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> #What is /r/speedrun?
> /r/speedrun is a subreddit for the speedrunning community.
> Speedrunning is a play-through of a video game performed with the intent of completing a goal as fast as possible.
> #Upcoming Marathons
>GTA Marathon 2018, April 4-8
>Themeathon, April 7-8
>Calithon, April 12-15
>ZeldaSpeedRuns Marathon 2018, April 13-15
>Need for Speedathon, April 21-22
>Retrothon, April 22-29
>MidSpring SpeedFling, April 28-29
>Voltathon: Amped, May 4-6
>A Race Against Time, June 1-3
> An archive of marathon VOD threads can be found here.
> If you know of an upcoming marathon, please message the moderators!
> u/authorblues maintains a Google calendar of speedrunning events here that goes out further than this sidebar.
> #Resources for Newcomers
> Check out these tips from /u/AnAngryPanda and ZE3Z
> Need an explanation on anything speedrun? /u/GomezTheDragon has got you covered
> Looking for a specific community discord? Check this list.
> #Speedrunning Sites & News
> All Speedruns Tracker for finding speedrun streams
> speedrun.com, hosts some leaderboards and forums
> /r/TAS for all Tool Assisted Runs
> /r/SequenceBreak for glitching help and tutorials.
> #Speedrunning Tools
> xsplit Live streaming software.
> OBS Free live streaming software.
> LiveSplit One of the best timers around.
> Wsplit useful timer
> Llanfair useful timer (Mac compatible!)
> Msplit timer for Android
> mIRC IRC client to be used with speedrunslive
> Colloquy Mac IRC client to be used with speedrunslive