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    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
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    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
    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
    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
    Ballarat Marathon
    Ballarat Marathon
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    Organiser: Federation University

    Ballarat has a rich sporting and cultural history. The BALLARAT MARATHON is designed to celebrate this. Held annually in late April, the Ballarat Marathon will be a two-day running festival, open to both elite and recreational athletes. Our event will showcase one of regional Australia’s most beautiful and historic cities and promote health and wellbeing across the community. We are inviting...

    Ballarat VIC, Australia
    7 News Gold Coast Running Festival
    7 News Gold Coast Running Festival

    Organiser: The Event Crew

    Welcome to the Gold Coast and the 13th anniversary of the von Bibra Mitsubishi Gold Coast Running Festival 2024. Come and run in the Gold Coast sunshine and enjoy the fast, safe, closed road circuit. With distances available for all running and walking abilities, we have a race for you, your running group and the whole family!Distances:- Garmin 3/4 Marathon- Rigs...

    Gold Coast QLD, Australia
    Mornington Running Festival
    Mornington Running Festival

    ​The Mornington Running Festival returns to Mornington Peninsula for the 10th time on the 28 April 2024 weekend.Set in what is one of Australia's most stunning courses to run, winding along the esplanade from Mornington to Mt Martha and back. This unique experience to run or walk along this road free from traffic is unmissable.The weekend features a variety of...

    Mornington VIC, Australia
    Runaway Sydney Half Marathon
    Runaway Sydney Half Marathon

    Organiser: Runaway Marathon Series

    For a few amazing hours in perfect Autumn running conditions, the best of Sydney’s city streets are yours to enjoy. None of the big city hustle and bustle, just wide-open city streets, stunning views and the buzz of Australia’s most iconic half-marathon all around you. The Runaway Sydney Half Marathon is a truly unique city running experience through the beating...

    Sydney NSW, Australia
    Wings For Life World Run
    Wings For Life World Run

    Organiser: Wings for Life World Run

    The Wings for Life World Run is a truly unique and global race for both runners and wheelchair participants. Instead of a finish line, competitors race side by side to keep ahead of the Virtual Catcher Car. Now in its eleventh year, on May 5, 2024 Wings for Life World Run participants in can also run together in . Meet...

    The University of Queensland, Saint Lucia QLD, Australia
    Mansfield Marathon
    Mansfield Marathon

    Organiser: Mansfield Athlethics Club

    Join us for the 2nd annual Mansfield Marathon. It’s fast, flat and scenic running on the Great Victorian Rail Trail.Family fun & fitness timeWith 5 distances to choose from this is a great way to get the whole family active. While you’re visiting Mansfield be sure to checkout the many other attractions on offer.Mansfield MarathonThis is a great marathon course,...

    Mansfield VIC, 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
    Brisbane Marathon Festival
    Brisbane Marathon Festival
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    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

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Half Marathon in Australia

A half marathon is a road running race with a distance of 13.1 miles (21.09 kilometres). It is half the distance of a full marathon (26.2 miles). Half marathons have become increasingly popular recently, with many people using them as a stepping stone to eventually running a full marathon. Training for a half marathon typically takes several months and often involves gradually increasing the distance of one's runs over time. Many half marathons also take place as part of more significant running events, such as marathon weekends or running festivals, which can include shorter races like 5Ks and 10Ks in addition to the half marathon.

Half marathons are a great way for runners to test their endurance and stamina while providing a sense of accomplishment and personal satisfaction. These events typically attract a wide range of participants, from amateur runners to elite athletes and from people of all ages and abilities. In addition, many people choose to run half marathons as part of a personal challenge or goal, while others run them as part of a charity fundraising effort or to raise awareness for a particular cause.

To prepare for a half marathon, runners need to develop a training plan that includes a mix of long-distance runs, interval training, and cross-training. A typical training plan for a half marathon will involve gradually building up the distance of the runs over several weeks or months, to be able to run the full 21.1 km (13.1 miles) distance by the time of the race. It's also important to note that while running is the focus, a mix of cardio, strength, and flexibility training is also recommended to prevent injury and help runners be well-rounded and cross the finish line.

On the day of the race, it's essential for runners to stay properly hydrated and well-fueled and to pace themselves appropriately. Half marathons generally have water and aid stations along the course, where runners can refuel and rehydrate. The time it takes to complete a half marathon will vary widely depending on the individual runner, but most people finish within 2 to 3 hours.

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