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Friday 30 Jan, 15

The competition plans for Australia’s best runners may today become a little clearer, with Athletics Australia confirming the dates and locations of a series of road running championships for 2015.

Set to launch with the 2015 Australian Road Running Championships on Saturday 2 May, the calendar also confirms Sunday 20 September and Sunday 11 October as the dates of the 2015 Australian Marathon Championships and the 2015 Australian Half Marathon Championships respectively.

Friday 30 Jan, 15

“It’s great that the Blackmores Sydney Marathon has been awarded the Australian Marathon Championships in 2015. The Blackmores Sydney Marathon has recently been awarded the IAAF Marathon Silver Label and in 2015 we expect to be recognised as an IAAF Marathon Gold Label event, thus providing Australian marathon runners the opportunity of competing against some of the best marathon runners in the world.

Friday 12 Dec, 14

Blackmores Sydney Marathon Awarded IAAF Road Race Gold Label Status
sydneyrunningfestival.com.au
20 September 2015

The Blackmores Sydney Marathon, part of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival, has been awarded the prestigious top honour of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Road Race Gold Label status - recognising the event alongside household names of marathons such as London, Boston and New York.

Sunday 21 Sep, 14

ETHIOPIAN ATHLETES DOMINATE BLACKMORES SYDNEY MARATHON 2014. WOMEN’S WINNER SMASHES OWN RECORD TIME WITH BACK TO BACK TITLES. KURT FEARNLEY CLAIMS 10TH WHEELCHAIR TITLE. MORE THAN 34,000 CROSS SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE ON FOUR COURSES.

Sunday 21 Sep, 14

RESULTS – BLACKMORES SYDNEY HALF MARATHON. SYDNEY’S BRAD MILOSEVIC AND JAPAN’S RUKA NAKAMURA CLAIM VICTORY 9:00AM, SYDNEY: Sydney local Brad Milosevic and Japan’s Ruka Nakamura have crossed the line first in the men’s and women’s 2014 Blackmores Half Marathon, both capturing victory in slippery running conditions at the Sydney Opera House this morning.

Thursday 18 Sep, 14

This year’s Blackmores Sydney Marathon will see the fastest field ever assembled for the event ready to tackle Sydney's streets in a bid to smash the course record of 2.11.52 held by Yuki Kawauchi from Japan. 

Thursday 4 Sep, 14

Rebel & ASICS have joined forces to bring you the official merchandise for the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

The ASICS Event Expo will be located at Lower Town Hall, corner of George and Druitt Streets.

Peak your performance with garments created with you, the runner in mind. Available at the ASICS Event Expo, from Wed 17 - Saturday 20th Sept, a range designed to move with you, it’s the perfect memento for your run!

Monday 18 Aug, 14

Gary Darbyshire

Around three years ago I went through a very tricky time of my life. I had three biopsies in a space of a year for various health issues.  I was overweight and also suffered mild depression. I was not in a good place. I decided to begin more study a third master’s degree to give me some focus, during that time there I often went to the University of Wollongong gym to keep fit. 

After the last biopsy and negative results I thought “Gary do something to celebrate” and thus the journey began.

Tuesday 8 Jul, 14

Don't miss out! Come and join us this Sunday 13 July, at The Rocks, for Sydney's most spectacular Sydney Harbour training event.

Tuesday 24 Jun, 14

“Now I have no symptoms of fibromyalgia – but I don’t want to stop running in case it returns!”

Lesley from Otago, New Zealand woke up one morning in March 2006 thinking she had the flu. Every bone and muscle in her body hurt but when she wasn’t getting better she went to her doctor – the first of which was to be many visits.

The doctors searched for what was wrong and for a long time no-one could say. She was put on steroids and the only effect was huge weight gain.

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