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City to Surf (Sydney)

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MAYBE! - next year. - last post by loubee

Melbourne Marathon

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Melbourne Marathon/10km and... - last post by shanruns

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon... - last post by MD85

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 Robbo78

Six Foot Track Marathon

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Six Foot Track Marathon 2015 - last post by Jimmy4990

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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Hills 3k/5k Roxborough Park - last post by Bounder

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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City to Sea - last post by MD85

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Twilight Running Festival 2015 - last post by dazmuzza

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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2014 Majura Valley's Ru... - last post by MD85

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Historic City to Bay Results - last post by Frotter

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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WAMC DEEPWATER POINT RUN -... - last post by WestAustralianMarathonClub

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Point 2 Pinnacle 2014 - last post by ColD

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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New Zealand or Asian Marathons - last post by ChrisMac

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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Bowral parkrun - last post by Luckylegs

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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ausie's - last post by MG4R


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

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World 100k's - last post by sunburnt

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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Doha 2019 - last post by adr1an

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Bright 4 Peaks - last post by aussieoldboy

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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42k round the Bay - last post by Jindalee

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 bingo01


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Slow pokes looking for advice! - last post by Lindyk


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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 cezanne

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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

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 Maffrew

Half Marathon Training

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

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Running slower and shorter... - last post by Quinkin

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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Walking Hills what's th... - last post by undercover brother

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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Road Rankings for Australians - last post by clanrunner

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 cezanne

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 Schultzie

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Adidas Energy Boosts - last post by Maffrew

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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Minimalist shopping - last post by LiamNoir

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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GPS v MapMyRun elevation ac... - last post by adr1an


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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WTS- Altra Lone Peak, mens... - last post by RunTurtleRun

Other running gear

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

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Hydration pack compressing... - last post by KissMyAsphalt

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Toes & Feet

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Retrocalcaneal bursitis and... - last post by Bluey69

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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How's your knees? - last post by Lukefrazz

Hips, Backs, Chest

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Microdiscectomy - last post by Arf

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Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Vasectomy - last post by Ultramouse

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

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Good news for us fossils - last post by sportsphysio

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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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Natural Yoghurt - last post by Keithh

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Low cal sports drink -Brisb... - last post by SamIAm

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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Missing prize? - last post by sportsphysio


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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RIP Jackie Fairweather Gall... - last post by HillsAths1

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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The David Rudisha Story - last post by Stej

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 MG4R

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About CoolRunning

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CoolRunning Community

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