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community, facebook, running -

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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commute, equipment, running -

For some, running to and from work is the highlight of their working days. You can log kilometers on your Strava while clearing your mind for the day ahead, or to come home feeling happy and healthy.  However, you can't merely get dressed in your work clothes and begin running. The right preparation, equipment, and post-run cleansing are required. Here are the top 3 tips for running to work.  1. Post-run shower. A post-run shower is important guys and girls. No one, I repeat, no one likes a smelly coworker.  Ideally, you will have a shower at work, but not all employers...

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community, parkrun, running -

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

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