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Poll: 2008 Coolrunning Awards (243 member(s) have cast votes)

Best Australian 10km Race

  1. Answ/Striders State 10K Homebush (33 votes [20.62%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.62%

  2. Bridge To Brisbane (12 votes [7.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.50%

  3. Bridges Fun Run Perth (11 votes [6.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.88%

  4. Burnie 10K (12 votes [7.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.50%

  5. Coburg Lake Classic (3 votes [1.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.88%

  6. Fishers Ghost Fun Run (6 votes [3.75%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.75%

  7. Jetty To Jetty 10Km (4 votes [2.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.50%

  8. Min-Mosmarathon (2 votes [1.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.25%

  9. Olympic Dream (Melbourne) (12 votes [7.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.50%

  10. Qld 10Km (Doomben) (3 votes [1.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.88%

  11. Shepparton 10Km (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  12. Smc 10Km (20 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  13. Sri Chinmoy (19 votes [11.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.88%

  14. Striders 10Km Lane Cove (23 votes [14.37%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.37%

Best Australian Half-Marathon Race

  1. Bankstown Hidden Half (12 votes [6.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.12%

  2. Barossa Half Marathon (8 votes [4.08%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.08%

  3. Bunbury 1/2 (4 votes [2.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.04%

  4. Canberra Half Marathon (5 votes [2.55%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.55%

  5. Central Coast Half-Marathon (11 votes [5.61%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.61%

  6. Coburg Half Marathon (2 votes [1.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.02%

  7. Gold Coast Half (12 votes [6.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.12%

  8. Jetty To Jetty Hm (3 votes [1.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.53%

  9. Kembla Joggers Half (2 votes [1.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.02%

  10. Lake Macquarie Half (8 votes [4.08%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.08%

  11. Melbourne Half Marathon (28 votes [14.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.29%

  12. Noosa Half Marathon (15 votes [7.65%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.65%

  13. Qld Half (Doomben) (3 votes [1.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.53%

  14. Run Melbourne (6 votes [3.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.06%

  15. Sandy Point 1/2 (4 votes [2.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.04%

  16. Shepparton Half (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  17. Sutherland Hm (Royal Np) (2 votes [1.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.02%

  18. Sydney (Smh) Half Marathon (57 votes [29.08%])

    Percentage of vote: 29.08%

  19. Sydney Running Festival Half (12 votes [6.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.12%

  20. Weston Creek Half (2 votes [1.02%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.02%

Best Australian Marathon Race

  1. Adelaide Marathon (5 votes [2.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.67%

  2. Alice Springs Marathon (2 votes [1.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.07%

  3. Brisbane Marathon (4 votes [2.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.14%

  4. Canberra Marathon (34 votes [18.18%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.18%

  5. Fitzroy Falls (16 votes [8.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.56%

  6. Gold Coast Marathon (43 votes [22.99%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.99%

  7. Hobart Marathon (3 votes [1.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.60%

  8. Hunter Valley Marathon (8 votes [4.28%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.28%

  9. Melbourne Marathon (35 votes [18.72%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.72%

  10. Mudgee Marathon (3 votes [1.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.60%

  11. Perth Marathon (4 votes [2.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.14%

  12. Pichi Richi Marathon (2 votes [1.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.07%

  13. Portland Marathon Victoria (3 votes [1.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.60%

  14. Shepparton Marathon Event (1 votes [0.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.53%

  15. Sydney Marathon (24 votes [12.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.83%

Best Australian UltraMarathon Race (longer than a marathon)

  1. Banana Coast Ultra (Grafton To Coffs) (2 votes [1.21%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.21%

  2. Bogong To Hotham (4 votes [2.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.42%

  3. Bruny Island Ultra - 64Km (1 votes [0.61%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.61%

  4. Caboolture 24/48 Hour (2 votes [1.21%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.21%

  5. Coast To Koscuisko 2008 (35 votes [21.21%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.21%

  6. Coburg 24 Hour Carnival (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Cradle Mountain Tasmania (4 votes [2.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.42%

