Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon

As the name suggests the Boston marathon is held in Boston (Massachusetts, USA) on the 3rd Monday in April which is a public holiday for Patriots Day. Anyone running in Boston has earned their place there by running a time better than the qualifying standard for their...
Wangaratta Marathon

Wangaratta Marathon

Wangaratta is a smaller township to the East of Melbourne approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes by car on the Hume Highway. Train services also operate to Wangaratta which is a pretty rural town surrounded by vineyards and picturesque country side. The Wangaratta...
Sunshine Coast Marathon

Sunshine Coast Marathon

Like mythological Icarus (though with hopefully not the same consequences!), many Tasmanian runners fly off into the sun each year to compete in the big-ticket Gold Coast Airport Marathon. But, shhhhhhh … between you, me and the gatepost, if you want a flat,...
Ross Marathons

Ross Marathons

Set in the picturesque and historical town of Ross, the Ross Marathon has been traditionally held on the first weekend in September coinciding with Father’s Day. Ross is a country township in the Tasmanian midlands approximately 1-5-2 hours drive north of Hobart...
Rhino Run (Dubbo Stampede)

Rhino Run (Dubbo Stampede)

Have you heard?  You can ‘run with the herd’! If you love running – as I do – and animals – as I do, then the ‘Dubbo Stampede’ community running festival is a match made in heaven. The Stampede is the only running event where you start and finish in a zoo! Held...
Red Hot Run (Australian Outback Marathon)

Red Hot Run (Australian Outback Marathon)

What’s one of the hottest (literally!) events on marathon bucket lists right now? It’s the marathon-with-a-difference – the ‘Australian Outback Marathon’ (AOM). The AOM is held on the largely soft, red-sand trails – with a few calf- and quad-busting dunes thrown in...