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Is NORT an effective recovery beverage?

Short answer YES! Long and interesting answer… here are the beer-tiful benefits of NORT non-alcoholic beer as a recovery option this running season. We all know it is important to hydrate, refuel and enjoy the moment after you sprint, fly, hobble or fall over that line in a few weeks at the Gold Coast Marathon. Here is why NORT ticks all those boxes.

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Managing common overuse running niggles

Here are some practical tips that may assist in reducing discomfort and progression of common running injuries. It is important that you have already ascertained that your niggle is stable- that is not deteriorating over time or affecting running stride, not causing sharp or intense pain, or have features of a bone stress injury.

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Natasha lines up for an unforgettable CPL Gold Coast Wheelchair Marathon experience

Natasha Price (41) has plenty of unfinished business to tackle on the streets of the Gold Coast next month. The Upper Coomera wheelchair marathoner will line up in the CPL 42.195km Wheelchair Marathon on Sunday 3 July to avenge missing a place in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games team and stake a solid claim for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

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Maxime to make the most of her second chance at life at the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon

Maxime Szylvester was 49 years of age; she was fit and active, she maintained a healthy diet and walked five kilometres most days. So, when the aged care diversional therapist from Point Cook in Victoria suffered a near-fatal cardiac arrest at work in February 2012 there seemed no rhyme or reason. “There was no warning, I just dropped dead, and no one has any idea why,” Maxime (59) said.

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Stunning Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon Medals Unveiled

This year’s Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon stunning finisher’s medals were revealed at Sea World Resort this morning by First Nations artist & designer, Lisa Sorbie Martin.

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Townsville’s Krissy Regan to bring the good fight to the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon

Townsville’s Krissy Regan says she is at the business end of her preparations to run three major distance events in two months to aid war ravaged Ukrainian women and children. It’s the latest personal challenge the unstoppable 46-year-old science and sports management expert, obesity shredder, world trekker, ‘Mindful Mum’ to two young girls aged 7 and 4, prolific author and three-time dragon boat world champion has set herself in the name of international goodwill.

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Cheers to the new official beer of the Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon

No matter how hard they’ve trained and how well they’ve run, participants in the 2022 Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon (2-3 July) will have NORT to show for it. That’s thanks to a heady partnership brewed up this week between Queensland’s premier distance running event and brewer NORT which will offer every runner a race finish sample of Australia’s lowest calorie full flavoured non-alcoholic beer.

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ASICS Sports & Leisure Expo Back Up and Running

A time-honoured highlight of the annual Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon weekend is back after a two-year coronavirus-induced hiatus. The ASICS Sport & Leisure Expo, Australia’s largest free admission sports expo, is tipped to attract more than 25,000 visitors to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre at Broadbeach from Thursday 30 June to Saturday 2 July.

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Identifying overuse running injuries

It’s the feeling no runner wants to experience. You’ve been putting in the hard yards- building up your long runs, feeling fitter and faster in the lead up to the marathon. You’ve developed a niggle out of the blue that you just can’t seem to shake off. These tips can help!

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Marathon preparation: getting to the start line fit and injury free

Running 42.2km is no easy feat. You may be able to get away with suboptimal training prior to a shorter 5km or 10km race, but with the marathon there is no hiding. With less than 10 weeks until the Gold Coast Marathon, preparation is key to get to the start line fit and healthy. Here are my top 4 preparation tips that will help you avoid injury and enjoy training in the lead up to the race:

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