Weekly Newsletter January 22nd 2013

This is a copy of the weekly newsletter from the Australian Running Calendar sent by email on January 22nd 2013 covering newsletter modifications, recently updated event pages, current competitions, and events coming up over the next two weeks.

newsletter modifications

I've made some minor changes to the newsletter layout with image headings (like the one above) to make it look a bit nicer and add some interest. The photo/heading above was taken while I was running the Abel Tasman Coastal Classic in New Zealand in September.

recently added and updated events

Recently added and updated event listings include the Warrior Dash events for 2013 including a date change for the NSW event; a correction for the date for Run the Rock in Victoria; dates and online entry links for some of the Oxfam Trailwalker events and a few others.

See the website homepage for more information about these updates and others made in the last few days. There's a brief summary of the update and you can click to view the event listing.

gold coast airport marathon

The 35th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon will be staged on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of July 2013 in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world in Queensland, Australia.

Regarded as one of Australia's premier sporting events, the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is set to attract more than 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from Queensland, interstate and overseas. Read more.

strzelecki silver jubilee celebration

A celebration of Polish-Australian culture will be held in Jindabyne on 9 February to mark the silver jubilee of the Sir Paul Edmund Strzelecki monument.

To start our celebration we invite anyone who can run - slow or fast for the Strzelecki Fun Run 2013. The 5 km SFR 2013 will start at 2pm in front of Strzelecki monument and everyone is welcome. It is a free event. Read more.

beyond the marathon ebook competition

In 2012, Grahak Cunningham won the longest race in the world, a 3100 mile race in New York City. This is your chance to win one of two copies of Grahak's ebook. Enter competition. Note that you will need to be able to read the book on an e-book reader, for example on an iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet, or Kindle device.

upcoming events

Wednesday January 23rd 2013
- Sydney Summer Series in Sydney, NSW - 45 minute orienteering/rogaine

Saturday January 26th 2013 - Australia Day
- ASRWC Australia Day Run in Alice Springs, NT - 3K
- Australia Day Fun Run in Cairns, QLD - 10K, 5K, 3K, 1K
- Australia Day Fun Run in Coffs Harbour, NSW - 10K, 5K, 2K
- Australia Day Fun Run in Townsville, QLD - 4.5K
- Australia Day Running Festival in Sydney, NSW - 6K, 2.5K, 4x400m
- Bunbury Mail Australia Day Fun Run in Bunbury, Perth - 10K, 5K
- Convict and Wenchs Australia Day Run/Walk in Victoria Point, QLD - Marathon, 20 mile, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K
- Knapsack Lap Race in Glenbrook, NSW - 3hr/6hr race
- Marion Coastal Walking Trail in Adelaide, SA - 16K
- Menai Fun Run in Sydney, NSW - 8.2K, 3.2K
- parkrun throughout Australia - 5K
- Raw Challenge in Doyalson, NSW - 12K, 6K

Sunday January 27th 2013
- Fun Run Pink in Melbourne - 5K
- Mansfield to Buller in VIC - 50K
- Perth Trail Series: Wallygrunta in Walyunga National Park, WA - 13.6K, 9.4K
- Summer Splashdown in Perth, WA - 5K

Monday January 28th 2013
- Mt Rob Roy Romps in Calwell, ACT - 22.8K, 17K, 10K

Wednesday January 30th 2013
- Sydney Summer Series in Sydney, NSW - 45 minute orienteering/rogaine

Saturday February 2nd 2013
- Beach Bash in Central Coast, NSW - 7K, 4K
- Cradle Mountain Run in TAS - 82K
- Neuroblastoma Awareness Day Fun Run in Sydney, NSW - 10K, 5K, 1K
- parkrun throughout Australia - 5K
- Poker Run in Cairns, QLD - 1 hour
- Sun Run in Sydney, NSW - 7K
- Sydney Striders 10K Series in Sydney, NSW
- Victorian Road Runners Tan Time Trial in Melbourne, VIC - 8K, 4K

Sunday February 3rd 2013
- Beach Bash in Central Coast, NSW - 7K, 4K
- Carina Canter in Brisbane, QLD - 4K, 2K
- Dolphin Run in Adelaide, SA - 10K, 5K
- Mount Buller Skyrun at Mt Buller, VIC - 45K, 36K, 22K
- Mt Tennant Mountain Run in ACT - 25K, 12K, 11K
- Vets Friendship Run in Perth, WA - 11K
- Women's and Girls' Jogalong in Canberra, ACT - 6K, 3K, 1.6K

until next week

Have a great running week!

Best Running Regards,

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