Lifestyle

How runner Gen LaCaze stays motivated and focused

The steeplechase champ describes how she achieves her best – physically and mentally.

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Community

Meet the joggers and walkers of Melbourne’s Tan track

The Tan track is a jogger's Mecca, with runners and walkers pounding the pavement morning and night.

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Experts

10 ways to reach your running goals

Go the distance and seamlessly achieve your running goals – while protecting your body from injury.

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Lifestyle

Parkrun: What to expect

Want to give parkrun a go? Here's everything you need to know for your first time.

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Lifestyle

4 ways to prevent running injuries

Look after your body while you run. Here's how to lower your chances of getting injured.

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Community

5 reasons to run in the morning

Understand how running in the morning can change your life, and why you should start now.

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Lifestyle

How to start running with your kids

Find out how exercising with your kids is beneficial for both of you.

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Community

People of parkrun: Trish

Even after weight loss, it wasn't until Trish started attending Parkrun that she made real progress.

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Community

People of parkrun: Melissa

Be inspired by Melissa's story, showing how mental resilience can guide you past adversity.

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Community

People of parkrun: David

David was obese and out of confidence, but turned his life around after attending a Parkrun.

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Advice

Stretches for runners

These are the best stretches for your back, hips and legs after a tiring run.

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Lifestyle

Your quick-start guide to running training

Whether you're gearing up for a marathon or your first 5 km, prepare your mind, body and wardrobe.

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Experts

This running technique improves your form (and your glutes)

How a simple tweak to your running form can lead to better results.

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In Brief

That finish line feeling: Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival

A congratulatory message to the thousands who participated in the Medibank Melbourne Marathon.

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Community

Why I Run: Chris Walker

Chris Walker explains why he continues to run and raise funds for various causes.

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Community

Why I Run: The Wilson Family

The Wilson family on combining their love for the outdoors with a special cause close to their hearts.

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Community

Why I Run: Peter Ryan

Peter Ryan on why he's been running marathons since 1978.

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Community

Why I run: Annie Crawford

Annie Crawford's philanthropic contributions created Can Too, which raises money for cancer research.

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Community

Why I Run: Enrique Suana

Enrique Suana on how his passion for running allows him to give something back to the sport he loves.

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Community

Why I Run: Deb and Gerred Sherwood

Deb Sherwood and son Gerred share why they will be running at the Medibank Family Run.

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In Brief

Sweat and smiles at the Medibank Family Fun Run

The Medibank Family Fun Run came to Sydney to promote healthy living through exercise.

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Community

How Jesinta Campbell stays active, nourished and healthy

From fitness moves to favourite foods, Jesinta shares the things that keep her feeling her best.

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In Brief

A fantastic day out at Perth City to Surf

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Chevron City to Surf for Activ.

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Community

Australian Triathlon, Endurance and Cycling Expo

Calling all triathlon junkies! The ultimate multisports expo is taking place from September 9 - 10.

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Community

Mother’s Day Classic

Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 Australian women, so get running for a good cause this Sunday 14 May.

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Community

3 powerful pairs of running tights

These running pants will have you feeling sleek, swift and ready to slay the pavement.

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Community

Neon Run

Get ready for lots of light, colour and action! The Neon Run is nothing like your standard fun run.

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In Brief

Medibank Melbourne Marathon 2014 wrap-up

A diverse range of people competed in Melbourne's favourite running festival on Sunday 12 October

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Community

Keeping pace with Steve Moneghetti

Renowned marathon legend Steve Moneghetti answers questions on keeping fighting fit.

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Lifestyle

Yoga for runners

Enrich your running training with restorative yoga positions before and after your workout.

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Community

Sisters with spirit

Zoe and Stephanie Melanko travelled around Western Australia for the City to Surf series.

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In Brief

A few minutes of running for a longer life

Running for just 5-10 minutes a few times a week can add years to your life, researchers have found.

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Advice

Advanced running guides

Advanced training guides for 4km, 5km, 10km, 12km, half marathon and marathon events.

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Advice

Intermediate running guides

Intermediate training guides for 4km, 5km, 10km, 12km, half marathon and marathon events.

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Advice

Beginner running guides

Beginner training guides for 4km, 5km, 10km, 12km, half marathon and marathon events.

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Community

What I learned from marathon training

From training plans to race day, dietitian Daniel Thomson discusses his marathon challenge.

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Advice

Who’s on your fitness team?

You don’t have to be an elite athlete to have a support team on your journey to the finish line.

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Community

Milestone Pod: How long do your runners last?

A clever new device that tracks the mileage of your running shoes.

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Advice

Acupuncture for sports training

Chinese medicine practitioner explains how acupuncture can benefit your running and training

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Community

5 ways to mix up your training

Revamp and turbocharge your workout by adding a little variety.

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Advice

6 strength exercises for runners

Simple conditioning moves that should be part of any runner’s training routine.

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Community

The benefits of training with a running coach

Running coaches are not reserved for elite athletes – here are the benefits of having one.

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Community

91-year-old marathon runner breaks record

While some people slow down in their 70s, Harriette Thompson ran her first marathon instead.

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Community

What to eat in the lead-up to race day

Your guide to nutrition in the final stretch of your training.

