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Manning completes historic Indigenous marathon

A Hunter resident says he is still on a high after completing a unique midnight marathon at Simpsons Gap in the Northern Territory. The event was organised by the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF),...

Benn sets sights on Great North Walk record

A Newcastle-based elite runner will attempt to set a record and raise money for charity next month. Merewether's Benn Coubrough has set his sights on completing the 276-kilometre Great North Walk and beating...

Pandemic cancels popular running festival

Runners across Newcastle and the Hunter will have to wait another year to have their NewRun fix. As the latest event casualty to COVID-19, the NewRun running festival has been cancelled after two...

Solo effort inspires community to ‘Run for Her’

A solo run has inspired dozens of people to join a campaign to reduce domestic violence in the Hunter community. This Sunday, Got Your Back Sista Chairperson Belinda Smith will run 21 kilometres...

Running towards a brighter future

A relationship breakdown two years ago sent Kaleb Paten “off the rails” and into a spiral of self-destruction. The Novocastrian became a workaholic and made some questionable choices during a period where he...