Weekly Newsletter January 10th 2017

Welcome to 2017 and to the first newsletter for the year! This week's newsletter has interesting articles, and several date changes, late additions and cancellations on the Australian Running Calendar.

== Interesting articles ==

NSW Regional Distance Running Championships
The NSW Regional Distance Running Champs is new for 2017, bringing together the Orange Running Festival, Bathurst Half Marathon, Mudgee Running Festival, Dubbo Stampede and Carcoar Cup Running Festival. Watch the Prime7 video about the new series here.

"My parkrun journey" by Brendan Davies
Brendan Davies was asked what parkrun means to him, and he's come to the conclusion that parkrun is just one of the favourite things in his life as it touches on and impacts on many areas of his life. Find out more here at the parkrun blog.

Julian Spence interview: 21yr old Bogong to Hotham record broken
Julian Spence broke the Bogong to Hotham record, which had stood for 21 years, and Ultra168 interviewed him post race. Read the interview here.

Training of famous runners: Steve Ovett
Steve Ovett will go down in history as one of Britain’s best ever middle distance runners. Whether you remember Ovett for his duals with Sebastian Coe, his amazing finishing kick, or his famed show-boating, Ovett is without a doubt a legend in the athletics world. Runner’s Tribe took a detailed look into his training in this article.

== 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. And don't forget to check the calendar page for a complete list of upcoming events.

Date changes
- Sri Chinmoy Trail Run at Cotter Bend in ACT: from May 21st to 28th
- Perth Marathon and Relay Marathon: from June 11th to 18th
- Truth or Consequences Trail Run in Perth: from August 12th to 6th
- Hoka One One Trail Running Series Night Race at Studley Park: from October 7th to 6th

Cancellations
- The Magic Mile in Cairns is not returning in 2017

Late additions
- January Harbour Marathon in Sydney, NSW on January 14th (this Saturday)
- Melbourne Frontrunners Pride Run on January 22nd

== Until next week ==

That's all for this week, so have a great running week!

Regards,
Chris

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