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Advice

A food lover’s guide to training

Dining for success to achieve your fitness goals when preparing for a race

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Community

How to track your training performance

Measuring your training progress is a great way to boost motivation and improve results.

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Experts

How to train for a marathon

Dr Dave Martin shares his best tips for training success.

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Community

20 race day tips

Use these tips to get the results you want on the big day.

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Recipes

Workout recovery meal ideas

Enrich your fitness training with replenishing, post-exercise meals.

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Recipes

Food to fuel your run

Whether you’re training, racing or recovering, what you eat plays a vital role.

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Community

7 unconventional fun runs

These unique fitness events put a twist in the running experience.

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Community

Winter Solstice Fun Run

Choose your pace from Cape Nelson Lighthouse to Portland Lighthouse in the Winter Solstice Fun Run.

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Advice

10km 10-Week Advanced Running Guide

This training guide will get you improving your 10km time in 10 weeks.

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Advice

10km 10-Week Intermediate Running Guide

This training guide will get you improving your 10km time in 10 weeks.

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Advice

10km 10-Week Beginner Running Guide

This training guide will get you running 10km in 10 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

5km 10-Week Advanced Running Guide

This training guide can improve your 5km time in 10 weeks.

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Advice

5km 10-Week Intermediate Running Guide

This training guide will get you running 5km in 10 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

5km 10-Week Beginner Running Guide

This training guide will get you running 5km in 10 weeks, one step at a time.

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Community

The journey to IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns: Part Four

Checking in on Nick as he nears the end of his half Ironman training experience.

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Advice

12 km advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your 12km time in 8 weeks.

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Advice

12 km beginner running guide

This training guide will get you running 12km in 8 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

4 km advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your 4km time in 8 weeks.

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Advice

4 km intermediate running guide

This training guide will get you improving your 4km time in 8 weeks.

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Advice

4 km beginner running guide

This training guide will get you running 4km in 8 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

Marathon 12-week advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your marathon time in 12 weeks.

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Advice

Marathon 12-week intermediate running guide

This training guide will get you running a marathon in 12 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

Marathon 12-week beginner running guide

This training guide will get you running a marathon in 12 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

12 km intermediate running guide

This training guide will get you improving your 12 km time in 8 weeks.

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Advice

10km intermediate running guide

An 8-week training guide for people looking to improve their 10km time.

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Advice

10 km beginner running guide

This training guide will get you running 10 km in 8 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

5 km beginner running guide

Calling all triathlon junkies! The ultimate multi-sports expo is coming to Sydney in September 2017.

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Advice

Marathon advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your marathon time in 18 weeks.

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Advice

Half marathon advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your half marathon time in 12 weeks.

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Advice

10 km advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your 10 km time in 8 weeks.

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Advice

5 km advanced running guide

This training guide will get you improving your 5 km time in 8 weeks.

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Advice

Marathon intermediate running guide

This training guide will get you running a marathon in 18 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

Half marathon intermediate running guide

This training guide will get you running a half marathon in 12 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

5 km intermediate running guide

This training guide will get you improving your 5 km time, in 8 weeks.

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Advice

Marathon beginner running guide

This training guide will get you running a marathon in 18 weeks, one step at a time.

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Advice

Half marathon beginner running guide

This training guide will get you running a half marathon in 12 weeks, one step at a time.

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Community

Great health road

Follow Medibank IT coordinator, Julie, on her journey to the Great Ocean Road Marathon.

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Community

Electric Run Melbourne

It’s a dazzling electric wonderland and fitness event at once – and it’s coming to Melbourne.

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Advice

4 tempo-based running apps

Sync your music to your pace with these clever apps.

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Community

The Great Ocean Road Marathon

Run from Lorne to Apollo Bay in one of Australia’s most visually spectacular marathons.

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Community

Adidas Springblade review

They look like something from the sea floor, but their unique design will put a spring in your step.

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Community

The Journey to IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns: Part Two

Watch Medibank member Nick on his journey to IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns

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Community

United by a love of running

The social side of exercise groups has lasting benefits.

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Community

Medibank Melbourne Marathon a huge success

Six records were set and over 30,000 people took (many) small steps to better health.

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Community

Run faster Mr Hale!

PE teacher Nathan Hale's motivational marathon journey.

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Guides

How to exercise before work

Six tips to get you arriving at work feeling energised, fit and strong.

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Community

4 reasons to join a running group

Tired of running solo? Introduce a social aspect to your training and join a running group.

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Advice

Four reasons to join the fun run community

Part social, part fitness and often charitable, here are four reasons to sign up for a fun run.

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Lifestyle

Exploring at dawn

We’ve discovered three cities where the contrast between daytime and dawn is especially strong.

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Travel

Five marathons worth travelling for

We have searched globally for the most amazing marathons worth travelling for.

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Advice

A word of advice from Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer is an inspiring long-distance runner and a fearless competitor.

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Lifestyle

Memorable fun runs

We ask Medibank members and Olympic athletes about their most memorable fun runs.

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Lifestyle

Top training runs in Melbourne

With lush parks, mountains and coastline, the Melbourne area offers some great training runs.

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Lifestyle

6 famous running scenes captured on film

These captivating films will have you racing to tie up your laces and hit the pavement.

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Lifestyle

The history of the treadmill

Treadmills are a staple of the modern gym, but these devices have been around for centuries.

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