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An opportunity for people in and around the Lara community to:

  • participate in road and trail runs,
  • learn correct running techniques
  • enhance mental and physical well-being
  • share the sense of community

…all through the social, friendly and inclusive atmosphere of group running.


What do you receive?

  • Recreation Runner membership to Athletics Victoria. This includes personal accident insurance and access to deals and discounts through Athletics Victoria’s partnership with SportsPass.
  • Running events – not just your standard 5km/10km but there are trail runs, glow in the dark runs, fox and hound runs.. not to mention our Newbies program
  • Recreational training coaches on hand to support and motivate you
  • Access to the Members Only FaceBook page which provides information on member only events and blogs from local sporting professional partners.
  • Entry to various coaching and education seminars
  • Discounted entry to local running events (when offered by LaraRunners partner)

Paid Membership

Inc Athletics Victoria Membership

  • Informal running with locals runners
  • Access to public FaceBook page
  • Recreation Runner membership to Athletics Victoria
  • Specialised running events
  • Access to recreational training coaches
  • Access to Members Only Facebook page
  • Entry to coaching events and education seminars
  • Discount on local running events (where applicable)

New member application process

  • As soon as practicable after an application for membership is received, the Committee must decide by resolution whether to accept or reject the application.
  • The Committee must notify the applicant in writing of its decision as soon as practicable after the decision is made.
  • If the Committee rejects the application, it must return any money accompanying the application to the applicant.
  • No reason need be given for the rejection of an application