Weekly Newsletter August 2nd 2016
This week's newsletter has up to 50% off New Balance runners, interesting articles, and the late addition of the Scottsdale to Bridport Half Marathon this Saturday.
Sportitude New Balance sale
Save up to 50% on New Balance runners from Sportitude until August 15th. Shop now!
Tasmanian-born marathon runner Milly Clark takes the long way round to marathon
Milly Clark always wanted to compete at an Olympic Games. But doing it in the marathon? Well, up until her incredible debut over the distance, she thought people who ran 42.2km were crazy. This article at the Mercury tracks how she went from 400m hurdler to elite marathon runner, and her determination to knock off the world's best in Brazil.
GPS watches demystified
Coaches Stephane Moulin, Graham Hand and Brendan Davies explain a few things about GPS watches in this article at Up Coaching: what the GPS system is and how it works; the types of GPS watches on the market; what affects measurements; elevation correction; and how they can go wrong.
Hydration pack hygiene
Ariella Gintzler looks at how to keep your hydration bladders clean and bacteria free, and what to do when that plan doesn't work in this article at Trail Runner Magazine.
4 ways to enjoy long runs
Jen A Miller looks at long runs in this article at Runners World. They're an essential part of any training program so her tips how to enjoy them more are: tune out; pair up; be a groupie; and run in circles.
Meghan Arbogast defies age
The 55-year-old ultra ace has raced well for decades, and is beating competitors 20 or 30 years younger. She talks to Trail Runner Magazine in this article and tells us how.
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.
- Scottsdale to Bridport Half Marathon in Tasmania on August 6th (this Saturday)
That's all for this week, so have a great running week!