10km Running Events in Australia

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    Memory Walk & Jog: Canberra
    Memory Walk & Jog: Canberra

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Lake Burley GriffinWalk, jog or run the Lake Burley Griffin foreshore! Together we can make a better today for people living with dementia, their families and carers.  Bring your friends, family, work mates, even your dog to join us for a morning of fun, fitness and fundraising. We can’t wait to welcome you back for another fantastic day!...

    Canberra ACT, Australia
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    River Run - Geelong
    River Run - Geelong

    Organiser: PB Events

    Event Date:      Sunday March 3, 2024 Distances:       10km Run & 5km Run/WalkStart Times: 10km - 8:00am5km - 8:10am Start Finish Area  Barwon Valley Park, Barabool Rd, Belmont FREE RIVER'S GIFT T_SHIRT TO FIRST 250 ENTRIES!!!Free T-shirtRiver's Gift are giving away a FREE T-shirt to the first 250 entries in this years event. This great new design is a must have this summer. If you miss out on...

    Geelong VIC, Australia
    Bendigo Ford Fun Run
    Bendigo Ford Fun Run

    Organiser: Rosalind Events

    The Bendigo Ford Fun Run will return to the streets of Bendigo on Sunday 3 March 2024 and we want YOU to be a part of it. We’ve had people join in as toddlers right through into their 80s and they have all been made welcome to run, walk or roll for a good cause: a new children’s outdoor rehabilitation...

    Rosalind Park, Gaol Road, Bendigo VIC, Australia
    Strong Bodies Burger Run 2024
    Strong Bodies Burger Run 2024

    Organiser: Strong Bodies

    Burger Run is a fun run with it all. Sunday March 10th, 2024, join us at Fyansford Common for - Kids 500m dash- Kids 1.5km run- 5km Fun Walk- 5km Run- 10km Run- 15km RunAll participants receive:- Electronic timing- Personalised race bib (cut off date applies)- Burger Run medal bling- A Burger Meal from The Fyansford Hotel- On course photosPlus loads of friendly faces; Strong Bodies, Active Feet, The Little Coffee...

    Fyansford Common, Fyansford VIC, Australia
    Sri Chinmoy 10km/4km Fun-Runs
    Sri Chinmoy 10km/4km Fun-Runs

    Organiser: Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team

    A bi-annual, lakeside fun-runSince 1984, the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has conducted 10 km and 4 km Fun-Runs along the popular signposted Sri Chinmoy 10 km Recreational Running course on the cycle path along the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin, starting and finishing at Acton Park.These race are often staged on public holidays. Dates for the 2024 Fun-Runs are...

    Canberra ACT, Australia
    All Fired Up Fun Run
    All Fired Up Fun Run

    Organiser: Edithvale Fire Brigade

    Edithvale Fire Brigade proudly presents its 8th All Fired Up Fun Run, a family orientated community event with activities for all ages.5km, 10km & 15km courses are set to run along the picturesque Longbeach Trail towards Mordialloc passing through the wetlands & returning.Race Day Activities and EventsA wide range of family orientated activities and events will be available for all...

    Edithvale VIC, Australia
    Herald Sun - Run for the Kids 2024
    Herald Sun - Run for the Kids 2024

    Organiser: The Herald & Weekly Times Pty Ltd

    VICTORIA’S FAVOURITE FUN RUN - Supporting the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday AppealWe look forward to welcoming everyone to our St Patrick’s Day event on Sunday, March 17, 2024LONG COURSE - 14.4KMWe look forward to welcoming entrants back to our unique long course route, for the once-a-year opportunity to run or walk over the Bolte Bridge and through the Domain...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Perth
    Memory Walk & Jog: Perth

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Perth's Burswood Park.Perth, you really brought the energy last year so we're back to turn up the voltage! Whether you've been directly impacted by dementia or just out to get active, everyone is welcome in our community of Memory Walk & Joggers. We'll be returning to the picturesque Swan River to get active and beat dementia.Choose one of three...