  8. Glasshouse (5 votes [3.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.03%

  9. Gnw 100S (17 votes [10.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.30%

  10. Gold Coast 100 (4 votes [2.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.42%

  11. Kurrawa To Duranbah And Back (1 votes [0.61%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.61%

  12. Maroondah Dam 50Km (4 votes [2.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.42%

  13. Red Rock To Coffs (1 votes [0.61%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.61%

  14. Six Foot Track (63 votes [38.18%])

    Percentage of vote: 38.18%

  15. Tamborine Trek (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  16. Tnf100 (5 votes [3.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.03%

  17. Ultra Around The Tan (5 votes [3.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.03%

  18. Wilsons Prom (4 votes [2.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.42%

  19. Yurrebilla Trail 56Km Ultra (8 votes [4.85%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.85%

Best Australian "Other distance" Race

  1. Adelaide City To Bay (11 votes [5.31%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.31%

  2. City To Surf Perth (5 votes [2.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.42%

  3. City To Surf Sydney (78 votes [37.68%])

    Percentage of vote: 37.68%

  4. Coast To Kosciuszko (27 votes [13.04%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.04%

  5. Coburg Bluestone Classic (2 votes [0.97%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.97%

  6. Cr 5Km Challenge (14 votes [6.76%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.76%

  7. Great Nosh Footrace (7 votes [3.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.38%

  8. Great Train Race (Puffing Billy) (15 votes [7.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.25%

  9. Hares 'n' Hounds - Qld (10 votes [4.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.83%

  10. Mountain To Surf, Lorne, Vic (1 votes [0.48%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.48%

  11. Mt Wilson To Bilpin (21 votes [10.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.14%

  12. Run For The Kids (13 votes [6.28%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.28%

  13. Sutherland To Surf 11K (3 votes [1.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.45%

Best Australian Regional Race (>100kms from capital city)

  1. 4 Peaks (9 votes [6.87%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.87%

  2. Banana Coast Ultra (Grafton To Coffs) (2 votes [1.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.53%

  3. Coast To Kosciuszko Ultramarathon (48 votes [36.64%])

    Percentage of vote: 36.64%

  4. Great Ocean Road Weekend (26 votes [19.85%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.85%

  5. Macleay Marathon (7 votes [5.34%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.34%

  6. Moe 6 Hour, Victoria (2 votes [1.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.53%

  7. Pichi Richi Marathon (7 votes [5.34%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.34%

  8. Red Rock To Coffs (2 votes [1.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.53%

  9. Shepparton Marathon Event (3 votes [2.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.29%

  10. Shoalhaven King Of The Mtn 32K (12 votes [9.16%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.16%

  11. Warwick Pentath-Run (13 votes [9.92%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.92%

Best Australian Male Athlete

  1. Collis Birmingham (11 votes [4.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.56%

  2. Craig Alexander (25 votes [10.37%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.37%

  3. Craig Mottram (35 votes [14.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.52%

  4. Jared Talent (9 votes [3.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.73%

  5. Kurt Fearnley (32 votes [13.28%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.28%

  6. Lee Troop (43 votes [17.84%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.84%

  7. Martin Dent (26 votes [10.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.79%

  8. Ryan Gregson (12 votes [4.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.98%

  9. Steve Hooker (21 votes [8.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.71%

  10. Yousef Abdi (27 votes [11.20%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.20%

Best Australian Female Athlete

  1. Benita Johnson (34 votes [14.11%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.11%

  2. Deanne Nobbs (4 votes [1.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.66%

  3. Emma Snowsill (118 votes [48.96%])

    Percentage of vote: 48.96%

  4. Kerrie Bremner (10 votes [4.15%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.15%

  5. Lara Tamsett (31 votes [12.86%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.86%

  6. Sally McLellan (35 votes [14.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.52%

  7. Sarah Jamieson (9 votes [3.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.73%

Best Overseas Athlete (male or female)

  1. Chrissie Wellington (12 votes [4.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.98%

  2. Constantina Tomescu (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

  3. Haile Gebrasalassie (134 votes [55.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 55.60%

  4. Paula Radcliffe (16 votes [6.64%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.64%

  5. Sammy Wanjiru (17 votes [7.05%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.05%

  6. Usain Bolt (60 votes [24.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 24.90%

CoolRunning's favourite running shop

  1. 3 Sports (10 votes [6.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.29%

