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Training session with Girls Run This Town (GRTT)

We were lucky enough to meet founder of Girls Run This Town (GRTT), El Fisher last Saturday at a training session with some members of this awesome newly affiliated Qrun group. GRTT was amazingly welcoming to all and there was a vast mix of ages and abilities there for our session. Whilst these ladies all like…

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QRUN American Road trip: Volume 1 – Touchdown

It’s a tough long-haul flight from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Leaving at 10am and then 12 and a bit hours later landing at 6am the same day is enough to rattle your system. The best advice we can give is trying to get into the local time zone as soon as possible. Get up, get…

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Post race recap: Gold Coast 100

Change of location pays dividends Australia’s oldest surviving 100 kms road race, the Gold Coast 100 was held on Sunday 11 June, 2017. The race hosted the Australian Ultra Runners (AURA) and Athletics Australia national 100 kms championships for the 14th occasion in the 15 year history of the event. We decided to move the event…

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Global Running Day: Wednesday 7th June

**GIVEAWAY TIME** Wednesday 7th June 2017 is Global Running Day! As part of this celebratory day of all things running, tell us in 50 words or less why you run and you could win one of our Qrun prize packs containing over $1000 worth of awesome running gear and services! Hurry as entries close at…

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Solo or social?

By Lara Tamsett, Run For Your Life (obtained from goldcoastmarathon.com.au) Having trained in a squad for over a decade, I am well versed in the perks of running with a group. But as I embark on the unfamiliar ‘return-to-running’ following an injury, I am starting to learn about the wonders of solo running. With this…

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New Affiliation: Springfield Runners Group – Welcome to the Qrun Community!

We are excited about our newest Qrun affiliation: Springfield Runners Group! We loved attending a function last Friday night with the SRG committee, members and major sponsors to recognise this and other great things happening within the group for the next 12 months. Such a wonderful mix of passionate, hard working people who love to…

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The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon to host the Australian Half Marathon Champs

The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon 2017 is proud to announce it will host the Australian Half Marathon Championships on Sunday 20 August. It’s the first time we have been awarded a national title race and we couldn’t be more excited, or proud, to be given the opportunity to showcase both the event and location. Competing…

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Run Nation Running Film Festival comes to QLD (Brisbane, Gold Coast, Townsville & Rockh...

Back on its third year, Australia’s “Running focused” film festival is coming to a city near you. Run Nation Running Film Festival is a collection of inspiring human interest stories, using running as the medium of story telling. This year, the line-up features two hours of captivating, fast-moving and emotive short films, many of them…

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44 Going On 30

Rochedale South local Stephen Parker will become the youngest member of the honorary Half Marathon 30 Year Club at only 44 when he competes in the 39th Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 2 July. Participating in the ASICS Half Marathon since the early age of 14, Stephen credits his sister for inspiring his passion….

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