Weekly Newsletter June 17th 2014

This week's newsletter on June 17th 2014 has interesting articles and a location update for the Sydney Trail Series event on July 20th.

== Interesting Articles ==

Healthy Intelligent Training: Running Seminars - Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney
Why Does it Work? How can ordinary people become champions? "At the highest level, the training programme is everything – the right training; the right timing" says Chris Pilone, guest speaker at the Seminars. Find out more and register here.

Angel's Goal Fundraising
Last week I mentioned that we've partnered with Angel's Goals. If you are the highest fundraiser for a specific event at our MyCause page, you have the opportunity to have dinner with a celebrity, such as winners of The Block 2014 Chantelle and Steve. We're still working out details so watch this space and meanwhile check out angelsgoal.org.au and their Facebook page.

12 Tips for Running in the Rain
The "Yuri in a Hurry" blog has 12 tips for running in the rain, which include probably the most important one: accept the fact you are going to get wet! There's a bunch of other useful tips in there too and good to think about now it's winter... check them out here.

Streakers in Sneakers
No, not those sorts of streakers! There are some runners out there who feel they have to run every day, known as a "running streak". Some of these "streak runners" call themselves "streakers," and to avoid the forbidden skipped day, they've persevered through flu, whooping cough, and even the eye of a hurricane. Find out more.

Facts And Myths About Running Skirts
Running skirts are becoming very popular, and this article at competitor.com looks at some of the facts and myths about them. Facts include skirts and dresses being functional and myths include not being a serious runner if you wear one. Check the facts and myths out here.

Matthew Inman's Quest To Outrun The Blerch
You've probably heard of The Oatmeal, which is written by / the pen name for Matthew Inman. Matthew started running to escape his computer and a tiny, obese version of himself, which he named "The Blerch". Check out his story at competitor.com.

== Recently added and updated events ==

Recent updates
To find out what's been recently updated, check the website homepage regularly. I include in this newsletter a list of the more important updates such as date changes, cancellations or late additions to the calendar. Late additions are events which will take place in the next two to three weeks and have only just been added to the website.

Location updates
- The Sydney Trail Series event on July 20th has changed from Garigal National Park to Manly Dam

== Until next week ==

Have a great running week!


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