  2. Active Stride (7 votes [4.40%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.40%

  3. E-Bay (25 votes [15.72%])

    Percentage of vote: 15.72%

  4. Intraining (16 votes [10.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.06%

  5. Joggers World (Adelaide) (11 votes [6.92%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.92%

  6. Leo Russell (6 votes [3.77%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.77%

  7. Northside Runners (Manly) (3 votes [1.89%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.89%

  8. Runner's Shop, Canberra (5 votes [3.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.14%

  9. Runners World Kew (5 votes [3.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.14%

  10. Runners World Perth (6 votes [3.77%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.77%

  11. Running Science (21 votes [13.21%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.21%

  12. See Me Run (6 votes [3.77%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.77%

  13. Skirt Sports (9 votes [5.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.66%

  14. Southside Runners (5 votes [3.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.14%

  15. Sydney Running Centre (19 votes [11.95%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.95%

  16. Victory Sports Robina (5 votes [3.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.14%

CoolRunning's favourite running/sports magazine

  1. Outdoor Mag Gear Guide (1 votes [0.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.49%

  2. Run For Your Life (R4YL) (133 votes [65.20%])

    Percentage of vote: 65.20%

  3. Runners World (63 votes [30.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.88%

  4. Trailrunner (7 votes [3.43%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.43%

CoolRunning's favourite running club

  1. Actccc (3 votes [2.01%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.01%

  2. Bankstown Sports Athletics Club (6 votes [4.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.03%

  3. Brrc (5 votes [3.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.36%

  4. Coburg Harriers (5 votes [3.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.36%

  5. Frontrunner (5 votes [3.36%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.36%

  6. Girraween Athletics Club (2 votes [1.34%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.34%

  7. Hills District (4 votes [2.68%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.68%

  8. Kembla Joggers (3 votes [2.01%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.01%

  9. Northside Running Group NRG (4 votes [2.68%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.68%

  10. Nrg (1 votes [0.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.67%

  11. Pcrg (11 votes [7.38%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.38%

  12. Sarrc (8 votes [5.37%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.37%

  13. Sydney Marathon Clinic Smc (26 votes [17.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.45%

  14. Sydney Striders (50 votes [33.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 33.56%

  15. Traq (6 votes [4.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.03%

  16. Wamc (6 votes [4.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.03%

  17. Woodstock Runners (4 votes [2.68%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.68%

CoolRunning's favourite thread of the year

  1. Coast-To-Kosciusko 2008 (53 votes [25.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  2. Coolrunner Weight Loss Transformations (37 votes [17.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.45%

