News and updates

the latest news, information and updates about the launceston running festival

Pushing Wheelbarrow for a Half Marathon

If you think simply running a Half Marathon is hard, let us introduce you to Jade Child.

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McGrath Joins Launceston Running Festival

Launceston’s largest mass participation sporting event has a new sponsor and new name.

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This Sunday’s Launceston Running Festival will be extra special for six locals.

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Elite Fields Announced for #RunLaunnie

The 2021 Launceston Running Festival welcomes a stellar lineup of elite athletes to #RunLaunnie

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The 2021 LRF Running Rookies

In 2021, we are turning running rookies into local legends! Introducing our 6 Running Rookies for the 2021 Launceston Running Festival!

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Nutrition Tips from KODA Nutrition & Olympian Milly Clark

Get your pre-race, race day and post-race nutrition right with these tips and tricks from Milly Clark and KODA Nutrition

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Clifford Eyes 'Blinky' World Record

Australian Para distance running star is aiming an assault on the 10km vision impaired world record in Launceston on December 13.

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Elite Fields Announced for Fresh Launceston Running Festival

The deepest fields in the events history have been assembled for the new look 2020 Launceston Running Festival.

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the mcgrath Launceston Running festival is set for 12th june 2022.
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