Apprenticeship Network Provider, Registered Training Organisation, Group Training Organisation and Senior Vocational Trade College, MRAEL Group is the one solution provider you’ve been looking for.

Follow MRAEL on Facebook.



Quest are offering accommodation to 7 Rocky River Run attendees! See the list of accommodation offered.

Located in the central CBD precinct overlooking the Fitzroy River, Quest Rockhampton is the ideal accommodation for the short or long term traveller.

Our 73 well-appointed riverfront apartments offer various options to suit the individual traveller or large groups. Our studios offer generous sized rooms with kitchenettes, while our one and two bedroom apartments offer open plan living , dining and kitchen areas and laundry facilities. Our two bedroom apartments all offer two separate bathrooms. Different bedding configurations are available including king size beds which can be split to king single beds popular with larger groups.

Our property also features a gym, conference facilities and undercover secure parking Our central location offers easy access to all Rockhampton has to offer including The Pilbeam Theatre and Arts Complex, Rockhampton Basketball Centre, Tennis Centre, Rockhampton Aquatic Centre, Rockhampton Showgrounds and local restaurants and cafes.

Contact our friendly reception team for enquires and reservations, or follow us on Facebook.


Aussie Gold

Celebrating 23 years this year! So, why Aussie Gold Spring Water?

  • HACCP accredited Spring Water operation extracting directly from a deep on site underground aquifer on the Capricorn Coast.
  • Independent testing consistently proves our source water is one of the purest in the world after being naturally filtered for years through volcanic rock.
  • Our water easily exceeds FSANZ & local government health standards.
  • Aussie Gold Natural Spring Water is NATURALLY pH 6.9 & has no additives. It is free from all contamination including mine discharges or other variables and it requires no chemical treatment to make it drinkable. It is a superior drinking water.
  • Our water is sourced from a deep underground aquifer, below metres of fractured volcanic rock, which is the BEST natural water containment & filter system available on Earth.
  • We now offer our new product ‘BRANDED BOUTIQUE WATER’ in 600ml bottles for your organisation, with your brand or company name on the label.

Contact us for details.
Find us on Facebook or visit our web page.


Central Queensland Radiology

Central Queensland Radiology is recognised for its professional radiology services across the Central Queensland region. We are proud to employ locally, with over 120 technical and administration staff, and 17 Radiologists and Specialists to deliver consistent high quality imaging services. Our track record of excellence has contributed to Central Queensland Radiology’s successful inclusion to supply on-site radiology services in 6 hospital clinics, including Rockhampton, Hillcrest, Gladstone, Biloela, Emerald and Capricorn Coast. In addition, we have 2 practices in Rockhampton and Gladstone. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of radiology services, including MRI, advanced women’s imaging, cardiac and breast imaging.

Contact us today on our Facebook page, or via email at info@cqradiology.com.au.


Hutchinson Builders

Hutchinson Builders is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned building and construction companies. Established in 1912 our heritage has been forged by a century of service to the construction industry. Fundamental to our approach to client relationships and project delivery, are core company values of honesty, integrity, a passion for quality and a commitment to staff, clients and workplace partners.

This culture has been nurtured over the last 100 years and has become inherent in the way we do business. Hutchinson Builders constructs approximately 200 projects around Australia every year ranging in size from relatively small residential and commercial maintenance works to major multi-million dollar projects. Projects include commercial and residential high-rise, mining and resource sector infrastructure projects, industrial, sporting, health, Government, retail, education, civil, hotels and clubs, tourism and modular construction.

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Endurance was founded in 2014 on three principles:

  • delivering a high quality fitness product for the consumer;with an excellent warranty
  • Customer Service That is exceptional by email , phone or In Store
  • and selling the total package at an affordable price.

Our passion comes from our background in Fitness Industry and Endurance aims to create the ultimate in safety, design, and affordability.
Every Endurance product is built to fulfill each of those purposes. We only supply products that we use ourselves. In fact, with our background In personal training and professional sport we actually use the products we design and sell!

When you buy direct from Endurance, you’ll never have to worry about quality – no matter how much you use your equipment, it’s built for a lifetime.
We never compromise quality for price – and our warranties are proof of our commitment to you!

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ASN Rockhampton

ASN Rockhampton is based in the Night Owl complex on George St, Sth Rockhampton.

We promote a healthy lifestyle through sports supplements and we can aid you in your health and fitness journey.
ASN source the best quality products from all over the world to bring you a store filled with a wide variety of brands and flavours.
Every customer is treated evenly and customer service is our number 1 priority.

