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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

  • 396 topics
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Gold Coast Marathon - 1st J... - last post by HeadlampRunner

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

  • 210 topics
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2018 entries? - last post by allrounder

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)

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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 BayRunner

Puffing Billy Train Race

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Weak hip flexors - last post by Eddiepc

City to Surf (Perth)

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Perth City to Surf 2017 - last post by jessicalopez

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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2018 Bathurst RSL Club Half... - last post by BeesKnees

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Brimbank Park Running Festi... - last post by Robert W

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Wild Horse Crit - Easter 2016 - last post by AlunDavies

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 crskat

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)

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Bridge Run - last post by TassiePenguin

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 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 Stej

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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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Who has run from Brisbane t... - last post by bartholemeu

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)

  • 483 topics
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Jogging gaiters to protect... - last post by riffraff

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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Triathlon and Ironman 2017 - last post by DrinksRunner


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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 DrinksRunner

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Let's run 5K in sub 20min! - last post by darg75

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 4 in 2018 - last post by Clockwise

Half Marathon Training

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

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Coaching effectiveness - last post by murrumfatboy

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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10km in sub 40 - last post by Zedzded

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 Injured2010

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 dantan

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Heel drop change - last post by BeatYesterday

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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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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headphones for running - last post by Stej


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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looking for the COOLest run... - 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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Neverending hammie/glutes t... - last post by omy005

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Course „science o... - last post by Clockwise

Other body topics

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

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Latest news from the world... - 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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Best way to lose weight - last post by Maffrew

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Choc-milk - The Latest Post... - last post by DrinksRunner

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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Cathy Freeman - last post by SkyChariot

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 Davo

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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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