Weekly Newsletter April 7th 2015
This week's newsletter has interesting articles, our Safe Lace competition winner, and three date changes and corrections on the running calendar.
Adventurer launches new trail conference
Already one of Australia's foremost adventurers and remote area outdoor event safety experts, Lucas Trihey is now staging the first National Trail Running Conference in May in the Blue Mountains. Trail Run Mag quizzed him about his latest big adventure. Read the interview here
What I learned when I met the monk who ran 1,000 marathons
In their quest for enlightenment the legendary monks of Mount Hiei put themselves through an excruciating endurance challenge: 1,000 days of long-distance running. Do they have any wisdom to share with us? Find out here in Adharanand Finn's article at The Guardian's running blog.
How to set good running goals
Meb Keflezighi shares a five-step plan for making sure you reach any goal at Runners World: a good goal has personal meaning; a good goal is specific; a good goal is challenging but realistic; a good goal has a time element; and a good goal keeps you motivated. Read the article here
Perception is Everything
Daniel Wallis writes a thought provoking piece over at The Runner's Tribe which looks at the negative spin runners often put on events they have run. "Every positive needs to be embraced. Too often runners present a negative spin on a race they have just completed - nothing ever seems good enough." Read the article here
Safe Lace Competition winner
The winner of the Safe Lace competition is Paula Walls from NSW. Find out more about Safe Lace on the Safe Lace website.
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.
- Albury Ranges Trail Run at Nail Can Hill, Victoria is on September 13th (not 12th as originally listed)
- Take a Hike Gold Coast has changed from May 3rd to 17th
- Brooms Head 3Bs Fun Run in NSW has changed from June 14th to 28th
Have a great running week!