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    A marathon mission for Blue Hope

    Brisbane friends Jodie Morgan and Wendy Kirby ran their first marathons on Sunday to raise money for the national police …

 

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Tag: Training

Setting new goals

Recovery, refocus and setting more goals

So you’ve run the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and had a wonderful run or may not have done quite as well as you would have liked. Either way, you’ve felt the post race let down, maybe had too many big nights and sleep ins. You’re ready for another challenge but what do you do?

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The busy students’ guide to running

Are you a student struggling to juggle exercise and the demands of the busy lifestyle associated with higher education? Check out these tips from a professional psychologist and students who manage to fit running into their weekly schedules.

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Do you need to run the marathon distance in training?

Brad Beer, author of amazon.com best seller ‘You CAN Run Pain Free’, discusses whether you need to run 42.195 kilometres in training before you complete your debut marathon.

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How often should I do hip strength exercises?

Brad Beer, author of amazon.com best seller ‘You CAN Run Pain Free’, highlights four factors that influence the regularity of hip strength exercises.

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Running Gold Coast: It’s not just the destination

Some of the greatest running minds in Australia, who know the Gold Coast Airport Marathon all too well, provide their tips on how to bring the joy back to your running and enjoy your Gold Coast Airport Marathon training.

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5 common training errors to avoid

Brad Beer, author of amazon.com best seller ‘You CAN Run Pain Free’, highlights five common training errors that can contribute to the development of injury.

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Man at the gym doing a hip stability exercise

The role of hip stability in minimising running injuries

Excessive hip motion during running represents a major injury risk factor for runners. When a runner’s hips move excessively due to hip muscle weakness, the legs of the runner will be subjected to greater loading and strain.

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15 tips for training success

Pat Carroll’s top 15 training tips to help you reach the start line of the Gold Coast Marathon in top shape and ready for personal glory.

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Why does the Gold Coast love the Gold Coast Airport Marathon?

Attracting an influx of local, intrastate, interstate and international runners, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon brings many positives to the Gold Coast – a healthier community, an economic injection for the tourism and retail industries, and many smiles for participants and spectators.

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10 training tips from four-time winner Pat Carroll

Four-time winner of the Gold Coast Marathon, Pat Carroll, reveals his top 10 training tips that will assist with your Gold Coast Marathon training

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