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City to Surf (Sydney)

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My heros! - last post by toolittletoolate

Melbourne Marathon

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2014 Melb Marathon - last post by McNick

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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

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 RunnaMukk

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 Taeliesyn

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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Carcoar Cup Running Festival - last post by CountryMuzz

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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2015 Wangaratta Marathon - last post by SirPlod

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Twilight Bay Run (20th Sept) - last post by unicron

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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2014 Majura Valley's Ru... - last post by ChrisTimingGuy

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Sea to Summit 2014 - last post by AC1984

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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FREMANTLE FUN RUN for RFDS... - last post by WestAustralianMarathonClub

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Hobart Marathon 2015 - last post by DrinksRunner

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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Tor Des Geants - last post by Mile27

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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Penrith Park Run? - last post by R4YC

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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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Surf Coast Century 2014 - last post by infocus13

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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2014 Pan Pacific Masters Ga... - last post by PPMG

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Brisbane Area Trails - last post by WildRunners

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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Kanangra to Katoomba - last post by Slash

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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Nepean Triathlon 2015 - last post by BogFrog


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Who's watching the Auss... - last post by Colin


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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 CountryMuzz

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Is this why we run hill rep... - last post by unicron

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 3 Hour 30 mins Marathon... - last post by BagsRunning

Half Marathon Training

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

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Fatigue - last post by toolittletoolate

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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noob runner, attempting fir... - last post by eirenealetheia

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 jdub94

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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Train on Brisbane's tra... - last post by WildRunners

Other training topics

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

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2014km in 2014! - last post by Casrunner81

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Best Marathon Sock - last post by Odie

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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Best Pace: 	:25 min/km - last post by unicron


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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Event t-shirts - last post by couldhavebeen

Other running gear

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

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Singlets vs long sleeves on... - last post by DaftPunk

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Toes & Feet

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black toes and blisters - last post by lazydog

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Running After Knee Reconstr... - last post by bafou

Hips, Backs, Chest

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Running after Hip Tendonitis - last post by sportsphysio

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Nausea during races - last post by undercover brother

Other body topics

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

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Difference between chiropat... - last post by Stej

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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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Drinking and running - last post by AndyP

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Low cal sports drink -Brisb... - last post by Ultramouse

Other nutrition topics

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

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How to drink water - last post by coolwalking

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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 SkyChariot


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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Hal Koerner's Field Gui... - last post by Libertine

Misc Other

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

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You Know You Are A Runner W... - last post by Duf

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About CoolRunning

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

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Security issues? - last post by GetaLife

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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