  3. Depression (18 votes [8.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.49%

  4. How Long To Sustainable 3Min Kms (37 votes [17.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.45%

  5. Irks Thread (6 votes [2.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.83%

  6. Is Cr Becoming Lame? (46 votes [21.70%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.70%

  7. Number Twos / Poo (8 votes [3.77%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.77%

  8. Ultra Grand Slam Plebiscite (4 votes [1.89%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.89%

  9. Yurrebilla Trail, Gets The Green Light (3 votes [1.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.42%

CoolRunning's most accomplished athlete of the year

  1. Blue Dog (17 votes [7.05%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.05%

  2. Clarkey Of Cp (7 votes [2.90%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.90%

  3. Fossil (18 votes [7.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.47%

  4. Kelvin (10 votes [4.15%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.15%

  5. Lee Troop (54 votes [22.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.41%

  6. Martin Fryer (Phibes) (21 votes [8.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.71%

  7. Milov (18 votes [7.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.47%

  8. Paul Every (4 votes [1.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.66%

  9. Rudolf (5 votes [2.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.07%

  10. Spud (13 votes [5.39%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.39%

  11. Tim Cochrane (33 votes [13.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.69%

  12. Uncle Dave (35 votes [14.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.52%

  13. Usaphil (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

  14. Whippet Man (4 votes [1.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.66%

CoolRunning's most inspirational runner

  1. Bigadam (4 votes [1.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.66%

  2. Blue Dog (29 votes [12.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.03%

  3. Brettsrun (5 votes [2.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.07%

  4. Eagle (48 votes [19.92%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.92%

  5. Everyreadybunny (9 votes [3.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.73%

  6. Fred (1 votes [0.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.41%

  7. Horrie (8 votes [3.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.32%

  8. Kb (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

  9. Kelvin (14 votes [5.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.81%

  10. Martin Fryer (Phibes) (12 votes [4.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.98%

  11. Milov (5 votes [2.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.07%

  12. Paul Every (10 votes [4.15%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.15%

  13. Pbig (1 votes [0.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.41%

  14. Ratdog (6 votes [2.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.49%

  15. Runbare (6 votes [2.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.49%

  16. Slowmo (8 votes [3.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.32%

  17. Sook54 (5 votes [2.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.07%

  18. South Australian/ Frank (13 votes [5.39%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.39%

  19. Staypuff (21 votes [8.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.71%

  20. StellaBella (6 votes [2.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.49%

  21. Tim (15 votes [6.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.22%

  22. Tim2 (6 votes [2.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.49%

  23. Travy (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  24. Usaphil (5 votes [2.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.07%

  25. Wild Thing (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

CoolRunning's ambassador of the year

  1. Angelic One (9 votes [3.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.73%

  2. Bellthorpe (14 votes [5.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.81%

  3. Blue Dog (39 votes [16.18%])

    Percentage of vote: 16.18%

  4. Chilliman (8 votes [3.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.32%

  5. Colsy (4 votes [1.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.66%

  6. Ourimbah (3 votes [1.24%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.24%

  7. Paul Every (11 votes [4.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.56%

  8. Peterhorse (9 votes [3.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.73%

  9. Plodbod (19 votes [7.88%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.88%

  10. Plu (14 votes [5.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.81%

  11. Rudolf (4 votes [1.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.66%

  12. Seris (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

  13. Simlin (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

  14. Sook54 (31 votes [12.86%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.86%

  15. South Australian/Frank (27 votes [11.20%])

    Percentage of vote: 11.20%

  16. Stella Bella (8 votes [3.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.32%

  17. Sunny1 (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

  18. Tesso (8 votes [3.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.32%

  19. The Owl (1 votes [0.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.41%

  20. Tiger Boy (8 votes [3.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.32%

  21. Wombatoutofhell (18 votes [7.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.47%

Best photo added to the photo gallery this year

  1. C2K mannequins (84 votes [54.19%])

    Percentage of vote: 54.19%

  2. Ratdog in Mankini (59 votes [38.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 38.06%

  3. Tonedbutts Son (12 votes [7.74%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.74%

This year's most popular training run

  1. Beyond The Black Stump (23 votes [13.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.07%

  2. Blue Labyrinth (7 votes [3.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.98%

  3. The Capital City Trail (Melbourne) (12 votes [6.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.82%

  4. Cremorne Reserve (2 votes [1.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.14%

  5. Gnw Patonga Night Train (5 votes [2.84%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.84%

  6. Lady Carrington Drive (Rnp) (11 votes [6.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  7. Lane Cove River Park (7 votes [3.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.98%

  8. M7 (6 votes [3.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.41%

  9. Main Yarra Trail (4 votes [2.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.27%

  10. Merri Creek (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  11. Quarry Trail : Hornsby-Dural Nsw (12 votes [6.82%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.82%

