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City to Surf (Sydney)

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Sub 60 From Back Of Pack - last post by BeesKnees

Melbourne Marathon

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2018 Melbourne Marathon - last post by Clockwise

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

  • 397 topics
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Gold Coast Marathon - 1st J... - last post by RunningPat

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

  • 211 topics
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2018 entries? - last post by BeesKnees

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

  • 496 topics
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Sydney Running Festival - 2018 - last post by RunningRagged

Six Foot Track Marathon

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6FT 2018 - last post by David C

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

  • 145 topics
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TW Melbourne 2016 - last post by bingo01

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2018 - last post by Clockwise

Puffing Billy Train Race

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37th Great Train Race - Sun... - last post by Stej

City to Surf (Perth)

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Marathon Entry Transfer - last post by bobbys

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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Western Sydney Marathon 2 J... - last post by BeesKnees

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Looking for a half marathon - last post by Robert W

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 Times Funrun 14k,... - last post by BTONE

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Adelaide Marathon Festival... - last post by Robert W

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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2016 WAtoday Swan River Run... - last post by dantan

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

  • 135 topics
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City to Casino 2015 - last post by DrinksRunner

Other Races (NT)

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

  • 27 topics
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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 City Marathon 2018 - last post by rowdy2574

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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parkrun Milestone Celebrations - last post by mik

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

  • 99 topics
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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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UTA-100 2018 - last post by riffraff

Track & Field

Everything about Track & Field & Cross country, Olympics, Commonwealth Games races, training, Athletics Australia, Little Athletics, the Running Australia program etc

  • 750 topics
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Little and Big Athletics To... - last post by Davinator

Trail & Mountain Running

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

  • 484 topics
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ANZAC Day Challenge - last post by Jindalee

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

  • 255 topics
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Beyond the Black Stump 2018 - last post by frankie17

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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Final Work survey: Working... - last post by BramN94


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advice on my next marathon - last post by Cobalt


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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 JXT

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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

Marathon Training

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

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High mileage vs lower milea... - last post by mytym

Half Marathon Training

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

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Coaching effectiveness - last post by riffraff

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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10km in sub 40 - last post by Davinator

Competitive Edge & Elite

All about competing at the highest levels, plus discussion of the international competitive running scene. Appropriate for advanced and elite runners.

  • 218 topics
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Commonwealth Games Marathon - last post by Davinator

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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Long slow runs - last post by RunningSurfer

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Running Shoes - last post by riffraff

Barefoot & related

Discussions on running barefoot (incl minimalist shoes) and clubs, tactics, news articles etc - your one stop for all barefoot info!

  • 181 topics
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Less minimalist shoes - last post by Chrus

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 Watch with compass dir... - last post by mik


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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Cathedrals Challenge Jawbon... - last post by OverRun

Other running gear

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

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Which Running Vest?Pack - last post by murrumfatboy

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Toes & Feet

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bruised bone in foot - last post by undercover brother

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Knee Pain - last post by Scottyd82

Hips, Backs, Chest

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fractured ribs - last post by David C

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Sudden cardiac death - last post by monocotyledon

Other body topics

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

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Set weight point theory - last post by Davinator

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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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Breakfast or no breakfast - last post by DrinksRunner

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

  • 363 topics
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Choc-milk - The Latest Post... - last post by Tuttle

Other nutrition topics

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

  • 128 topics
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Ferriten Level Correction - last post by Stej

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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 Davinator


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Aireys Inlet Vic- Lost runner - last post by frankie17

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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Ocean Swimming Podcast - last post by BogFrog

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 Phanta

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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 bobbys

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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Happy Birthday - last post by iRonnie

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