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City to Surf (Sydney)

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MAYBE! - next year. - last post by loubee

Melbourne Marathon

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2015 MELBOURNE MARATHON - last post by BasGomes

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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

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 TW1273

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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Any running Group in Sydney... - last post by runninghot

Six Foot Track Marathon

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The Sixfoot 100 Day Challenge - last post by David C

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

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Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney 2015 - last post by Oxfam_Trailwalker_Sydney

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2015 - last post by Quinkin

Puffing Billy Train Race

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

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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Bathurst Half Marathon and... - last post by Beatle

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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2015 Wangaratta Marathon - last post by RodN

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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toowoomba qld - last post by AndyP

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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2015 Woman & Girls Fun Run - last post by Amanda_HugnKiss

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Barossa Marathon 2015 - last post by  DESTINATION_43

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Bunbury 3 Waters Marathon 2015 - last post by newrunner2010

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Ross Marathon - last post by Road Runner

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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Need some info on the Paris... - last post by jayne_paris

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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Indoor Ironman - McGrath Fo... - last post by Amanda_HugnKiss


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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Sunshine Coast parkrun - Ka... - last post by Bellthorpe

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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Could the 10,00m be lost fr... - last post by Davo


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

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TNF100 stair training? - last post by Thomas63

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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Track Racing - for the fun... - last post by Manzo999

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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TRAQ - Mt Glorious Sat 21st... - last post by redbackrun

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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Megalong Mega - 7am 1.2.15 - last post by kolya

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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Audax Alpine Classic 2015 - last post by Rapunzel


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A Royal Flush in Marathons... - last post by barramundiboy


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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 Drewster

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Looking for ideas for speed... - last post by toolittletoolate

Marathon Training

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

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The Phil Maffetone Method - last post by SteveH72

Half Marathon Training

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

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Will short intervals help m... - last post by WhyNot

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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

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 Need2improve

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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High heart rate!?! - last post by Invergowrie

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Best running socks - last post by Keithh

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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Minimalism as a fad and inc... - last post by Taeliesyn

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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Garmin 910XT Power Button I... - last post by GetaLife


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: Much Loved Garmin... - last post by pb

Other running gear

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

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Name and rate your hydratio... - last post by CessnockRunner

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Toes & Feet

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Osteoarthritis in Navicular... - last post by tbird

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Stitched up knee - return t... - last post by Amanda_HugnKiss

Hips, Backs, Chest

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tendonopathy question - last post by BogFrog

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Gall Bladder Removal &... - last post by ChrisMac

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

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Excess skin/ compression gear? - last post by Yassoo

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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 Amanda_HugnKiss

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 Robert W

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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Damn dog drama - last post by Taeliesyn


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Ron Hill's 50 year streak - last post by adr1an

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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New book - Older Yet Faster - last post by iRonnie

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

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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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2015 - The Year Without A W... - last post by Stej

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