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    Huff N Puff Road Race

    Huff N Puff Road Race

    Organiser: Thirlmere Festival Of Steam

    Put yourself to the test against a steam train in the Huff N’ Puff road race when it returns to the 2024 Thirlmere Festival of Steam on Sunday 26 May!This year the Huff ‘N Puff Run, proudly brought to you by Simec - Tahmoor Coking Coal, it will offer two run options with a 6.7km run from Buxton Station to...

    10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere NSW 2572, Australia
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    Memory Walk & Jog: Brisbane

    Memory Walk & Jog: Brisbane

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us in Seventeen Mile Rocks.Come along to Rocks Riverside Park 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...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia
    SMC Road Race 9

    SMC Road Race 9

    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
    Memory Walk & Jog: Redcliffe

    Memory Walk & Jog: Redcliffe

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Redcliffe help us beat dementia.Moreton Bay - tie up your laces and get ready to join your local community for the innagural Redcliffe Memory Walk & Jog.Show your support for people impacted by dementia all across Australia by joining friends, family, and people from work at Captain Cook Park on Saturday, June 1, as we beat dementia to the finish...

    Redcliffe QLD, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Gold Coast

    Memory Walk & Jog: Gold Coast

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Broadbeach to beat dementia.Look who's back for another magnificent event! 2023 was incredible so we’re coming back to hit gold on the Goldie! Walk, jog or run with us at Pratten Park as you take in the spectacular coastline whilst turning your kilometres into dementia-beating dollars. Soak in the sun for a fun filled day because every step...

    Gold Coast QLD, Australia
    Brisbane Marathon Festival

    Brisbane Marathon Festival

    Organiser: Visit Brisbane

    One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, the Brisbane Marathon Festival has iconic resonance with the 1982 Commonwealth Games where the famed Robert de Castella was first across the line in a celebrated victory. This magnificent day embarked a running frenzy in Brisbane where the first official Brisbane Marathon was open to the public in 1992.Celebrating...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia
    McDonald's Townsville Running Festival

    McDonald's Townsville Running Festival

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    Organiser: McDonald's Townsville Running Festival

    This festival has grown far beyond the humble beginnings of the Townsville Marathon over 50 years ago to include the addition of the shorter events to create a real festival vibe and help to bring on the next generations of runners.Townsville Airport MarathonStart: 4:45amThe Marathon is a fast, flat 3 loop course with AIMS certification. The early morning start means...

    Townsville QLD, Australia
    Gold Coast Marathon 2024

    Gold Coast Marathon 2024

    Organiser: Gold Coast Marathon

    The Gold Coast Marathon is famous for its flat. fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and stunning Broadwater. 60% of participants achieve a personal best time each year and it’s perfect if you’re aiming for a Boston Marathon qualification.2km Junior DashJoin hundreds of youngsters aged between 5 and 10 in the 2km Junior Dash held...

    Gold Coast QLD, Australia
    Sri Chinmoy Princes Park Winter Running Festival

    Sri Chinmoy Princes Park Winter Running Festival

    Organiser: Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team

    The staging venue is Lawn 3, Royal Parade, Parkville and all races start from the asphalt running trail adjacent to the venue.The event is conducted on our favourite flat, tree-lined, 5km circuit within Princes and Royal Park.A 2.2km half-lap circuit has been added for the full marathon distance. The circuit has been measured by an AA certified course measurer for...

    Carlton VIC, Australia
    Channel 7 Cairns Marathon 2024

    Channel 7 Cairns Marathon 2024

    Organiser: Atlas Events

    After a sellout event in 2023, we’re back Sunday, 14 July 2024 🌴RACE DAY: SUNDAY 14 JULY 2024The 2024 7 Cairns Marathon Festival will take place on 13 - 14 July.Race along the stunning Esplanade in Cairns in the heart of Tropical North Queensland with community support and hospitality like no other. We know you'll stick be sticking around to...

    Cairns QLD, Australia
    Hunter Valley Winery Run 2024

    Hunter Valley Winery Run 2024

    Organiser: Winery Run

    The Hunter Valley Winery Run will take place on the 21st of July 2024.It's not everyday that you get to run through world famous international golf resorts and some of the most famous wineries in Australia. Offering five distances including a 2km kids run through to the full marathon.21 July 2024Hunter Valley NSWEventsMARATHON / 21 JULA full 42.2km running event...

    Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia
    Run Melbourne 2024

    Run Melbourne 2024

    Organiser: Sole Motive

    Get ready to embrace the challenge of running through the city of Melbourne.Run Melbourne isn’t just a race; it’s an unparalleled experience. Sweat, celebrate and push yourself past iconic city landmarks, with the crowds cheering you on and the adrenaline pumping through your veins.Along with our Presenting Partner ASICS we are thrilled to use the Grand Slam Oval as our...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Peaks & Trails

    Peaks & Trails

    Organiser: Peak & Trails

    Peaks & Trails is a trail running event that takes place in the Southern Grampians in Victoria. The event offers 50km, 20km, 13.5km and 6.4km distances and a varied track including river flats, open woodland, technical loose rocky single trail, 4WD track and sand. The 50km will summit Mt Sturgeon, Mt Picaninny, Mt Abrupt and Gariwerd, with a total elevation...

    Dunkeld VIC, Australia
    Sunshine Coast Marathon Festival

    Sunshine Coast Marathon Festival

    Organiser: Atlas Collective

    Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland an hour's drive north of Brisbane this event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures combined with a flat course always enable fast times.Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km. Each road race follows...

    Sunshine Coast QLD, Australia
    Shepparton Running Festival

    Shepparton Running Festival

    Organiser: Campbelll Shepparton Running Festival

    Dive into the heart of Victoria at the Shepparton Running Festival, a vibrant celebration of fitness and community spirit set against the stunning backdrop of Victoria Park Lake and the Goulburn River. This annual event in August offers a variety of races to suit all ages and abilities: the challenging marathon, the half marathon, the lively 10km and 5km runs,...

    Victoria Park Lake Playground, Wyndham Street, Shepparton Victoria 3630, Australia
    Berwick Half Marathon - Quarter Marathon - 5km - KIDS Mile

    Berwick Half Marathon - Quarter Marathon - 5km - KIDS Mile

    Organiser: Berwick Half

    The City of Casey's one and only Half Marathon event the Berwick Half is holding its second annual event on Sunday 25th August 2024.Featuring something for the entire family with 5 distances to chose from there is a:Half Marathon (21.1km)Quarter Marathon (10.5km)5kmKIDS Mile (1.6km)Junior Jog 400m (Under 7's)Set within the picturesque Berwick Springs Park on a flat 5.25km circuit that...

    Beauford Avenue, Narre Warren South VIC, Australia
    Sydney Marathon

    Sydney Marathon

    Organiser: Pont3

    We’re thrilled to announce The Sydney Marathon, presented by ASICS, as a candidate race for the Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM). Run one of the world’s most scenic marathon courses, taking in some of Sydney’s most spectacular and historic landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House.Date Sunday, 15 September 2024Distances 42.2km, 21.1km, 10km, 3.5kmIs running across one of...

    Sydney NSW, Australia
    Run Prix

    Run Prix

    Organiser: Big Long Run Pty Ltd

    Australia’s Fastest Road Running Race?This is record setting territory. The full GP circuit is closed down. The traffic islands are removed for the day, and the racing is on smooth flat bitumen. Loop course. No hairpin turns. No off-roading. No gravel. No grass. No compromises.Half Marathon, 10km and 5km. All AIMS certified measurement too. So no wondering if you really ran a...

    12 Aughtie Drive, Albert Park VIC, Australia
    Perth Running Festival 2024

    Perth Running Festival 2024

    Organiser: Perth Running Festival

    Be a part of Australia's most beautiful run finishing at Optus Stadium, voted the world’s best looking stadium! Choose from four distances: Burswood Park 4KM walk or run, 10KM walk or run, half marathon or full marathon! A RUN FOR EVERYONEWith options for families, fitness enthusiasts and weekend warriors, the 2024 Perth Running Festival offers a challenge for everyone! Challenge yourself...

    Perth WA, Australia
    Melbourne Marathon Festival 2024

    Melbourne Marathon Festival 2024

    Organiser: Melbourne Marathon Festival

    The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival, Australia’s premier Marathon event, returns Sunday, 13 October 2024. Choose from five distances, from 42.195k to 3k, each starting on Batman Avenue (150m North of Rod Laver Arena), and finishing with a lap of honour around the MCG’s hallowed turf!MarathonBe a part of Australia’s premier marathon and race alongside marathon legends. Circle around Albert Park...

    Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Marysville Marathon Festival

    Marysville Marathon Festival

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    Organiser: Trails Plus

    Trailsplus is proud to host the annual Marysville Marathon Festival. The event has played an important part in the community’s recovery from the tragic 2009 bushfires through financial donations and community involvement.The event features running events of 4km, 10km, Half Marathon (21km), Marathon (42km) and Ultramarathon (50km) on scenic valley trails and forest tracks, passing sparkling rivers and waterfalls. Participants...

    Marysville VIC, Australia
    Eltham Fun Run Walk 2024

    Eltham Fun Run Walk 2024

    Organiser: Eltham Leisure Centre

    The Eltham Fun Run Walk on Sunday the 17th of November 2024 is an annual 5km and 10km fun run and walk through some of the most picturesque walking trails in Melbourne, Victoria.Last year's event was a record-breaking event with over 800 participants and over $20 000 raised for the Pat Cronin Foundation.Enjoy the scenery along the Nillumbik walking paths...

    Eltham Leisure Centre, Brougham Street, Eltham VIC, Australia
    2XU Wellness Run Proudly Supporting Beyond Blue

    2XU Wellness Run Proudly Supporting Beyond Blue

    Organiser: O2Events

    Running is a powerful tool to manage mental health and improve your wellness.On December 1st 2024, let’s run, jog or walk, 5km, 10km, or 21.1km and raise funds for Beyond Blue 🏃 💙Every dollar you raise helps to fund Beyond Blue’s 24/7 Support Services 📞Let’s get training, feeling better, and help support others.Registrations Open: Friday 31st May 2024Date: Sunday 1st,...

    St Kilda VIC, Australia
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Your local coach: Damian Waddell - Club Professional Coach for Adrenalin Tennis

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What is Cardio Tennis?
Cardio Tennis is the dynamic fusion of tennis drills, cardiovascular exercise, and upbeat music, designed to get your heart pumping and your skills improving. It's the perfect blend of fitness and fun, suitable for adults of all ages and abilities.



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CLEVELAND QLD
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Age: 18 - 65+
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Cardio Tennis @ Tennis West

Your local coach: Radu Vaidean - Junior Development Coach for Tennis West

Looking to inject some energy into your fitness routine? Want to improve your tennis skills while breaking a sweat? Come and give Cardio Tennis a try!


What is Cardio Tennis?
Cardio Tennis is the dynamic fusion of tennis drills, cardiovascular exercise, and upbeat music, designed to get your heart pumping and your skills improving. It's the perfect blend of fitness and fun, suitable for adults of all ages and abilities.



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Cardio Tennis @ Positive Tennis Services

Your local coach: Thomas Petery - Master Club Professional Coach for Positive Tennis

Looking to inject some energy into your fitness routine? Want to improve your tennis skills while breaking a sweat? Come and give Cardio Tennis a try!


What is Cardio Tennis?
Cardio Tennis is the dynamic fusion of tennis drills, cardiovascular exercise, and upbeat music, designed to get your heart pumping and your skills improving. It's the perfect blend of fitness and fun, suitable for adults of all ages and abilities.



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5km Running in Australia

A 5K race, also known as a 5-kilometer race, is a road running race with a distance of approximately 3.1 miles (5 kilometers). It is one of the most popular road race distances and is often used as a stepping stone for people new to running or looking to increase their distance over time gradually. In addition, many running events, such as charity runs and community events, include a 5K race as an option for participants. 5Ks are also popular as a timed event for runners who try to finish it in a fast time.

Training for a 5K race typically involves gradually increasing the distance of one's runs over time, emphasising building up endurance and developing good running form. A typical training plan for a 5K would involve running shorter distances at first and gradually building up to running the entire 5 kilometres. Speed work or interval training can also be included to improve performance. Some runners also incorporate strength training and stretching exercises to help prevent injuries.

Many 5K races are also organised on charity causes and are non-competitive, participatory events. Participants often wear costumes and walk or run the course rather than race against the clock.

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