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Trail Running SA - The Ultimate Guide

South Australia is home to untouched bushland, amazing national parks and a thriving trail running community. Whether you are looking for a family friendly fun-run or a world-class Ultra Marathon SA has you covered, check out the details below. A Quick Note About Safety Trail Running is a great a way to stay healthy and fit but heading out into the wilderness is not without its risks. Whether it is a sprained ankle, a snakebite or getting lost its important to prepare for the unexpected. Make sure you familiarise yourself with the area before setting out and pack the proper gear. The TrailSurvivor Ultra Kit is a light-weight all-in-one kit that is packed with everything you need to face the...

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Top 3 Family Friendly Trail Runs Events in New South Wales

What's better than spending the day at a running event, doing what you love? Sharing that experience with your family! These days, it's not uncommon to find a lot of the popular road events catering for families with kids who are eager to get involved but finding family friendly trail events can be a little more tricky. We've found three awesome, family friendly, trail events in New South Wales to get you started. This is not a definitive list and we encourage you to hunt out some more but whether you're looking to run along side your family or just cheer them on in a welcoming and supportive environment, the events below are a great place to begin! Western Sydney Parklands...

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Top 3 Trail Run Events for Beginners in Tasmania (Updated for 2020)

Training for an organised, timed, trail run event is a great way to get motivated and stay on track towards your goals. It is also fantastic way to meet new people and build connections in the Tassie trail running community.  Tasmania, with its wide open spaces, spectacular scenery and rugged wilderness, is a trail runner's dream! The state has its fair share of long and gruelling ultra marathons but also offers run family friendly events 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! A Quick Note About Safety Trail Running is a great a way...

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Top 3 Trail Run Events for Beginners in New South Wales (Updated for 2019)

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 for beginners. Sydney Trail Series - Manly Dam 10km, 21km, 30km13th Jan, 24th Feb & 24th March 2018 Manly Dam,...

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3 Most Common Mistakes That Cause Injuries For New Trail Runners

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 can sometimes lead to our bodies tensing up. Stiff knees and stiff hips will drastically increase the chance of injury...

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