Searching for your next race? Itching to get more medals onto that display? Whether it's feet hitting city pavement or breathing sea air that exhilarates you, you're bound to find inspiration with this list of must-run events taking place around Australia.
Often thought of as Australia's most stunning marathon. This race takes its participants winding through the hills of Victoria and along scenic coastline. It's hard to beat the scenery and challenge of this course.
Every July, one of the flattest and fastest marathons takes place in this popular tourist destination. Boasting great weather conditions, with little humidity, it's a great course to strive for your personal best.
A once in a lifetime race experience during July, running on the "Red Earth" while taking in stunning views of Ayers Rock and the Olgas.
An exciting 14k, beginning in the city center, the halfway point is "Heartbreak Hill", you'll be rewarded for conquering the toughest part of the course with a down hill to finish at world famous Bondi Beach.
An icon in Western Australia's sporting history and celebrating 40 years in August 2014, this 12k course sends participants from the city to City Beach.
Run across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, taking in views of some of Sydney's most well known landmarks. This running festival takes place in September and offers a marathon, half marathon, 9k bridge run and 3.5k family fun run.
Challenge yourself to be part of the largest marathon in Australia. The predominately flat course goes through some of the most scenic areas of Melbourne and finishes at MCG.
In November the City2Sea 14k event sees runners through from the CBD of Melbourne to St Kilda.
September brings the City Bay Fun Run to Adelaide. Run a 12k, 6k or 3k and soak in the atmosphere of road side entertainment and supporters.
Now this really is a fun run. An untimed, 5k looped course, passing through four colour stations of pink, orange, blue and yellow cornstarch. Once the race is over, the Finish Festival is where dancing and colour throws happen. Dress in white and prepare to be vibrantly coloured during what's known as, the happiest 5k on the planet.
You trained for hours, sacrificed wine and chocolate (a little bit), battled against self-doubt, overcame the odds and earned every single one of your medals. Is it right that they just get cast away and forgotten about?
Start hanging your medals properly and use them to inspire you every day!