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City to Surf (Sydney)

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Help - trying to get a frie... - last post by Andrew09

Melbourne Marathon

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2015 MELBOURNE MARATHON - last post by Pom

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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Lift from Brisbane to GC on... - last post by unicron

Canberra Marathon and associated events

"Australian Running Festival" incorporating marathon, half marathon, ultra marathon, 10k and 5k.

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2015 Australian Running Fes... - last post by MD85

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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Sydney Running Festival 2015 - last post by Eagle

Six Foot Track Marathon

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"Bandit" Runners? - last post by riffraff

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

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Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney 2015 - last post by Yassoo

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2015 - last post by hobbler

Puffing Billy Train Race

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34th Great Train Race - Sun... - last post by wharfie

City to Surf (Perth)

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2014 Perth City to Surf Hal... - last post by Taeliesyn

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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Great North Walk 100s - 2015 - last post by Martin Dugdale

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Surf Coast Trail Marathon - last post by chrischen79

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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City to South - 14km run - last post by dazmuzza

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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YMCA of Canberra Half Marathon - last post by Ergo

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Adelaide Marathon 2015 - last post by TurraRunner

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Bunbury 3 Waters Marathon 2015 - last post by Robert W

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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City to Casino 2015 - last post by DrinksRunner

Other Races (NT)

Other races in NORTHERN TERRITORY (includes Alice Springs & Darwin)

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Alice Springs Marathon 2015 - last post by Wedgetail

Other Australian races

Don't start new threads here- we are moving these threads to a new home and will then delete this section.

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Mothers Day Classic 2014 - last post by gemmaw

International Runs or Races

Note Ultramarathons eg Comrades are in Ultramarathon category, Hawaii Ironman in Triathlon category, Olympics/ Commonwealth/ Track races in Track & Field section

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Angkor Ultra Trail - 23 Jan... - last post by Taeliesyn

Charity & Fund Raising Entries

Events for major races that are arranged through charities of fund-raising bodies. One thread per relevant body. Please keep discussions on the races themselves to the relevant race threads, this sub-forum is just for the charity or fund-raising entry objectives and process

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Hearts Accross Australia - last post by Langfi


Parkrun 5k races are popping up all around Australia, in line with world trends. The threads have been categorised by state, but there are sufficient of them to group together.

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Do Asians attend parkrun? - last post by Stej

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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steve solomon - last post by Manzo999


Everything related to Ultra-Marathons (further than a marathon) including races, training, discussions etc

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First person to run 100 mil... - last post by Eagle

Track & Field

Everything about Track & Field & Cross country, Olympics, Commonwealth Games races, training, Athletics Australia, Little Athletics, the Running Australia program etc

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Sydney Track Classic - last post by Jimmy4990

Trail & Mountain Running

Everything related to Trail and/or Mountain Running (if an Ultra post in the Ultra category)

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Katoomba trail running - last post by Runningmatt

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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Poor Man's Comrades 2014 - last post by frankie17

Triathlon, Cycling, Swimming, CrossTraining etc

Everything relating to Triathlon & MultiSport races & training - including duathalon, biathlon, aquathon, rogaining, cross-training & other cross-training incl swimming, gym etc

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Cairns Ironman 2015 - last post by BogFrog


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What is your motivation? - last post by bingo01


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Curious? - last post by Simmo

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Beginner Training

People new to running training should start here.

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How was your run today? - last post by SkyChariot

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Time frame from 22min 5k to... - last post by Inarush

Marathon Training

How to train for a marathon, or run a particular time

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Sub 3 hours and beyond in 2015 - last post by Maffrew

Half Marathon Training

How to run a half marathon, or run a specific time

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Half Marathons in November - last post by thomo

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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Reasonable speed ≠ go... - last post by speedmeup

Competitive Edge & Elite

All about competing at the highest levels, plus discussion of the international competitive running scene. Appropriate for advanced and elite runners.

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Looking for improvement - last post by MG4R

Places & Clubs

Topics relating to places - places to run, places to train. Topics about Running Clubs and running partners are to be included here.

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Sunday Melbourne Training R... - last post by whitelion

Other training topics

Other training topics that don't appear to fit into the above categories

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Running coaches - last post by Limbic96

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Does cushioning REALLY help? - last post by HillsAths1

Barefoot & related

Discussions on running barefoot (incl minimalist shoes) and clubs, tactics, news articles etc - your one stop for all barefoot info!

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Latest Altra zero drop shoe... - last post by RunningSurfer

Electronic Hardware & Software

Hardware includes Watches, MP3 players, GPS. Software includes race pace calculators, training logs, diaries etc - generally anything "electronic".

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TomTom Runner GPS - last post by Road Runner


Ask about running-related items you are looking to buy or sell here - can include questions on WHERE to buy/sell (ONLY if you are Australian/NZ-based or item is Australian/NZ-related - NO TRADER ADS)

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For Sale: Salomon S-Lab 12... - last post by benc

Other running gear

Other running gear topics that don't appear to fit into the above categories

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Lighting bargains for runni... - last post by voiletmay

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Toes & Feet

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little toe pain - last post by nathaniel2518

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Medial Heel Sore Spot - last post by Stej

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Groin/ Hip Flexor or ? - last post by Sazzsta

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Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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High heart rate and feeling... - last post by RunningSurfer

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Other body topics that don't appear to fit into the above categories

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Physio In Parramatta? - last post by Stej

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Food & Diet

Food/Diet topics that relate to running/training only - random discussions on food/diet in "very off-topic chatter" please.

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Daily eating plan - last post by Berlin

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

Nutrition for when running - sports drinks, gels, vitamins, supplements & the like

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Unusual post run beverage - last post by Berlin

Other nutrition topics

Other nutrition topics that relate to running that don't appear to fit into the above categories

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Help! Smoking Neighbour Cau... - last post by iRonnie

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Runners' Soapbox

This section is for runners to gain feedback on other articles published elsewhere on the 'net or to discuss issues they feel are important.

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S**t non-runners say - last post by Davo


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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200 Not Out > THE EAGLE... - last post by loubee

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

Topics about running books, magazines, videos, newspaper & media in general, (including other websites)

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Get rewarded for running - last post by RunningHeroes

Misc Other

Questions & topics that don't appear to fit into any other category

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Things Shouted At You While... - last post by SkyChariot

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About CoolRunning

A good place to discuss CoolRunning, likes, dislikes and "constructive criticism"

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What Pisses me off about Co... - last post by Berlin

CoolRunning Community

Less-serious discussions about CoolRunning, or members, social events and other CoolRunning-related topics. Possibly not a lot of running talk.

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