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Weekly Newsletter 2 October 2018

This week's newsletter has interesting articles, postponements for Miss Muddy & Obstacool in Brisbane, and a date change for the Stromlo Running Festival and Dynamic in a Dress.

Interesting articles

Fuelling the engine: talking nutrition with Lucy Bartholomew
Suunto ambassador and Australian ultra runner Lucy Bartholomew talks nutrition in this article at the Suunto blog; she's a vegan and runs ultras on a plant based diet.

How Parkrun's 13 became five million and changed weekends for ever
Parkrun began 14 years ago and has now mushroomed into a heartwarming worldwide success story that is about to register its 5,000,000th runner. Find out more in this article at The Guardian, and check out the parkrun Australia website for one near you.

Performance-enhancing thoughts
Coach David Roche talks about how positive self-talk and mantras are backed by science and that you should use them in this article in Trail Runner Magazine.

10 of the most stunning marathon settings in the world
London's Evening Standard has a list of some of the stunning marathon locations in the world, including Australia's own Outback Marathon. Check out their list here.

Recently added and updated events

Recent updates
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.

- Miss Muddy Brisbane has been postponed from 13/14 October to 9/10 March (this was only just announced this morning); this also affects the Obstacool event which shares the event venue and has also changed dates

Date changes
- Stromlo Running Festival: event date has changed from 25 to 24 November 2018 due to Stromlo Forest Park double booking the venue
- Dynamic in a Dress has confirmed the date as 31 March (was previously 7 or 14 April TBC)

Until next week

Have a great running week!