Half Marathon Events in Sydney NSW

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    Hounslow Classic

    Hounslow Classic

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    Organiser: Hounslow Classic

    The Hounslow Classic is one epic Blue Mountains sky run. It is a weekend of gnarly and spectacular trail racing which encompasses the best that Blackheath and the Grose Valley Wilderness has to offer.Synonymous with brutal climbs, steep technical terrain and jaw-dropping valleys, runners traverse along the tops of sheer sandstone cliffs, dive deep into canyon trails passing through ancient...

    Allview Escape, Hat Hill Road, Blackheath NSW, Australia
    86.8 km from Sydney NSW
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    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
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Suggested groups & Activities in and around Sydney NSW

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Sydney Cyclepaths - Casual social cycling

Join this group for a variety of bike rides featuring cycle paths, rivers and parklands. This group practices safe cycling in Sydney, mostly on bike paths and quiet streets.

This is social exercise, not competitive. Discover fantastic paths in Sydney, have a chat, swap ideas, practice safe cycling. Work your muscles and get some exercise.

Just $5 membership covers you up to 5 June 2022, and you can join any ride (unless it is full). Fees cover our Meetup costs.

Sorry, this group is for adults, not kids.
Sydney NSW
Approx $1.00
Age: 18 - 65+
Sat, Sun
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Achilles Sydney Walking and Running Group

Provider: Achilles Running Club - Sydney
Weekly walk or run from 8am every Sunday for people with disabilities. Volunteer guides are also needed. Email your details for more information.

On most Sundays we meet hail, rain or shine on Hospital Road, at the rear of Sydney Eye Hospital. opposite the Domain at 8.00am.

We train (walk or run) for an hour, taking in the sights, sounds and smells of some of Sydney’s most spectacular sites – the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Opera House and Mrs Macquarie’s chair.
Sydney NSW
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
0.4 km from Sydney
Sun
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KGV Walk Group Walking Group

Provider: Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Heart Foundation Walking group located in The Rocks (NSW).
Walking Speed: Medium pace
Frequency: Monthly
Dog Friendly: Yes
Pram Friendly: No

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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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...
The Rocks NSW
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
1 km from Sydney
Fri
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Southern Walkers Walking Group

Provider: Heart Foundation Walking Groups
Heart Foundation Walking group located in Sydney (NSW).
Walking Speed: Medium pace
Frequency: Weekly
Dog Friendly: No
Pram Friendly: No

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 you...
Sydney NSW
FREE
Age: 18 - 65+
1.4 km from Sydney
Wed

Cardio Tennis @ Rushcutters Bay Tennis Centre

Your local coach: Scott Riley - Club Professional Coach for Tennis World

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.



Tailored to Your Needs
Everyone has different fitness levels and tennis skills. That's why Tennis Australia coaches offer...
Rushcutters Bay NSW
Approx $20.00
Age: 18 - 65+
1.8 km from Sydney
Undisclosed

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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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