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City to Surf (Sydney)

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city to surf what do you lo... - last post by thomo

Melbourne Marathon

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2014 Melb Marathon - last post by Pom

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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

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 Pom

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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Run Sydney (formerly Run4Fun) - last post by FastUpHills

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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City to Sea - last post by McNick

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Bridge to Brisbane 2014 - last post by RoxyJ

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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Canberra Times 14km, 10km, 5km - last post by allrounder

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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City-Bay Fun Run 2014 - last post by LiamNoir

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Goldfields marathon - last post by GrantWholey

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Burnie Ten 2014 - last post by Paulus

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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London Marathon 2015 - last post by pkg

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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Buffalo Stampede Ultra SkyM... - last post by runner1729

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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Men - What is your training... - last post by DaftPunk

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Tough Mudder - last post by iangallagher16

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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Audax Alpine Classic 2015 - last post by frankie17


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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 nathaniel2518

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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What is your Vomit Threshold? - last post by jdub94

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 3 hours and beyond in 2014 - last post by Tangawizi

Half Marathon Training

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

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Blackmores HM - last post by saffron

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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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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Sunday Melbourne Training R... - last post by luckyguy

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 slow

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Saucony Kinvara 4 vs Brooks... - last post by Button

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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Garmin 310 Xt W/hrm - last post by Pom


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 Riz

Other running gear

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

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Iphone 5 arm band that does... - last post by unicron

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Toes & Feet

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Treatment For Plantar Fasci... - last post by kirkg

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Knee feels bruised - last post by Libertine

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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Feeling like crap 1 in ever... - last post by MainRidgeRunner

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

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Iron Overload and running - last post by meguin81

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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 iangallagher16

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Nutrition Gels - last post by Taeliesyn

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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Chicked - last post by Andrew09


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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Things Shouted At You While... - last post by Quinkin

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About CoolRunning

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Adding my PB's, Goals a... - last post by Poops

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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