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This year Melbournians will have the chance to battle it out for line honours well before the Formula One drivers when the inaugural Australian Grand Prix Run takes place at the Albert Park track on Sunday 10 March, 2013. Complete with course barriers, grandstands, overpasses and marquees, it is expected over 2,000 participants of all [...]
Review By: Johan Borg You will notice that many shoe company’s offer a variety of styles in its catalogue, a high mileage trainer, a lightweight trainer and a racing flat. Each shoe is designed with different features in mind and I have found that using these three styles of shoes can help your consistently in [...]
I got these new Pearl Izumi ISO Transitions a few weeks ago. I had no idea what I was getting and was pleasantly surprised when I opened the box. Like the shoe that Zoot brought us a few years ago this Pearl Izumi triathlon specific shoe does not have a tradition tongue. It has a [...]
If you are lucky enough to already be in Hawaii for the Ironman World Championship you may like to join the likes of Tim DeBoom, Luke Bell, Belinda Granger, Hillary Biscay, Matt Lieto, Joe Gambles, Fraser Cartmell and Bree Wee for a 10km run and walk on the famous Francis H. Ii Brown North golf course where the Hawaii 70.3 run is held.
Patrick Makau has broken the world marathon record. He raced to a 2:03:38 on the streets of Berlin, breaking Gebrselassie’s world record by 21 seconds. It was a terrible day for the Ethiopian emperor – he stepped off the road soon after Makau launched a big surge at around 27km, and while he did resume running, he was not a factor and it seems that he bailed some time later.
In his first major championship since the Commonwealth Games last year Australian 10,000m record holder and Sydneysider Ben St Lawrence will be contesting the 5000m at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, Korea. The heats are on September 1st and will be shown on SBS2.
Elite Energy have added a running event to the their ever growing list of activities and the inaugural skinfit Husky Half Marathon presented by Sporty Girls Gear is a brilliant excuse to escape for the weekend to this South Coast gem of a location. This is a great way to test yourself in the lead up to the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.
We’ve all been told about the benefits of having a quality pair of shoes when we are out running, training at the gym, or exercising. But how do we know how long these things are supposed to last?? With the answer dependent on a number of factors including a runner’s weight, running style and type of use, there is no clear cut answer. The following guidelines though can help as reasonably accurate ways to gauge how many more runs might be left in your beloved trainers!
As many of us approach our key race date or event, we are already doing some reasonably long and hard k’s to prepare for the big day. Here is a quick introduction to a type of workout that I personally love to have in the week (either regularly, or just on occasion) that has both mental and physical benefits.
The new Nike+ GPS App allows runners to use their iPhone to visually map every run while tracking pace, distance, time and calories-burned as well as stay motivated with instant feedback during and after each run from athletes like Paula Radcliffe and Lance Armstrong, and comedian Tracy Morgan. The app also connects runners around the world or just down the street through www.nikeplus.com, the largest running community in the world with more than 3 million members.