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City to Surf (Sydney)

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Help - trying to get a frie... - last post by af15

Melbourne Marathon

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VIP entry - last post by kg

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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Cool Running Team for Gold... - last post by HillsAths1

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

  • 202 topics
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2015 Australian Running Fes... - last post by MD85

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

  • 487 topics
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Sydney Running Festival 2015 - last post by BogFrog

Six Foot Track Marathon

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"Bandit" Runners? - last post by Eagle

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 2015 - last post by Peterhorse

Puffing Billy Train Race

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34th Great Train Race - Sun... - last post by cestaz

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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Sydney Marathon Clinic 2014... - last post by Colin

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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2015 Great Ocean Road Marathon - last post by jmem

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Sunshine Coast Marathon Aug... - last post by sharkman

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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YMCA of Canberra Half Marathon - last post by alilypad

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Longer Training Runs - last post by Mel15

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Bunbury 3 Waters Marathon 2015 - last post by Robert W

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Greg and Dianne Woodhouse M... - last post by Paulus

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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Berlin Marathon 2015 - last post by Davinator

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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GWSS 2015 Results - last post by Greatwesternsandstorm


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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Do Asians attend parkrun? - last post by Laefica

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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steve solomon - last post by sunburnt


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

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50km North Face Entry for Sale - last post by Roses

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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Sydney Track Classic - last post by Jimmy4990

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Running trails blue mountai... - last post by Martin Dugdale

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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Hellgate gorge 2014 - last post by OrangeShorts

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 Newbie - last post by ChrisMac


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State of the (Marathon) Nation - last post by adr1an


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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 lyricnz

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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

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 hasbeen

Half Marathon Training

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

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1st half mara - last post by Manzo999

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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5k sub 20 - 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.

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Looking for improvement - last post by MG4R

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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Running in Sutho! - last post by Davinator

Other training topics

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

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"Best" runs in Aust... - last post by CountryMuzz

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Trail Shoes Suggestion for... - last post by lyricnz

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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Minimalism as a fad and inc... - last post by Colin

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 AndyP


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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Selling TNF50 ticket - last post by Power

Other running gear

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

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cheapish head torch? - last post by milov

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Toes & Feet

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5th Metatarsal Stress Fract... - last post by RunsWithMal

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Recovery time for tib/fib s... - last post by DistanceRun

Hips, Backs, Chest

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Running with a hip replacement - last post by milov

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Cholesterol a little high -... - last post by riffraff

Other body topics

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

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Any type 1 diabetic runners... - last post by KatieR

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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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Low Carb - last post by SirPlod

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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caffeine - last post by blatant

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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Running and gender - last post by loubee


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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200 Not Out > THE EAGLE... - last post by loubee

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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Read Any Good Running Books... - last post by crowpower

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 Davinator

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About CoolRunning

A good place to discuss CoolRunning, likes, dislikes and "constructive criticism"

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SSL - https://coolrunning.c... - last post by Perses

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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