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Essential items for your race pack

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If you’re about to compete in your first run or half marathon, preparation is everything. Don’t leave it until the last minute to start thinking about what to put in your race pack. Planning ahead will help you feel more prepared. There’s nothing worse than having to walk around in sweaty race gear, so it’s […]

How to speed up recovering from the City2Surf

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If you were one of the 80,000 that made it across the finish line in the City2Surf yesterday, you can give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done! Whether bounced across the finish line with a hiss and a roar, or staggered to the end wondering what on earth you were […]

Your pre-race day checklist

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Even seasoned runners need a a timely reminder of things to remember to check prior to a big race event like the City2Surf. Whether you’re an old hand at race events, or you’re about to undertake your very first fun run, make sure you’ve checked off everything on our list below. Stick with what you […]

The Marathon Man: What keeps me going

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Based outside of Washington DC, Ultra-Marathon runner Mike Wardian does this while holding down a fulltime job as an international shipbroker, and as father to two young children.  He was in Australia for the Ultra-Trail [May 2017] in the Blue Mountains of NSW, having just made a visit to Kosovo as a fitness ambassador for […]

The Marathon Man: Setting records

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Mike Wardian ran the World Marathon Challenge last January, setting another record in completing each of the seven marathons in seven continents in seven days in less than three hours.  The American tells Inside Sport how he makes sure all this running doesn’t get monotonous, the 43-year-old has set marathon records on a treadmill, pushing […]

Fun run preparation: Final two week checklist

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Are you training for a fun run? Whether it’s the Bridge to Bridge in Brisbane or the City2Surf in Sydney, there are simple things you can do to the final couple of weeks to ensure you are at your peak on race day. Stick to your training plan! As it gets closer to race day, […]

Fun run etiquette for beginners

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When there’s more than 80,000 runners of varying degrees of experience all bunched up on the start line, like at the City2Surf there’s bound to be those who don’t understand the proper etiquette of fun runs. Believe it or not, there are unwritten rules you should make yourself aware of. Patience is the key For […]

What is a tempo run?

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Whether you’re training for the Gold Coast marathon, Sydney’s City2Surf or even the Brisbane Bridge to Bridge, tempo runs are a great way to increase your speed and stamina for any distance. Tempo runs should be run at a pace slower than you would sprint, but faster than you would pace yourself at if you […]