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Shae Killey4 years ago

You've been training and the time has come

Okay, all you fitness enthusiasts out there it's time to get your running shoes on and head to CBUS Super Stadium for the 2015 Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run. It doesn't matter whether you're competing in the 2.5 kilometre family dash or the full 21 kilometre fun run, you're sure to have a blast while doing so. Come solo, convince your friends to have a go or bring the family for a bit of fun-filled fitness to start their Sunday. Haven't signed up yet? It's not too late! Don't spend another weekend on the couch lazing around and put your name down as soon as possible to avoid the late fees.

While the 2015 Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run may be organised and managed well, unfortunately, they don’t feed you afterwards. We’ve gone to the trouble and found you four Gold Coast cafes that are nearby, so you won’t have to move your sore muscles very far in order to feast on a recovery meal.

Mokacino’s

Great tasting coffee, Mokacinos - Gold Coast
Great tasting coffee, Mokacino’s – Gold Coast

Hidden away in the heart of residential Robina, make your way (however slow that may) to Mokacino’s. It doesn’t matter whether you need a great tasting cappuccino to re-energise you from your lactic acid induced slumber or you’re coming for some breakfast to refuel, you’re sure to be satisfied when you choose to sit down at Mokacino’s. Having just competed in the fun run we suggest ordering the big breakfast which has all your favourite wholesome brekky ingredients, plated with attention to detail and all for a reasonable price. Doesn’t sound like you? With an extremely versatile menu, there’s really a Mokacino’s meal for whatever your taste may be.
Where: 195 Ron Penhaligon Way Robina Gold Coast QLD

Lake Cafe & Bar

Wholesome brekky selections, The Lake Cafe and Bar
Wholesome brekky selections, Lake Cafe and Bar

The award-winning Lake Cafe and Bar has been a favourite among both Varsity Lakes and Robina locals for many years. Located next to Bond University, this cafe is a great place to bring your fellow competitors to have a hearty breakfast feed or premium blended coffee after you cross the finish line. Perhaps you want to celebrate with a few drinks? This fully licenced venue will be happy to pour you a glass of Sauvignon Blanc while you sink into your chair and reflect on the day’s accomplishments. With picturesque views overlooking Lake Orr, there’s really no other place like the Lake Cafe and Bar.
Where: 235 Varsity Parade Varsity Lakes Gold Coast QLD

Euphoria Espresso Cafe

Beauitful banana pancakes, Euphoria Espresso - Gold Coast
Beauitful banana pancakes, Euphoria Espresso Cafe – Gold Coast

If you’ve competed in one of the longer runs during the event, the last thing on your mind is travelling any further. Luckily for you, just 550 metres from the finish line at  CBUS Super Stadium is Euphoria Espresso Cafe. This cosy little cafe produces some of the best cafe style feeds in the area, with a breakfast menu which is perfect for any palate. Want something nutritious to refuel all that lost energy? Enjoy a crispy bacon and egg roll which you’ll barely be able to fit into your mouth. Otherwise, there’s a range of sweet tooth selections, including banana pancakes, muffins and iced coffee frappes, for those who feel like they can afford to indulge after all their exercise.
Where: 105/137 Laver Drive Robina Gold Coast QLD

Squires Loft Robina

Steaks galore, Squires Loft Robina - Gold Coast
Steaks galore, Squires Loft Robina – Gold Coast

Perhaps you’d prefer to have some lunch? Come to Squires Loft Robina where you can get a big juicy steak, which will fill your stomach as you get a good protein hit which is perfect for muscle recovery. The Squires Loft franchise is ever expanding and for good reason; they’ve developed a reputation as being a must visit location for steak lovers, so step inside and see for yourself. Situated in the Robina Town Centre promenade, Squires Loft Robina is home to contemporary, yet rustic surroundings which make it the perfect place to relax and unwind with a few drinks and a good meal after a big day of running.
Where: Shop 1002 Robina Town Centre Drive Robina Gold Coast QLD

Are you heading to the 2015 Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run? Which Gold Coast cafe will you be visiting afterwards?

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