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,...
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...
Traralgon Marathon

Traralgon Marathon

Traralgon is located approximately two hours drive south of Melbourne, Victoria, in the Latrobe Valley area. It’s a fabulous event to make a weekend out of with many towns to stop at along the way.  This year marked the 50th anniversary making it...
Australian Running Festival – Canberra 2016

Australian Running Festival – Canberra 2016

By Bonnie Davies Held in April, the Australian Running Festival takes place in Australia’s capital city Canberra and circuits Lake Burley Griffin. The marathon is also a qualifying marathon for many international events. The festival provides shorter 5km and 10 km...