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City to Surf (Sydney)

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City2Surf 2014 - last post by Mynameissara

Melbourne Marathon

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First marathon attempt - last post by Seano

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

  • 359 topics
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4 HOUR club for 2014 - last post by mutk

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

  • 199 topics
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Australian Running Festival... - last post by slowmo

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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2014 Sydney Running Festival - last post by argon

Six Foot Track Marathon

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The Sixfoot 100 Day Challenge - last post by NJMS

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

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Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney 2014 - last post by Oxfam_Trailwalker_Sydney

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2014 - last post by saffron

Puffing Billy Train Race

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33rd Great Train Race - Sun... - last post by toolittletoolate

City to Surf (Perth)

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Looking for City2Surf Runni... - last post by BronzeButtercup

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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Starting a new race - insur... - last post by Sarge

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Traralgon Marathon 2014 - last post by Robert W

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Gold Coast Bulletin Fun Run - last post by Libertine

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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Canberra Times 10km, 5km - last post by Kookaburra

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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2014 Adelaide Marathon - last post by Wedgetail

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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WAMC MT HELENA 40 MILER (64... - last post by WestAustralianMarathonClub

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Ulverstone Marathon - last post by darg75

Other Races (NT)

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

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running in the territory - last post by barramundiboy

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 GetaLife

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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London Marathon 2014 - last post by Lotsahare

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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Great Ethiopian Adventure - last post by Steph


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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Penrith Park Run? - last post by dani11

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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Playing the field - last post by josephfoster


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

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WANTED: TNF100 entry - last post by Whippet Man

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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Need help on my sprinting - last post by Magahaka

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Mt Macedon Trail Runs 50km... - last post by hillybilly

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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Hellgate gorge 2014 - last post by Martin Dugdale

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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Ironman Melbourne 2015 - last post by GrizzlyBear


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Should I run a marathon? - last post by SkyChariot


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Central Coast Summer Series... - last post by KentlynTiger

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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 crowpower

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Hill Runs in Melbourne - last post by Alucard

Marathon Training

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

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Calling All First Time Mara... - last post by DoggieDoctor

Half Marathon Training

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

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Would love your thoughts. - last post by Pax

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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Is this a realistic goal? - last post by loubee

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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Road Rankings for Australians - last post by keming

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 frankie

Other training topics

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

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Timekeeping nightmare - last post by argon

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 - last post by Jonnoo

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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Hello from a newbie - last post by Bazza123

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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Timerlist: A free, easy to... - last post by Taeliesyn


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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Im selling a ticket for the... - last post by AndyUDU

Other running gear

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

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Kokoda challenge gear - last post by bdaearth

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Toes & Feet

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Extensor tendonitis? Any id... - last post by Usedtobeafastrunner

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Another Calf Pain Thread - last post by Chancho

Hips, Backs, Chest

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Tear of a tendon in adducto... - last post by sportsphysio

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Did I blow up/bonk/hit the... - last post by mytym

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

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Eagle and prostate cancer - last post by MD85

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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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carbs during marathon - last post by Mile27

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Group Buy Clif Shot Bloks - last post by runwithdogs

Other nutrition topics

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

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Reducing The Cholesterol Nu... - last post by FastUpHills

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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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Sh**t runners say - last post by Quinkin


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Marathon Woman-kathrine Swi... - last post by Caterpillar

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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Read Any Good Running Books... - last post by SkyChariot

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 Pom

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About CoolRunning

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CoolRunning Community

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