  12. Rat Run (Melbourne) (7 votes [3.98%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.98%

  13. River Loop (Brisbane) (16 votes [9.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.09%

  14. River Torrens (Adelaide) (10 votes [5.68%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.68%

  15. The Bay Run (Sydney) (31 votes [17.61%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.61%

  16. The Tan (23 votes [13.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.07%

This year's most worn brand (not model) of running shoes

  1. Adidas (11 votes [4.64%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.64%

  2. Asics (94 votes [39.66%])

    Percentage of vote: 39.66%

  3. Bare Feet (6 votes [2.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.53%

  4. Brooks (51 votes [21.52%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.52%

  5. Keen (1 votes [0.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.42%

  6. Loco (3 votes [1.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.27%

  7. Mizuno (16 votes [6.75%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.75%

  8. Montrail (3 votes [1.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.27%

  9. New Balance (13 votes [5.49%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.49%

  10. Nike (22 votes [9.28%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.28%

  11. Puma (1 votes [0.42%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.42%

  12. Reebok (2 votes [0.84%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.84%

  13. Salomon (4 votes [1.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.69%

  14. Saucony (6 votes [2.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.53%

  15. Vibram Five Fingers (4 votes [1.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.69%

This year's most essential running accessory

  1. A Partner Who Understands (54 votes [22.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 22.41%

  2. Compressions (10 votes [4.15%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.15%

  3. Cr Cap (32 votes [13.28%])

    Percentage of vote: 13.28%

  4. Cr Tri Top (1 votes [0.41%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.41%

  5. Garmin (45 votes [18.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.67%

  6. Hydration Pack (14 votes [5.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.81%

  7. Ipod Or Other Personal Stereo (8 votes [3.32%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.32%

  8. Polar Monitor (10 votes [4.15%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.15%

  9. Running Skirt (14 votes [5.81%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.81%

  10. Shorts (25 votes [10.37%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.37%

  11. Spibelt (5 votes [2.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.07%

  12. Sportshield (2 votes [0.83%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.83%

  13. Sunglasses (21 votes [8.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.71%

This year's favourite running blog

  1. Bellthorps Blog (10 votes [6.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.67%

  2. Blogoutoutofhell By Wooh (8 votes [5.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.33%

  3. Eagle's Blog (30 votes [20.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.00%

  4. Ewoksta's Blog (3 votes [2.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.00%

  5. Fred's Blob Er Blog (15 votes [10.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.00%

  6. Owl's Blog (4 votes [2.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.67%

  7. Runbare's Blog (5 votes [3.33%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.33%

  8. Sook54's Blog (6 votes [4.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.00%

  9. South Australian's Blog (12 votes [8.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.00%

  10. Stellabella's Blog (12 votes [8.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.00%

  11. Tesso's Blog (13 votes [8.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.67%

  12. Tim's Blog (27 votes [18.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.00%

  13. Travy's Blog (1 votes [0.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.67%

  14. Wombatface (Aka Ewen)'s Blog (4 votes [2.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.67%

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#151 sunny1

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 06:59 PM

View PostSarge, on Jan 28 2009, 06:40 PM, said:

Last word, S1?

Probably not.

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 07:07 PM

View Postsunny1, on Jan 28 2009, 07:59 PM, said:

Probably not.


Good luck.
;)

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 07:14 PM

View Postsunny1, on Jan 28 2009, 03:09 PM, said:

Just stating what I see.

View Postsunny1, on Jan 28 2009, 04:56 PM, said:

Glad to here it because that's what I'm doing. Not agreeing.

View Postsunny1, on Jan 28 2009, 06:59 PM, said:

That is your opinion. I am sure others are entitled to theirs.

View Postsunny1, on Jan 28 2009, 07:59 PM, said:

Probably not.

I think we get the idea. You'll be up to post 2000 before you know it. ;)

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 07:43 PM

And see that is the great thing about a vote.  Everyone gets their say.  And the person with the most votes wins.  Simple.  ;)

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 07:49 PM

Quote

Last Word?
can anyone else get in on the action?

View PostFred, on Jan 28 2009, 07:43 PM, said:

And see that is the great thing about a vote.  Everyone gets their say.  And the person with the most votes wins.  Simple.  ;)
and that would be dddddddaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwggggggg!!!!!!!!!!!

Edited by undercover brother, 28 January 2009 - 07:49 PM.


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Posted 28 January 2009 - 07:53 PM

CoolRunning Australia provides what runners want from an Australian website: the latest race calendar, race results, news articles, contact details for running clubs, links to other running websites, and a place to meet and talk about running with other runners. - from the front page of this site.

I think that means regardless of whether they are beige (dog's shade of beige, or anyother!) black or with the 'black dog'; whether they have a dry larconic view of life or a 'sunshine and puppydogs' view of life; regardless of sexual preference, and regardless of which state or city they may currently live in.

Edit: so it shouldn't be a problem if people are encourage to vote, if they haven't already. And if one can lobby, why cant another?!

Edited by sunny1, 28 January 2009 - 07:57 PM.


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Posted 28 January 2009 - 08:01 PM

View Postsunny1, on Jan 28 2009, 08:53 PM, said:

CoolRunning Australia provides what runners want from an Australian website: the latest race calendar, race results, news articles, contact details for running clubs, links to other running websites, and a place to meet and talk about running with other runners. - from the front page of this site.

I think that means regardless of whether they are beige (dog's shade of beige, or anyother!) black or with the 'black dog'; whether they have a dry larconic view of life or a 'sunshine and puppydogs' view of life; regardless of sexual preference, and regardless of which state or city they may currently live in.

