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    Triathlon Pink Gold Coast
    Triathlon Pink Gold Coast

    Organiser: The Event Crew

    Welcome to our Gold Coast event at the Gold Coast Performance Centre and the second of two South East Queensland events in the Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink 2023/2024 event season. The pool swim and closed road course make this the perfect event to challenge yourself to do a triathlon for the first time – or if you’ve done our...

    Gold Coast QLD, 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
    Memory Walk & Jog: Illawarra
    Memory Walk & Jog: Illawarra

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Huskisson's Voyager Park.Last season was such an incredible success we’re back for seconds!  Come along to Voyager Park again as we walk, jog or run, to get active and beat dementia. With a stunning beach view and one of the most beautiful coastal walking tracks in Australia, it’s the perfect place to spend your morning! Walk or jog either...

    Lang Park, Marine Drive, Wollongong NSW, Australia
    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
    International Women's Day Fun Run
    International Women's Day Fun Run

    Organiser: Mater Foundation

    Beautiful 5km course: South Bank to City Botanic GardensEvent date: Sunday 10 March 2024Run, jog or walk the 5km courseIn 2024 the International Women's Day Fun Run presented by Queensland X-Ray, will see a beautiful course and venue have lots of space to offer you a fun and safe event. We are bringing you a 5km course that starts at...

    Brisbane QLD, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Western Sydney
    Memory Walk & Jog: Western Sydney

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Western Sydney's Tench Reserve.Western Sydney, it’s time to get active, get healthy and get ahead of dementia! We’re so excited to be heading back to the amazing Tench Reserve in Penrith! Western Sydney it's time to tie up your laces and show your support for people impacted by dementia across Sydney (and throughout Australia). Join friends, family, and...

    Penrith NSW, Australia
    Memory Walk & Jog: Cronulla
    Memory Walk & Jog: Cronulla

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us at Cronulla's Don Lucas Reserve.Nothing beats a morning walk or jog by the beachside for a good cause!Don Lucas Reserve will be buzzing come March with families, friends and pooches all on the same mission to create a better future for those living with dementia. You bring the energy and we'll bring the action!Choose one of three courses:...

    Cronulla NSW, 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
    Triathlon Pink Canberra
    Triathlon Pink Canberra

    Organiser: The Event Crew

    Welcome to our Canberra event at Stromlo Forest Park and Leisure Centre and the last event in the Ramsay Health Care Triathlon Pink 2023/2024 season. The pool swim and closed road course make this the perfect event to challenge yourself to do a triathlon for the first time – or if you’ve done our event before, maybe try a new...

    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
    Colour Frenzy Fun Run
    Colour Frenzy Fun Run

    Organiser: Colour Frenzy

    Experience the excitement of Australia’s #1 colour fun run event!Colour Frenzy is an extraordinary event that promises an abundance of vibrant colours, exhilarating fun, and non-stop excitement.Prepare to be captivated by an extraordinary adventure brimming with vibrant colour stations, thrilling obstacles, exciting games, and fantastic giveaways. And let’s not overlook the magnificent bubble machine that will elevate the excitement to...

    Jells Park, Jells Rd, Wheelers Hill VIC 3150, 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: Mildura
    Memory Walk & Jog: Mildura

    Organiser: Dementia and Alzheimer’s Australia

    Join us in Ornamental Lakes Park.Back by popular demand! The 2024 Mildura Pop-Up is coming for another turnout to remember!It's time to tie up your laces and show your support for people impacted by dementia in the Mallee region (and all across Australia). Join friends, family, and people from work at Ornamental Lakes Park on Saturday, 23 March, as we...

    Mildura VIC, 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

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Tennis Coaching For Everyone
Provider: Top Win Tennis Academy
Top Win Tennis Academy offers professional tennis coaching lessons for everyone of all ages and abilities.

At our three venues, Cockatoo Tennis Club (CTC), Warburton Tennis Club (WTC) and Pakenham Upper Tennis Club (PUTC) coaching is offered throughout the week with sessions to suit everyone.

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Cockatoo VIC
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Beginner Salsa Bachata in Melbourne and surrounding suburbs
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AC Badminton social club
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Auburn NSW
$15.00
Age: 18 - 65+
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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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Hamilton QLD
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat
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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.

Please Note:
The image provided is a generic image and not an actual representation of the group. Some information such as age group and gender of group may not be accurate. We recommend contacting the organiser if...
St Peters NSW
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
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Running in Australia

Participating in running events, also known as road races or marathons, can be a fun and rewarding way to stay active and challenge yourself physically. There are many different types of running events, from short distance fun runs to full marathons. Some popular distances include:

  1. 5K: A 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) race, often considered the shortest "serious" race distance.

  2. 10K: A 10 kilometer (6.2 mile) race, a popular distance for runners of all abilities.

  3. Half marathon: A 21.1 kilometer (13.1 mile) race, often considered a significant milestone for runners.

  4. Marathon: A 42.2 kilometer (26.2 mile) race, considered the ultimate test of endurance and stamina.

Participating in a running event requires proper training and preparation. It is highly recommended to consult a doctor before starting any training program, especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition or have not exercised in a while. It is also important to have the appropriate gear, such as running shoes, and to stay hydrated and fueled during the race.

Many running events also serve as fundraisers for charitable organizations, giving participants the opportunity to contribute to a good cause while also challenging themselves physically.

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