    Perth WA, Australia
    Brimbank Park Running Festival
    Brimbank Park Running Festival

    Organiser: Trailsplus

    Come and run with us at the Brimbank Park Running Festival where there is a trail run for every member of the family. Brimbank Park is our local community jewel. Only 15 minutes north-west of the city, Brimbank Park offers a mixture of open spaces, wooded river trails, picturesque river crossing and just a couple of climbs to challenge you.There...

    Keilor VIC, Australia
    SMC Road Race 7
    SMC Road Race 7

    Organiser: SMC Road Race

    Distances2 km Kids Dash, 5km, 10km, 21.1km, 30kmSMC Road Race SeriesWe are a non-profit running club, run entirely by volunteers. Anyone can run at any SMC event, no matter what their ability, speed or experience. All runners are issued with timing chips and bibs, and all finishers get an official time from our electronic timing system.You do not need to...

    Long Street Park, Long Street, Smithfield NSW, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Adelaide
    Memory Walk & Jog: Adelaide

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us by the beach in Glenelg for a morning of family-friendly fun, fitness and fundraising.How you take part is up to you. Walk, jog or run? Fancy dress or personal best? Beat dementia your way. Spread the word and bring your friends, family, work mates and even the dog! Memory Walk & Jog is a fun day out for the...

    Glenelg SA, Australia
    Redline Games
    Redline Games
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    Organiser: Elite Energy Events

    Redline Games is an interactive festival blending fitness and entertainment. Unlike other events where the day ends after the physical activity, at The Redline Games, it's just the beginning.The weekend lineup includes:Saturday's Triathlons: Super Sprint (200m swim, 8K bike, 2K run) and Sprint (750m swim, 30K bike, 5K run).Sunday's Activities: Running distances of 5K, 10K, and a Half Marathon. Triathlons...

    Sydney International Regatta Centre, Old Castlereagh Road, Castlereagh NSW, Australia
    Maroondah Dam Trail Run
    Maroondah Dam Trail Run

    Organiser: Trails Plus

    Maroondah Dam Trail Run is the first in the Trailsplus Mountain Series. Enter just this race, or enter the series and receive a discount.Maroondah Reservoir Park is situated in the beautiful Yarra Ranges National Park. Entrance is from the Maroondah Hwy, about 3km east of Healesville. Maroondah features gardens with stands of native and exotic trees, native animals and birds...

    Maroondah Reservoir Park, Maroondah Highway, Healesville VIC, Australia
    Sydney Run2Cure - The Domain
    Sydney Run2Cure - The Domain

    Organiser: Neuroblastoma Australia

    Enjoy a wonderful day of fun runs and family entertainment at The Domain, Sydney on Sunday 7th April 2024 and support research into a cure for the children's cancer neuroblastoma. Run2Cure Neuroblastoma is the fun run for everyone - with a great choice of distances and a host of children's fun activities throughout the morning.Runs include: 21.1k, 10k, 5k and...

    The Domain, Sydney NSW, Australia
    Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2024
    Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2024

    Organiser: Sole Motive

    NEW in 2024! All marathon participants will receive a FREE finisher t-shirt.Experience history at the Canberra Times Marathon Festival on 7 April 2024. This prestigious event offers five different distances that showcase the captivating beauty of Canberra's lakeside and surroundings.Choose from the AIMS certified Marathon course, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km, or Kids' 2km fun run. All races start near the...

    John Dunmore Lang Place, Parkes ACT, Australia
    Manly Rotary Fun Run & Walk
    Manly Rotary Fun Run & Walk

    Organiser: The Rotary Club Of Manly

    Manly Rotary Fun Run & Walk's goals are rooted in this community.Your entry fees goes direct to the Rotary Club of Manly who organise the whole event. We're a group of volunteers who ensure that every cent we raise goes to charitable causes. The Club members pay their own admin fees and we help the community with capital works projects....

