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As a runner, you are surrounded by a community of fellow athletes who are always looking to connect, compare and support you on your journey. Here are the top 3 Facebook running groups you need to follow.    1. Running ninjas. Taken straight from their facebook page, Running Ninjas is a running and fitness group with the mantra of Train, Run, Laugh, Repeat. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned pro we welcome ninjas of all abilities. I've been in this group for a couple of years now and for runners of any level, it is a strong and...

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half marathon, running -

Are you preparing for your first half marathon? 

A great stepping stone on the journey towards a full marathon (or ultra if you're nuts), this article outlines our favourite training programs from some online resources. 

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Entering a running or obstacle event is a great way to establish a new goal. Here in Australia, we are fortunate to have some great events that all runners, amateur or professional, should enter. We've tried to mix it up by compiling our favourite running and obstacle events here in Australia.   Check them out! 1. Spartan Race Australia. Spartan is the race that will change your life. Considered one of the best obstacle course races in the world, Spartan is responsible for getting thousands of Australian's off their couches and transforming themselves physically and mentally. There are 3 courses ranging...

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Parkrun organizes weekly timed events all over the world. Here are four reasons you should try one out!

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shin splints -

Shin splints - that painful ache or burn along your shin bone that hangs around far too long. How do you get rid of it?  This article has been written with no nonsense and no lies.  Everything mentioned has been backed clinically so you can be confident that what is being said works and you won’t waste your time and energy rubbing snake oil on your calfs. Firstly, what are shin splints?  Let’s be clear here - there isn’t one clear definition.  That is because the pathophysiology (big word meaning ‘something your body is doing wrong to lead to the injury’) isn’t...

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