This week's newsletter has interesting articles, date changes/corrections for Relay For Life in Albany & Run the Rock, cancellations/postponements for Run For MI Life in Airlie Beach & Bowen, cancellation of the December Double HOOK Marathon Weekend, and late addition of the Irish Run the World.
Sally Pearson happy to fly solo
Sally Pearson won her second 100m hurdles title at the recent world champs in London (the first was back in 2011); she has been coaching herself since missing out on the Rio Olympics and will continue to coach herself as she works towards the next Commonwealth Games & Olympics. Find out more in this article at the Sydney Morning Herald.
3 keys to running with better form
Jay Dicharry, one of the world’s leading biomechanists, shares his three keys to running with better form in this article at competitor.com.
Masters runner & coach Malcolm Campbell writes about three common pitfalls for a disappointing marathon performance in this article at Runner's World, covering setting the wrong goal pace; going out too fast; and running even splits rather than effort.
ITB syndrome: treating the real causes in runners
Brad Neal, a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, shares how he treats runners with ITB Syndrome from a biomechanical and IT Band anatomy stand point and the success that can be achieved with the correct approach in this article at Kinetic Revolution.
To find out what's been recently updated, check the recent updates page regularly. I include in this newsletter a list of the more important updates (see below) such as date changes, cancellations, or late additions to the calendar. And check out the full calendar of upcoming events.
- Relay For Life in Albany is confirmed as 16 March (originally listed as 3 March)
- Run the Rock is on 14 April, not the 7th as originally listed
- Run for MI Life in Airlie Beach & Bowen are now date TBA as per the event website
- December Double HOOK Marathon Weekend scheduled for 2 to 3 December has been cancelled due to a clash with another event
- Irish Run the World in Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney on 23 September
That's all for this week, so have a great running week!