    Manly NSW, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Bendigo
    Memory Walk & Jog: Bendigo

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at the Bendigo Botanic GardensBendigo, it’s time to get active, get healthy and get ahead of dementia! Join us for another year for a fun filled morning walking & jogging to raise awareness and vital funds for those impacted by dementia.  Everyone is welcome in our community to help fight dementia so bring the family, friend, kids and dogs, and...

    Bendigo VIC, Australia
    Run Army 2024
    Run Army 2024

    Organiser: Run Army

    Run Army is an exciting new initiative that promotes resilience, health and wellbeing across the Australian Community.All entrants in the 10km Run/Walk and 5km Run/Walk will receive timing, a free Event T-Shirt, and a medal at the finish line. Events:- 10km Run/Walk- 5km Run/Walk- Basic Fitness AssessmentRun Army’s mission is to promote health, fitness and wellbeing through running support programs and...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia
    SMC Road Race 8
    SMC Road Race 8

    Organiser: SMC Road Race

    Distances2 km Kids Dash, 5km, 10km, 21.1kmSMC Road Race SeriesWe are a non-profit running club, run entirely by volunteers. Anyone can run at any SMC event, no matter what their ability, speed or experience. All runners are issued with timing chips and bibs, and all finishers get an official time from our electronic timing system.You do not need to be...

    Long Street Park, Long Street, Smithfield NSW, Australia
    Angela Taylor Memorial Walk/Run
    Angela Taylor Memorial Walk/Run

    Organiser: Blue Ribbon Foundation

    Event BackgroundThe Angela Taylor Memorial Run/Walk started in 1989. This community event welcomes individual runners, walkers, juniors, adults and seniors. There’s a category to match all levels of fitness.At 1.00pm on Thursday the 27 March 1986, a car bomb exploded outside the police complex in Russell Street Melbourne. As a result, young Constable Angela Rose Taylor took the full force...

    Palms Lawn, Albert Park VIC, Australia

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Healthy Hearts Walking Club Walking Group
Provider: Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Heart Foundation Walking group located in Hamilton (QLD).
Walking Speed: Slow pace
Frequency: Weekly
Dog Friendly: Yes
Pram Friendly: Yes

When you have found a Heart Foundation Walking group that suits you best, click through to the website to learn more and complete the registration form. You can contact the Walk Organiser of your chosen group with any questions regarding the group.

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Feminine Footsteps Walking Group
Provider: Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Heart Foundation Walking group located in St Peters (NSW).
Walking Speed: Medium pace
Frequency: Weekly
Dog Friendly: Yes
Pram Friendly: Yes

When you have found a Heart Foundation Walking group that suits you best, click through to the website to learn more and complete the registration form. You can contact the Walk Organiser of your chosen group with any questions regarding the group.

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St Peters NSW
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10km Running in Australia

A 10k run (approximately 6.2 miles) is considered to be step between a 5k and a half marathon, making it a popular choice among runners of all skill levels.

10k runs have been around for decades and have become a staple event in many communities worldwide. Many people choose to participate in a 10k as their first major running event, as it is a challenging but achievable distance for those training consistently.

To prepare for a 10k run, it is vital to establish a consistent training routine. This should include a mix of cardio and strength training and regular runs of increasing distance. As race day approaches, it is also important to focus on tapering your training, which means gradually reducing the intensity and volume of your workouts to allow your body to recover before the race fully.

During the race itself, it is essential to pace yourself and start slowly. Many runners make the mistake of going all-out at the start of the race, only to hit "the wall" later on and struggle to finish. Instead, it is better to start at a comfortable pace and gradually increase your speed as you feel more comfortable.

Another critical factor to consider during the race is hydration and fueling. It is important to drink water or sports drinks regularly throughout the race to stay hydrated and consume energy gels or other carbohydrates to provide your body with the fuel it needs to keep going.

Finally, perhaps most importantly, enjoy yourself! A 10k run is an accomplishment to be proud of, and crossing the finish line is a fantastic feeling. Whether you are an experienced runner or a newbie, remember the reason you signed up for this race in the first place: to test yourself and achieve a goal.

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