Edit: so it shouldn't be a problem if people are encourage to vote, if they haven't already. And if one can lobby, why cant another?!


So who, Sunny, would you be lobbying for?

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 09:22 PM

View Postsunny1, on Jan 28 2009, 08:23 PM, said:

CoolRunning Australia provides what runners want from an Australian website: the latest race calendar, race results, news articles, contact details for running clubs, links to other running websites, and a place to meet and talk about running with other runners. - from the front page of this site.

I think that means regardless of whether they are beige (dog's shade of beige, or anyother!), black or with the 'black dog'; whether they have a dry larconic view of life or a 'sunshine and puppydogs' view of life; regardless of sexual preference, and regardless of which state or city they may currently live in.

Edit: so it shouldn't be a problem if people are encourage to vote, if they haven't already. And if one can lobby, why cant another?!

I'm lobbying for a little less ridicule on this site.

Less ridicule because you might be from a different state, because you might have a larger signature than others, because you might be aiming for a goal others think impossible, because you might be a bit younger.

Some might think that this site is a bit of a joke:

View PostSarge, on Jan 28 2009, 05:04 PM, said:

We need less people taking this site seriously !!!!!!!

For most of us now it is just a way to get info on training runs and races. The rest is immaterial.

and CRlite is ok ... but surely some others should be able to do their serious chatting, ask serious questions, make serious comment without being lampooned by others.

PS thanks for the rose Sarge.

Edited by sunny1, 28 January 2009 - 09:27 PM.


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Posted 28 January 2009 - 09:28 PM

Sorry, I didn't see "A Little Less Ridicule" nominated.  Are they from South Australia?

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 10:10 PM

Also lobbying for a little less 'baiting'.

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Posted 28 January 2009 - 10:57 PM

I finally got up and voted.
I think it's rigged because some things I voted for aren't winning. ;)

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 12:05 PM

a vote for dog is a vote for mischief.

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 03:05 PM

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Vote one for Pencil-Necked-Geek pride.

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 03:27 PM

View PostSwaggers, on Jan 31 2009, 05:05 AM, said:

Vote one for Pencil-Necked-Geek pride.

are you accusing some of the candidates of being geeks?

which one has the pencil neck?

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 04:49 PM

View Postrohan, on Jan 31 2009, 04:27 PM, said:

are you accusing some of the candidates of being geeks?

which one has the pencil neck?

No.

It is a characterature of myself.  Haven't you ever heard of self-effacing humour? It was drawn by a mate on my shopping list.  I think it is funny.  

Pride is a noun.   Work it out.  It encourages those supposed PNGs who get slagged on CR to vote for PNG pride- to vote for nice people.

Edited by Swaggers, 01 February 2009 - 01:44 PM.


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Posted 31 January 2009 - 06:16 PM

who defines who is nice and who is not?

Santa?

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 06:49 PM

View PostSwaggers, on Jan 31 2009, 05:49 PM, said:

To vote for nice people.
Yep, I agree ;) ...... I voted for the blue dog. He is just a nice kind of guy. :D
I'm so glad that most CRs have decided that he is the man.

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 09:46 PM

View Postseris, on Jan 31 2009, 07:49 PM, said:

Yep, I agree ;) ...... I voted for the blue dog. He is just a nice kind of guy. :D
I'm so glad that most CRs have decided that he is the man.
I wasn't one of them-I'm still mentally scarred from meeting him!

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 11:26 PM

View Postwombatoutofhell, on Jan 31 2009, 09:46 PM, said:

I wasn't one of them-I'm still mentally scared from meeting him!
I thought you were mentally scarred from meeting Frank? ;)

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 11:19 AM

View PostTynoMite, on Feb 1 2009, 12:26 AM, said:

I thought you were mentally scarred from meeting Frank? ;)
It was an experience that's for sure.  He might have been more scarred by me than I was by him!

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 12:52 PM

View PostSwaggers, on Jan 31 2009, 04:49 PM, said:

It encourages those supposed PNGs who get slagged on CR to vote for PNG pride- to vote for nice people.

Was someone slagging off Papua New Guineans?!  ;)

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 01:12 PM

Polling is now closed.  All up 241 people have voted.  These are the final results for 2008-congratulations to all the winners.  Next year we'll hopefully have some improvements and be better organised.  All comments can be made here.

