This week's newsletter has interesting articles, cancellation of the Australia Day Fun Run in Coffs Harbour, a new date for the Deep Space Mountain Marathon which was postponed, and a date change for the Maximum Adventure Race Series at Royal National Park.
5 tips to an injury free run
RunWest has 5 tips to an injury free run from their expert injury prevention partners at Sydney West Sports Medicine - check it out here, and don't forget premium members can get a 10% discount for RunWest.
Periodization: it isn’t rocket science
Periodization isn’t just a training methodology reserved for running coaches or elite frontrunners. Every athlete can learn and employ the basic principles to achieve race-day success. Find out more about this training framework here at iRunFar.
We evolved to run - but we're doing it all wrong
University of Kent researcher Vybarr Cregan-Reid says that thinking about running as a slow, meditative practice provides more benefits than viewing it as a sport. National Geographic caught up with Vybarr in this interview to talk about running and his new book.
A beginner's guide to trail running
inov-8 ambassadors share their best tips for trail running beginners in this blog post. As a side note, trail running doesn't always have to be in a forest or bush - you can often find nice trails in the suburbs. I've personally found many urban trails by using Google Maps in satellite view and looking for the green stuff.
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.
- Australia Day Fun Run in Coffs Harbour has been cancelled for 2019
- Deep Space Mountain Marathon was postponed from 4 November to 2 December 2018 due to fire risk
- Maximum Adventure Race Series at Royal National Park: changed date from 25 May to 1 June as per update on event website
Have a great running week!