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Working towards an organised, timed event can definitely help you to stay motivated and keep you on track toward your goals. Tasmania, with its spectacular rugged wilderness, is a trail runner's dream! The state has its fair share of long and grueling ultras but what about for runners looking to tackle shorter distances? We've put together a short list of "beginner friendly" trail run events in Tasmania. Whether you're new to running or new to trails, you should find something suitable below! In no particular order... 1. Grapest 5k Run - www.grapest5krun.com.au 5k8th September 2018 Pipers Brook Winery, Pipers Brook...

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Having an event to work towards is an excellent way to keep your training on track as well as just a really fun and positive way to spend some time outside. The longer trail run events can present some risks for new trail runners so we've put together a short list of beginner friendly events. You might be a newcomer to running in general or you might be making the switch to trail running from road running. Here's a list of awesome Trail Running Events in New South Wales which have a great range of distances including some shorter ones...

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Injuries suck, there's no doubt about it. Not knowing where you're going, not taking enough fuel and generally not paying attention can land you in trouble. But even if you have all the safety boxes ticked, the 3 mistakes listed below can quickly lead to injury and end your trail running adventure before it starts! 1. Tensing Up Often, when we first start hitting the trails we are overly conscious of the injury risks that lurk around every meandering corner, down every steep hill and on every camouflaged tree root. While it's great to be aware of the hazards, this...

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Most runners would agree that having an event to work towards is a great source of motivation as well as just a really fun and fulfilling way to spend some time. The longer trail run events can present some dangers to new trail runners so we've put together a list designed for beginners. Whether you're fairly new to running in general or maybe making the switch to trail running from road running, here's a list of beginner Trail Running Events in Victoria that will give you a great place to start. You Yangs Trail Running Festival (TrailsPlus Mountain Trail Series)...

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Today we set out to answer the age old question, debated by runners since the time before Brooks. There were no compression tights and you can forget about Garmins but the multifaceted debate was already present throughout the land... Which is better, Trail Running or Road Running? While seemingly alike in many ways, they are worlds apart in others. We've put them head to head in four key areas to find out once and for all who the ultimate champion is. 1. Impact on Your Body Kicking things off we have perhaps the most fiercely debated point and that's the...

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