Best Australian 10km Race
1st: Answ/Striders State 10K Homebush  [20.89%]
2nd: Striders 10Km Lane Cove [14.56%]
3rd: Smc 10Km [12.66%]

Best Australian Half-Marathon Race
1st: Sydney (Smh) Half Marathon [28.87%]
2nd: Melbourne Half Marathon [14.43%]
Eq 3rd: Bankstown Hidden Half [6.19%]
Eq 3rd: Gold Coast Half [6.19%]
Eq 3rd: Sydney Running Festival Half [6.19%]

Best Australian Marathon Race
1st: Gold Coast Marathon [22.16%]
2nd: Melbourne Marathon [18.92%]
3rd: Canberra Marathon [18.38%]

Best Australian UltraMarathon Race (longer than a marathon)
1st: Six Foot Track [38.04%]
2nd: Coast To Koscuisko 2008 [21.47%]
3rd: Gnw 100S [10.43%]

Best Australian "Other distance" Race
1st: City To Surf Sydney [37.56%]
2nd: Coast To Koscuisko 2008 [13.17%]
3rd: Mt Wilson To Bilpin [10.24%]

Best Australian Regional Race (>100kms from capital city)
1st: Coast To Kosciuszko Ultramarathon [37.21%]
2nd: Great Ocean Road Weekend [20.16%]
Eq 3rd: Shoalhaven King Of The Mtn 32K [9.30%]
Eq 3rd: Warwick Pentath-Run [9.30%]

Best Australian Male Athlete
1st: Lee Troop [17.99%]
2nd: Craig Mottram [14.64%]  
3rd: Kurt Fearnley [13.39%]

Best Australian Female Athlete
1st: Emma Snowsill [49.37%]
2nd: Sally McLellan [14.64%]  
3rd: Benita Johnson [14.23%]

Best Overseas Athlete (male or female)
1st: Haile Gebrasalassie [55.65%]
2nd: Usain Bolt [25.10%]
Eq 3rd: Paula Radcliffe [6.69%]  
Eq 3rd: Sammy Wanjiru [6.69%]

CoolRunning's favourite running shop
1st: E-Bay [15.29%]
2nd: Running Science [13.38%]  
3rd: Sydney Running Centre [12.10%]

CoolRunning's favourite running/sports magazine
1st: Run For Your Life (R4YL) [64.85%]
2nd: Runners World [31.19%]
3rd: Trailrunner [3.47%]

CoolRunning's favourite running club
1st: Sydney Striders [33.33%]
2nd: Sydney Marathon Clinic Smc [17.69%]
3rd: Pcrg [7.48%]

CoolRunning's favourite thread of the year
1st: Coast-To-Kosciusko 2008 [25.24%]
2nd: Is Cr Becoming Lame? [21.43%]
3rd: Coolrunner Weight Loss Transformations [17.62%]

CoolRunning's most accomplished athlete of the year
1st: Lee Troop [22.18%]
2nd: Uncle Dave [14.64%]
3rd: Tim Cochrane [13.81%]

CoolRunning's most inspirational runner
1st: Eagle [19.67%]  
2nd: Blue Dog [12.13%]
3rd: Staypuff [8.79%]  

CoolRunning's ambassador of the year
1st: Blue Dog [16.32%]  
2nd: Sook54 [12.97%]
3rd: South Australian/Frank [11.30%]

Best photo added to the photo gallery this year
1st: C2K mannequins [54.90%]
2nd: Ratdog in Mankini 37.25%]
3rd: Tonedbutts Son [7.84%]

This year's most popular training run
1st: The Bay Run (Sydney) [17.82%]  
Eq 2nd: Beyond The Black Stump [13.22%]  
Eq 2nd: The Tan [13.22%]  

This year's most worn brand (not model) of running shoes
1st: Asics [39.57%]
2nd: Brooks [21.28%]  
3rd: Nike [9.36%]  

This year's most essential running accessory
1st: A Partner Who Understands [22.59%]
2nd: Garmin [18.83%]
3rd: Cr Cap [12.97%]

This year's favourite running blog
1st: Eagle's Blog [19.59%]
2nd: Tim's Blog [18.24%]  
3rd: Fred's Blob Er Blog [10.14%]