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Running Apps in Airplane Mode

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in Articles, Running

This morning, I decided to try doing a run with my iPhone in Airplane mode. I did this because I wanted to see how accurate the GPS positioning will be when in that mode and whether it is a viable sports tracking tool when you are overseas (with no global roaming). I used 4 running apps and compared how they fair when recording a run without cellular connectivity.

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3 Months RunKeeper Elite with Pebble

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 in Running, Training

I recently received an email from RunKeeper telling me that because I have linked my pebble watch with RunKeeper, it has given me 3 months of RunKeeper Elite subscription.

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Infograph: What it means to be fast

Posted on Jul 11, 2013 in News, Running

RunKeeper and Under Armour teamed up to bring a story on what it means to be fast.
They created a cool infograph below for data and comparisons on the world’s top runners, swiftest countries in RunKeeper, and more. See how you stack up, but also don’t fret if you’re far off–we’re even bringing you insights from real RunKeeper users who got faster.

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Nike She Runs the Night 2013 Sydney Route

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 in Events, Running

The Nike She Runs the night for 2013 is on Saturday, 4th May 2013, at Centennial starting at 7pm. Here is a the route for the 10K run along with the elevation chart.

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Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon Relays

Posted on Apr 9, 2013 in Events, Running

The Sydney Morning Herald is just round the corner (May 19th 2013) but this year there is a new event available.

Previously the event has been a half marathon only event. It’s actually the only half marathon only event which I know of. All the other events, Sydney Running Festival, Gold Coast Marathon, Melbourne Marathon and Canberra Marathon all have other running distances available. (10km, half marathon and marathon). This year, the organisers of the event are introducing a relay half marathon.

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Mud Run 2012

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Adventure Race, Events, Running

The nation’s most bizarre race, the Mud Run has fast become Australia’s biggest mud-fest offering thousands of runners and thrill-seekers a unique fun-run experience. Join thousands of wacky-racers as you run, crawl or even belly-flop your way through the 7km course. Or, for the under 12s, we’ve lined up a shorter 1km ‘Mud Dash’ race.

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Sydney Running Festival 2012

Posted on Jun 25, 2012 in Events, Running

The Sydney Running Festival is on again Sunday, 16th September 2012. It’s one of Australia’s most spectacular course, so sign up quick to join over 35,000 other runners and be a part of this event! Event include Marathon (42.195km), Half Marathon (21.0975km), Bridge Run (9km) and the Family Fun Run (3.5km).

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Canberra Marathon 2012

Posted on Feb 29, 2012 in Events, Running

More than 4,000 entrants took part in the inaugural Australian Running Festival, with 2012 set to be even bigger.

Don’t miss this spectacular course, incorporating The Canberra Times Canberra Marathon along with a Half Marathon and fun runs, the Australian Running Festival offers an event for all abilities, from serious runners to joggers, pushers and walkers.

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Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon 2012

Posted on Feb 29, 2012 in Events, Running

Be part of Australia’s largest and most prestigious half marathon on Sunday, May 20; The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon presented by Colonial First State. Take on the newly introduced one lap course, which will be improved from start to finish for 2012 with City2Surf style wave starts incorporated to spread out the field.

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2012 Sun Run – Sydney’s New Summer Fun Run

Posted on Nov 30, 2011 in Events, Running

After the success of the inaugural event we’re pleased to bring back The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run. The fun run is held the day before the Cole Classic, on Saturday, February 4, 2012.

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