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City to Surf (Sydney)

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City2Surf 2017 - last post by Jindalee

Melbourne Marathon

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2017 Melbourne Marathon - last post by age7875

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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Gold Coast Airport Marathon... - last post by  DESTINATION_43

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

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2018 entries? - last post by Chrus

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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Sydney Running Festival - 2018 - last post by dadagain

Six Foot Track Marathon

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Six Foot Marathon Weather F... - last post by alilypad

Trailwalker (Syd, Melb, Adl etc)

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TW Melbourne 2016 - last post by bingo01

SMH Half Marathon (Sydney)

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SMH Half Marathon 2017 - last post by HarderBetterFasterStronger

Puffing Billy Train Race

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Weak hip flexors - last post by Eddiepc

City to Surf (Perth)

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Perth City to Surf 2017 - last post by 42junkie

Other races (NSW)

Other races in NEW SOUTH WALES (includes Sydney)

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Carcoar Cup Running Festival - last post by SkyChariot

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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Portland 3 bays 5 November... - last post by NavyDiverJB

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Kurrawa 2 Duranbah 2015 - last post by BeesKnees

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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Canberra Times Funrun 14k,... - last post by BTONE

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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YUM: Yurrebilla Trail Ultra... - last post by wojie24

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Bibbulmun Track - last post by ben_guts

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Burnie Ten 2014 - last post by mik

Other Races (NT)

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

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May 2017 Canal Aventure... - last post by FarWest

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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What Is The Best 10k Road R... - last post by riffraff

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 York Marathon 2017 - last post by riffraff

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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Trans-Timor Trek 2017 - last post by earthtrails


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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Sandgate parkrun - Brisbane - last post by TimothyP

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Everything related to the Olympic Games.

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


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

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Interrupted training - last post by arpy69

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 - Your Best 2km Time Tr... - last post by iamstefanmicic

Trail & Mountain Running

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

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Quicklace systems - last post by kcc

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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12 Foot Track - last post by joeward739

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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Dunedin Marathon - last post by jmac9


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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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High Heart Rate - last post by Stej

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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

Marathon Training

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

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Sub 3 and beyond... 2017 - last post by 777jsc

Half Marathon Training

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

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why do you want to run faster? - last post by mytym

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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Long run for 10km training - last post by NavyDiverJB

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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Most competitive training t... - last post by riffraff

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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Melbourne Sunday Morning Ru... - last post by frankie

Other training topics

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

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2017km in 2017 - last post by claudicles

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Running Shoes - last post by Robert W

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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Latest Altra zero drop shoe... - last post by speedmeup

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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GPX files - last post by bobbys


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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Hounslow Classic Sky Run Entry - last post by cbanksy

Other running gear

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

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Running cap or visor for bi... - last post by TimothyP

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Toes & Feet

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Peroneal Tendonitis - last post by unicron

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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ITB pain & Tendon Tear - last post by Stitch

Hips, Backs, Chest

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SIJ jammed and pelvis rotation - last post by Lullu

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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

Other body topics

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

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Running With A Disability - last post by SkyChariot

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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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5:2 Diet and intermittent f... - last post by Davo

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Supplements, do they help? - last post by riffraff

Other nutrition topics

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

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Australian Breakthrough Can... - last post by NavyDiverJB

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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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S**t non-runners say - last post by SkyChariot


Topics about people - generally athletes past or present.

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Aireys Inlet Vic- Lost runner - last post by frankie17

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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podcast - last post by RunningSurfer

Misc Other

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

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Varicose veins and running - last post by yaffa

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About CoolRunning

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

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How can I insert a larger i... - last post by PhysicsGuy

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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Non-Race Coolrunning Gear S... - last post by Robert W

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