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City to Surf (Sydney)

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Melbourne Marathon

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Race Day Projections - McMi... - last post by sante

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon... - last post by HillsAths1

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

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2016 Australian Running Fes... - last post by RunningRagged

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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What's the elevation ga... - last post by TassiePenguin

Six Foot Track Marathon

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6 Foot Track Marathon 2016 - last post by Colin

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

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Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney 2015 - last post by Yassoo

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2016 - last post by BayRunner

Puffing Billy Train Race

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35th Great Train Race - add... - last post by Keno

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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Sydney Summer Twilight seri... - last post by Blues Buffett

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Run for the Young in Lilyda... - last post by Robert W

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Blackall 100 - last post by unicron

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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2014 Stromlo Running Festival - last post by Sprain_Jaw

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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McLaren Vale Half Marathon - last post by Option1

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Perth based runners wanted... - last post by bernardliew

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Cadbury Hobart Marathon 2016 - last post by Arf

Other Races (NT)

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

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Alice Springs Marathon 2015 - last post by Wedgetail

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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43rd BERLIN MARATHON >... - last post by  DESTINATION_43

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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Fire and Rescue NSW Sydney... - last post by Professor


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 general discussion - last post by Andrew2

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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Predictions for the 2016 Ol... - last post by IndigoWolf


Everything related to Ultra-Marathons (further than a marathon) including races, training, discussions etc

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Big Red Run - 25 June to 2... - last post by LucasTrihey

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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Russia- doping - last post by sunburnt

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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TRAQ 2016 Event Dates - last post by redbackrun

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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Beyond the Black Stump - last post by Horrie

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 first-timer at Br... - last post by Keithh


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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 Selwood

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Looking for a sprint coach... - last post by Sprintr

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 3 hours and beyond in 2015 - last post by RodN

Half Marathon Training

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

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What's Your "self Talk"? - last post by iRonnie

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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10km in sub 40 - last post by Invergowrie

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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Kenyans May Be Genetically... - last post by Colin

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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Long set of stairs near bay... - last post by Berlin

Other training topics

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

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Do you use lap pace or curr... - last post by brewer

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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New Balance anyone? - last post by Quinkin

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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Ultra Running - Fivefingers... - last post by sportsphysio

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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Movement watches - last post by Fitnhealthy


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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For Sale Garmin Forerunner 220 - last post by Stewymee

Other running gear

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

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Double Jogging Pram Options? - last post by bingo01

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Toes & Feet

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Remind Me.. Recommended Pod... - last post by davedave

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Posterior shin splint (insi... - last post by wj04

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Si Joint Dysfunction, Pirif... - last post by Colin

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Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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When Do You Start Running A... - last post by dadagain

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

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Feeling flogged - seen GP -... - 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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What I eat for breakfast... - last post by 20thCenturyBoy

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Pre-workout - last post by IndigoWolf

Other nutrition topics

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

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Help! Smoking Neighbour Cau... - last post by iRonnie

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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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Bogan drivers  A runners b... - last post by Stej


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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Gamify running - The runnin... - last post by FitforBattle

Misc Other

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

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What Is Your "power Song"? - last post by Seano

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About CoolRunning

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CoolRunning Community

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