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City to Surf (Sydney)

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City2Surf 2015 - last post by Quinkin

Melbourne Marathon

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2015 MELBOURNE MARATHON - last post by cfniva

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

  • 370 topics
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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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Canberra training spot on f... - last post by Sirbambam

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

  • 487 topics
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Any running Group in Sydney... - last post by marcusleo

Six Foot Track Marathon

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Six Foot Track Marathon 2015 - last post by iRonnie

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

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Oxfam Trailwalker Sydney 2015 - last post by Oxfam_Trailwalker_Sydney

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2015 - last post by WatchDog

Puffing Billy Train Race

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

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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Carcoar Cup Running Festival - last post by kye1968

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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2015 Great Ocean Road Marathon - last post by melsydade

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Twilight Running Festival 2015 - last post by esjay

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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2015 Woman & Girls Fun Run - last post by Amanda_HugnKiss

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Paws for a Run - Virtual Ru... - last post by crowpower

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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The Great Western Sand Stor... - last post by Greatwesternsandstorm

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

  • 126 topics
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City to Casino 2015 - 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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Army 10-Miler - last post by tb

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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The Great Western Sand Stor... - 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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Maribyrnong parkrun - last post by cestaz

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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Could the 10,00m be lost fr... - last post by Perses


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

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TNF100/50 2015 - gear thread - last post by MsMook

Track & Field

Everything about Track & Field & Cross country, Olympics, Commonwealth Games races, training, Athletics Australia, Little Athletics, the Running Australia program etc

  • 736 topics
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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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Flat dirt trail Canberra - last post by Sirbambam

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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"cliff 2 Cliff" Fat... - last post by redbackrun

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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Ironman Melbourne 2015 - last post by Casie


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How many marathons in one year - last post by jmem


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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 Robert W

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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Final preparations for a 1K... - last post by Quinkin

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 adr1an

Half Marathon Training

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

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Injury 4 weeks out - last post by alilypad

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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Setting the right 10km goal... - last post by toolittletoolate

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

Other training topics

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

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Melbourne Bayside Coaching... - last post by lionheart

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Alternative to Nike Air Peg... - last post by mik

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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Orthotics to Barefoot - last post by heretohelp2015

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 Vivoactive - last post by hasbeen


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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WANTED: The North Face 100... - last post by sailaway

Other running gear

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

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"Australia" Running Shirt/S... - last post by Ergo

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Toes & Feet

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Treatment For Plantar Fasci... - last post by heretohelp2015

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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ITB Recovery Supprt Group - last post by mickyt

Hips, Backs, Chest

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fractured ribs - last post by CountryMuzz

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Diet and imflammation - last post by SkyChariot

Other body topics

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

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Sock Doc in Australia - last post by theholisticrunner

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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 lazydog

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 RodN

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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Chicked - last post by toolittletoolate


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Adrienne Beames - last post by crowpower

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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A short running movie I made - last post by Zakaria_80

Misc Other

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

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Running with Dogs - Food - last post by jww

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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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Are fun runs just a fad? - last post by iRonnie

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