This week's newsletter has interesting articles, a date correction for the Truth or Consequences Trail Run, postponement of the Water Works Ultra Marathon, and cancellation of the Cottesloe Sufferfest Triathlon Festival.
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How to run uphill
Form Physiotherapy has shared some tips for running uphill in this article on their blog, starting with the secret: there is only way to get better at uphill running and that is to do it! They then look at ways to train uphill, how to minimise injury, efficient technique and knowing when to walk.
6 common training errors to avoid
Physiotherapist Brad Beer looks at 6 common training errors to avoid in this blog post at the Gold Coast Marathon website: "spiking" the training load; failing to schedule a rest day or rest session; doing too much too soon; going too hard on consecutive training runs; replacing a rest session with training; and introducing hill running too quickly.
How to run long and still have energy later
Whether you cover 10K, 25, or more, your longest run of the week can take a lot out of you. But if you have other commitments beyond your training you probably can’t spend the rest of the day lounging around. Runners World offers some tips for warding off that dead-to-the-world feeling that hits after long runs in this article.
How to get the most out of your running sessions
Sports chiropractor & TV personality Tim Robards offers his advice on how to get the most out of your running sessions in this article at sporteluxe. His tips include: how to prevent common running injuries; advice for beginners; and tips for staying motivated.
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.
Date changes & corrections
- Truth or Consequences Trail Run: corrected next event date from 5 to 4 August 2018
- Water Works Ultra Marathon scheduled for last Sunday has been postponed to 22 July due to extreme heat
- Cottesloe Sufferfest Triathlon Festival scheduled for 7 April: due to a clash of events in Cottesloe Beach on weekend of 7-8 April, and also due to lack of entries, this event has been postponed until 2019
That's all for this week; have a great running week!