Weekly Newsletter October 17th 2012

This is a copy of the weekly newsletter from the Australian Running Calendar sent by email on October 17th 2012 covering the current status of the website and events coming up over the next two weeks.

Website updates

I rolled out a fairly major rejig of the layout of the event listing pages on Friday last week which was a fairly time consuming process, requiring the manual review of 476 event listings over the course of the week... for this reason there was no email newsletter last week and there haven't been any updates on the website for a while.

I'm now back loading up event listings and will be spending more time over the next few weeks getting everything I have in my "events to load" loaded up. I have probably another 50 to 100 events not listed on that list on the website as well, so some busy work ahead!

You can read the blog post about the updates which talk about the changes that have been made, and show some before and after screenshots.

Events coming up over the next two weeks

Note there are also the Parkrun weekly 5K runs on Saturday mornings; these have not yet been loaded into the website until I can make some technical changes behind the scenes. In the meantime you can find out more information from the parkrun website.

Wednesday October 17th 2012
- Fast Track Corporate Running Series in Brisbane, QLD - 7K, 4.5K
- Sydney Corporate Cup in Sydney, NSW - 6K Team Event
- Sydney Summer Series in Sydney, NSW - 45 minute orienteering/rogaine

Thursday October 18th 2012
- Corporate Cup Series in Melbourne, VIC - 3.8K

Saturday October 20th 2012
- Grays Point Spring Fair Fun Run in Grays Point, NSW - 5K, 2K, 1K
- Heysen Trail Ultramarathon south of Adelaide, SA - 105K solo and 2 person relay
- Hume and Hovell Ultramarathon in NSW - 100K, 50K
- JORG Time Trial in Sydney - 4K
- Kanangra 50 Trail Ultra in Kanangra Boyd National Park, NSW - 50K Solo, 33K/17K Relay
- Lighthouse Series in Bundaberg, QLD - 10K, 5K, 2K
- Mosaic to Mountain Fun Run in Dunkeld, VIC - 10K, 4K
- Run For a Wish in Launceston, TAS - 6.4K, Kids 400m

Sunday October 21st 2012
- Burnie Ten in Burnie, TAS - 10K
- Byron Lighthouse Run in Byron Bay, NSW - 10K, 6.5K
- Fun Run Pink in Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, QLD - 5K
- Jog For Jugs at Scarborough Beach, WA - 4K
- LifeSupport Beachside Dash in Sydney, NSW - 10K, 5K, Kids 2K
- Make-A-Wish "Field of Wishes" Family Fun Run in Cranbourne, VIC - 8K, 4K
- Northern Health Charity Fun Run in Melbourne, VIC - 9K, 6K, 3K
- Orroral Valley Post Election Classic in Namadgi National Park, ACT - 20K, 8K, 3K
- Run Ballarat in Ballarat, VIC - 11K, 5.7K
- Run Gembrook in Gembrook, VIC - 10K, 5K, 2.5K
- Sapphire City River Run in Inverell, NSW - 9K, 4.6K, 2.5K
- SMC Road Race Series in Sydney, NSW - Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
- Surf to Surf Fun Run in Bunbury, WA - 10K, 5K
- Sweat vs Steam in Echuca, VIC - 12.5K, 5K
- Washpool World Heritage Trails at Washpool/Gibraltar Range National Parks, NSW - 50K, 22K, 9K

Wednesday October 24th 2012
- Sydney Summer Series in Sydney, NSW - 45 minute orienteering/rogaine

Saturday October 27th 2012
- Freshie Handicap in Cairns, QLD - 3K, 6K
- Hobsons Bay Running Club 5K Handicap in Melbourne, VIC
- Lamington Classic in Lamington National Park, QLD - 21.8K
- Rock n Run Walk For Fun in Tallangatta, VIC - 10K, 5K, 2K
- The Stampede in Wandin, VIC - 10K, 5K
- Trailathlon in Yanchep National Park, WA - Half Marathon, 10K
- Wilsons Prom 100 at Wilson's Promontory National Park, VIC - 100K, 80K, 60K, 48K

Sunday October 28th 2012
- Brooks Spring into Shape Series in Melbourne, VIC - 14.8K, 8K, 4K
- Burgh To Beach from Helensburgh to Stanwell Park, NSW - 8K
- Go the Distance in Adelaide, SA - Half Marathon, 7K
- Hurstbridge Fun Run in TOWN - 12K, 6K, 3K
- Jog For Jugs Gold Coast at Broadbeach, QLD - 5.5K
- Juniors Maroubra Fun Run in Sydney, NSW - 8K, 4K
- Kokoda Challenge in Melbourne, VIC - 32K Team
- Lamington Classic in Lamington National Park, QLD - 21.8K
- Margaret River Fun Run in Margaret River, WA - 10K, 4K
- Parkinson's Unity Walk in Clare, SA
- Rottnest Marathon and Fun Run in Rottnest Island, WA - Marathon, 10K, 5K
- Run For Ronald in Brisbane, QLD - 10K, 2x5K Relay, Kids 1K, Kids 500m
- Sri Chinmoy Melbourne Maribyrnong River Run, VIC - 12K, 8K, 4K
- Trailathlon in Yanchep National Park, WA - 10K
- Verve Energy Port to Point in Albany, WA - 10K, 4.5K
- Walk for Prems in Adelaide, SA - Social Walk
- Walk for Prems in Canberra - Social Walk
- Walk for Prems in Launceston, TAS - Social Walk
- Walk for Prems in Melbourne - 10K, 5K
- Walk for Prems in Perth, WA - Social Walk
- Walk for Prems in Sydney, NSW - Social Walk

Until Next Week...

Have a great running week!


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