RUNNING ROYLE-TY TAKES OUT FERNLEIGH 15
Australian Masters Games – ‘For the times of your life’
With one year to go to the Australian Masters Games, one of Australia’s largest multi-sport festivals today unveiled its look, tagline and the first of a number of event ambassadors before South Australia’s sports and business community.
AUSTRALIA’S TOUGHEST RUN RETURNS TO SIMPSON DESERT IN 2015
The infamous Big Red Run will return to the iconic Simpson Desert in 2015 for the third running of Australia’s toughest multi-day stage race that has attracted fans from around the world.
Staged over 6 days from Saturday June 27 to July 2, 2015, this 250klm endurance run, based out of the iconic Birdsville town in Queensland, gives runners an awe-inspiring outback experience while raising money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) which has so far received over $350,000 from the event.
Ondoro, Chapple win Melbourne Marathon
There was brilliant sunshine today as family and friends lined the streets of Melbourne to cheer on over 32,000 participants as they ‘ran as one’ at the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival.
IMP Dominates Melbourne Marathon
Four graduates, one coach and a number of running supporters – Melbourne was well and truly injected with IMP presence at the 2014 Medibank Melbourne Marathon on Sunday 12 October.
Bianca Graham (2011 graduate) and Justin Gaykamangu (2012 graduate) took on the half marathon, crossing the line in 1:44:23 and 1:48:49 respectively, while 2013 graduate Korey Summers (2013 graduate) flew through the 10km in 37:31, and Nadine Hunt, the first IMP Indigenous Australian to finish the New York Marathon, who jogged her way through the 10km distance while battling injury and still crossing in an incredible time of 48:45.
Annual ‘Big Coast Run’ next weekend raises funds to beat the big C
The stunning coastline of Botany Bay will host amateur and professional runners for the Big Coast Run, a majestic trail running event to be held on Saturday October 19, raising funds for Cancer Council NSW.
The Run will see Everyday Heroes choose either an 8km, 10km, 20km or 30km track of the Kamay Botany Bay National Park.
Running in the footseps of tourism pioneers
New Zealand’s newest marathon running event traces the path that many visitors to the region would have made in the 19th century.
The Tarawera Trail Marathon and 50km takes in the district’s unique landscape, culture and legacy, starting at the Pohutu Geyser at Te Puia in Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Valley and finishing at Hot Water Beach at Lake Tarawera.
Runners in running for prizes with online study
Recreational runners are wanted for the largest online study of its kind in Australia to determine the role of genetics in exercise-induced bone and tendon injuries.
The study is being conducted by AIS researchers in conjunction with Bond University’s Collaborative Research Network for Advancing Exercise and Sports Science.
Chiba Team Selected
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