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City to Surf (Sydney)

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When To Arrive For C2s - last post by GreenConsort

Melbourne Marathon

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2017 Melbourne Marathon - last post by DrinksRunner

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon... - last post by RunningSurfer

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

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2017 Australian Running Fes... - last post by MD85

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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Sydney Marathon 2016 - last post by bobbys

Six Foot Track Marathon

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Six Foot Track 2017 Trainin... - last post by theHOKAguy

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

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TW Melbourne 2016 - last post by bingo01

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2016 - last post by Matt_Taylor

Puffing Billy Train Race

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The Great Train Race 2017 - last post by toolittletoolate

City to Surf (Perth)

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Perth City2Surf 2015 - 12km - last post by Andrew09

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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Sydney Summer Twilight seri... - last post by Blues Buffett

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Last one standing, a 5000m... - last post by shoop

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Brisbane's Great South Run - last post by HeadlampRunner

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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Canberra Summer Marathon, h... - last post by Horrie

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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SA Track 100 Championship - last post by ozzybuds

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Perth 2016, World Masters C... - last post by BIGKEV

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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2008 Kentish Triple Top Mou... - last post by AndyP

Other Races (NT)

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

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May 2017 Canal Aventure... - last post by FarWest

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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What Is The Best 10k Road R... - last post by riffraff

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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Tokyo Marathon 2017 - last post by jon_h

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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Trans-Timor Trek 2017 - last post by earthtrails


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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New parkrun trial 22 Jan Ha... - last post by BayRunner

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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Predictions for the 2016 Ol... - last post by Davo


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

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Annual Run Totals (km, hour... - last post by StuC

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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Is this workout too hard? - last post by mytym

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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TWO BAYS TRAIL RUN (12th Ed... - last post by youngrunner

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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Megalong Mega 2015, 2016 - last post by Horrie

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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Triathlon and Ironman 2017 - last post by DrinksRunner


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Average marathon time- US T... - last post by NavyDiverJB


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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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Recovering from ITBS - last post by StuC

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Let's run 5K in sub 20min! - last post by Invergowrie

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 4 in 2017 - last post by Maton12

Half Marathon Training

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

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My first official Half Mara... - last post by NavyDiverJB

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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5k runner, looking to up th... - last post by toolittletoolate

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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Most competitive training t... - last post by riffraff

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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Campbell Athletic Fields - last post by HarderBetterFasterStronger

Other training topics

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

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2017km in 2017 - last post by Phanta

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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trail shoes or road shoes? - last post by wily_quixote

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 speedmeup

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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GPS with stride rate (cadence) - last post by HeadlampRunner


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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Salomon S-Lab XT6 - UK9 / U... - last post by longshot

Other running gear

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

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Coldsnap / coolcore - last post by besty

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Toes & Feet

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Unknown soreness - last post by Davo

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Fat Pad Impingement (knee) - last post by Riah

Hips, Backs, Chest

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TFL - can anyone help? - last post by Robert W

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Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Other body topics

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

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Anyone used a TENS machine? - last post by StuC

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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 TrinityRuns

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 TrinityRuns

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 undercover brother

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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 SkyChariot


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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What ever happened to Mark... - last post by PutPut

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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My adventures - last post by Zostard

Misc Other

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

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Cyclocross Worlds - last post by dazmuzza

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About CoolRunning

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

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Coolrunning Forums - Upgrad... - last post by bsd

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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