Weekly Newsletter June 22nd 2016
This week's newsletter has special offers, interesting articles, a date change for Show Your Colours for the Chopper in Armidale, new date for the postponed Great Nosh Footrace in Sydney, and cancellation of How Far Can You Run in St Kilda.
Special offer from Kieser
Kieser in South Melbourne has a Running Presentation night/workshop coming up on July 4th where all attendees will receive a special deal. This will include a NO GAP initial Consultation OR 50% off a Running Gait Analysis. Download the flyer here.
Sportitude have launched their End of Financial Year Sale. Until July 4th you'll be able to save up to 50% on a huge range of items! Also, use the code KKGER20 up to June 26th and get $20 off an order of $200 or more (apply the coupon code at the very end of the checkout process). Shop now!
Interview with Hanny Allston
Ultra168 caught up with Hanny Allston. Proudly hailing from Hobart, Tasmania, she has been described as an extraordinary runner, with an inexhaustible capacity to run. Read the interview here.
Running bras: ladies, get a better one
Rose George at The Guardian writes "What's up with us? We'll spend a fortune of luxury printed leggings but let our breasts bounce all over the place because we're wearing a cheap low-impact bra to go running." Find out more in the article here.
Mother breaks record for fastest half marathon pushing a stroller
The Guinness World Record for fastest half marathon by a female pushing a stroller was broken earlier this month, as 37-year-old Lindsy James of the United Kingdom smashed the previous record - which stood for 15 years. Find out more in this article at competitor.com.
Ten signs you need a break from running
Mile27 Coach, Andy DuBois shares some practical tips to look out for when your body is telling you it needs a break in this article at Ultra168. Things to look for include when you don't feel like running; a pain that goes away during your run; and legs feeling tired, sluggish or sore.
What's the difference between all these running apps?
Lifehacker compares five popular running apps: Nike+ Running - clean, simple and free; MapMyRun - for explorers; Runkeeper - the full-featured favourite; Runtastic - for the post-apocalyptic athlete with a nice butt; Strava - for your competitive streak. Check out the reviews here at Lifehacker.
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. And don't forget to check the calendar page for a complete list of upcoming events.
- Show Your Colours for the Chopper in Armidale, NSW has changed dates again, this time from June 19th (last weekend) to September 11th
That's all for this week, so have a great running week!