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City to Surf (Sydney)

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C2S Training updates - last post by Bazza123

Melbourne Marathon

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2014 Melb Marathon - last post by rizzoaus

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

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Australian Running Festival... - last post by MD85

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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2014 Sydney Running Festival - last post by Jindalee

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 katiepot

City to Surf (Perth)

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

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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Running Wild Season 5 - last post by runningwildnsw

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Midnight Marathon-now with... - last post by Brendan90

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Lake Manchester Trails Sun... - last post by redbackrun

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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Canberra Bush Marathon 2014 - last post by Eagle

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Best SA Half for a first timer - last post by Poops

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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WAMC 2014 PERTH HALF MARATH... - last post by WestAustralianMarathonClub

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Ulverstone Marathon - last post by SkyChariot

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 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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New York City Marathon - 3-... - last post by pwd

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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Ks 4 Kids Australia - last post by Ks4KidsAustralia


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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Adelaide parkrun - last post by goldie*

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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Paralympics 2012 - last post by maristrider


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

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100 Mile training program - last post by Ubiq

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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Conflict Of Interest Eric H... - last post by Colin

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Trailrunner vs Kokoda - last post by Raulski

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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12 Foot Track - last post by RawAussieAthlete

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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Tour de France 2014 - last post by adr1an


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Run-walk-run ratios for mar... - last post by sportsphysio


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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 Robbo78

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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What is your Vomit Threshold? - last post by Wedgetail

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 3 hours and beyond in 2014 - last post by Maffrew

Half Marathon Training

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

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Half Marathon PB discussion - last post by UnfitnessFanatic

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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10km in sub 40 - last post by Invergowrie

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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Getting a Coach, any recomm... - last post by infocus13

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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Easy navigation long run fr... - last post by wombatoutofhell

Other training topics

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

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Running In Canberra - last post by Robert W

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Altra Olympus V Hoka Stinson - last post by RunTurtleRun

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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Vibram Lawsuit Class Action - last post by TwoGullies

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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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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Garmin Forerunner 10 for sale - last post by Sirbambam

Other running gear

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

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Where to buy a sports bra? - last post by mbev

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Toes & Feet

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PF - to run or not to run? - last post by SayCC

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Tibial Stress Fracture reco... - last post by benc

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How did I injure one side o... - last post by Mile27

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Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Effects of cold weather on... - last post by GetaLife

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Difference between chiropat... - last post by iRonnie

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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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Paleo? - last post by Rapunzel

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Fructose Malabsorbtion - last post by iarnison

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 chrisso

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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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Athletics Victoria - last post by Lame


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Roger Guard - last post by Chaserchasing

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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Insight on SBS featuring Ke... - last post by Wheats

Misc Other

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

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Strangest Thing Found Or Se... - last post by iRonnie

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About CoolRunning

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Adding my PB's, Goals a... - last post by Poops

CoolRunning Community

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