Rockhampton’s Colourful Success Continues

The vibrant hues of Colour Me Capricorn Rockhampton once again filled the air at the Kershaw Gardens as the community rallied for the sixth year running. Presented by Schwarz Excavations, the event drew a spirited crowd of over 500 people supporting RACQ CapRescue’s vital missions.

Participants of all ages and abilities followed the rainbow paths, collectively raising over $16,000 to bolster the life-saving service. Schwarz Excavations, the Naming Rights Partner, played an important role in reaching this amazing total!

Schwarz Excavations Marketing Officer Sarah Williams recognised the critical role CapRescue plays in saving lives and ensuring the safety of the community.

“We are dedicated to making a positive impact where it matters most, and by joining with CapRescue for Colour Me Capricorn, we are investing in the well-being of our region, said Ms Williams.  Plus, all of our participants had a lot of fun!”

StepUp CapRescue Volunteers, supported by Thiess, joined corporate volunteers from Blackwoods Rockhampton and students from the Rockhampton Grammar School. CQU Health Clinic students provided complimentary sports massages while F45 Cap Coast hosted an invigorating warm-up.

Sharyn Truelson, Community Engagement Officer, emphasised the importance of the volunteers.

“Their dedication is fundamental to all our events, remarked Sharyn. They help make it a success, leaving participants smiling and eager to return next year.”

Kim Walters, Communications and Engagement Officer, thanked the community for their participation and support.

“We are thankful to everyone who joined us bright and early for a bit of fun and hope they enjoyed their colour run,” said Kim. “You have helped make a real difference by supporting CapRescue and keeping the helicopter flying. Every little bit helps towards the $4 million we must raise in the community each year.”

For photos from the day and updates on upcoming events, follow the CapRescue Facebook page.

Colour Me Capricorn Rockhampton 2024 was made possible by generous sponsors, including Schwarz Excavations, Rockhampton Regional Council, and Blackwoods Rockhampton.