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City to Surf (Sydney)

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City2Surf 2017 - last post by Eddiepc

Melbourne Marathon

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Help! - last post by Bellthorpe

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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

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 ChrisG

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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Sydney Running Festival 2017 - last post by Eddiepc

Six Foot Track Marathon

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Six Foot Marathon Weather F... - last post by alilypad

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 2017 - last post by Andrew09

Puffing Billy Train Race

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The Great Train Race 2017 - last post by Rapunzel

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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UTA 50km wanted - last post by zoe_161

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Wings For Life World Run 20... - last post by Eddiepc

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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Resolution Run Series, Lake... - last post by Eagle

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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Bibbulmun Track - last post by Gone2thepack

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Convicts and Wenches - last post by The_F00l

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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New York Marathon 2017 - last post by Cibsob

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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Cabarita parkrun - 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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Centennial Park Ultra 50km... - 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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Advice for new sprinter, th... - last post by Aristocrat

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Scheyville Nat Park - Trail... - last post by njenner

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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What's happening with F... - last post by TallGeoff

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 dazmuzza


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2:17:01-  Mary Keitany Record - last post by Eagle


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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 AndyP

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 4 in 2017 - last post by Eagle

Half Marathon Training

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

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Specifically training for H... - last post by richardegg

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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Reached goal early...now what? - last post by Quinkin

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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Melbourne Sunday Morning Ru... - last post by luckyguy

Other training topics

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

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Taller runners have lower S... - last post by PhysicsGuy

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Altra's / Wide Toe Box... - last post by hiltz

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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Inaccurate distance and pace? - last post by NavyDiverJB


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 Slab Skin3 Set 12 M... - last post by riffraff

Other running gear

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

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Winter gloves that work - last post by Coral

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Toes & Feet

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Unknown soreness - last post by BayRunner

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Injury prevention when you... - last post by Mile27

Hips, Backs, Chest

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Massage Therapist Sydney - last post by RunMikeyRun

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Sudden cardiac death - last post by NavyDiverJB

Other body topics

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

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An Hour of Running May Add... - last post by SkyChariot

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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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Don't want to eat but n... - 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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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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Australian Breakthrough Can... - last post by NavyDiverJB

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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 AndyP


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Vale Wayne Pryke - Johnny Dark - last post by BeesKnees

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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What I read - last post by pureComedy

Misc Other

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

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Strangest Things We've... - 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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Is CR still relevant? - last post by sportsphysio

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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