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City to Surf (Sydney)

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City2Surf 2017 - last post by bahoogas

Melbourne Marathon

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2017 Melbourne Marathon - last post by Eagle

Gold Coast Marathon, half etc

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

Canberra Marathon and associated events

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

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Selling Brand New Garmin Fo... - last post by GarminFR235

Sydney Marathon, Half, Bridge run

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Sydney Running Festival 2017 - last post by BogFrog

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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Coffs Harbour Running Festi... - last post by VillageSports

Other races (VIC)

Other races in VICTORIA (includes Melbourne)

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2016 Sri Chinmoy Winter Run... - last post by Eagle

Other races (QLD)

Other races in QUEENSLAND (includes Brisbane & Gold Coast)

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Greater Springfield Duathlon - last post by dazmuzza

Other Races (ACT)

Other races in AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (mainly Canberra)

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Selling Brand New Garmin Fo... - last post by GarminFR235

Other Races (SA)

Other races in SOUTH AUSTRALIA (includes Adelaide)

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Pichi Richi Marathon - 2017 - last post by crowpower

Other Races (WA)

Other races in WESTERN AUSTRALIA (includes Perth)

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Bibbulmun Track - last post by Gone2thepack

Other Races (TAS)

Other races in TASMANIA (includes Hobart)

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Point to Pinnacle - 2015 - last post by DrinksRunner

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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Boston Marathon 2018 - last post by RMC

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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parkrun general discussion - last post by SkyChariot

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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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You Yangs trail runs 22-23... - last post by Eagle

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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educational trail running v... - last post by Larry2014

Fat Ass

Everything related to Fat Ass events (no fee runs)

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What's happening with F... - last post by TallGeoff

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 and Ironman 2017 - last post by dazmuzza


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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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How was your run today? - last post by BogFrog

Speed Training

Intervals, Repetitions, Fartlek etc

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

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 UnfitnessFanatic

Half Marathon Training

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

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i wish to run a HM in -120m... - last post by HeadlampRunner

10Km Training

How to run a 10km or run a specific time

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10km in sub 40 - last post by BogFrog

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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How can I run on a track in... - last post by neb84

Other training topics

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

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Safety running at 5.30am ar... - last post by Robert W

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Shoes & Socks

Discussion on Running Shoes, Socks, Insoles & Orthotics

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Best running socks - last post by Stej

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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Polar Running Index - last post by Invergowrie


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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Nike track spikes us10 and... - last post by JonH96

Other running gear

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

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Foam Roller - last post by Stej

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Toes & Feet

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Pain In Ball Of Foot.....help! - last post by TM3

Ankles, Knees & Legs

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Does running cause varicose... - last post by archer

Hips, Backs, Chest

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Pelvic/Groin/Hip pain - last post by Selwood

Inside the body

Colds, Flu, Digestion & other conditions or diseases

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Need help getting well asap... - last post by monocotyledon

Other body topics

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

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Return to marathon training... - last post by cjr

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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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Do you think juicing is goo... - last post by bighug

Sports drinks, gels, vitamins & supplements etc

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

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Unusual post run beverage - last post by TrinityRuns

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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Vale Wayne Pryke - Johnny Dark - last post by Eagle

Books, Mags, Vids, TV, Websites etc

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

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My adventures - last post by Zostard

Misc Other

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

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Strangest Things We've... - last post by SkyChariot

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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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