Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon makes up one of the six events that form the Abbott World Majors series. Run all six and you enter the world majors club and receive a medal and pin in recognition. Chicago Marathon 2022 was held in early October. Being Autumn, weather conditions can...
Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon

Held in Late September, this marathon runs through the streets of Berlin, lined with wonderful supporters and some very talented musicians, many very very young. Dogs also. In Europe, dogs are family. You go out, they go with you. I love this and because of this type...
Compass Club – Lambert Centre Marathon

Compass Club – Lambert Centre Marathon

This event is one of five events hosted by Elements Running. This being the central addition sees athletes run to the Lambert Centre which is the geographical centre of Australia.     Access to the Lambert Centre is via Finke road beginning at Kulgera Road House which...
Brisbane Marathon Festival

Brisbane Marathon Festival

If you’re after a PB, then this course may not be for you. Not that it’s particularly hilly, but if it’s a speedy time you’re after, your best bet is the GC Half Marathon a month later. While Brisbane’s Half Marathon course doesn’t boast a dead-flat experience like...
Great Ocean Road Running Festival

Great Ocean Road Running Festival

The Great Ocean Road Running Festival claims to be ‘Australia’s most stunning running event’ and I was excited and nervous to finally run the marathon (well slightly more, at 44km!) on the 16th May 2021. This event had been on my bucket list since 2014, and I had...
COVID-19 Remembrance Run

COVID-19 Remembrance Run

2020 has gone down in history as the year the world stopped. For runners it meant the removal of races and the eradication of events leaving us with an endless supply of virtual events to tide us over. For a variety of virtual events to choose from, all with...