Come in and see for yourself – We are very friendly and here to help! Contact us on (07) 4921 1377, or at rockhampton@asn.com.au, or follow us on Facebook.


Fulcrum Rockhampton 

2 x wheel alignments

2 x $50 voucher

Penrite sports bag & products

Your local suspension, service and wheel alignment experts. – As an integral member of the Rockhampton community, Robo’s reputation for quality motor works and tyre works now extends to suspension under his fully owned and operated Fulcrum Suspension store. Robo and his dedicated team pride themselves in providing quality customer service and workmanship for all suspension repairs, suspension upgrades and suspension modifications.

The combination of the team’s drive and a workshop widely acknowledged as one of the best in Australia has now established Fulcrum Rockhampton as the leading suspension specialist in the city. Follow our Facebook page.


Phil Peel Jewellers 

Timing Sponsor

Established in 1962, Phil Peel Jewellers has been a familiar and trusted jewellery business in the Rockhampton and Central Queensland region for over 50 years. We pride ourselves on our individual customer service and the ability to ensure you find the perfect gift whether it may be a fine jewellery item, a watch or gift for every occasion.

We are proud to be a member of Australia’s largest buying group for independently owned and operated businesses. This group has been in operation for over 33 years. For you, this means access to the most comprehensive selection of fine jewellery from Australia and all over the world. We specialise in those items that you will not typically find at your average chain jewellery store.

Our focus is to provide customers with a unique experience ensuring that they have a timeless piece that will last for many generations to come. We have an on-site manufacturing jeweller and access to the latest CAD technology and 3D printing so that you can custom design a truly individual piece. All of our staff are highly skilled and pride themselves on specialist customer service, where nothing is too big or too small to focus on. The store is also a member of the Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) and is a signatory for the jewellery code of ethics within Australia. Follow us on Facebook.


Capricorn Caves

The Capricorn Caves are nestled in the dry tranquil rainforest offering a peaceful place to explore and unwind. The Capricorn Caves are offering 10% discount off the Cathedral Cave tour for registered race participants from the 24th to the 31st May.

Capricorn Caves are also offering a prize for an early bird registration valued at $448. The prize includes:

  • 2 nights Accommodation in a 2 bed room deluxe cabin for 4 people
  • Breakfast basket for 2 people for 2 nights
  • Cathedral Cave tour tickets for 4 people

(Bookings essential)

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Brittany Lauga MP


Totally Workwear

Totally Workwear are generously donating a set of King Gee Compression clothing, including a shirt and pants valued at $168.00 to be awarded to the winner of the Endurance exercise bike competition.

TWW Rockhampton has been established for over 10 years and has been outfitting local businesses in Workwear, Corporate Apparel, Safety Boots and PPE during this time.

TWW Rockhampton prides itself on a high level of customer service with over a combined total of 40 years’ of TWW experience. The store houses leading brands including but not limited to King Gee, Hard Yakka, Stubbies, Biz Collection, City Collection, Steel Blue, Oliver, Mongrel and Blundstone.

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Rogan Family Care

Choosing the best solution for the care for your children is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Rogan Family Care has an outstanding reputation, built over many years, for in-home childcare excellence.

Whether your family needs short-term support, a long-term nanny who will fit in with your unique family circumstances, or emergency temporary care, we will work closely with you so you can make the right choice for your family.

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TFH Hire

TFH Hire – Temporary Fencing Rockhampton are true temporary fencing experts. With an extensive history in the industry as well as a fully qualified and highly skilled team, TFH Hire – Temporary Fencing Rockhampton can assure you a professional and reliable temporary fence service.

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Coates Hire

Coates Hire is Australia’s largest equipment hire company with over 126 years of experience in industry, supplying to a wide variety of markets including Engineering and Building Construction & Maintenance, Mining & Resources, Manufacturing, Government, and Events.

Coates Hire’s unmatched network of over 230 branches nationwide across metropolitan, regional and remote areas provides you with the assurance that no matter where your project is, we have a dedicated product specialist and branch just around the corner.

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Growers Own

Our fruit sponsor this year, Growers Own has been delivering to food service customers over 25 years. They offer quality fresh produce, source locally when in season.

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Lorna Jane

Our mission is to empower every woman to lead her best life through the Active Living philosophy and the daily practice of Move, Nourish and Believe.

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Fitzroy Towing & Transport

For high-quality towing and transport services in the Rockhampton region, Fitzroy Towing & Transport has you covered. Our professional and friendly team provide a personal service, with specific attention to detail when it comes to transporting or towing your vehicle. Fitzroy Towing & Transport is a family owned and operated business and has been continuously expanding in Central Queensland for the past 15 years.

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