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Launceston's Largest Mass Participation Event This Sunday

The 15th edition of the McGrath Launceston Running Festival is on this Sunday 12th June with more than 200 eager athletes coming from interstate for the ‘Laun Weekend’.

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History of Speed to Continue at Launceston 10

Since it began in 2007, the Launceston 10 has forged a reputation of attracting world class distance running fields and super quick times.

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Olympians to Chase a Fast Half in Launnie

The McGrath Launceston Running Festival is already widely regarded as the place to run a personal best for 10km. That’s rapidly expanding to include the Think Big Half Marathon.

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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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See you in 2023

the mcgrath Launceston Running festival is set for 11th june 2023.
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