Weekly Newsletter July 5th 2016
This week's newsletter has special offers, interesting articles, some date corrections and changes, and a couple of late additions to the fun run calendar.
David Alley Coaching
David Alley is offering a 10% discount EXCLUSIVE to Australian Running Calendar subscribers: instead of paying $200 for a 12 week block - pay only $180 ($15 per week) to be coached by a 3x World Record breaking Ultra Endurance Athlete. Find out more at http://www.alleyhfa.com/
MMFM 2016 East Coast Run
The MMFM 2016 East Coast Run will see Jamie Milne and Leigh Stalker run from Melbourne to the Sunshine Coast, covering 1800km in 15 days to raise $20,000 for the Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation and honour the memory of Jamie's late Grandmother Mary. Find out more on their Facebook page and check out their 5K Fundraiser for Alzheimers Australia.
First steps: trail orientation and navigation
To trail run, you have to not only find a trail but also figure out how to navigate it. This sounds very simple and uncomplicated–and often it is. Road runners basically step out their door and go for a run, right? Trail runners, not always so much. Find out more at iRunFar.
A trio of trails in Toowoomba
Nicki and Mat at the Run, Old Girl, Run blog check out some sweet looking Toowoomba trails: Jubilee Park; Picnic Point Park; and Table Top Mountain. Read the blog post here.
How to train for a flat race course
Mike asks: I live in a very hilly area, but I'll be racing on a very flat course when I run the my next marathon. Should I train any differently to prepare? His question is answered in this article at Runners World by coach Jenny Hadfield.
Running makes you smarter - here's how
Studies unite in telling us that running will makes us smarter, it is only partly true. The process is more complicated and reveals more about the wonderful complexities of both the human body and its evolution. Find out more in this article at The Conversation.
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.
- Corrected the date for Coburg Winter Fun Run in Melbourne from July 30th to 31st
- Corrected the date for Run for your Lifeline in Canberra from November 6th to 5th
- Updated the date for Colour Ya World in Shellharbour from November 27th to 26th
That's all for this week, so have a great running week!