Weekly Newsletter January 30th 2013

This is a copy of the weekly newsletter from the Australian Running Calendar sent by email on January 30th 2013 covering interesting articles, competition winners, and events coming up over the next two weeks.

is there an ideal way to run?

The New York Times posted an article asking if there is an ideal way to run. I find I run like the Daasanach mentioned in the article - heel striking when running comfortably, front of foot when running fast. I had an interesting experience looking at my footprints when beach running recently which I must write about.

Read more: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/23/is-there-one-right-way-to-run/

gold coast airport marathon

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has become the first Australian marathon race to attain the prestigious international designation – an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Road Race Bronze Label – putting it in esteemed company around the world.


beyond the marathon ebook competition

The winners of the Grahak Cunningham ebook "Beyond the Marathon" are Dion Milne and Rob Sinnamon.

You can find out more about the book and where to buy it at Grahak's website:

upcoming events

Events this weekend

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

Events next weekend

Saturday February 9th 2013
- Brian Blakeman Surveying in Alice Springs, NT - 5K
- Busselton Half Marathon, 10K and 5K in Busselton, WA
- Caboolture Historical Village Dusk to Dawn in Caboolture, QLD - 100K, 50K, 42K, 21K, 12 hour, 6 hour
- Geelong Multi Sport Festival Foreshore Fun Run in Geelong, VIC - 10K, 5K
- Mt Glorious Mountain Trails in Cedar Flats, QLD - 22K
- parkrun throughout Australia - 5K
- Strzelecki Fun Run in Jindabyne, NSW - 5K

Sunday February 10th 2013
- Brazilian Butterfly Queen of the Lake in Melbourne, VIC - 10K, 5K
- Cupid's Undie Run in Sydney, NSW - 1.5K
- Kosciuszko Run in Kosciuszko National Park, NSW - 22K Half Marathon, 11K
- No Fun Fun Run at Mt Baw Baw, VIC - 5K
- Perth Trail Series: Snakes N Ladders in Serpentine National Park - 14.6K, 11.5K
- Port Douglas Fun Run in Port Douglas, QLD - 5K, 3K
- Power Bar Fun Run Series in Victor Harbour, SA - 10K, 5K
- Strzelecki Walk at Kosciuszko National Park, NSW
- Sunshine Beach Run in Perth, WA - 5K, 3K, 1K
- Sydney Trailrunning Series: Manly Dam in Sydney, NSW - 10.2K
- The Color Run in Sydney, NSW - 5K
- WAMC Point Walter Run in Perth, WA - 16K, 5K

Weekday events this week

- Sydney Summer Series in Sydney, NSW - 45 minute orienteering/rogaine

until next week

Have a great running week!

Best Running Regards,

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